Artist: Seabear

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Sóley goes solo

Icelandic artist Sóley of Seabear/Sin Fang is going solo and will be releasing her debut solo full-length "We sink" on September 2 via . Download the lead single "I'll drown" and get more info here: http://www.morrmusic.com/artist/S%C3%B3ley/fdl/ndw7s31

New documentary: Iceland: Beyond Sigur Rós

Iceland Music Export on "Iceland: Beyond Sigur Rós", a new not-for-profit 30m documentary on the Icelandic music scene which is available for free streaming online: http://www.icelandmusic.is/News/1684/Iceland--Beyond-Sigur-Ros---New-Music-Documentary--/default.aspx
Featured artists include Ólafur Arnalds, Hafdis Huld, Mugison, Bloodgroup, For A Minor Reflection, Seabear and more plus a number of behind-the-scenes folks such as journalists and producers.

New Sin Fang album in March, single sooner

Sin Fang nee Sin Fang Bous aka Sindri Már Sigfusson of Seabear will be releasing his new solo album "Summer echoes" this coming March with a 7" to precede it, featuring covers of "Landslide" by Fleetwood Mac and "The only living boy" by Simon & Garfunkle.

Top tens for 2010: It's a Trap! Contributors

Klubbland #4: Taken By Trees

Check out the new SVT program Klubbland for a 3-song live performance from Taken By Trees and then peruse the archives for more, including artists such as Familjen, Seabear and Johnossi: http://klubbland.se/2010/09/17/04-taken-by-trees/
Also maybe worth looking at for the Swedes, a bit more on the upcoming election and the various political songs of the moment: http://klubbland.se/2010/09/17/arets-basta-vallat-kan-inte-placeras-i-block/

Seabear October US tour

Icelandic act Seabear is coming to the US for a short tour this fall:

10/16 - Highline Ballroom, New York, NY
10/18 - Larimer Lounge, Denver, CO
10/19 - Kilby Court , Salt Lake City, UT
10/22 - Showbox, Seattle, WA
10/23 - Mississippi Studios , Portland, OR
10/25 - Independent, San Francisco. CA
10/26 - Troubadour, Los Angeles, CA
10/27 - Casbah, San Diego, CA

Seabear interview at Under the Radar

Under the Radar interviews Icelandic act Seabear: http://www.undertheradarmag.com/interviews/seabear/

Ja Ja Ja showcase at The Great Escape, more

Ja Ja Ja will be throwing a special Nordic showcase on May 14 for the occasion of London's Great Escape Festival featuring Susanne Sundfřr, Jaakko & Jay and For a Minor Reflection. More details: http://www.jajajamusic.com/news.php?id=33
Other Scandinavian acts performing at this year's festival include Choir Of Young Believers, Erik Hassle, Simon Says No!, Ingrid Olava, Joensuu 1685, Megaphonic Thrift, Seabear, Vuk and possibly others, but I can't tell because their website is a piece of shit.

PopMatters reviews Seabear

PopMatters reviews the new Seabear record "We built a fire": http://www.popmatters.com/pm/review/120564-seabear-we-built-a-fire/

This week's Last.fm chart

Here is the It's a Trap! listening group top 10 artists of the week, unique to our group:

01. The Bear Quartet
02. The Soundtrack of Our Lives
03. The Radio Dept.
04. Yeasayer
05. Loney, Dear
06. Hĺkan Hellström
07. Seabear
08. Markus Krunegĺrd
09. Beach House
10. Jonathan Johansson

Do you listen to music on your computer or with an iPod? Please join us and make your playlist count! Go here to learn more: http://www.last.fm/help/

Festival report: By:Larm 2010 (day 1)

Seabear - I'll build you a fire (video)

Here's a new video from Icelandic artist Seabear for the new song "I'll build you a fire": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QB-BT_RugUU

Seabear - Lion face boy

is giving away the new Seabear single "Lion face boy" as a free download: http://www.morrmusic.com/artist/Seabear/fdl/h47r8i2
The band's new album "We built a fire" comes out in March.

New releases for Seabear confirmed

Icelandic act Seabear will release their sophomore album "We built a fire" in March via and the band will also be making their US live debut around the same time with various appearances at SXSW. Also keep an eye out for the new 6-song EP "While the fire dies" as well as 7" single for "Lion face boy" (b/w "Cold summer"). Preview here: http://www.anost.net/en/Artists/Seabear-Shop/Seabear-Lion-Face-Boy-Cold-Summer.html

New Seabear come spring

Icelandic act Seabear will release their new album "We built a fire" sometime around February/March 2009. Expect a two-song 7" preview to come in December.