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Jesca Hoop — Jesca Hoop at the Hotel Cafe, January 12, 2011

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Jesca Hoop at the Hotel Cafe, January 12, 2011

News

Under the Radar Announces My Favorite Album Issue with Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney Covers

Issue 66 Features Musicians and Actors on Their All-Time Favorite Albums, including Tegan and Sara, Wilco, Weyes Blood, Sigur Rós, Fred Armisen, Topher Grace, Jay Baruchel, Low, and more

Sep 27, 2019

Under the Radar is excited to announce the My Favorite Album Issue, our new print issue in which we speak to musicians and actors about their all-time favorite album. The issue features Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney on the two covers and is available to buy directly from us here, as well as being distributed in stores nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere). More

Aug 29, 2019

Jesca Hoop released a new album, STONECHILD, in July via Memphis Industries. It is Hoop's fifth album. Now she has shared a video for the album's "Shoulder Charge" and announced some new U.S. tour dates.  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Angel Olsen, HAIM, Elbow, Sleater-Kinney, and More

Plus Blanck Mass, Cross Record, Girl Ray, Bodywash, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 02, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. As soon as this week's #1 song was shared on Tuesday morning we knew it would be the song to beat this week and it easily held off all challengers. Although, there were strong showings at #2 and #3 too. More

Watch: Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop - “Valley Clouds” Video

Love Letter for Fire available April 15th via Sub Pop

Mar 11, 2016

Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop will be releasing their new album of duets Love Letter for Fire April 15 on Sub Pop. To help listeners prepare for the release, the duo has premiered a new video for their song "Valley Clouds." More

Feb 10, 2016

Sam Beam (of Iron & Wine) and Jesca Hoop have teamed up for a collaborative album of duets and shared their first single together. Love Letter for Fire is due out April 15 via Sub Pop. Below you can stream the album's first single, "Every Songbird Says." Also below is the album's tracklist and the duo's tour dates together. More

Jan 14, 2011

Wednesday, January 12, Jesca Hoop performed at Hotel Café in Hollywood, CA. We sent Under the Radar writer/photographer Laura Studarus down to cover the action.  More


Interviews

2016 Artist Survey: Jesca Hoop

Hoop on the Election, David Bowie and Leonard Cohen, First Kisses, Self-Driving Cars, and Scary Movies

Jan 12, 2017

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More


Reviews

Stonechild

Stonechild

Memphis Industries

Jul 05, 2019

These days, the fate of the world seems to depend on how much we care about each other. Gun violence, abortion rights, mental health awareness—everything comes back to whether or not we can collectively pause and listen. More

Hunting My Dress

Hunting My Dress

Vanguard

Jul 23, 2010

Tom Waits trusted Jesca Hoop with his children, Andrew Bird chose her as an opener, and Elbow's Guy Garvey coaxed her to move from Los Angeles to Manchester. Listening to the nine tracks that make up sophomore album Hunting My Dress, it’s easy to understand why. Crafting quirky folk with enough angles to appeal to those who don’t usually head to San Francisco with flowers in their hair, Hoop exudes such grace that even when all that glitters isn’t gold, you might momentary believe otherwise. More