“Halfway through the show, provided with ample backbone by drummer Jimmy Colven, the quartet was joined by a guest horn star on the [baritone] saxophone. What followed was life changing.” - Dan’s Tunes

“Halfway through the show, provided with ample backbone by drummer Jimmy Colven, the quartet was joined by a guest horn star on the [baritone] saxophone. What followed was life changing.” - Dan’s Tunes

 "It's hard to find a band that hits harder in Seattle than Actionesse. Not just because they're loud or because of the anthemic, howling vocals...What really makes the four-piece work is the beastly energy they manage to harness into each performance and recording." - KEXP

"It's hard to find a band that hits harder in Seattle than Actionesse. Not just because they're loud or because of the anthemic, howling vocals...What really makes the four-piece work is the beastly energy they manage to harness into each performance and recording." - KEXP

 “Actionesse, the "post-horncore" house band, was equipped to get loud…Shit got full-on moshy as the birthday boy went from rocking out on top of a piano to splatting onto his back on the floor—all while still playing the guitar.” - The Stranger

“Actionesse, the "post-horncore" house band, was equipped to get loud…Shit got full-on moshy as the birthday boy went from rocking out on top of a piano to splatting onto his back on the floor—all while still playing the guitar.” - The Stranger

 “Actionesse puts on one of the best live shows in Seattle right now, and they don’t do it by way of wacky outfits or fancy light shows: they do it by sheer force of intensity in both their music and their deportment.” - Seattle Music Insider

“Actionesse puts on one of the best live shows in Seattle right now, and they don’t do it by way of wacky outfits or fancy light shows: they do it by sheer force of intensity in both their music and their deportment.” - Seattle Music Insider

 "Joel Kenworthy's sax and trombone embellishments elevate "Menace" to a more nuanced level of rock brutality...adding a feisty, festive air to their low-end aggression." - The Stranger

"Joel Kenworthy's sax and trombone embellishments elevate "Menace" to a more nuanced level of rock brutality...adding a feisty, festive air to their low-end aggression." - The Stranger

 "The inspired strangeness of Actionesse is riveting and refreshing. The best bands tend to mix a lot of different things in to their sound and these guys have done just that." - NadaMucho

"The inspired strangeness of Actionesse is riveting and refreshing. The best bands tend to mix a lot of different things in to their sound and these guys have done just that." - NadaMucho

 "There is an electric force field that activates when Actionesse plays, and it seems to be generated from Ian Reed’s spiraling, spiral hair..." - Seattle Music Insider

"There is an electric force field that activates when Actionesse plays, and it seems to be generated from Ian Reed’s spiraling, spiral hair..." - Seattle Music Insider

 " Their previous EPs...are absolutely fantastic and strange, as full of raging punk sensibility as they are demented horns. Actionesse’s energetic live show is not to be missed." - Seattle Music Insider

" Their previous EPs...are absolutely fantastic and strange, as full of raging punk sensibility as they are demented horns. Actionesse’s energetic live show is not to be missed." - Seattle Music Insider

 "The quick burner of a song utilizes chord progressions that build in melody off of each other, with the bass hammering along as well." - New Noise Magazine

"The quick burner of a song utilizes chord progressions that build in melody off of each other, with the bass hammering along as well." - New Noise Magazine

 "...Actionesse’s performance, while swirling and demented, was anything but cluttered." - Seattle Music Insider

"...Actionesse’s performance, while swirling and demented, was anything but cluttered." - Seattle Music Insider

 " Actionesse definitely won over the room with an energetic performance that ignited a frenzy in the crowd." - Seattle Music Insider

" Actionesse definitely won over the room with an energetic performance that ignited a frenzy in the crowd." - Seattle Music Insider

 "Suited up, swigging from a flask, throwing rackets, and losing mustaches, the players bring to life the jam-packed frustration and plummeting rock and roll rhythms of the promising new tunes." - Nada Mucho

"Suited up, swigging from a flask, throwing rackets, and losing mustaches, the players bring to life the jam-packed frustration and plummeting rock and roll rhythms of the promising new tunes." - Nada Mucho

 The boys catch up and talk tour with TheZim in San Diego, CA in this episode of Word on the Street.

The boys catch up and talk tour with TheZim in San Diego, CA in this episode of Word on the Street.

 " Free-wheeling, technically proficient, and filled with enough body-shaking grooves to tire out a VHS aerobics instructor, Actionesse could very well be your new favorite band." - Northwest Music Scene

" Free-wheeling, technically proficient, and filled with enough body-shaking grooves to tire out a VHS aerobics instructor, Actionesse could very well be your new favorite band." - Northwest Music Scene

  "Mignon  is a masterful next step following Actionesse’s contributions to the  Four Corners  split..." - Seattle Music Insider

"Mignon is a masterful next step following Actionesse’s contributions to the Four Corners split..." - Seattle Music Insider

 "Actionesse is like a swirling tornado onstage...the result was crazy and euphoric." - Seattle Music Insider

"Actionesse is like a swirling tornado onstage...the result was crazy and euphoric." - Seattle Music Insider

 "Surfy, punky, horn-laden…Actionesse is a band that defies most any box you try to stuff ’em into." - Seattle Music Insider

"Surfy, punky, horn-laden…Actionesse is a band that defies most any box you try to stuff ’em into." - Seattle Music Insider

 "On their invigorating EP  Mignon , Seattle’s Actionesse explore maximalist textures and dense rock arrangements in a rollicking 5-song adventure." - We Are Mirrors

"On their invigorating EP Mignon, Seattle’s Actionesse explore maximalist textures and dense rock arrangements in a rollicking 5-song adventure." - We Are Mirrors

 "While one-man horn section Joel Kenworthy brought the heat, swapping out trombone for flute in the blink of an eye, guitarist Ian Reed reveled away at the mic, his fierce vocals slaying the crowd." - Seattle Music News

"While one-man horn section Joel Kenworthy brought the heat, swapping out trombone for flute in the blink of an eye, guitarist Ian Reed reveled away at the mic, his fierce vocals slaying the crowd." - Seattle Music News

 " Actionesse’s dirty horns lend an earthy-jazzy feel to songs that make you feel like you are at a party that is boiling into a drunken crescendo." - Seattle Music Insider

" Actionesse’s dirty horns lend an earthy-jazzy feel to songs that make you feel like you are at a party that is boiling into a drunken crescendo." - Seattle Music Insider

 TheZim from Word On The Street interviews the bands associated with the 'Four Corners' project.

TheZim from Word On The Street interviews the bands associated with the 'Four Corners' project.