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Gillian Welch - 100% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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2 October 1967, New York City, New York, USA. The daughter of Hollywood television composers, Welch was raised in California where she achieved a degree in photography at Santa Cruz College. She later attended the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, where she met her musical, songwriting and romantic partner David Rawlings. They began playing bluegrass clubs as a duo, gradua Read more

Neko Case - 86% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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8 September 1970, Alexandria, Virginia, USA. Now based in Tacoma, Washington, country singer Case’s itinerant childhood saw her moving between various locations throughout the USA and Canada. She took up drumming in her late teens, playing with several punk rock outfits before joining the Vancouver-based trio Maow in 1994, and featured on vocals on their solitary album Read more

Patty Griffin - 78% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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16 March 1964, Old Town, Maine, USA. This US singer-songwriter made her name on the Boston/Cambridge folk scene in the mid-90s, leading to a major label recording contract with A&M Records. Griffin began writing songs as a teenager but at this point in her life was more interested in athletics than music. By the time she relocated to Boston she was married to musician Ni Read more

Kathleen Edwards - 76% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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11 July 1978, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Singer-songwriter Edwards spent much of her childhood in South Korea or Switzerland owing to her father’s work for the diplomatic core. Trained on classical violin as a youngster, Edwards launched her musical career in the late 90s as a singer-songwriter. She established her reputation on Ottawa’s downtown folk scene and in 19 Read more

Jolie Holland - 75% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 2000s
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17 May 1976, Houston, Texas, USA. Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Holland imparts a unique spin on a variety of genres, fusing folk, country, blues and jazz into an intensely personal musical statement. Growing up in Houston, Holland began writing songs at an early age and by her late teens was proficient on the piano, violin and guitar. She began performing in t Read more

Lucinda Williams - 74% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 January 1953, Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA. Her father, Miller Williams, is a professor of literature and a professional poet, but it was her mother, a music graduate, who influenced Lucinda the most. After a period spent travelling in the early 70s, Williams concentrated on playing folk clubs in Texas, mixing traditional blues and folk songs with original material. She r Read more

The Sadies - 74% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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A mixture of country, surf and rock, the Sadies’ music sounds straight out of the heartland of America, so it is something of a surprise that they come from Toronto, Canada. The Sadies are fronted by the brothers, Dallas and Travis Good (both guitar and vocals), who obviously picked up a thing or two from their father and uncle, who have been part of the Canadian rock outf Read more

The Be Good Tanyas - 71% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 2000s
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This Vancouver, Canada-based roots act was formed in 1999 by Samantha Parton (guitar, vocals, mandolin, banjo), Frazey Ford (guitar/vocals) and Trish Klein (guitar, banjo, vocals), who were initially joined by fourth member Jolie Holland (17 May 1976, Houston, Texas, USA; guitar, violin, vocals). Klein and Ford had previously played together in another band, while Parton fir Read more

16 Horsepower - 70% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Denver, Colorado, USA-based trio’s brooding, god-fearingly religious songs are reminiscent of the gothic tones of Nick Cave and Gun CluVocalist and lyricist David Eugene Edwards sings his tales of sin and redemption against a stripped down but powerful acoustic backdrop. The grandson of a travelling Nazarene preacher and a committed Christian, Edwards grew up list Read more

Jim White - 70% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Nina Nastasia - 69% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Los Angeles, California, USA. Although based in New York City, Nastasia’s eerie songwriting is rooted firmly in the southern gothic tradition. The singer-songwriter and guitarist grew up in Hollywood before relocating to Seattle and then New York, working low-paying jobs while writing songs and attempting to launch her recording career. Her debut album Dogs, engineered Read more

Richard Buckner - 68% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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1967, San Francisco, California, USA. An earnest country/folk singer-songwriter in the tradition of Guy Clark or Townes Van Zandt, Buckner first began playing music during his college years in Chico, California. He was a member of several punk and alternative bands during the 80s, before electing to concentrate on his own songs by the turn of the decade - at which time he sp Read more

James McMurtry - 66% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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18 March 1962, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Raised in Leesburg, Virginia, McMurtry’s father is award-winning novelist and screenwriter Larry McMurtry. Encouraged by his mother, an English teacher, James began playing guitar at the age of seven and soon began showing musical ability and a liking for country and rock. He began writing songs during his teens, occasionally perfo Read more

James McMurtry and the Heartless Bastards - 66% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Songs: Ohia - 64% match to Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The creation of US artist Jason Molina, a prolific singer-songwriter who also records under the Magnolia Electric Co. name. Molina’s folk rock sound and introspective lyrics draw on songwriting icons such as Neil Young and Leonard Cohen. The young Molina split his time between West Virginia and Lorain, Ohio, before he began performing in the Cleveland area as a member of l Read more


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