28 May 2016

Introducing: Merk

From Introducing, 3:35 pm on 28 May 2016

Merk Photo: supplied

Name of project: Merk
Real names: Mark Perkins
Age (of project): I’m 22, Merk is a week old tomorrow (Friday)
Hometown: Tauranga
Associated acts: Tom Lark, Fazerdaze
Musical guilty pleasure: Gwen Stefani but hardly cause I don’t feel guilty hehe
Formative musical experience: I was in bands through high school and a song I wrote won the Play it Strange competition run by Mike Chunn. If it wasn’t for this I probably wouldn’t of had the confidence to pursue music. When I left school ,Tom Lark asked if I wanted to be in his band - so I learnt to play keys so I could travel some of the world with his band. Then I continued to do session work for other bands until I was asked to apply for an internship at Roundhead. That’s where I learnt to record, so upon leaving I put all that to practice on my own album!

Merk On Bandcamp

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