Hook fails to impress me on her debut EP.
The opener “90” and the closer “Hey Now” are quite entertaining. The former features a bare, bass-heavy, percussive beat with a prominent triangle over which Hook delivers a solid performance in an aggressive whisper. The latter is my favorite, featuring a tense, unresolving, two-note melody, more thumping drums, and a cold-hearted performance from Hook.
However, sandwiched between those two is a quartet of lackluster tracks; ... read more