Thursday, June 21, 2012

Friday To-Do: Lost in the Trees

Posted By on Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 8:30 AM

Lost in the Trees plays at Artchurch Studio in Hot Springs Friday.
  • Lost in the Trees plays at Artchurch Studio in Hot Springs Friday.

LOST IN THE TREES
7 p.m. Artchurch Studio, Hot Springs. $10.

Lost in the Trees is a North Carolina collective led by Ari Picker, a classically trained musician who studied at Berklee College of Music and was in the indie pop act The B-Sides.

In 2008, Picker's mother — an artist and someone who had long struggled with mental illness — took her own life, according to an NPR story from March. Part of Picker's response was to craft "A Church That Fits Our Needs," a 12-song album of lush, gorgeous chamber folk.

"I wanted to give my mother a space to become all the things I think she deserved to be and wanted to be, and all the beautiful things in her that didn't quite shine while she was alive," Picker told NPR. "I feel like that's what a church should do: They should give you the space to reflect and be the best person you can be."

Picker has cited Radiohead as a primary influence, and that band's style has certainly informed Lost in the Trees. I hear traces of Bon Iver in the music as well. This will probably be an incredible show. The band has played in Hot Springs before, at last year's Valley of the Vapors festival, reportedly leaving not a dry eye in the room.

The opening act is Daytona.

After the jump, check out "Red" by Lost in the Trees.

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