Machrijam is the artist name of Martin Connolly. From Belfast, Ireland. Resident in Japan since early 1990s. Married. Two sons. Present status: Professor at a university in Yokohama, Japan. Has published on James Joyce, medieval literature & contemporary Irish lit, plus in other areas. Has also published a number of works of creative writing, novel, poetry, stories. Released 'Machrijam', debut album in 2015. Will release new album this year. Solo artist. All compositions original.