Photo: Daniel Topete
Words: Sam Geary
Prior to the release of their self-titled debut EP on Friday (August 26), via Fat Possum, Hoops, the four-piece from Bloomington, Indiana, are streaming all the five tracks.
The EP was self-recorded, produced and mixed by Hoops, and features previously released singles 'Gemini' and 'Cool 2'.
Hoops have also recently announced that they will join Whitney on tour in the US, along with playing some shows with Car Seat Headrest too. See full dates below.
08/24/16 - Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop +
08/26/16 - Indianapolis, IN @ LUNA Music
09/08/16 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club *
09/09/16 - Madison, WI @ The Frequency *
09/23/16 - Cincinnati, OH @ Midpoint Music Festival
09/24/16 - Champaign, IL @ The Pygmalion Festival
09/29/16 - Green Bay, WI @ Meyer Theatre (Backstage) ^
10/03/16 - Nashville, TN @ Exit/In *
10/04/16 - Atlanta, GA @ The Earl *
10/05/16 - Durham, NC @ Duke Coffeehouse *
10/06/16 - Washington, DC @ DC9 *
10/07/16 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church *
10/09/16 - Allston, MA @ Great Scott *
10/10/16 - Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg *
10/11/16 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *
* w/ Whitney
^ w/ Car Seat Headrest
+ w/ The Pills & Nice Try