Hayden 

9 p.m. Thursday, September 25. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City

For more than ten years, the singer-songwriter known simply as Hayden has written gentle, acoustic folk-rock songs that seem to emanate from the whispering pines in his native Canada. But with this year's In Field & Town (released on Fat Possum Records), the singer pushes his quiet, deftly picked songs out of Nick Drake's shadow and uses fuzzy guitars and buzzy synthesizers to create some toe-tapping, head-bobbing music. Fans of M. Ward will warm to Hayden's worn, tattered voice, and the bucolic arrangements suggest a folksy, kitchen-sink mentality that never goes out of fashion with the indie set.

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