Fred Drake (January 28, 1958 – June 20, 2002) was an American musician best known as a founding member of earthlings?. Drake is also renowned for having been co-owner (along with Dave Catching) of Rancho De La Luna, the setting for the collaborative musical project The Desert Sessions, in which he took part.
He is credited with influencing the "desert sound" which has great depth and direction, taking advantage of stereo and quadraphonic effects as well as 32 track digital recording. Fred lived in Joshua Tree, California, Hollywood, Texas, and London. He died of lung cancer in 2002.
- Twice Shy (2001)
- The Sky Party (2004)
- Obituary Rancho De La Luna
- "Desert Sessions". allmusic.com. Retrieved on October 5, 2013.