Hookworms Mini Interview (they play End Of An Era Part 2 this November)

Thursday 11th July, 2013

This November ATP will be putting on two final UK holiday camp festivals in Camber Sands, UK under the banner The End Of An Era. The first weekend is sold out, with tickets available now for Weekend 2 curated by ATP & Loop. Tickets and more info on the event are available now from this link. See below for another in a series of mini interviews with bands playing the event. This time Hookworms from Leeds, England have got back to us, and you can check out out a track by them here at Soundcloud...



Name Of Artist: Hookworms

Hometown: Leeds

Year Formed:
2009

Do your best to describe your sound in one sentence:

Drone-soul repeato-punk.

What are the most recent activities of your band?

Opening a bank account.

How excited are you to play this event?

V v v v v excited to get involved with the arcade, swimming pool and Pizza Hut buffet.

How do you feel about being asked to play the last ever ATP holiday camp event?

Priveleged. I usually have to pay £180 and drive across the country to attend these events, so to get a free chalet and be paid to come is dreamy.

Do you have a connection with the curators / an idea why you were
chosen to play?


They want to show us up as the imposters we are.

Which of your releases do you feel ATP attendees should check out first?

'Pearl Mystic' (listen on Spotify)

Is there one of your tracks you think specifically represents you best?

Away/Towards (listen on Spotify)

Are there any other currently confirmed bands you're excited about seeing?

Loop
Ty Segall
White Fence
Follakzoid

If you were curating, name three bands you'd want to play your event...

Alive: Suicide, Kogumaza, the Modern Lovers

Dead: MC5, The Exploding Hearts, The Cramps

If you could pick one record release in the last year which would you recommend?

'Mas Fiestas con el Grupo Vision Fortune'

And what's the best gig you've seen in the last year?

Clinic or Thee Oh Sees

What have your previous experiences at ATP been like? Any favourite memories?

Seeing a seagull snatch a full cornish pasty out the hands of
confused, pissed attendee.