Hideout is the critically beloved indie pop project of Gabriel Rodriguez and Scarlett
Stephenson-Connolly — a duo noted for lyricism equal parts clever and evocative,
melodic ingenuity equal parts catching and haunting.
The band came to be while Rodriguez was working as a touring guitarist. “I was writing
all the time and everywhere, but recording was an inevitable challenge,” says
Rodriguez. Incessantly in transit, he pieced together creative spurts in all kinds of cities
and circumstances — shared hotel rooms, the backseats of touring vehicles, generous
friends’ makeshift setups. The road as studio instilled a scrappy energy in Hideout, a
brittle brilliance that flashes in light of turbulence and makes for a dynamic collage of
experiences, both sonic and emotional.
Rodriguez’s debut album Rookie quickly caught the attention of indie tastemakers and
launched a growing audience’s demand for more.
The album that followed, So Many Hoops, So Little Time, was the first to feature
Manhattan-based artist Scarlett Stephenson-Connolly, whose vocals became necessary
kindling to Rodriguez’ rising heat.
Since, Hideout has released a series of singles and hinted at a new full-length.
Rodriguez says of his unfettering instinct to create, “There is no specific goal or doctrine
to which Hideout adheres. If anything, it’s simply to connect. To find a listener who
knows what I’m talking about. Who knows the feeling.”
“Best local live music bar is Soda Bar. They have great bookings and younger music-loving crowds.” – Creature Canyon
“Soda Bar is our favorite local venue – it’s n intimate space and the calendar is always filled with great shows… Also a street fighter 2 arcade game.” – Hideout
“Gelato Vero is the best spot to get a cup of coffee. Their ice cream is also amazing.” – Hideout
“Turf Supper Club has a great atmosphere and a grill where you can cook your own food.” – Hideout
“Their beer is crisp and refreshing, and you can get a pie!” – Hideout