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Dance is a loose term, but it’s also an inevitable directive. Whether on stage or on record, the Boston-based electronic-pop quartet has made a name in their hometown for sparking instant dance parties. Despite their Northeast origins, Bearstronaut has been dubbed "tank-top pop" due to their warm, tropical synth-pop sound - or as Interview Magazine put it, "a nimble sprint through tropical rhythms and beach-side dance party revelry."

Their growing reputation has been staked on two distinct entities: their energetic, engaging live performances, and their polished, glossy home recordings. After self releasing an EP in 2009, Bearstronaut inspired the creation of one of Boston’s most in-demand record labels, Vanya Records. Vanya founder Michael Marotta, stated that he launched Vanya “just to hear Bearstronaut’s ‘Moniker’ on vinyl". After releasing the “Moniker” 7-inch in September 2011, Bearstronaut teamed up with Vanya again in November of 2012 for their home recorded EP titled, 'Paradice'.

Since releasing 'Paradice', the band's song "Passenger Side" has been played in major fashion stores nation-wide, as well as throughout the 2013 MLB season within the walls of Boston's Fenway Park. In addition to 'Paradice' earning a nomination for Album of the Year at the 2013 Boston Music Awards, "Passenger Side" was nominated for Song of the Year, and the band left the night with an award in hand for Electronic Artist of the Year. 

Bearstronaut recently performed the highly anticipated Boston Calling Music Festival alongside Solange, Kendrick Lamar, and Vampire Weekend.  They have also shared the stage with acts such as Passion Pit, fun., A-Trak, Bad Rabbits, St. Lucia, Body Language, the Shout Out Louds, Surfer Blood and Divine Fits. 

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