While in Paris Loney Dear was filmed in an entire concert length video, featuring old and new songs. Intimate with sepia tones, blurred effects, and the backdrop of Paris' skyline, it's a must-see for all Loney Dear fans. Check it out above!
Emil Svanängen (AKA Loney Dear) recently stopped by The L Mag's office for a nice little acoustic performance. Check out a stripped down version of "My heart" above, then follow the link below to watch Emil play the Dear John track, "Violent." Don't forget to check out Loney Dear's latest album, Hall Music, in the PV online store.
Loney Dear's latest album, Hall Music, may just be one of the band's most beautiful albums to date, but if you haven't seen them live then you're really missing out on something special. The Line of Best Fit just posted a great live video of Emil playing the new single, "My heart," by himself with his acoustic guitar and some loop pedals. Check it out above.
For a more full band experience, be sure and check out Loney Dear's recent performance on Swedish TV where they deliver great performances of "My heart" and "D major" in front of a live studio audience. Follow the links below to check out all the clips.
Loney Dear recently performed a wonderful live set on Swedish radio, and the performace has since been archived on their website. Follow the link below to listen to the entire performance which includes new songs from the upcoming Loney Dear album, Hall Music.
If this doesn't make you jump for joy while also feeling all warm and fuzzy inside, then I don't know what's wrong with you. Loney Dear recently made an appearance on Swedish TV show "Nyhetsmorgon" and performed an all new arrangement of "Saturday Waits" from the album Loney Noir. Check it out above, then head to The Line of Best Fit for more!
Loney Dear got to stop by the Radio K studios for a live performace while on tour with Asobi Seksu. The band played 5 songs including "Summers," "Everything Turns To You," "Violent" and more. Check it out by clicking the link below.
Emil from Loney Dear recently sat down with QRO Magazine before their show at Dour Fir Lounge in Portland, OR to talk about the current tour with Asobi Seksu and their latest album, Dear John. In addition to the interview, QRO also filmed the show. Check it out below.
Now that the Asobi Seksu / Loney Dear fall tour has officially wrapped up with their show @ Johnny Brenda's in Philadelphia, PA, the blogosphere is filled with awesome reviews to read. Under the Radar, KEXP, We Heart Music, Brooklyn Vegan and others have all posted amazing reviews. Click the links below to check them all out.
Loney Dear's show with Asobi Seksu tonight in San Francisco was mentioned in 7x7's online magazine! Check out the article by clicking the link below. If you don't have tickets for tonight's show at Slims, follow the link.
Asobi Seksu have been nonstop these past couple weeks, and they aren't slowing down any time soon! In addition to their Fall North American tour with Loney Dear kicking off today at The Casbah in San Diego, their new video for "Transparence" debuted on Stereogum. The video was directed and edited by Major Lightner, produced by Michelle Moretta, and executive produced by Shiny Gold Star. Check out the video on Sterogum by clicking the link below. If the tour is stopping in your town, be sure to click the dates to get tickets. It'll be worth your while, we promise!
Loney Dear's performance of "Violent" at the Paste offices recently made it in their 20 Fantastic Live Performaces section on their site. If you missed the performace the first time, check it out by clicking the link below. Also, the band's tour with Asobi Seksu kicks of on 9/30 at The Casbah in San Diego. Head over to the tour section to check out the complete list of dates and to purchase tickets.
Check out this amazing performance of "Violent" by our favorite Swedes, Loney Dear. The video was taken from their show in Holland and it's a magical performance! Click the link below to check it out on YouTube.
While roaming the lands of the good ole U.S.A. Loney Dear stopped into Different Fur Studios in San Francisco, CA to perform a few songs off their latest album, Dear John. The videos were filmed by the amazing guys from Yours Truly and they look great! Check out "I Was Only Going Out" below.
During their recent U.S. tour this past summer, Loney Dear stopped by Oregon Public Broadcasting to perform some songs from their latest record Dear John. Emil also talks about why he loves the Northwest so much and the secret power of whistling! Songs include "I Was Only Going Out," "Summers," "This Ship is Going Under," "Violent," and more. Click the link below to check out the videos.
Dennis Scheyer from KUSF 90.3 interviewed Loney Dear's Emil Svanängen after their San Francisco show with Headlights at Bottom of the Hill. Emil also made a playlist of the songs he's currently into right now. The interview and playlist can be streamed on the KUSF blog. Click the link below to check it out.
After a sold out show at San Francisco's Bottom of the Hill, Loney Dear and Headlights caught up with SPIN Earth at Dolores Park for a couple stripped down acoustic performances. Check out Headlights' "Cherry Tulips" and Loney Dear's "Summers" by clicking the video below.
Loney Dear's show at Spaceland in Los Angeles was reviewed in the L.A. Record. The review mentions Emil's excellent use of a cappella in the song "Harm" and the fan participation in "Saturday Waits." Click the link below to read the review.
Reviews for Loney Dear's U.S. shows are nonstop lately. Three Imaginary Girls and Confessions of a Would-Be Hipster both posted great reviews of the shows in Seattle and Los Angeles. Click the links below to check them out. Photo by Steve Louie.
If you missed Loney Dear's performance on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic, you're in luck! KCRW has the whole performance archived on their website with video. The sound quality is perfect and the song selection contains songs from multiple Loney Dear releases. That's 40 minutes of perfect quality Loney Dear! Check out the performance below.
93XRT posted a live review of Loney Dear's show at Schubas in Chicago, IL. Van troubles forced Emil to book a one way flight from Toronto to Chicago with just enough time to play the show. Click the link below to read the full review.
Loney Dear and Headlights have been on tour together throughout the U.S and just stopped through Seattle at the Crocodile Cafe. Seattle Sound and the Seattle Weekly were there and wrote up awesome reviews of the show. Lots of great details and metaphors in these two. Check out the reviews by clicking the links below.
Baeble Music recently had Loney Dear in for a few stripped-down acoustic performances and an interview at the Beable Music Guest Apartment. The band plays "Here Comes The Lonely Ones" and "Violent." Click the links below to check them out.
Loney Dear's performance at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in New York with Lia Ices was reviewed on We Heart Music. The review points out the strenghts of Loney Dear's live set and gives some cool crowd insight. Follow the link below to check it out. Photo by Laura.
Loney Dear is featured on Daytrotter today! If you aren't familiar with Daytrotter, it's pretty much the best music site there is. Awesome live performances, cool drawings, and great articles to read. Click the link below to hear Loney Dear perform "Everything Turns To You," "I Was Only Going Out," "Violent," and "In With The Arms."
Loney Dear have been busy at SXSW this year. They've already played 7 times, and we're only up to day 2! Popwreckoning posted a review of Wednesday's show at the Radio Room. Follow the link below to check it out. Photo by Bethany Smith.
Swedish Tv Today aired a great segment on Loney Dear with some amazing live videos. The band performed "Violent" and "Everything Turns To You." Emil also sat down for a couple interviews. Click the links below to check out the videos.
If you're going to SXSW this year, make sure to swing by the Polyvinyl Showcase. Asobi Seksu, Headlights, Loney Dear, Cale Parks, City Center (Fred Thomas of Saturday Looks Good To Me), and Common Loon will be playing at the Habana Calle Friday, March 20. Doors at 7pm, show at 8pm.
Our bands will be playing a bunch of other places at SXSW in addtion to the showcase. Check the schedule below:
Asobi Seksu 3/19 5:25 PM Gigantic Music Party @ Scoot Inn (1308 E 4th Street) 3/20 11:00 AM WOXY Session (Listen at www.woxy.com) 3/20 1:00 AM Polyvinyl Showcase @ Habana Calle 6 Patio (709 E 6th St)
3/21 2:30 PM Filter Magazine party @ Cedar Street Courtyard (208 W 4th St)
3/20 12:00 AM Polyvinyl Showcase @ Habana Calle 6 Patio (709 E 6th St)
Loney Dear 3/18 9:00 AM WOXY Session (Listen at www.woxy.com) 3/18 1:45 PM Forcefield PR & Terrorbird Day Party @ Red 7 (611 E 7th St) 3/18 3:00 PM Paste Magazine Party @ Radio Room (508 E 6th St)
3/18 5:00 PM Leonard Cohen Tribute Party @ Waterloo Records (600 N Lamar Blvd #A)
3/19 5:00 PM Team Clermont Party @ Flamingo Cantina (515 E 6th St)
3/20 1:00 PM Shout It Out Loud Music Party @ Club Primos (1700 E. 6th Street) 3/20 2:25 PM Under The Radar @ Flamingo Cantina (515 E 6th St)
3/20 4:00 PM Export Music Sweden Party @ Habana Calle (709 E 6th St)
3/20 11:00 PM Polyvinyl Showcase @ Habana Calle 6 Patio (709 E 6th St)
3/21 4:30 PM Coffee! No Pants! Party @ Red Eye Fly (715 Red River St)
3/18 1:15 PM KUOM Live Session (Listen @ http://radiok.cce.umn.edu)
3/18 4:00 PM SESAC Day Stage Cafe @ Austin Convention Center (500 E Cesar Chavez St)
3/19 5:30 PM King Street House Day Party (3100 King Street)
3/20 5:00 PM Home Slice Pizza (1415 S. Congress Ave.) 3/20 10:00 PM Polyvinyl Showcase @ Habana Calle 6 Patio (709 E 6th St)
Last night's Loney Dear / Andrew Bird show at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles was reviewed on Stereogum today. The band's a cappella closure was met with "pindop silence and a partial standing ovation." Check out the full review and photos by clicking the link below. Photo by Andrew Youssef.
NPR posted a live Loney Dear show on All Songs Considered. The show was recorded at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. yesterday with Andrew Bird headlining. To check out the entire show, click the link below.