hmv tips for 2014… Bear Hands
Every Wednesday we recommend a brand new artist who we think you're going to love. This week we bring you New York rock-pop types Bear Hands…
Who Are They?
Bear Hands consist of Dylan Rau (vocals/guitar), Val Loper (bass), Ted Feldman (guitar), and TJ Orscher (drums) and they hail from New York of all places. Formed back in 2006, the band gigged relentlessly for full years before releasing their debut record Burning Bush Supper Club in 2010. Despite this, the band didn't really kick on, and, after signing a fresh major label deal are back out there and will be released new album Distraction this summer.
Who Do They Sound Like?
All the best bits of pop rock really, there's a bit of Weezer, a touch of The Replacements, a dash of Pavement, plenty of Elvis Costello, it's a wonderful, heady brew.
Why Should I Be Excited?
They're amazing live and their new record is full of classic pop-rock, catchy as you like.
Can I Hear Something?
Sure you can. Their recent single 'Agora' is below for you to take in. It's also here in our download store.