Tag Archives: The Lonely Forest

KEXP @ CMJ 2011, Day 2: The Lonely Forest

Northwest darlings The Lonely Forest are no longer the new kids on the scene who got their start by winning the EMP’s under-21 Sound Off! competition. In the five years since they took home the competition’s grand prize and got to record an EP with Jack Endino, they have developed a devoted following in andRead more...

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KEXP’s CMJ Broadcast Preview!

KEXP is thrilled to announce our 2011 CMJ broadcast showcase! KEXP, partnered with Toyota Free Yr Radio, will be returning to New York City for a live broadcast during the 2011 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival to host a series of intimate live performances in the lobby of the Ace Hotel New York startingRead more...

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KEXP’s Bumbershoot 2011 Preview!

Bumbershoot has been Seattle’s premier music and arts festival since its inception in 1971, and every year it brings together musicians and artists from around the world to take the stage at Seattle Center. This year’s lineup is no different, fusing the newfound up-and-comers with the classic and renowned, sprawling across this upcoming Labor DayRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week -- Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

  Monday, July 11 *Graffiti6, Jupe Jupe @ Chop Suey (info) Graffiti6 is a collaboration between singer-songwriter Jamie Scott and songwriter-producer TommyD, both London-born multi- instrumentalists who began making music together in 2009 and decided to call the resulting collaboration Graffiti6. ($10, 8pm Doors / 21+)

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Live Video: The Lonely Forest

It’s not hard to understand what Death Cab For Cutie’s Chris Walla sees in The Lonely Forest, who as the first band signed to his new label, Trans, tend to write the same kind of guitar-driven anthemic indie rock that made DCFC so beloved, and like Ben Gibbard, singer/guitarist John Van Deusen has an engagingRead more...

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Out This Week 3/22

Although the post-SXSW list of releases is a bit thin compared to previous weeks, there are some excellent new albums to send you trekking to your favorite record store. Included on the list are a few notable Seattle artists such as the eminently lovable indie band BOAT, whose album cover for Dress Like Your IdolsRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Lonely Forest – Coyote

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the MiddayRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 28 THE CONCRETES with MillionYoung, Speaker Speaker @ Neumos The Swedish group returns after three years without an album. Not that former lead singer Victoria Bergsman has gone off to pursue her own thing (Taken By Trees), the Concretes are free to explore avenues beyond the “Swedish pop” sound they’ve been known for,Read more...

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Tour Blog: On the Road with The Lonely Forest, Days 4 & 5

update and photos by James Bailey Days 4 and 5: Portland to San Francisco My morning starts with laughter. It’s the beginning of my fourth day with the Anacortes, WA, band The Lonely Forest. I shared a hotel room with guitarist and singer John Van Duesen, drummer Braydn Krueger, and their genius of a merchRead more...

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