Tag Archives: Seabear

Video Roundup: Summer Solstice

It doesn’t quite feel like it in Seattle — we’ve been alternating from jackets to tank tops, boots to sandals, all in the same day — but the Summer Solstice is this Saturday, June 21st! Due to the tilt of earth’s semi-axis on this day, it will be the longest period of daylight, perfect forRead more...

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Song of the Day: Sin Fang - Shine for Me

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Shine For Me” by SinRead more...

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KEXP Flyaway: Win a trip to Iceland and the Airwaves Music Festival

Over the years, we at KEXP have been excited about the amazing talent produced in the very small country of Iceland, and over the past two years, we’ve gone to the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival to capture some of it. While Björk and Sigur Ros are among the most famous Icelandic exports, hundreds of otherRead more...

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Live Video: Reykjavik Calling at The Crocodile

As part of our ongoing effort to promote cultural exchange between Seattle and Iceland, KEXP teamed up with City of Reykjavik, Seattle City of Music Festival, and sponsors Icelandair and Iceland Naturally, to bring a night of free music at The Crocodile last November. The lineup of artists for the “Sister City Showcase: Reykjavik Calling”Read more...

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Live at Iceland Airwaves 2010: Day 1 at RÚV

Last year, we were blown away by the diverse musical microcosm of Iceland when we attended the 2009 Iceland Airwaves festival. This year, we returned, fully intent on capturing as much audio and video footage from as many of the amazing bands as we could. For two full days, we set up camp at RÚV,Read more...

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Live Review: Blitzen Trapper, Fruit Bats & Seabear @ City Arts Fest, Showbox 10/22

To be completely honest, I was most excited to see Seabear on this incredible bill showcasing some of the best in indie-folk. Seabear is from Seattle’s sister city, Reykjavik, Iceland. Fresh off of the 2010 Iceland Airwaves Festival, Seabear performed a set of contagious folk rock with a seven-member stage presence, equipped with keys, mini-baritone,Read more...

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Iceland Airwaves: Day 2

Today in Reykjavik during the Iceland Airwaves festival, we spent the morning and afternoon at RÚV, the National Icelandic Broadcasting Service, with five Icelandic bands, all of which you can listen to now on demand on our Live In-Studio Performances page. First up, early in the morning was Seabear, one of the more popular IcelandicRead more...

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Out This Week 3/16

The infamous SXSW week is usually enough of a musical fix for most of us tune junkies. But, with a truckload of new releases from underrated artists to the Tex-fest’s own megabands, this week may very well lead to sound overdose for many. With their Austin performance only days away, southern rockstars Drive-By Truckers couldn’tRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

On this day to remember a great man who spoke out against injustice and for the necessity of fairness and civil liberty, it’s hard to think of a more fitting opportunity to introduce a new video by another outspoken voice of the black community, Gil Scott-Heron. Now at 60, the poet and songwriter is asRead more...

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