Noise-rockers Hookworms channel LCD Soundsystem on ‘Negative Space’

Five piece psychedelic/noise rock band from Leeds Hookworms released their new track ‘Negative Space’ off their third album Microshift set to be released in February on Domino Records.

This track certainly suggests a more upbeat/dance sound for the new album to come compared to the previous two that stuck to the bands psychedelic-punk origins. ‘Negative Space’ sounds like The Rapture or an emo band jamming in the DFA studio in 2017. The band did cover LCD Soundsystem for an entire gig before so this makes sense.

Of the album, Hookworms’ MJ said “All of our records are to an extent about mental health. Largely this is an album about loss but also about maturing, accepting your flaws and the transience of intimacy.”

Unfortunately the band known for their atmospheric and noisy live performances, aren’t offering any Irish dates this time around but you can catch them in the UK here:

Tour Dates


November 24 Hebden Bridge Trades Club
December 3 Leeds Community Room @ Brudenell Social Club
January 23 Liverpool Invisible Wind Factory
January 24 Brighton Patterns
March 4 Birmingham Hare & Hounds
March 18 Newcastle The Cluny
March 24 London Electric Brixton
March 25 Sheffield Picture House Social

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