About / Bio

Mark Daman Thomas (b. 1983), lives and works in Radnorshire, Wales.

Available for gigs, talks, lectures, panels & other music work.

Book Farm Hand / Mark: markdamanthomas@gmail.com
Book Islet: liam@itb.co.uk


Mark Daman Thomas has a multi-dimensional career as a musician, artist, lecturer and label owner. Active since 2004, he has released 5 albums, 2 mini-albums and 3 EPs with his bands Islet and Attack + Defend and his solo project 'Farm Hand'. Based in rural mid Wales he has over 12 years live and touring experience, including USA, Japan and Europe. He has played many international festivals including Primavera, SXSW and Eurosonic. Mark has recorded live sessions for BBC Radio 1, BBC 6Music and BBC Radio 3. His solo project 'Farm Hand' was recently commissioned to create a site-specific live performance in a cave. Mark co-founded and runs independent label Shape Records and has self released his own music as well as many others including H. Hawkline, Flamingods and Sweet Baboo. He is a lecturer in Music Business and Creative Industries at University of Gloucestershire and a visiting lecturer at University of South Wales.

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