DAVE LUCAS BLOG:Reliquary by Martin Rivas (review)

I was getting everything together for a drive to Saki Tumi's camp down in the Catskills and luckily remembered to take RELIQUARY along for the ride ... Click here.

added 14 November 2013

SOUR GRAPES WINERY: Review of Reliquary by Martin Rivas

Since 2000, Martin Rivas has been consistently putting out music, and in that twelve years he has six releases under his belt; quite an accomplishment. His newest album, Reliquary, due out this month is another page in this fine gentleman’s life, written with “lots and lots of love and hope” as his webpage state ... Click here.

added 28 June 2012

WATERSHED POST: Fresh: Martin Rivas releases new album, Reliquary

Singer/songwriter Martin Rivas is a Brooklyn native, but he’s also got some roots up in the mountains... Click here.

added 28 June 2012

NYC ART SCENE: NYC Singer/Songwriter Martin Rivas Delivers Rich, Beautiful Album

Martin Rivas’ sixth solo work, Reliquary, began while he was attending a religious artifacts exhibition during his last UK tour... Click here.

added 28 June 2012

RIFFRAF: SONGWRITING 101: the writing of Reliquary

Martin discusses the writing of the collection of songs that became Reliquary with the folks at RiffRaf ... Click here.

added 28 June 2012

"C'mon While We're Young" Featured on OXFAM AMERICA'S OXFAM SUMMER JAMS 2012 COMPILATION

The opening track from Reliquary, "C'mon While We're Young," is featured on Oxfam America’s Oxfam Summer Jams 2012 digital mixtape, which also features tracks from Brendan Benson, Nada Surf, Beat Connection, and more... this download will be used as a thank-you to people who take action at Oxfam’s tables at more than 60 shows and festivals this summer, including Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, Gathering Of The Vibes, Treasure Island, and many more, all around the country. They’ll also provide the link to people who take action with them online, as well. See more!

added 11 June 2012

RIFFRAF: Martin Rivas Discusses The Convalescence EP

In a two-part interview, Martin discusses his fifth record, as well as his near-death experience... Part One :: Part Two

added 20 February 2012

LOVESOUND MAGAZINE reviews The Convalescence EP

LoveSound's brief-and-lovely review of Martin's latest release, The Convalescence EP... with a Sparklehorse reference to boot!... Click here.

added 8 September 2010

BUZZINE reviews The Convalescence EP

Buzzine reviews Martin's latest release, The Convalescence EP... Click here.

added 20 August 2010


Harris Radio features "Sleepin in the Shed" from Sea of Clouds on its February 2010 podcast... Click here.

added 17 February 2010

WANDUTA.COM: Martin Rivas Interview

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Martin Rivas, an NYC-based singer-songwriter. He is currently touring in support of his latest album Sea of Clouds, which is available now. We talked songwriting, influences, and of course, The Spinners:... Click here.

added 11 December 2009


bbqchickenrobot.com throws down a quick review of Mart's music... Click here.

added 5 November 2009

BUZZINE: What is this Campfire Thing All About, Anyway?

Buzzine.com provides a really, really cool profile of Martin & Craig's Campfire, along with a very brief review of Sea of Clouds... Click here.

added 17 October 2009


TheVinylExperience.com takes tracks from Sea of Clouds and vinylizes them (is that a word?)... Click here.

added 1 October 2009

NYC ART SCENE: Sea of Clouds Album Review

NYC Artist Scene reviews Sea of Clouds... Click here.

added 12 August 2009

NYC ART SCENE: Profile: Martin Rivas

NYC Artist Scene profiles the many, varied artists, musicians, promoters, etc., that make the NYC artist scene as breathtakingly diverse and mind-numbingly strong as it is! Christina Morelli wrote this piece on me in June, 2009.

added 14 July 2009





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