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Bear in Heaven

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Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, US
Years Active: 2003-present
Genres: Indie Rock, Experimental Rock

Bear in Heaven is a Brooklyn-based rock band formed by Jon Philpot. The sound of the band incorporates influences from psychedelic music, electronic music, and krautrock. Philpot has previously released music as part of the duo Presocratics, in collaboration with guitarist and composer Need Thomas Windham. Presocratics released two albums on the record label Table of the Elements in 2001 and both were produced by Philpot. The first Bear in Heaven release, “Tunes Nextdoor to Songs” issued by Eastern Developments in 2003, was an EP of solo recordings by Philpot, with guest musicians performing on various instruments. Shortly after the release of “Tunes Nextdoor to Songs,” Philpot joi... Continue Bio >>