REVIEW BY: RACHEL CHOLST
          THE COME BACK KID
 



 

Houston Music News..Steve Rangel

The album "Believe in Love" ..."has more artistic integrity than the last 5 American Idol winners combined"
www.houstonmusicnews.net/default.html/october2012.html/october_10_12.pages/page21-04-10.html

Texas Blues Magazine

" She weilds a guitar like Darth Vader would weild his light sabre. With lightin speed and laser-sharp precision, she can pierce the ego of most any guitar warrior who dares threaten her turf. And she can sing her ass off."

"She`s beautiful..she`s petite..and she`s dangerous! Her name is marina..and she`s bad to the bone.

"Definitely not your ordinary girl singer/guitar player."

"Her style could be referred to SRV meets Steve Vai...possesing a natural ' killer intinct".

Night Moves Magazine

"The fans love marina.Little blond chick who posively wails on the guitar and sings her heart out."

" Marina was born & raised in Austin,Texas.where her mother took her to hear great acts like Waylon, & Jerry Jeff. Marina cut her teeth on a 3/4 zize Stella guitar and has`nt looked back. her originals aren`t the sappy relationship tunes you expext from female songwriters - but tunes like 'TVm", a song unlikely to get air time on MTV with lyrics like "TVm" at your door,selling you their dirty little war..."

(A 2002 composition that went to # 2 on Texas Top 40.com)

Terry Mathews wins Associated Press Award

Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe Townes Van Zandt wake Review....
Congratulations TERRY MATHEWS for winning 1st place Associated Press Award for this cool article..Thank you Wrecks & Janet Bell @ The Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe for keeping the spirit alive. God Bless Townes.
www.myssnews.com/blogs/the-arts/13413-the-ghost-of-townes-van-zandt.html
 

Greg Forrest, Music office.com

"She has bigger balls than most men guitarists I know. She has a great fluid style and her staccato riffs have a precision not seen with sloppy wankers like myself. This woman is a true player with a great future ahead of her".

"Bad-Ass Rock- It`s not a guy thing any more"
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KPFT 90.1fm.( 2013)... w/Roark Smith..noonish

Wed. Jan 23,2013..noonish..Roark & The Wide Open Spaces Show  on KPFT 90.1 fm !
Thank you Big Star 97 for nominating marina rocks for best new female vocals. Honored to part of a great group !
...and thanks for playing my music ! Yall Rock !
www.bsma.bigstar97.com

Here is the site for voting on the BigStar97 Awards show. Round one voting starts 3/1/13 at 6:00 A.M. and is 100% Fan vote. Top 5 in each category moves to the final round. Awards show is 7/21/13 and PreParty Jam will be 7/20/13
photo by: Dee Hill