News

10 Best Songs of the Week: Tune-Yards, Jack White, Ride, David Byrne, Karen O, and More

Plus Field Music, Gaz Coombes, Belle and Sebastian, The Radio Dept., Hookworms, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 12, 2018

We haven't posted a Songs of the Week post in quite awhile, as there weren't that many new songs of note over the holidays or at the start of the year, but this week there was an tidal wave of new tracks worth considering for this list. It was definitely a challenge to narrow it down to only 10 (Franz Ferdinand and Marlon Williams almost made the Top 10). More

Hookworms Share Video for New Song “Static Resistance”

Microshift Due Out February 2 via Domino

Jan 10, 2018

Britain's Hookworms are releasing a new albumMicroshift, on February 2 via Domino. Previously they shared a video for its first single, "Negative Space." Now they have shared a video for another new song, "Static Resistance."  More

Nov 03, 2017

Britain's Hookworms have announced a new album, Microshift, and have shared a video for its first single, "Negative Space." Microshift is due out February 2, 2018 via Domino. Below is the "Negative Space" video, followed by the album's tracklist. More

Jun 24, 2015

From June 19-21, Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands hosted the third edition of Best Kept SecretMore

Dec 02, 2014

Leeds five-piece Hookworms have premiered a brand new music video for their brand new single "Radio Toyko." More


Interviews

2014 Artist Survey: Hookworms

JW and MB on Time Travel, When They Were Sell Outs, the Artist That Most Got On Their Nerves in 2014, and Being in love with Scarlett Johansson

Feb 16, 2015

For Under the Radar's 12th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2014. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2014 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More


Reviews

The Hum

The Hum

Weird World/Domino

Nov 11, 2014

Hookworms' debut, Pearl Mystic, was widely feted-our friends at Drowned in Sound named it Album of the Year-so interest is high the second time around. For most fivesomes made up of 20-somethings, the pressure and weight of expectation could be stifling; for this Yorkshire band, the opposite is true. More