From Mark

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

Hey guys, Happy Memorial Weekend! I hope everyone is having an amazing time and has some huge plans! I'm actually hitting up the beach and just hanging the entire weekend! Maybe even do dawn patrol tomorrow morning (which is surfing at sunrise). I'm not the greatest surfer and considering we are surfing at the shark-bite capital of the →


TAP and GRIND!

Hey guys! So I just started playing at this awesome venue in downtown Orlando called Tap and Grind! Amazing place! Amazing people and Amazing Music haha. I would love to see you out there on Tuesday nights for the next 6 weeks! Im also thinking of bringing the band out there one of these weekends for a sneak →


I was on TV!

Did you see me? Its all good if you didnt..but just know I was there and it was live and it was freakin early! Day started at like 3am (West coast time). It sounds more dramatic if I say west coast time even though it was filmed on the East Coast. I got to play a →


Freezing!

Hey guys! So has everyone made a new years resolution? I would love to hear them! I dont exactly have one but I did decide to go for a run this morning and immediately regretted that decision... too freezing! On to amazing music news! I am on iheart radio! So be sure to check it out here! http://www.iheartradio.com/new2/featured/f/3483 Also if you didnt →


Sweet music to my ears!

Its official! I have finally finished my album "One Take" and it will be coming to an ear near you December 13th! There will be a presale going on and everything so be sure to get it as soon as you can! It was such an amazing process working on this album and I worked with so →


THE Best!

Ive been working on this song in the studio for a minute and as you could've guessed its called "The Best". I really wanted to write a song about The best (fill in the blank) thing that you could have hoped for and more. It almost gives me a little bit of a hybrid song between country →


What is your favorite DANCE video?

Hey guys, I hope you had a chance to check out the last 3 Dance music videos and the behind the scenes video! It was such a blast filming them and thank you to everyone who helped out with them! I couldnt believe that I would actually be doing a little bit of dancing in them haha but I →


The Second Video, Free Download!

Hope everyone had a good week!  So I'm really excited about "Dance" Part 2.  For a couple days I just walked all around LA filming and it was crazy to be walking down Hollywood Blvd singing right in the middle of tourists taking pictures of the stars haha.  I want to thank my good friend Justin Thorne, who actually produced →


A Big Week! Magazines, Music Videos & Online Shows!

Hey guys! This is an exciting week for me!  Last week I got back from Cleveland where I was recording a few songs with this amazing producer named Jim Wirt. He's worked with a bunch of my favorite bands like Incubus, Something Corporate, Jack's Mannequin and The Rocket Summer.  The songs came out great and I can't wait for you to →


Recording & Music Videos!

This has been an amazing week in Cleveland. I've been recording with a producer named Jim Wirt who has worked with everyone from Incubus and Jack's Mannequin to The Rocket Summer and Something Corporate (not to mention my good friend Lucy Walsh!).  They've been long days but I'm really excited and hope to get this music out to you soon! →


My Song is a ringtone!

I just got word that if you have Verizon Wireless you can go to the VCast Media store and grab "Dance" as an mp3 or ring back tone!  ALSO! Im headed north tomorrow to hit the studio in Cleveland for a while so get excited to be hearing some new stuff very soon! Hope all is well. Mark


Back on the East Coast!!!!

Hey Guys, Finally after over 3 months im back to the East Coast!  The reMARKable west coast summer tour was so amazing and I met some great new friends!  Hopefully I will be back soon because I loved playing in Cali and Vegas!  So now you are wondering whats next? well.... As some of you may know, I have been playing some live →


Gypsy Den show! This Friday!

Hey guys, It has been a minute since I last posted some new NEWS so here it is!  My residency at Hard Rock has been so amazing and last Sunday night was absolutely amazing! I got to meet so many new friends and say hello to a bunch of old friends too!   If you havent gotten a chance to swing by →


San Diego Tomorrow! Shows this week

Hey guys, So the past week has been absolutely amazing!  If you haven't already heard I have been playing hard rock in Hollywood every Sunday night  and will be playing there the rest of the month!  Also, a few days ago I was poisoned by something and spent most of my day either throwing up or sleeping. The day after death...I →


Vegas To LA

Hey guys! I have had such a blast on tour so far!  Thank you to everybody who has made it out to a show already!  I have been playing a lot in Vegas at Mandalay Bay hotel and am absolutely loving it!  Then last night got to play with Ocean Grove Band in Anaheim and had an amazing time!  Really cool →


New Cover!

Hey guys, Its been a while but I wanted to give you a quick update on some new and exciting stuff!  First off..im getting sick.  It sucks but atleast its been months since my last bug.  On to the good news...I just filmed a new cover by Willow Smith so check it out!  heres the link!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0i7KbqNn4A Also, if your up in →


USF Show next wednesday!

Hey guys, Just wanted to give a quick hello and update you all on a few things!  If you go to the University of South Florida be sure to check out this facebook link to get a free download and come hang out with me and a few guys from the band on October the 13th from 9 - 11 pm.  →


Whats New!

Hey guys, Its been a little while since my last bulletin so i thought Id let you know whats good and new with me.  Well for starters, If you havent had a chance to make it out to caffeine in Ormond Beach Florida I will be playing there twice this week. (Wednesday/Saturday)  Also, I have been hard at work throwing down →


Happy Labor Day!

Just wanted to say happy labor day! How did everyones day go?  Full of cookouts and beach? I really cant complain how mine went!  Hungout with the fam and friends, grilled out, hit the water, and just enjoyed life I guess!  Also, wanted to let you know I just posted a new video on youtube so check it out at this link! http://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialMarkRussell#p/u/0/MhutDWPZzg4 hope →


Fashion Night!

Hey guys, This coming up Friday the 10th a couple of us from the band are playing Fashion night @ Neiman Marcus in Orlando at the Mall at Millenia! It should be such a fun party night with lots of fashion, food, and music! Best of all....its FREE! Our sets are at 6pm and 8pm so be sure to come →


IPhone

Im officially converting..Ive been rocking the BB for a long time now and tomorrow my life is changing one app at a time.  Im so excited to video band practices..record new jams, and who knows what else. Other than that!  If you havent seen or heard yet...I got my friend Massey to cut my hairs last night and boy did it →


The Director wrote about ME?

Thats right guys! If you haven't heard yet, one of my jams was placed on the MTV show "Warren the Ape" episode 110!  This has been such an experience and I am so happy to finally have a song on TV!  Then, this week it just got even more exciting!  The Director of the show posted me in his blog and →


Captivated

If you havent seen just yet, there is a new youtube video posted!  Check it out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BYesnICKAU This is from a live show not too far back and its one of my favorite new jams to play acoustic!  The song is called "captivated" and I wanted to write a song with a little different take on relationships....this one's concept is pretty →


Rough times last night

For those of you who havent heard yet...it is true.  I did get a bag stuck in the dumwaiter (mini elevator @ my parents house).  Atleast this time it was a bag and not my younger brother(yes that did happen once) but it sure was a pain.  I had to climb up into the shaft, catch a laptop and digital →


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