Genre: Hip Hop/Rap
Bear Hands is a post-punk/indie rock/experimental band consisting of Dylan Rau (vocals/guitar), Val Loper (bass), Ted Feldman (guitar), and TJ Orscher (drums). Hailing from Brooklyn and formed in 2006, the band signed with Cantora Records in 2010 upon the release of their single "What a Drag."
After releasing their 2007 Golden EP, Bear Hands toured as the opening act for MGMT, the XX, Vampire Weekend, As Tall As Lions, and Les Savy Fav.
Dylan Rau met Ted Feldman while the two attended Wesleyan University, and were later joined by Loper and Orscher through their previous bands, who were involved in the local hardcore punk scene.