Aug 1999, he ran live sound at the Worldbeat Music and Dance Fest in Longmont, CO, for such artists as Yaocan Chen, Colcannon, The New Land Balkan Band, Serfe', and the Planina Balkan Choir.
In 1996, he played solo acoustic on the second stage at the 1996 Colorado Freedom Festival held around the bandshell in downtown Boulder.
Previously, he played bass with Telluride's Tribal Folk, and sang on String Cheese Incident's Johnny Cash.
Lorn recorded and did live sound reinforcement for local Marquette, Michigan bands, Kicking Mr. Rogers (whose drummer was Scott Kusmirek who was Gin Blossoms drummer for a few years), and Acoustic Forum. He also played in local coffee houses and bars in a group named iO, recording and engineering their 1995 self released tape, MAELSTROM OSMOSIS. he also produced several music videos.
In 1984, he helped form the punk band from Boulder called Dead Silence, opening for such acts as 7 Seconds, and T.S.O.L. he then disappeared into the woods of Colorado, Alaska, and upper Michigan to find inspiration and be a pizza cook ski bum.