PRODUCER, SONGWRITER, ARTIST, DJ
Bear Cole is a highly talented and versatile creative from Northern Arizona. Bear has made significant contributions to the music industry as a producer, songwriter, musician, engineer, and DJ. With a passion for creating impactful sounds, he has become a prominent figure in the realm of music.
He releases under many names, and with his solo projects, bands, groups, varying monickers has well over 100 releases at the time of this writing. In 2020 Bear Cole also started releasing music under his own name, and you will find various albums and singles from him.
Not only is Bear Cole the founder of 1st Drop Music, a record label that has paved the way for emerging talent, but he is also the visionary behind Dance Flagstaff, a platform dedicated to promoting dance culture. His visionary leadership and commitment to elevating the art forms of music and dance have inspired countless individuals.
What sets Bear Cole apart is his ability to seamlessly transition across various genres, with each composition showcasing his mastery in different styles. From poppy dance tunes that get you moving to dark techno tracks that take you into a different realm, Bear Cole’s artistic flair knows no bounds. His versatility extends even further, captivating listeners with captivating alternative hip-hop tracks and emotionally evocative country ballads.
Often referred to as the “mad scientist behind it all,” Bear Cole’s creativity knows no bounds. He fearlessly experiments with different sounds and techniques, always pushing the boundaries of what is acceptable in music production. Through his musical endeavors, he consistently aims to make noise that resonates with people from all walks of life.
Some of his biggest influences include Pharrell Williams, Miguel Migs, Andre 3000, System of a Down, David Bowie, El-P, Griz, Elvis Costello, Rakim, Dillon Francis, Ben Harper, Rage Against the Machine, Chris Church, Major Lazer, The RZA, and The Alchemist. You can see how things might get a little eclectic.
With an unmatched passion for his craft, Bear Cole continues to captivate audiences around the world. His dedication to bringing fresh and innovative sounds to the forefront is evident in every project he undertakes. Whether he is working on his own music or collaborating with other talented artists, Bear Cole leaves an indelible mark on every track he touches.
As we venture further into the future, Bear Cole’s influence in the music industry is bound to grow. With his boundless creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and unwavering commitment, he is set to continue inspiring and delighting music lovers for decades to come.