Local Band Network Member Since: February 27, 2003
Last Update: November 12, 2012
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Psychedelic dreampop, with jangle pop and shoegaze tendencies. Sometimes acoustic, sometimes electronic. At times wistful, at times aggressive, always melodic.
Raymond Puzey, who formed the band in 1992, is the lead singer and plays guitar and synths. Paul Straghalis plays guitar. Amy Gabel sings backing vocals and plays synths. Keith Hanson sings backing vocals and plays bass. John Marks, aka Marksy, plays the drums.
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Hope Chest is Raymond Puzey (Vox, Guitar, Synth) - Paul Straghalis (Guitar) - Amy Gabel (Backing Vox, Synth) - Keith Hanson (Backing Vox, Bass) - John Marks (Drums) * * * * * Thanks for coming! 2012 is the 20th anniversary of Hope Chest and we'll be releasing our new EP "I'll Walk You Home" in January 2013. A 20th anniversary / record release show will be held on Saturday January 5th, 2013 at Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco with our good mates Astral and Tomihira. Our entire back catalogue is currently available for free download at last.fm until the end of the year. Cheers!