Stockholm band, Teddybears will release their US debut ďSoft MachineĒ on September 12th on Big Beat Records. These guys were not always such an innocuous-sounding group; in the 90ís, most of the members started as a grindcore group called Skull. The new and non-grindcore Teddybear album instead melds garage punk beats, electro, dancehall, and krautrock with a variety of guest vocalists. Also, they are BFF with Neneh Cherry. Check out Cobrastyle with vocals by Mad Cobra and Punkrocker featuring vocals by Iggy Pop. Arctopohiles beware.