There's a tendency to label all Scandinavian bands are synth pop combos, as artful purveyors of crystalline electronics.
The reality, though, is somewhat different. An enormous geographical area, Scandinavia hosts everything from black metal to blissful psych, folk harpies to grunge-pop noiseniks.
Sauropod are a raucous three piece from Oslo, a group who probably think rock music peaked when Mudhoney first clicked on their fuzz pedal.
Snapped up by Norwegian imprint Riot Factory, Sauropod are currently prepping a full length project. For now, Clash is able to unveil 'Winter Song' and it's a dose of Seattle noise by way of Norwegian charm.
Retaining that visceral live bite but adding some crisp production, you can tune in below.