MAKO DC is an indie/Alt rock outfit from Ireland & France, formed by Declan O'Shea and Christian Montagne.
Before launching MAKO DC the two were members of the acclaimed band Cyclefly. In Cyclefly they released two album under Radioactive/MCA/Universal Label, they toured Ireland, the UK, USA, and Europe extensively sharing the stage with groups like Linkin Park, Bush, Live, Iggy Pop etc as well as their own headline tours and countless major festivals. After the end of Cyclefly, they regrouped and formed MAKO DC.
The new group quickly grabbed the attention of fans and critics alike, even earning recognition from The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences who placed Mako on the Official Ballot for the 2011 Grammy Awards in four separate categories for their debut album
“Living On Air"
MAKO DC retains the edgy alt-rock sound that gathered so many fans for Cyclefly, yet it has a mellow maturity reflecting pair’s growth as songwriters and as musicians. The kind of development and maturity that only comes from experience, raw talent, and hard work. All of these traits are on full display on the new AKADEMIA AWARD-winning single and Dermot&Dave Today FM Homegrown Hero's of the week "WORLD SET ALIGHT" which is out now.
After returning from a successful tour in South America Mako DC set about writing and recording their second studio album TIMELESS which can be streamed for FREE or bought at our store HERE. Before its general release in this year.
MAKO DC are now booking acoustic gig Nationwide.. join by kieran O'Neill on drum and Lawrence Sweeney on Bass the band are playing songs from their first and second Album.
MAKO DC "Timeless" The album was written by Christian Montagne & Declan O' Shea.
Produced & Engineer by Ciaran O'Shea http://www.whitewellstudios.com
Mixed by Tim Palmer http://www.timpalmer.com
Mixed by Bill Appleberry http://www.billappleberry.com
Mastered by: Pete Mayher http://www.petemayher.com
Mastered by: Justin Shturtz https://sterling-sound.com/engineer/justin-shturtz/
Original cover photo by Nicolas Bialylew http://www.nicolasbphotographie.com
Please visit our store to download or buy the CD CLICK HERE
Vocals: Declan O' Shea, Kieran O' Neill
Bass: Christian Montagne
Guitars: Ciaran O' Shea, Christian Montagne
Drums: Ciaran O' Shea, Christian Montagne,
Programming/Synths: Ciaran O' Shea
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