Mark Sampson

Mark Sampson - or Prezident Markon as he is known to a discerning minority of listeners in France - is a writer, journalist, intermittent radio DJ and straw-bale builder (once featured on Channel 4's Grand Designs Abroad). He lives in SW France with a tolerant wife, an affectionate dog, 'two cats in the yard' and more music than you can shake a baguette at.


Posts by Mark Sampson:

REVIEW Daniel Villareal – Panamá 77

By 20 May, 2022

Forever famous for its canal and straw hats, Panama could be creating some kind of drumming legacy: Billy Cobham, of course, and now Daniel Villareal, a celebrated sticks-man on the Chicago jazz and Latin scenes who was born... Read Article

REVIEW Coco Lagos y Sus Orates – Descargas

By 04 April, 2022

Blessed be the crate-diggers, for they shall inherit the airwaves. Vampisoul of Madrid have been rummaging around the vaults of South American labels like Colombia’s Disco Fuentes and Peru’s MAG for quite a few years, regularly rescuing dance-floor... Read Article