Hoops – “Cool 2”

Hoops – “Cool 2”

Like Fat Possum labelmates Day Wave, Bloomington quartet Hoops hearken back to the end of last decade, when the likes of Real Estate and Wild Nothing were channeling deep nostalgia into blissed-out lo-fi guitar pop. Hoops have an EP coming at the end of the summer, but its opening track is here today. “Cool 2″ is a shimmering melodic mirage that will likely keep sounding better and better as the heat continues to rise. Listen below.

Hoops have tour dates coming up with some really good bands:

06/27 Cincinnati, OH @ The Comet
06/28 Nashville, TN @ Soft Junk
06/29 Athens, GA @ The Georgia Theatre (Rooftop)
06/30 Atlanta, GA @ 529
07/01 Oxford, MS @ Cats Purring Dude Ranch
07/02 Memphis, TN @ Hi-Tone Cafe
07/03 Columbia, MO @ Cafe Berlin
07/05 Madison, WI @ The Frequency
07/09 Columbus, OH @ 4th & 4th Fest #
07/17 Chicago, IL @ The Empty Bottle – Pitchfork Festival Aftershow $
07/22 Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe *
08/24 Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop +
09/24 Champaign, IL @ Pygmalion Music Festival
# w/ Whitney & White Reaper
$ w/ Porches
* w/ Quilt
+ w/ The Pills & Nice Try

The Hoops EP is out 8/26 on Fat Possum. Pre-order it from the label now or at iTunes beginning tomorrow.

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