HYPNOPOMP EP - Now Available!!!

Our new EP, entitled 'HYPNOPOMP', is now available for free download HERE.


We are happy to announce that our new 5-song EP, HYPNOPOMP, will be available for FREE DOWNLOAD here on our website beginning one week from today on 8 July 2014. We will be celebrating the release with a party at 331 Club in Minneapolis on Friday, 11 July with Hey, Remember Nostalgia and Brilliant Beast. Stay tuned here and follow us on Facebook for further updates.


Lucky you! We're playing a SUPER SPECIAL set at Minneapolis' Acadia Cafe (Cedar-Riverside neighborhood) on Friday, June 6th.

The set will consist of some of our favorite songs reworked as DUB songs. So pack your Rastafarian hat, dreadlocks and any other 'accessories' you might desire and join us for an evening of tight beats and some SERIOUS low end!

Cedar Roots

"Cedar Roots", the first song released from our forthcoming EP, 'HYPNOPOMP', is now streaming and downloadable on our SoundCloud page (see LINKS section to the right). Listen or download below.

Best Local Release of 2013 Nomination

BEAR THE SOUND's debut album 'ANTHROCENE', released April 2013, has been nominated as a contender in the 89.3 fm The Current (Minneapolis/St. Paul) 'Top Local Releases of 2013' contest. Voting ends on December 2nd, and the Top 20 Local Album Releases of 2013, as voted on by the public, will be announced on Sunday December 29th's edition of The Current's 'The Local Show'.

In all honesty, there have been a lot of terrific releases this year, and we're proud to be on a list with our friends FURY THINGSZoo Animalc.Kostra, and Low, as well as many others that we look up to. We NEED your vote. Thank you!

HYPNOPOMP Sneak Peek!!!

Here is a sneak peek of our forthcoming EP, 'HYPNOPOMP', due out this winter, and available for FREE only here through our website. Thank you.

Minneapolis Show Announcement

We are happy to announce that we will be playing a show at Minneapolis' Drfitwood Char Bar with Popshot, Bloom and Swallows. The show will be Saturday, November 9th at 8pm. $5, 18+.

Our New EP

Tracking is now finished on our new EP. It will be 5 songs, just shy of 20 minutes long, and out this autumn, release date forthcoming. Stay tuned for news on upcoming shows and a release date at www.bearthesound.com, Facebook and Twitter. Thank you.
Here is video of us performing "The Bay" at Radio K's Off The Record program on April 5th, 2013. Don't forget to check out the whole session HERE.


We have agreed to perform at this spring's Northland Folk Festival hosted by Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin. We will be taking the stage on Saturday, May 4th at 8pm. Don't miss it!