January 5th, 2017
November 9th, 2015
also,please come to our gig on sunday at the electric! its going to be our last in london for a while
October 1st, 2015
so happy to say weve been nominated for a MOBO!!!
feel so humbled and grateful
please vote for us here if youd like!
also excited for our double headline show with james holden at the electric in brixton on 15th november
if you havent heard james’s music i can wholeheartedly recommend it as something unusual,inspiring and moving
always remember how my ears pricked up the first time i heard him
September 17th, 2015
we’re playing in france,belgium and holland in the next two weeks
hope you can come and see us!
Fri 25 Sep 2015 La Dynamo de Banlieues Bleues, Paris, FRANCE
Sat 26 Sep 2015 La Grange a Musique, Creil, FRANCE
Wed 30 Sep 2015 **CANCELLED** Recyclart, Brussels, BELGIUM
Thu 1 Oct 2015 Vooruit, Gent, BELGIUM
Fri 2 Oct 2015 De Werf, Bruges, BELGIUM
Sat 3 Oct 2015 Rataplan, Antwerp, BELGIUM
Sun 4 Oct 2015 De Kelder, Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS
Wed 11 Nov 2015 Festiwal Jazz Jantar, Gdansk, POLAND
July 24th, 2015
hello! you can hear part of our set at latitude on BBC Radio 3′s late junction if you missed it and would like to here.
July 8th, 2015
hello,hope youre enjoying the beginning of summer
am really excited that we’re going to be playing a double headline show with the very inspiring electronic musician James Holden at The Electric in Brixton in november
brixton is also where polar bear started so am also happy to be playing there again in my old neighbourhood
hope you can come!
its for our song dont let the feeling go
this is a song about finding a place or state of mind that gives you clarity and perspective and taking that with you wherever you may be
June 23rd, 2015
April 20th, 2015
enjoyed playing london, brighton, manchester, leeds and liverpool so much. looking forward to the rest of the tour this week!
we have taken the typewriter i used on the album artwork on tour with us. please come and write a message on it. i am posting the pages on our facebook, so you can tag your message if you like. i love reading what people write and hearing their experience of using a typrewriter,when i was typing the new album text it felt so alien, being so used to touchscreens and spellcheck, thought it would be fun to take it with us and share
also i made a mix for solid steel of music i am enjoying at the moment. you can hear it below.
we have been nominated for two jazz fm awards. we feel very honoured. you can vote if you would like here.
April 17th, 2015
we’re playing a little live set in leeds for record store day if youd like to come
Jumbo Records 1pm tomorrow
we also play the Brudenell in the evening
March 24th, 2015
you can hear our new album today if you want!
hope you enjoy it
also..i made a podcast for soundcrash you can listen to here
a few tunes i like from other people
its also got an unreleased polar bear recording at the end -a different version of one of our new tunes and some other things i made
and…i had such a good time going on to tom robinsons show on saturday to share some more music i like,you can still listen here if you would like
hope you can come and see us on tour!!!