Not music to take out to a wedding party, Javier Martinez releases music that has a sense of desperate loneliness and fragile relationships.
The appropriately named Honesty (available on bandcamp) digs deep into insecurities and offers them to the listener for inspection. The audience however is not left with a sense of self-pity as despite the consternation there is a steely determination and belief that the trials and tribulations of life are an intrinsic part of its journey.
Regularly to be found playing in and around his local environs where he performs with a fuller line-up to more closely replicate recordings
Introducing various templates through the six track album from folksy-blues to punchier rock there is plenty for everyone to find engaging and my pick of the release is the second number – Cherries.