Nick Drake

There are only so many artists who emerge fully formed on a debut album. Nick Drake, who was born in Burma and raised in England, was one of those rare talents. The cover of Five Leaves Left depicts the elegant, long-limbed singer/songwriter at a window in Hampstead Heath, bathed in darkness, clad in an ill-fitting…

Beta Band

It takes skill to throw everything but the kitchen sink into a musical career and still come up with an instantly recognizable sound, but skilled eclecticism is the Beta Band’s stock in trade. A sense of humor doesn’t hurt, yet these (mostly) UK-based-Scots have managed to avoid the dreaded “novelty” tag. The group was formed…

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