Updated May 2016.
Mark Beazley founded the group Rothko in early 1997, who released albums, singles and ep’s on many labels around the globe before first signing a publishing deal with Mute Song in November 2000 and then an album deal with Too Pure Records in 2001, releasing the album ‘A Continual Search For Origins’.
In 2003, he started his own label, Trace Recordings, who’s first release was the critically acclaimed ‘Wish For A World Without Hurt’ his collaboration with Washington DC’s BLK w/BEAR [ aka Jim Adams ]
In 2010, Rothko released the final set of material featuring the line up from 2003 to 2010 of Mark, Michael D Donnelly and brothers Ben and Tom Page, aka Rocketnumbernine, the Sunset To Sunrise EP, and the group disbanded.
After being invited to play at the Half Die festival in Rome in 2014, as a duo of Mark and Michael D Donnelly, they decided to start to write some new material, and the results were 2015's Severed Tense EP.
Rothko now consist of Mark and long time group member, Michael D Donnelly. Mark also plays in Low Bias, with Graham Dowdall, aka Gagarin, and has recently collaborated with Anne Garner and James Murray under the name Tetherdown.