Mark Austin

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Dallas musician Mark Austin spent his formative years taking in enough Chicago and Jaco Pastorious to give him a healthy idea of what kind of music he'd like to make if given the chance. Crafting a rock/acid…
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Dallas musician Mark Austin spent his formative years taking in enough Chicago and Jaco Pastorious to give him a healthy idea of what kind of music he'd like to make if given the chance. Crafting a rock/acid jazz hybrid that puts an emphasis on using the oddball harmonies and sonic shifts of the latter to drive the power of the former, Austin pulled together a few like minded musicians and started his own band. Writing heavily through 2001, he recorded and released Cosmic Trigger the following summer through Celestrial Studios.