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Hippo Campus
An Interview with Hippo Campus — we talk social media, the cathartic nature of songwriting, and short attention spans

It’s really easy to write-off Hippo Campus as just another indie-pop band. From their young age to their weird name, they have all the markers of the average Bandcamp musician. But the Minnesota-based quartet, comprised of Jake Luppen (vocals), Nathan Stocker (guitar), Zach Sutton (bass guitar), and Whistler Allen (drums), are able to set themselves […]

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Hippo Campus at Fonda Theatre -- Photo: Sammy Park
Hippo Campus brings life to the Fonda Theatre with support from Sure Sure

Even though this Friday night in Hollywood was nearly arctic, the sunny songs of Sure Sure and Hippo Campus brought warmth to the Fonda Theatre. When entering the venue, the mostly teenage crowd ran to the barricade: the stage was set. As the Fonda’s lights dimmed, Los Angeles-based Sure Sure’s catchy guitar riffs electrified the […]