London’s own has his hand in more than a few spheres music. The multi-instrumentalist has a string releases out on Jame’s Murphy’s , a collaborative project with underway, and a number performances at Berlin’s storied Panorama bar under his belt.
Marr cites the timeless soundscapes classic rock, disco, soul and acid house as influences on his body work, which veers towards atmospheric techno, but his discography transcends the bounds the genre itself. His live DJ sets have been lauded for their high energy and entrancing grasp, such sets have given rise to touring accolades with such acclaimed artists as , , and Optimo.
On February 2, Marr released a new four track EP titled Familiar Five.
The project is described as a “tale bizarre transformation.” “Pointing towards] the fragile boundaries between dreams and reality.” Marr’s lyrics highlight the contentious nature the human-versus-machine relationship, an enigma that are increasingly perplexing in the 21st century. As humankind become usurped by the very technology they created, the music Marcus Marr — and others like him — provides a haunting backdrop to humankind’s venture into the unknown. Marr’s Familiar Five is one the most unique electronic crossover EP’s the 2010s, and will certainly bolster his legacy as an artist.