Hoops Break Up, Citing Sexual Abuse

The Bloomington indie rock band Hoops have broken up. In a statement on Instagram, frontman Drew Auscherman cites sexual abuse allegations against a former member…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2020 - 10:32 am

Hoops – “Glad You Stayed”

Vibed-out Indiana indie rockers Hoops returned from a brief hiatus last fall with "They Say" and announced their sophomore album Halo last month with new…
Chris DeVille | July 22, 2020 - 11:27 am

Hoops – “Fall Back”

Hoops broke up, but not for very long. The band released their debut album, Routines, back in 2017, and went on an indefinite hiatus the…
James Rettig | June 24, 2020 - 11:26 am

Hoops – “They Say”

Bloomington, Indiana’s Hoops have been on hiatus since the release of their 2017 debut album, Routines. But that doesn't mean they've been completely inactive. The three-piece dream-pop band…
Keely Quinlan | November 13, 2019 - 11:08 am

Kevin Krauter – “Suddenly”

Kevin Krauter, of Indiana’s indie-pop outfit Hoops, just released "Suddenly," the third single off his upcoming debut album Toss Up. The album’s lead single "Rollerskate"
Gil Green | June 1, 2018 - 5:01 pm

Kevin Krauter – “Rollerskate”

Kevin Krauter, a member of the Indiana indie-rockers Hoops, is carving out a nice little solo career for himself. We posted his tracks "Bachelor" and…
Chris DeVille | April 4, 2018 - 10:21 am


Hoops – “Cars And Girls” (Prefab Sprout Cover) Video

Amazon is hoping to soundtrack your late-summer road trips with their new Open Road playlist, which features 30 contemporary artists covering various car- and traveling-themed…
Peter Helman | August 14, 2017 - 10:00 am

Stream Hoops Routines

Bloomington, Indiana's Hoops make blissed-out guitar-pop that hearkens back to the halcyon days of late-'00s chillwave. They're getting ready to soundtrack your summer with Routines,…
Peter Helman | April 28, 2017 - 10:47 am


Hoops – “On Letting Go”

Just as the weather's getting warm, the Bloomington, Indiana trio Hoops are getting ready to release their summery debut Routines. We've already heard "Rules" and…
Peter Helman | April 12, 2017 - 9:23 am

Hoops – “On Top” Video

Hoops are releasing their debut album, Routines, later this year, and today they've shared a video for new track "On Top," the second single from…
James Rettig | March 23, 2017 - 10:43 am

Hoops – “Rules”

After gaining traction with their self-titled EP, Indiana four-piece Hoops have announced the release of their debut album Routines, due out in May on Fat…
Kim Ilkowski | February 14, 2017 - 1:21 pm


Kevin Krauter – “Fantasy Theme”

Besides playing with rising Indiana indie-rockers Hoops, Kevin Krauter has been working on a solo EP called Changes. We heard the Bloomington musician's "Bachelor" back…
Margaret Farrell | November 1, 2016 - 11:00 am

Kevin Krauter – “Bachelor”

Kevin Krauter is a member of chilled-out Indiana indie-rockers Hoops, but his solo work veers in a more somber, acoustic direction than his main band's…
Chris DeVille | September 16, 2016 - 12:41 pm

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…
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2016 - 11:35 am