Seldom was a Seattle-based pop-rock trio. Their set-up consisted of piano, bass, and drums, but some songs included electric guitar, mellotron, strings, or other keyboard instruments. They toured in support of both Pedro the Lion (with David Bazan playing bass and providing backing vocals) and Sarah Shannon (formerly of Velocity Girl). Both of their releases were on Casa and their 2002 album "Romance" was distributed by Barsuk Records. seldom is a rock In 2002, Foubert joined Pedro the Lion for their album, Control, playing drums and keyboards and co-writing "Penetration" and "Second Best".