Martin is a composer, producer, and performer based out of Brooklyn. Martin composes and produces music for podcasts "This American Life" and "Limetown." He also composes for visual media including work for music education site Soundfly (Carnegie Hall, NYU), Bloomberg’s mini-series The Spark, the California Academy of Sciences, various commercial music houses, several artists and songwriters, and more.
Martin has toured internationally on electric and upright bass, keyboards, and laptop/electronics, most recently with alternative pop artist VERITÉ, renowned Tunisian vocalist Emel Mathlouthi, avant garde jazztronic outfit PLS.trio, and indie/art-rock outfit Arthur Moon, among many others.
Martin produces original electronic music spanning many sub-genres under the monikers MDFX and WNNR, including original trap/jungle/bass music and experimental and ambient electronic compositions and remixes.
Martin hopes to release his debut solo artist record early next year.
Some influences include:
Amon Tobin, Arcade Fire, Art Tatum, Basement Jaxx, Beastie Boys, The Beatles, Beck, Bela Fleck, Bill Evans, Bonobo, Bright Eyes, BT, The Chemical Brothers, Burial, Chopin, The Cinematic Orchestra, The Crystal Method, D'Angelo, Daft Punk, Debussy, Duke Ellington, E.S. Posthumous, Fink, Flying Lotus, The Foo Fighters, Gnarls Barkley, Gorillaz, (Halloween, Alaska), Herbie Hancock, Imogen Heap, Interpol, Jack's Mannequin, Jaco, Jaga Jazzist, Jamiroquai, Jeff Buckley, John Coltrane, Jon Hopkins, Joni Mitchell, James Jamerson, Junior Boys, Kaskade, LCD Soundsystem, Led Zeppelin, Little Dragon, M83, Marvin Gaye, Massive Attack, Me'Shell Ndegeocello, Michael Jackson, Miike Snow, Miles Davis, Moderat, My Morning Jacket, Nick Drake, Pat Metheny, Pink Floyd, The Police, Portishead, Postal Service, Prefuse 73, The Prodigy, Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Ray Brown, RHCP, RJD2, Ron Carter, Smashing Pumpkins, Steely Dan, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Ted Leo, Telefon Tel Aviv, Thom Yorke, Todd Sickafoose, Tokyo Police Club, Tom Waits, Trentemoller, Ulrich Schnauss, Underworld, The Velvet Teen, Victor Wooten, The Who, Youssou N'Dour