Loch Lomond (band)

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Loch Lomond
Origin Portland, Oregon, United States
Genres Chamber Pop, Indie Rock, Indie Folk
Years active 2003–present
Labels Tender Loving Empire, Chemikal Underground, Hush Records, Song, by Toad Records
Members Ritchie Young
Jade Brings Plenty
Dave Depper
Jason Leonard
Brooke Parrott
Past members Johanna Kunin
Peter Broderick
Heather Broderick
Pia Da Silva
Amanda Lawrence
Laurel Simmons
Doug Jenkins
Trevino Brings Plenty
Scott Magee
Michael Young

Loch Lomond is a band based in Portland, Oregon, United States that was started as a solo recording project of Ritchie Young in 2003. With help of engineer/producer Rob Oberdorfer, Young crafted the first Loch Lomond album, When We Were Mountains. Over the next few years, Loch Lomond performed around Portland and the Pacific Northwest in various incarnations. Live performances would range from Young by himself to a full band. During this time, many different recording sessions took place in various studios and homes. These recordings were compiled on the early 2006 EP Lament For Children. In the later half of 2006, Loch Lomond solidified into a nine-person band. In this format, they produced their 2007 album "Paper the Walls", which was more reminiscent of traditional chamber folk music while featuring many non-traditional instruments.[1] They toured with The Decemberists in late 2008.[2] In 2010, Loch Lomond's song, Wax and Wire, was featured in the short film Danny MacAskill's Way Back Home produced by Red Bull Media House.

2011 saw the release of Little Me Will Start A Storm, Tender Loving Empire. 2012 Chemikal Underground released the EP White Dresses.

Pens From Spain, their most recent album will be released on September 2, 2016, on Hush Records.[3]





  • "A String", 2015
  • "Blue Lead Fences", 2009
  • "Wax and Wire", 2011



  1. ^ "Loch Lomond: 'A Field Report'". Npr.org. 2008-09-02. Retrieved 2016-08-29. 
  2. ^ Lannamann, Ned. "Loch Lomond to Open for Decemberists on Fall Tour". Portland Mercury. Retrieved Sep 2, 2008. 
  3. ^ Steffen, Chris. "Album Premiere: Loch Lomond, 'Pens From Spain'". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-08-29. 
  4. ^ Rooney, David (30 August 2014). "A villainous troll catcher sets out to eradicate the underclass and join the cheese-eating elite in the latest from the animation house behind 'Coraline' and 'ParaNorman'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 

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