Tag Archives: The Lonely Forest

Live Review: Benjamin Verdoes (and Friends) Vinyl Release Show at the Triple Door 3/4/14

Last Tuesday night, Benjamin Verdoes graced the Triple Door stage for the vinyl release show of his solo project, The Evil Eye. It was an evening of gratitude, love, and meaningful music. Opener John Van Deusen of The Lonely Forest played a roughly 30-minute set of mellow tunes on acoustic guitar. The music was filledRead more...

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Photos: SMooCH Benefit at Showbox at the Market 12/14

You may have seen headlines like “Macklemore Crowd Surfs With His Youngest Fan” (Huffington Post) or “Macklemore caps a very special year at benefit show” (The Seattle Times), but the real story about the SMooCH benefit show last Saturday night was that the event itself raised over $330,000 for uncompensated care at Children’s Hospital. BetweenRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: SMooCH 2013!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. KEXP and Sub Pop Records are proud to present the second annual SMooCH event to benefit Uncompensated Care at Seattle Children’s Hospital.Read more...

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Live Video: The Lonely Forest

Listening to The Lonely Forest is like looking up at the Northern Lights. On a crisp evening, a river rushing behind you, pine trees spotting the landscape, the shimmering aurora borealis hypnotizes. This is what it’s like taking in the grand, pleasantly wavering vocals of Lonely Forest lead singer John Van Deusen. The band, formedRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got a great list of shows for you this week. On Monday night we start with Local Natives and Superhumanoids at Neptune Theatre, and then we’ve got a Fundraiser for Kris Orlowski & Band at Tractor Tavern with Allen Stone, John Roderick, Meagan Grandall, Wayfarer, Matty & Mike Gervais, Jacob James, Daniel Blue, andRead more...

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R.I.P. Ray Bradbury

Today, the world lost a science fiction icon as groundbreaking author Ray Bradbury passed away at age 91. Nearly every teenager has read his short novel Fahrenheit 451 (and rightly so!), and his countless award-winning stories, some of which comprised the sci-fi classics The Martian Chronicles and The Illustrated Man, continue to impact writers ofRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Can you believe it’s nearly March already? The week of shows starts on Tuesday with Elliot BROOD at the Crocodile, Shelby Earl performing at the Triple Door, and Atlas Sound at Neumo’s. On Wednesday, Anna Coogan, Sam Russell, and Joy Mills are all at Columbia City Theater. Thursday night, SOJA, Trevor Hall, and Anuhea are at ShowboxRead more...

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EMP’s Sound Off! preview

Sound Off!

Responsible for showing the world The Globes, Brite Futures, The Lonely Forest, and many other KEXP favorites, EMP’s Sound Off! competition is a must know – especially if you live in the PNW. Now in its eleventh year, Sound Off! is an underage “battle of the bands” of sorts. Selecting some of the most promisingRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Boy, do we have a fantastic week of music ahead. Things start off with a bang as local favorites Telekinesis play the Crocodile with The Young Evils and Caveman. On Tuesday, there’s a great triple bill with one of our favorite bands of the year - Grouplove, joined  by The Lonely Forest and Chain GangRead more...

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Live Video: KEXP at CMJ, Day 2

The second day of our live broadcast from Ace Hotel New York, sponsored by Toyota Free Yr Radio, was filled with some of the very best bands performing the 2011 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival. Brooklyn trio Widowspeak started the morning in the lobby of the Ace with a moody yet charming set ofRead more...

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