Tennis, at break point: On the road with Denver’s next big breakout

John Hendrickson

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Meet Tennis, an indie-rock daydream.

The band members are young and adorable. They wear cool clothes that complement their retro pop sound. They are swooned over by bloggers, and their back story is a little too good to be true (but by all accounts, is).

Tennis, the husband-and-wife duo of Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley, went from playing living rooms in Denver to touring nationally in less than six months. Now, as they prepare to release their debut full-length album in January, the pair wonders whether the tailwinds that carried their surf sound forward this past year will remain once winter comes. (more…)