Year Of/The Bear is a double EP and multimedia experience.

Release Dates:

Year Of: November 9th, 2018. 

The Bear: November 8th, 2019.

Year Of/The Bear, Special Edition: November 6th, 2020.

The record is dedicated to the memory of Ross, "the bear.” He passed November 8th, 2016. Appropriately, the release dates for the project are on the anniversaries of his passing.


Kurt Reifler, Songs

Kurt’s a musician (vocals, guitar, drums), writer, and entrepreneur.

Co-producer, songwriter, singer, guitarist, drummer - Year Of/The Bear. 

Co-producer, singer, guitarist, drummer - "The Louisville Live Sessions."

Dylan Stoddard, Sounds

Dylan’s a musician (electric/upright bass, piano), producer, and A/V designer.

Co-producer, engineer, mixer, bassist, pianist, organist - Year Of/The Bear.

Engineer, mixer, bassist - "The Louisville Live Sessions."

Nick Goldring, Sights

Nick’s a musician (drums, guitar), videographer, and journalist.   

Co-producer, videographer, editor - Year Of/The Bear (videos).

Co-producer, videographer, drummer, guitarist - "The Louisville Live Sessions."

Ryan Scott, Bass:

Ryan's a musician (bass), luthier, and guitar technician.

Bassist, guitar technician - Year Of/The Bear Tours (USA, 2018/2019).

Rory Hanka, Keys:

Organ, synthesizer - Year Of/The Bear Tours (USA, 2018/2019)

Francisco Cueto, Engineering:

Mixing, mastering, engineering - Year Of/The Bear

Jennifer Martin, Photography: 

Images and additional filming credits