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  1. Q&A: Nick Hakim On His Debut Album, Dealing With Pressure, & Nick DrakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stereogum

    ... just creating an energy. STEREOGUM: I really like the cover art. Is it supposed to be a tribute to Pink Floyd or Nick Drake's old album covers? HAKIM: I gave references to Keith Rankin, who made the artwork. He's the genius behind that; he's really ...

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  2. Daudi Matsiko promises 'loads of love and good vibes' at JamCafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | Nottingham Evening Post

    Nottingham folk musician Daudi Matsiko, who has been described as "reminiscent of Nick Drake", will be playing Nottingham's JamCafe to launch his latest EP, A Brief Introduction to Failure Your double EP is coming out on Naim Records on May 26, so tell us about the record and the recording process. The record is called 'An Introduction To Failure'.

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  3. Son VoltRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 13 | Denver Westword

    ... p James and Mississippi Fred McDowell for inspiration while also employing alternate guitar tunings, like the one Nick Drake used on "Pink Moon," for Notes of Blue's gorgeous opener, "Promise the World."

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  4. Son VoltRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Denver Westword

    ... James and Mississippi Fred McDowell for inspiration while also employing alternate guitar tunings, like the one Nick Drake used on "Pink Moon," for Notes of Blue's gorgeous opener, "Promise the World." Sign up for our weekly guide to events in ...

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  5. Music ReviewWhat we think of Harry Styles' debut solo albumThe One...Read the original story

    Thursday May 11 | Yahoo!

    ... 1 on iTunes. This sets the intentions clear from the get-go - hippy Harry. Styles sounds more like '70s folk icon Nick Drake (or Jeff Buckley or Matt Corby for the younger listeners) than a boy band graduate. It's a tender, retro ballad where ...

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  6. Harry Styles, Prince Of Pop, Takes A Stab At Rock StardomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Stereogum

    ... plucks and strums out of the Richard Thompson playbook; "From The Dining Table" ends it with shades of Wilco and Nick Drake, Styles whispering about a morning spent getting drunk and "playing with myself"(!) in a hotel room ("I've never felt less ...

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  7. Concert preview: Son Volt exploring musical roots as they return to Salt LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Concert preview>> Frontman Jay Farrar says ahead of Wednesday's show at The State Room that the new album is influenced by blues and a bit of Nick Drake. After more than two decades of making music with Son Volt , Jay Farrar wanted to get back to the roots- not just the roots of his own band, but the blues music that served as an inspiration for so much of what came after.

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  8. Wilsen Brings Dreamy Folk-Pop Out of the MoonlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... ream-folk/dream-pop to the studio to perform music from their first full-length, I Go Missing In My Sleep . RIYL: Nick Drake, Arcade Fire, Explosions in the Sky

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  9. Songs We Love: Bedouine, 'Solitary Daughter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | National Public Radio

    ... often a falsetto, but more about her phrasing. But I guess [I also admire] the singers that you might think, like Nick Drake and Astrud Gilberto . She was a pretty big influence. I feel like around the time I was listening to more of her

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  10. Son Volt's Farrar making peace and music with the past - Thu, 04 May 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | The Spokesman-Review

    The story of Son Volt's new album is the story, more or less, of the aged amplifier memorialized on a Son Volt album cover, some old bluesmen and their distinctive guitar tunings and, oh yeah, Nick Drake. "I really had not played electric guitar on the last few Son Volt recordings," Jay Farrar, the band's frontman, said from his home in St. Louis recently.

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  11. Jay Farrar's Son Volt plug back inRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... on more fingerpicking style guitar," says the Illinois native. "In this case, it meant learning the tunings of Nick Drake, Mississippi Fred McDowell and Skip James. When I was learning all of their tunings, it was kind of like learning a new ...

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  12. Why Jay Farrar of Son Volt Is Digging into Blues Music HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Phoenix New Times

    ... the intricate guitar work of English folk legends, including the master of sadness in both guitar and vocals, Nick Drake. Farrar is pretty committed to continuing to explore the depths of music history. "There's just still so much that I'm always ...

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  13. Luckless, who plays at The Tuppenny tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | This is Wiltshire

    ... Holly Redford-Jones. At The Beehive, Robert Brown is back with his dynamic acoustica, able to play with delicate Nick Drake-esque pastoral lines as easily as it captures an anthemic rock sound. Two bands that have broken out of their respective ...

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  14. Folk quintet re-imagine songs by hero's mumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Basingstoke Gazette

    FOLK'S most redeeming factor is its ability to evolve and for the artists creating it to be attuned to collaboration. For Northumbria quintet The Unthanks - fronted by sisters Becky and Rachel Unthank - their latest collaboration, to be showcased at The Anvil on April 28, was one they approached with trepidation, as they were re-imagining the work of the mother of one of their favourite artists - Nick Drake.

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  15. After falling under Molly Drake's spell, The Unthanks are taking her songs on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    One of the songs on the debut album by the Unthank sisters, Becky and Rachel, is a cover version of River Man by Nick Drake. Sung by Becky, the song on Cruel Sister - released when The Unthanks still went by the name Rachel Unthank and the Winterset - sat alongside traditional ballads.

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  16. A sonic passion hewn from four coastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... influenced as much by American pickers as I was British folk singers like Richard Thompson and John Martyn and Nick Drake. Also early Cat Stevens and Van Morrison," he said. "At some point, as a sort of quiet Canadian nationalist, I thought there ...

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  17. Rachel Unthank on harmonising with her sister Becky and their new Molly Drake covers albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... her sister Becky and husband Adrian McNally - cover the songs of Molly Drake. And who is Molly Drake? Well, she's Nick Drake's mother. The Unthanks have long been fans of Nick Drake, one of music's little boys lost. Indeed, you can hear Becky cover ...

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  18. "Singing has always been a big part of our relationship." Rachel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... her sister Becky and husband Adrian McNally - cover the songs of Molly Drake. And who is Molly Drake? Well, she's Nick Drake's mother. The Unthanks have long been fans of Nick Drake, one of music's little boys lost. Indeed, you can hear Becky cover ...

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  19. The Unthanks and Molly DrakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... her sister Becky and husband Adrian McNally - cover the songs of Molly Drake. And who is Molly Drake? Well, she's Nick Drake's mother. The Unthanks have long been fans of Nick Drake, one of music's little boys lost. Indeed, you can hear Becky cover ...

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  20. Chicago expat Gregory Uhlmann explores a strain of chamber pop on his new solo album Odd JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    ... performances, accenting Uhlmann's beautiful melodies with somber, baroque arrangements. The introspective folk of Nick Drake is a clear reference point, and while I can also hear a little of both Radiohead and Andrew Bird, Uhlmann veers toward a ...

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