There are 2 Kevin Barnes on last.fm 1) Founding and Core member of Elephant 6 band of Montreal. 2) Solo acoustic emo artist from Wales. 1) Kevin Barnes was born in Rocky River, Ohio to butch parents. He was raised in an innocuous and sanitary environment where plants flourished and young minds developed escapism abilities. He was educated vicariously through his more scholastically ambitious friends and though he never attended classes at a university he has received multiple parking tickets from the prestigious University of Georgia campus police.