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See Video of Spiritualized’s Full “Inspired By Iceland” Set

Other Bands Include: Seabear, Glen Hansard of The Swell Season, and Hjalalin

Jul 06, 2010

Previously we told you about Inspired By Iceland, a concert headlined by Under the Radar-friendly artist, Spiritualized. Well, in case you weren’t lucky enough to be there, or too busy to catch the Internet live stream, the powers that be were kind enough to post the entire hour-long set. In addition to Spiritualized’s “Acoustic Mainline” set, (where the band reinvented their songs “acoustically” with the help of a choir and backing strings),SeabearGlen Hansard and Hjaltalin also performed. We have their videos.  More

Jun 25, 2010

Spiritualized is set headline Inspired By Iceland—a concert created to encourage tourism in the wake of April’s volcano eruption. Other Under the Radar friendly artists set to appear at the July 1st event include Glen Hansard (of the Swell Season), Seabear, and Sigur Rós collaborators, Amiina. More

Iceland’s Seabear Return with Sophomore Album

We Built A Fire Due Out Next Year, Stream it Now

Dec 08, 2009

Seabear is set to release their sophomore album, We Built A Fire. More


Interviews

Seabear

We Built an Album

Jun 21, 2010

The music of Icelandic collective Seabear does nothing to counter the common misconception that all the country does is pump out ethereal harmonies with otherworldly grace. The Jónsi-recommended band has gathered a string of positive reactions from fans and press alike for charming recent release, We Built a Fire, their first since bandleader Sindri Már Sigfússon expanded the project from a solo affair to full band. Under the Radar caught up with bandleader Sigfússon via email, who told us about his forays into visual art, a childhood filled with Michael Jackson, and the (potential) calming effects the new album might have on misbehaving kids. More