Hooka Hey: “Herlock”

Photo by Clinton Aase

Austin alt-rockers Hooka Hey are back, baby, and they’re grittier, louder, and faster than ever. Three years since the release of 2015’s Untamed EP (and five years since making Austin their home by way of Paris, France), these guys return with all the vigor, blues, and sludge you love, but–like with every release of theirs–it keeps on a positive trend of turning up the knobs on all three, this time hitting an 8 flirting with a 9. Something new, local, gritty, and hard-hitting– if this week’s worked hard to crush your soul, “Herlock” will help you feel re-rock-invigorated. Cherry on top? You get to taste it two weeks before the rest of the world. Eat up!

“Herlock” appears on the upcoming album War Cry, out this May.

-Taylor Wallace// Host, Thursdays 8p-11p & Saturdays 2p-6p; Producer, Eklektikos with John Aielli


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