The Austin 100: Nadia Reid When Nadia Reid moved from New Zealand to the U.S., she felt a deep sense of alienation and isolation — feelings that naturally bled into her beautifully, reverberantly melancholy music.
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The Austin 100: Nadia Reid

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Nadia Reid.

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Hometown: Dunedin, New Zealand

Genre: Folk

Why We're Excited: When Nadia Reid moved from New Zealand to the U.S., she felt a deep sense of alienation and isolation — feelings that naturally bled into her beautifully, reverberantly melancholy music. Laura Marling is a fair reference point, but Reid leans harder toward the languid, sweetening the new Out of My Province with powerful, impeccably placed strings.

Listen to Nadia Reid's "Get the Devil Out"

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