Mark Andrew Makoway was born on September
12th, 1966 just outside the Metro Toronto area. His mother currently lives
there, along with Mark's sister, where she works as an Art teacher.
Mark began playing guitar at a young age, and has now been playing for
more than 14 years. He has always been interested in music, and some of
his musical influences include bands such as the Pixies and Jimmy Page.
Prior to MOIST's formation, Mark played in a number of other bands; along
with Jeff (the original MOIST) and David, including his previous band,
True Hype Crue.
Besides being a teriffic guiter player, Mark
puts on an extremely intense performance during the live show. He really
gets into the music, physically, and follows his emotions with weird facial
expressions and movements; its one thing that makes Mark so charismatic
Education wise, Mark attended Queen's University out in Kingston, Ontario,
where he studied film along with Jeff and received a Film Degree. Later,
he moved to Vancouver where he became a writer for a small multi-cultural
On June 11th 1998, Mark got married to his long time girlfriend he met
in Europe, Nicola. They both tied the knot in England, and are currently
living in Toronto.
In 1998, Mark began writing a book, which will be released sometime in
early 2000. The book is titled "The Indie Band Bible: The Ultimate
Guide to Breaking a Band Canadian Edition" and talks about how
to make it in the Canadian Music Industry.
David Usher Mark
Makoway Jeff Pearce Kevin
Young Paul Wilcox
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