He was like, “I’m gonna come and buy a painting from you” and I was stoked because I needed to pay rent.And he came by and was like, “Whoa I didn’t realize your work was so big.Ahead of the band’s Coachella performance on Sunday to promote their third studio album Where do you find your bodysuits? I find a way to make them my own — I kind of do that with everything I buy. I’ve always been tomboyish, but I have been through more themes. My wardrobe was small and I didn’t have a lot of money there and I just kind of stuck to black. I was more punk in high school, then I was more skater and when I moved to New York and I got more black clothing and more sophisticated looks. A., I got a lot more comfortable wearing my vintage clothes and thrift clothes again. I painted a lot and had a lot of splatters all over my clothes. As an artist you also have a hand in shaping the band's aesthetic. I make my own outfits, I paint all our amps, I made our backdrop, I made our album cover. It’s fun music, but it’s the diversity of the band’s catalog that sets them apart from any contemporaries.
Read on to experience an interactive photo tour of the couple’s house, complete with captions from Zucconi and Hooper themselves."I think that’s a lot of the reason that I look crazy sometimes." Since the L. What’s the one piece in your closet you can never part with? A.-based indie rock band’s formation in 2009, Hooper has not only helped craft its lush, anthemic sound (including hits such as 2011's "Colours" and "Tongue Tied") but has also emerged as a fashion force, delivering high-octane performances in her signature curve-hugging bodysuits. I think that being a little bit of a tomboy and being able to be a woman through that is really attractive. We played our show and are being kind of shy, then Ludacris comes on and says, ‘How many ladies wax their pussies nice and right for their guys?! PV: Big Mess as a whole feels really chilled out and nothing seems rushed. When you were creating this album, especially with all of the things going on in your life the past few years, where was your headspace at?I was wondering if you wouldn’t mind running through how the band was formed?