Hookworms - Pearl Mystic

Hookworms - Pearl Mystic
Hookworms - Pearl Mystic
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Gringo
Special Attributes: Ltd edition 180g black vinyl, reverse-board printed sleeve with spine & printed inner-sleeve, Includes immediate download ofhigh-quality MP3, FLAC
Release Date: 03/2013
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"...If guitar music really is set to make a comeback in 2013, then the answer could well lie in the North of England & in Hookworms Pearl Mystic..." (

"...the most impressive thing about Hookworms is that, through this torrent of emotion, through their wild motorik and their thick slabs of noise that threaten to spill over, there’s always the sense that they’re in control of it all, so committed are they to this catharsis that they refuse to throw any of it to chance. And so they shouldn’t, because even at this early stage we think Pearl Mystic will be one of the albums of 2013" (More Info:
"...Pearl Mystic is nothing if not testimony to a scene that has been residing indolently in the shadows of the prosaic indie bands from Leeds’ past; and right now it feels pertinent....Pearl Mystic does contain an aesthetic that adheres to psych’s foggy canon by extolling the virtues of heady reverb, delay and repetition, the results feel a lot more purgative than the slightly deceptive tag. Themes of depression, loss and existentialism converge under hypnotic guitar drones, resonant bass lines and crashing cymbals that envelope the album; it’s escapism, but it doesn’t lack sentiment. This debut twists and melds the rich mesmeric qualities of their earlier eponymous 4-track EP with a shift in pace and an altogether more organic understanding of contemporary psych. Comparisons to Spaceman 3 are exemplified in their subversion of archetypal psychedelia, where underlying aspects of belligerent punk simmer beneath its kaleidoscopic exterior.." (Read More:

Track List
  (Listen to the full album here: Gringo records)

A1. Away / Towards
A2. Form And Function
A3. i
A4. In Our Time

B1. Since We Had Changed
B2. Preservation
B3. ii
B4. What We Talk About
B5. iii 

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