Album review: Big Hogg – Pageant of Beasts

Album artwork Words by Grey Malkin Glasgow's Big Hogg have become a beloved and recognisable fixture on that city's music scene, regularly collaborating with local fellow travellers such as members of the much missed Trembling Bells, as well as with visiting luminaries such as Ex Reverie (the band recently backed Gillian Chadwick on her and Julia … Continue reading Album review: Big Hogg – Pageant of Beasts

Album review: The Cleaners From Venus – Penny Novelettes

Album artwork Words by Alexandra Rose ‘Penny Novelettes’ is the brand new release and latest jewel to add to the crown of The Cleaners From Venus, aka Martin Newell, whose timeless tales of provincial life, love and all points in between have firmly established his work in the great tradition of English singer-songwriters.  Drawing on … Continue reading Album review: The Cleaners From Venus – Penny Novelettes

EP review: The Owl Service – Rise Up Rise Up

Album artwork Words by Grey Malkin The Owl Service initially came to attention via a series of mostly self-released EPs throughout 2006 and 2007, each highlighting not only their love of rustic or psychotropic horror films such as Blood On Satan's Claw and Psychomania, but also their masterful and intuitive ability to capture a psychedelically hued folk rock … Continue reading EP review: The Owl Service – Rise Up Rise Up

Album review: Moongazing Hare – The Middle Distance

Source: album artwork Words by Grey Malkin Moongazing Hare, the public persona of musician and artist David Folkmann Drost, has been working on the fringes of intimate and experimental psych folk for several years now, to both significant acclaim and accomplishment. Collaborating at times with fellow like-minded travellers such as Trappist Afterland and United Bible … Continue reading Album review: Moongazing Hare – The Middle Distance

Album review: Rokurokubi – Iris, Flower of Violence

Album artwork Words by Grey Malkin Brighton based psychedelic folk duo Rokurokubi (Rose and Edmund) first emerged in 2019, as if out of the pages of a copy of Perrault’s 'Fairy Tales', or from somewhere deep within Lewis Carrol’s imagination, with their debut recording ‘Saturn in Pisces’. An elaborately adorned, paisley patterned masterclass in wyrd … Continue reading Album review: Rokurokubi – Iris, Flower of Violence

Single premiere: Great Silkie – “Nothing Will Change”

Great Silkie, photo by Erika Denis Febles MOOF Magazine are delighted to premiere the brand new single “Nothing Will Change” by London trio Great Silkie, from their forthcoming album Dawn Chorus due for release 9th August 2021 via Crocodile Laboratories. Great Silkie consists of Sam Davies on vocals and guitar (and some Fender Rhodes),Andrew Saunders on … Continue reading Single premiere: Great Silkie – “Nothing Will Change”

Album review: ZEUK – Crow Spanner

Source: album artwork Words by Grey Malkin Zeuk, aka Cardiff based psychedelic troubadour Marc Roberts, has pursued a consistently curious and creative artistic path since the release of his debut, ‘Zeuk’, in 2013 on the Reverb Worship label. A glorious, intimate and highly personal piece of acid folk painted in wild, romantic colours and adorned … Continue reading Album review: ZEUK – Crow Spanner

Album review: Daniel M. Griffin – You’re Gonna Lose Your Mind

Source: album artwork Words by Lady Godiva Is the world bringing you down?  Take a time machine pill to yesteryear's colorful and vibrant universe with Daniel Griffin's analog concept record, You're Gonna Lose Your Mind. Get ready for a trip down the rabbit hole, on par with Alice in Wonderland. First, you are told you're … Continue reading Album review: Daniel M. Griffin – You’re Gonna Lose Your Mind

Music video premiere: Essential Forever – “Walk”

Al Heaney. Photo by Emma Collins. MOOF Magazine are delighted to premiere the brand new music video for "Walk" by Essential Forever, the creative project of Chicago's Al Heaney, who began the project after crate-digging through bargain bins at record stores and finding essential compilations from artists he wasn't familiar with. He was then inspired to … Continue reading Music video premiere: Essential Forever – “Walk”

Album review: Babe Rainbow – Changing Colours

Source: album artwork Words by Alexandra Dominica Ah, Babe Rainbow. Who could forget our darling neo-psych boys from down under? This brand new record has us moving through from Byron Bay to the nexus of sound and music mecca - Laurel Canyon in the 70s.  It’s been a while, we’ve missed them and boy are … Continue reading Album review: Babe Rainbow – Changing Colours