Hood are an integral part of Domino's geographic series of UK music, beautifully reflecting in picture and sound their West Yorkshire roots. Although their music has a natural homespun quality that aligned them with the early nineties lo-fi movement, they are now in a much less easily categorised area; blending an almost neo-acoustic folkiness with harder-edged electronics. But Hood remain instinctive, trying to make something beautiful from what is close at hand. If you haven't heard them in a while you ought to, and this outsider recommends you start their new album, Cold House.