Martin Sexton

Remember that mix tape your friend made you way back when – the one that’s etched in your soul?  Martin Sexton’s new album Mixtape of the Open Road is that musical cross-country trip, blazing through all territories of style, as you cruise through time and place. This record is a charm bracelet of twelve gems all strung together with the golden thread of what Rolling Stone calls a  “soul marinated voice.”   A native of Syracuse, N.Y., and the tenth of 12 children, Martin Sexton grew up in the ā€™80s. Uninterested in the music of the day, he fueled his dreams with the timeless sounds of classic rock ā€™nā€™ roll. As he discovered the dusty old vinyl left in the basement by one his big brothers, his musical fire was lit. Sexton eventually migrated to Boston, where he began to build a following singing on the streets of Harvard Square, gradually workingRead More