BEARCUBS SHARES NEW TRACK ‘LANDSLIDE‘ TAKEN FROM HIS DEBUT ALBUM ‘ULTRAVIOLET’, OUT 2ND MARCH US/EUROPEAN TOUR DATES
“A warm embrace on a chill winter’s morning…SBTRKT-like production and a soulful croon.” – Mixmag
“Bearcubs offers a plush mosaic of organic instrumentation and syncopated synth sounds” – Noisey
“Sublime post-James Blake pop” – The FADER
“An enveloping listening of metronomic ticks and Ritchie’s soulful hush” – The Line of Best Fit
“You could see this becoming a hit…like a depressed Disclosure” – The Guardian
“The perfect level of musical claustrophobia and emotion” – MTV UK
“A great new EP, we really like it” – Annie Mac, BBC Radio 1
London based artist/producer Bearcubs has today shared a progressive new cut from his album; the sublime ‘Landslide‘, providing another glimpse into his forthcoming full-length effort. His debut LP ‘Ultraviolet‘ will be released on 2nd March and features previous single ‘Do You Feel‘.
Bearcubs is the immersive solo project from 26 year old electronic artist Jack Ritchie. Over the past 3 years, Bearcubs has honed in on a distinctly unique blend of emotive electronic music, future garage and lofi house music in his meticulously crafted productions. His previous singles and EPs have seen him heavily championed by the likes of Annie Mac, MistaJam and Huw Stephens on BBC Radio 1, and praised for his talent by respected tastemakers such as Mixmag, FADER, Noisey, Majestic Casual and i-D, amongst others. His tracks have reached #1 on Hype Machine‘s Popular Tracks Chart no less than 6 times, and his Spotify streaming numbers are in excess of 12 million.
Building upon his impressive live resumé, after appearances at Glastonbury, Bestival, Amsterdam Dance Event, Dimensions and Blissfields, plus support for artists such as Tom Misch, Shlohmo and Tourist, Bearcubs will be touring the US and Europe in support of his album release this March. Full date listings as follows:
March 07 – Brooklyn – Knitting Factory
March 08 – Washington DC – DC9
March 09 – Montreal – Bar Le Ritz
March 10 – Toronto – Rivoli
March 17 – Los Angeles – The Echo
March 21 – Copenhagen – Vega Ideal Bar
March 23 – Hamburg – Uebel & Gefährlich
March 24 – Cologne – Veedel Club
March 25 – Berlin – Monarch
March 26 – Amsterdam – Sugarfactory
March 27 – Antwerp – TRIX
March 29 – London – Oslo (Hackney)
Stay tuned for more news to follow.