Cindy Durant – LAYERS @ Adelaide Festival Centre
I’m excited to be performing at the exhibition opening of one of my favourite visual artists, Cindy Durant on 7 July 2016, at Artspace Gallery, Adelaide Festival Centre from 5:30pm. I was honoured when Cindy invited me to write the following essay for her stunning ‘Layers’ exhibition! By Jodi Martin, Singer-songwriter Cindy Durant’s glasswork focuses […][READ MORE]
The Writing of the Saltwater Album: ROADTRIP WITH ARLO GUTHRIE!
So – how does a girl feel when she is about to sit in a room with her hero, a couple of guitars and a blank page, with the illustrious plan to write a song together for the first time?! As much as Arlo has a knack for making a person feel relaxed – I […][READ MORE]
My House Burns Down Just Weeks Before My Tour?!
I want to say the hugest thank you to everyone for your messages and gestures of support since I lost my home to a fire. It has taken me a few weeks to be able to put ‘pen to paper’ to let all of you know what on earth happened to my house. I am […][READ MORE]
Big Wave Class Teacher – Jodi’s Journal
The classroom is quiet and still, Summer-charged rays are pouring in with a vengeance through the clean windows onto the empty desks and chairs. The weekend quiet feels like the eye of a cyclone, knowing how much energy will pour through that door on Monday morning! I am one week in to my second year […][READ MORE]
The Making of the Saltwater Album: Bar in Paris
Bar in Paris, live in the studio at nearly midnight… I almost have to pinch myself that we are recording the final track of my new album, Saltwater. I have waited a long time to release this album – in fact in 2011 I insisted on only releasing an EP, because I wanted to be […][READ MORE]
The Making of the Saltwater Album: IRREPLACEABLE
Shane and I have passed the halfway mark now, in making this new record Saltwater, and I have something on my heart really strong. There is something important missing from this album, I know exactly what it is, and it is incredibly important to me. Each day in the studio brings with it excitement and […][READ MORE]
The Making of the Saltwater Album: On True Collaboration
I am half way through recording my new album Saltwater, and absolutely loving the process of working with Shane. When it came to choosing who I would work with to produce this album, my mind went back to the last time I worked with Shane Nicholson. It was over ten years ago, when the two […][READ MORE]