Some select interviews, articles and reviews. Most recent up top.

Interview with Red Velvet Media on Blogtalk Radio. Listen here.

– Mark did 2 songs for a Today FM Session on the Mix-Up – Take Me Home here at 14:17 & Bob Dylan’s Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues here at 39:20

Greg Canty writes about Mark’s March Coughlan’s gig in Cork

Interview with Dee Curran at Drive 105 in Derry

Interview with Hot Press’ Craig Fitzpatrick
– Workman’s Club gig review in June in The Independent

Interview with Goldenplec
Chat with Ireland AM on TV3 and “Get Here”
– A chat with Tom Dunne on newstalk radio in Dublin (to the right)

– Appearance on Ocean Drive on Ocean FM in Sligo. Listen here
– Hot Press Acoustic Session & Interview. Click here to watch the videos.
Hot Press review of “songs about love, songs about leaving”
– A short film Mark provided music for won the Fastnet Short Film Fest. Congrats to Ruan Magan on his film Angel!
– Interview at Totally Irish on 98fm. Listen here.

– Mark talks to Philip King on his South Wind Blows radio show on RTE: Radio 1. Click here to launch the RTE player and listen.
An interview in the Prostějov newspaper ahead of his dates around the Czech Republic in April (PDF).

– Thanks to Zach at the fantastic music blog We Listen For You for this really nice review of songs about love, songs about leaving on WLFY’s updated “Best of 2011”. – I’ve been on a huge folk kick these last few years and I’m not sure how Mark Geary’s newest album Songs About Love, Songs About Leaving went unheard.  This is a spectacular folk record that marks what I’ve known for along time, Geary is one of the best singer/songwriters we have going right now.  If you have a soft spot for the softer folk, this is a required listen record.  With appearances by Glen Hansard and songs that shake the emotional core, this should have been a record in the same breath as a Bon Iver or the other lauded folk records of 2011.

February – Mark visited Rob O’Connor at Irish Beats on The Beat in Waterford. You can listen to the interview and songs here at Rob’s Podcast.


2011Radio interview on Culture Cafe (RTE 2XM)

Q + A with Mike Fitzpatrick at MikefitzNYC
– the wonderful folks at The Ruckus had a week of posts dedicated to Mark. Includes photos, video, reviews and an interview.
– interview at the Irish Examiner

– interview with The Last Broadcast

– video interview with Hot Press
Mark Geary – Interview on MUZU.TV review of Opium

– interview with Room Thirteen

All Music Guide review of Ghosts
– Billboard Magazine review of Ghosts – “Irishman Mark Geary, offers an outstanding sophomore release in “Ghosts.” His obscurity should end here: With sparse but superlative meditations like “Beautiful,” “You’re the Only Girl,” the pretty lullaby “Mid-nite Sun” and the nearly nine-minute “Hold Tight,” Geary’s songwriting and delivery recall such top contemporary practitioners as Ron Sexsmith. “Ghosts” also evokes Van Morrison, particularly his early-1970s era. Perhaps most satisfying about the album is that such a project can be released in 2005 at all-apart from occasional drum programming, these are fully organic, natural-sounding recordings; vocoder, synthesizers and other sound manipulators need not apply. “Ghosts” is a collection of superb songs delivered with a quiet intensity that will endear itself to listeners.” review of Ghosts

2003Interview with

2002 –  great archived piece at – Mark Geary: Singer/Songwriter and Now the Screen