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Hippo Campus at the Cobalt

Hippo Campus at the Cobalt, Vancouver, Feb. 23 2017. Kirk Chantraine photo.

Hippo Campus at the Cobalt, Vancouver, Feb. 23 2017. Kirk Chantraine photo.

Photos – Hippo Campus at the Cobalt, Vancouver, Feb. 23 2017

– photos by Kirk Chantraine

Hippo Campus at the Cobalt.

The Minneapolis indie-pop band releaesd their debut full-length album landmark via Grand Jury Music (US) and Transgressive Records (UK) in the fall of last year. The album includes the single “Boyish.”

BJ Burton (Bon Iver, Sylvan Esso, etc.) recorded landmark. The album follows 2015’s Bashful Creatures and South EPs. Themes include aimlessness, young love, and friendship, along with tongue-in-cheek send ups of a culture obsessed with going viral. 

Band members include Jake Luppen (vocals/guitar), Nathan Stocker (guitar/vocals), Zach Sutton (bass), and Whistler Allen (drums/vocals). The four attended the& St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists in Minnesota.

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Kirk Chantraine

About Kirk Chantraine

Kirk Chantraine is a Canadian photographer and software developer currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He graduated from Vancouver Film School for 3D Animation in 2004 and has been working in the Visual Effects industry ever since with companies such as Electronic Arts and Disney. Over the last few years Kirk has exhibited his photographic works in San Francisco and Vancouver. A music aficionado and vinyl junkie, Kirk shoots live music and performance at an inhuman pace across North America for The Snipe News , along with landscape and portraiture. If you're buying: gin-and-tonics. He is @kchantraine on Twitter.
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