Tag Archives: The Lonely Forest

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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Tour Blog: On the Road with The Lonely Forest, Day 3

update and photos by James Bailey As we arrive in Portland, “Bohemian Rhapsody” is playing through the van’s nearly blown out speakers and we’re doing what any self respecting Queen fan does during that song: headbang. The road is drenched with the constant rain that has been with us since we left Seattle a fewRead more...

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Tour Blog: On the Road with The Lonely Forest, Day 2

text and photos by James Bailey I’m writing this while heading south on I-5. Sitting in the passenger seat, The Lonely Forest’s bassist Eric Sturgeon is driving the tour van. The rest of the band, joined by their friend and merch-guy, Jonathan, are asleep in the back. They are thoroughly exhausted, due to the factRead more...

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Tour Blog: On the Road with The Lonely Forest, Day 1

text and photos by James Bailey Nearly a year ago, I was standing by the front of the stage at Neumos, excitingly waiting to see the Danish band Mew. Opening for them was a band I had seen only briefly once before the previous summer at the Capital Hill Block Party. One by one, theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 8th DOOMTREE feat. P.O.S. and Dessa @ Neumo’s For the first time ever, all seven members of Minneapolis’ Doomtree collective -- including KEXP favorites P.O.S. and Dessa -- are touring... and performing... together. Expect solo sets and group jams. (8 pm, $13.50 adv, All Ages, Bar w/ID) Dessa - Children’s Work: [Audio clip:Read more...

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8th Annual KEXP BBQ photos!

Despite the heat, the 8th Annual KEXP BBQ last Saturday brought out crowds of KEXP listeners for a full day’s lineup of great performances by Quasi, Suckers, The Lonely Forest, The Joy Formidable, Dinosaur Feathers, and Victor Shade. Check out these amazing photographs by Brittney Bush Bollay. Don’t forget that the fun continues tonight asRead more...

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