Sounds Like: State Radio, John Butler Trio, Damien Rice, Bon Iver, Ray Lamontagne
Bio: My name is nokes. I play and record all the instruments heard. I write about what I know. I know almost nothing.
"If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. ... I get the most joy in life out ...See Full Bio
“Nokes' self-titled demo reflects, to a tee, his free-spirited nature. While the smooth and mellow "chill" music became his forte, his 26-song demo ranges greatly from finely polished, full-band tracks to one take, improvised solo jams—all of which are worth your time. While proficient on piano, drums and bass, Nokes absolutely shines on the acoustic guitar. With the precision and accuracy of an accomplished lead player, he makes his six-string ring with an unmistakable stripped down, yet percussive kick. Even in his acclaimed intimate live performances, he doesn't cheat his audience and mask himself with a bunch of pedals and audio tricks. It's all honest talent.”