Fiercely independent and influential American contemporary folk singer-songwriter, who Martyn toured with in the US over the Summer in 2008.
Our favourite broadcaster and champion of independent artists.
David Oddy Luthiers
David Oddy is the maker of Martyn’s 4 string tenor guitar….It was crafted from a mahogany desk that used to belong to David’s father.
Singer/songwriter Luke signed to Martyn’s Pipe Records in April 2012 and his debut CD, recorded and produced by Martyn will be released in August 2012. A fantastic talent and someone we’re proud to have on the label.
Martin is a singer-songwriter who fuses folk, funk, blues and jazz to make his own unique sound. He opened shows for Martyn here in the UK in Spring 2007 and Martyn returned to the US in Autumn of the same year to return the favour!
Cardiff based singer songwriter whose most recent, and critically lauded, CD Red Tree was produced by Martyn. Rachel opened shows for Martyn in 2006 and her debut CD, Brilliant Blue, was released on Pipe Records.
Show of Hands
Highly acclaimed West Country acoustic roots duo who Martyn has worked with many times over the past few years, with Phil Beer, their multi instrumentalist having played on Martyn`s CDs Vegas and Whoever It Was That Brought Me here.
Martyn and Steve have successfully worked as an occasional duo since 2003, following their collaboration in Faith Folk and Anarchy with Tom Robinson in 2001/2. They recorded the CD The Bridgerow Sessions together in 2005.
Iconic songwriter and now BBC Radio 6 music presenter who joined forces with Martyn and Steve Knightley to form Faith Folk and Anarchy in 2001/2.
David Oddy Luthiers
David Oddy is the maker of Martyn’s 4 string tenor guitar….It was crafted from a mahogany desk that used to belong to David’s father.Tel 01626 334900
Steve Smith – Dla`Kwagila
Steve is a contemporary Native artist based in Vancouver. He`s done some amazing work including two large installations in Vancouver Airport. Look out for them if you pass through!
Advantage Africa supports the vision of inspirational people to overcome poverty and disadvantage. Read more on the “Community”page.
Casa Alianza is an international, non-governmental organisation dedicated to the rehabilitation and defence of street children in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Mexico.
The campaigning and certification organisation behind the FAIRTRADE Mark, guaranteeing a better deal for Third World producers.
Long running contemporary arts Festival held at Cheltenham Racecouirse over August Bank Holiday weekend each year.
A website that offers a range of unusual gift ideas that are perfect for all occasions. Buy a goat or a can of worms and help put an end to poverty!
A Canadian based Non-Profit Organization working to establish the Project Somos Children’s Village in Guatemala. This village will be a safe and loving environment for orphaned and abandoned children. Read more on the “community”page.
Stephen Lewis Foundation
The Stephen Lewis Foundation (SLF) supports community-based organizations that are turning the tide of HIV/AIDS in Africa
A relief and development charity challenging the global effect of poverty and social exclusion
The Bevan Foundation
The Foundation are the social justice Think Tank for Wales. They organise research, promote debate and discussion and publish articles and reports and arrange events. Martyn took part in a seminar organised by Bevan with Billy Bragg discussing the issues
A fair trade organisation, fighting poverty through trade and helping people in developing countries to transform their lives.
The charity works with children affected by war in Iraq, Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda. They work with children who have been hit hardest by the joint forces of poverty, conflict and social exclusion
World Health Organisation
A site with lots of information about world health issues within the United Nations. Challenging and fascinating.
World Vision Canada
A relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. See the “community” page for more information.