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Stream Sea Lion Desolate Stars

Sea Lion is the whisper-folk project of Sweden’s Linn Osterberg. A few radar blips preceded this record — the initial Cobra Eyes EP in the winter of 2014, followed by the Big Moon EP that fall — but Desolate Stars is her first proper album. We announced the album release with the premiere of “Ghostlands,” […]

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Sea Lion – “Ghostlands” (First Listen)

The wind sounds a certain way at the beach. It doesn’t sound like any other wind on Earth; it’s a special waft, heavy with saltiness and fierce possibility. Linn Osterberg’s voice is like that, but gentler. She casts her melodies out with slow, plaintive hopefulness, like fishing line into the great deep. On her new […]

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Sea Lion – “Room”

Linn Osterberg of Gothenburg, Sweden makes gorgeous, tentative folk music as Sea Lion. “Room” is the first song I’ve heard from her, and I’m already working backward, eager to hear what else she’s been quietly releasing. In fact, last year Osterberg put out two EPs — Cobra Eyes in June and Big Moon EP (Early […]