Hoops and Parts: Beach rock and synth-pop at Brick + Mortar Music Hall

Melodic pop outfit Hoops has made it from their hometown of Bloomington, Indiana to San Francisco’s Brick & Mortar Music Hall, where they’ll take the stage on Thursday. Hoops first attracted attention on YouTube — effectively anonymous and lacking promotional outreach, their tape-saturated and guitar-driven music stood on its own. Their first tapes were quickly picked up by blogs, and their eponymous EP garnered praise from a number of prominent music sites and reviewers. The recently-released Routines, their first full-length LP, was recorded at Rear House Studios, run by Woods’ Jarvis Taveniere. Routines has a rich and resonant sound, smothered in [...]

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