Artist info

Genre

Hip Hop, Indie


band members

mark lloyd - vocals


Influences

Bob Dylan, Sixto Rodriguez, Brother Ali, C.S Lewis


Unearthed artists we like

COIN BANKS, Dylan Joel, Mathas, Creed Birch, The Stoops, MEG MAC


Website

www.marksmanlloyd.com/

Bio

As we enter the final months of 2016, Perth’s Marksman Lloyd is still making sure this is his most solid year yet. After winning the WAM award for best hip-hop song in February with ‘Pause’, July’s single 'Seven Laps' was launched to a sell-out crowd, amassing further triple j and national radio support while surpassing 100,000 Spotify streams. Marksman followed this by supporting Drapht on his Australia wide album tour in October along with fellow rising star Dylan Joel.

Cue Marksman's latest offering 'Didn't Know'. Produced by regular collaborator Jia Lih and featuring one of Perth's most exciting new vocalists KAYO, ‘Didn't Know’ is an addictive jam that’s arrived just in time for summer. Marksman's unique flow is on display here and the progression in melody from the rapidly rising emcee is obvious. Mixed by Charlie Young (Macklemore, The Naked and Famous) and mastered by partner in crime Rob Shaker, ‘Didn't Know’ is another taste from Marksman’s forthcoming EP ‘Portals’ (due out February 17, 2017).

Boasting a resume that now includes shows in the U.S and Singapore, Marksman has shared the stage with international artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Brother Ali, Action Bronson, P-Money and Blu & Exile. In addition to Drapht, Marksman has also supported Oz acts including Illy, Seth Sentry, Horrorshow, L-FRESH the LION and joined Peking Duk on stage at Stereosonic in front of 15,000 people.

2014's 'Rewrite the Ending' EP cycle included two national tours and yielded three radio singles with ‘Olympus’, ‘You Won’t Be the One’ and the slamming title track, but if 2016’s build is anything to go by 2017 will see Marksman hitting even more stages while claiming the airwaves across the country.

Pre-order the ’Portals’ EP now via iTunes and receive an instant download of new single ‘Didn’t Know’. ‘Portals’ is out February 17, 2017 via Firestarter Distribution

Review

Review by Hau Latukefu Hau Latukefu

01 Aug 2016

Triple J
35

Lloyd has been steadily working hard for a few years now and it shows with this tune - possibly my fav joint from the Perth MC. The beat is hype and Lloyd crushes it. Well done bro.

Lloyd has been steadily working hard for a few years now and it shows with this tune - possibly my fav joint from the Perth MC. The beat is hype and Lloyd crushes it. Well done bro.

Review

Review by Coda Conduct Coda Conduct

25 Jul 2016

Triple J
40

Massive. So good to hear some new Marksman - super confident flow, dance-worthy beat, and huge hook. Killing it.

Massive. So good to hear some new Marksman - super confident flow, dance-worthy beat, and huge hook. Killing it.

Review

Review by Nat Tencic Nat Tencic

20 Jul 2016

Triple J
40

Mate, you are always right on target.

Mate, you are always right on target.