New Artist: Mayssa

Bear Radio welcomes American Lebanese singer Mayssa Karaa to the playlist with her new single “In The Grey”. Mayssa musical message is about empowerment and overcoming adversity, she infuses middle eastern influences into modern global pop, melding an inspiring, unique, creative blend. Request her single at

New Artists: Rise and Run

Bear Radio welcomes Rise and Run with their single “Fantasy & Fiction”. Paring soulful melodies, rhythmic bass lines, and subtle electronic elements, this three-piece ensemble from Bangor, Maine brings a mature expression to contemporary pop. Fantasy & Fiction premieres on BRN all this month.

New Artist: Jeff Hartman

BRN welcomes singer/songwriter Jeff Hartman to the playlist with his CD “Legacy” and single “The Colors of Life”. His third album, “Legacy,” which was a work-in-progress for over 10 years. Jeff is a full time writer/producer and voting member of the Recording Academy. His songs are from the heart and cross a number of genres. “The Colors of Life”, he wrote as a LGBTQ anthem-type song – this and four tracks from Legacy premiere all this month.

New Music: Karen Allen

Bear Radio welcomes singer/songwriter Karen Allen with her new CD “Here We Are Now,” a culmination of a life beset with extraordinary experiences. From honest provocative lyrics to moody atmospheric swirls and textures to unforgettable melodies, Karen embraces her power and prowess as a musician to deliver her best work yet. Four tracks premiere all this month …

New Music: Uncle Ben’s Remedy: The Things That Bring You Back

BRN Kicks off December’s New Releases with Uncle Ben’s Remedy and their sophomore album “The Things That Bring You Back”. 13 tracks that veer off down a path where Outlaws smoke, drink, tell tall tales and long for home. Normally BRN would pick 3 tracks from a release to premiere, but we settled on 7 for this month and that was not easy.

“With a voice that’s equal parts Merle Haggard and Dr. Teeth, lead singer Ben Westlund delivers his acerbic lyrics with spit and fury. Ben and the Remedy Boys shatter the niceties of radio friendly pop country. Their brand of outlaw country doesn’t feature learning from or regret for past mistakes.” -Brian Rock / TJ Music

New Artist: Mot & Krid

BRN welcomes electronica artist, songwriter, remixer and producer Mot & Krid to the playlist with their hot single “Don’t Waste My Time” featuring Redd Carter. “Don’t Waste My Time”, is a sort of retro-pop song, with sax and vocal hook that won’t leave your head for months. With singer/songwriter Redd Carter, Mot & Krid’s song will be perfect soundtrack, to carry you from summer into autumn and autumn into winter. Premiering all this month on BearRadio …

New Artist: Jerad Finck

Jerad Finck has been playing music his whole life. Since releasing his self-titled debut album, produced by John Seymour in 2009, he’s been on the road practically non-stop, opening for and/or touring with Daughtry, Christina Perri, Edwin McCain, Sister Hazel, DADA, Vertical Horizon, Parachute, One EskimO, Ingrid Michaelson, Matt Hires, Red Wanting Blue, Ron Pope, Cracker, Ingram Hill, Tony Lucca and many others. BRN welcomes Jerad with his new release “New Kids”, his latest collaboration with writer producer Denny White (The Fray, Tiesto, Usher). Finck will be releasing this track in support of Anti Gun Violence charity

New Artist: AM

Bear Radio welcomes multi-genre singer songwriter AM (aka Aaron McMahon) with his single “Quicksand”, which premieres all this month. Have played varies venues throughout the South East and Colorado most of his musical career, AM now resides in North Augusta, South Carolina.

New Artist: Mark Rogers

BRN welcomes singer/songwriter Mark Rogers to the playlist with his second EP “Qualifiers”, representing his very best work to date.

“I can firmly proclaim Mark Rogers to be one of the artists to watch in this burgeoning folk/rock revival, and his new album Qualifiers a must listen for anyone who is interested in seeing a blueprint of this new scene.” – The Indie Source, June 2018

Bear Radio premieres four tracks from Mark’s EP all this month.

New Artists: The Need

The Need was a pop/rock original group from the 1990’s in Buffalo, N.Y. Featuring Sue Kincaid (vocals), George Puleo (guitar), John Caruso (bass) and Jim Linsner (drums) – their most memorable work was entitled “Wish” and was produced by Armand Petri (Goo Goo Dolls and 10,000 Maniacs). BRN is please to premiere four tracks for that work all this month.