Martin Rotsey

Birth Name Martin Rotsey
Born Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Genres Martin Rotsey Rock, alternative rock
Instruments Guitar
Associated acts Midnight Oil, The Break

Martin Rotsey is an Australian guitarist and a member of the rock band Midnight Oil, which was active from 1977-2002 and resumed performing together in 2017.

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Midnight Oil - Saturday Night at the Capitol
Midnight Oil - Saturday Night at the Capitol
The Break - Cylinders
The Break - Cylinders
The Break - Squintro
The Break - Squintro

In 2006, he joined fellow Midnight Oil member Rob Hirst’s projects Ghostwriters and The Angry Tradesmen. He is also featured – together with Hirst – on the track “Around the world” from fellow Midnight Oil guitarist Jim Moginie’s solo debut album “Alas Folkloric”.

In 2010 he teamed up with two other former members of Midnight Oil, Hirst and Moginie, and Violent Femmes bass player Brian Ritchie to form a new surf rock band, The Break.

Their debut album Church of the Open Sky was released on 16 April 2010 on the independent label Bombora, distributed by MGM. A tour of Australia followed.

Martin Rotsey Recordings