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Sin Fang, Flowers
(Morr Music)

03/07/13
By Eric Saeger news@hippopress.com



3/7/2013 -  Icelandic gentle-noise-indie from Seabear leader Sindri Már Sigfússon under the supervision of Sígur Rós producer Alex Somers.  Now that I’ve crashed the Hippo server once and for all with weird ASCII characters and verified that Sigfússon is a charter member of the Icelandic weirdo club, it’s pleasantly surprising the accessibility of these tunes, which taken together constitute a retrospective of the last few years, pointing to such influences as  Animal Collective (“Feel See”), Raveonettes (“See Ribs”) and Grizzly Bear (“Catcher”), all of this stuff having to pass a general inspection for a slight OK Go rock-out factor. Some of this stuff is crazy good, if not crazy-original, while the filler – what little there is of it – would be prime-cuttage for bands like Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. If it means anything, I’ll be playing this in the car, possibly. A-






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