New Video: “Everybody’s Working Hard”

I wrote a new song! I made it my goal to write twelve songs again this year, and this is my seventh. That means I’m ahead of schedule. Yay! This one’s a bit political, which is atypical for me, but it’s about topics I’ve been thinking about a lot lately: income inequality, the wealth gap, and the […]

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Hear the New Recording of “Garden Spider”

Remember back when Guitarist Scott Frey and I recorded “Footprints”? Well, we’ve done it again! This time we went the straight up folk route with “Garden Spider.” Click the player below to hear it for yourself:   Garden Spider cello/vocals: Pippa Hoover guitar/engineering: Scott Frey   I must confess, “Garden Spider” is one of my […]

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Surprise! I Made a Rock Song For You

For the past few months, my friend Scott Frey and I have been working on recording a few of my songs. We just finished “Footprints,” and we’re ready to share it with you. This song is a little different from my usual style. Scott likes my more rock-oriented songs the best, so we went all […]

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The First New Song of 2015 Is Here

This year, I challenged myself to write at least 12 new songs before 2016. I’m happy to report that I’ve written song #1! The new song is called “Nothing to Say to You.” I think it’s one of my best, but the subject matter is a little heavy. It deals with gross boundary-violating behavior and […]

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Watch us Play “Sally’s Song”

I’ve been trying to catch “Sally’s Song” on video for months now (mostly because it’s my boyfriend’s favorite) and it finally happened! Check out the video below to see Gary and me playing it at Mystery Brewing Pub in Hillsborough, NC.       by

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Birthday Presents for You!

Today’s my birthday, and I’m giving you presents! My first gift is two demos of some new songs, “Snake in the Sun” and “Ghosts in the Attic.” These are the earliest and most lo-tech recordings I will ever make of these songs: both are just me singing and playing guitar through my computer speakers. Go […]

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