Tabernacle release new single Siúil A Rún

Single artwork Words by Melanie Xulu San-Franciscan folkies Walker Phillips and Caira Pairvel recently decided to swap out their soft and tender acoustic guitar sound for something much heavier and louder, forming Tabernacle. An outfit once described as "Fairport Convention meets Cream". That's not to say the pair have dismissed their love of folk music … Continue reading Tabernacle release new single Siúil A Rún

Album review: Paul Roland & Mick Crossley – Through The Spectral Gate

Source: album artwork Words by Grey Malkin Paul Roland should need no introduction, his position as a major mover in the underground psych scene from the 1980s onwards led fellow traveller Robyn Hitchcock to describe him as ‘the male Kate Bush’, with barque chamber folk albums such as Cabinet of Curiosities and eclectic psych jewels such … Continue reading Album review: Paul Roland & Mick Crossley – Through The Spectral Gate

Interview: Automatic at Levitation France

Interview by Lady Godiva In June, I attended Levitation France in Angers, which is twinned with Austin, TX. It’s a smaller festival that incorporates a good selection of smaller local bands as well as up and coming and well established artists. This year’s edition was set outdoors at Le Chabada and we were mostly blessed … Continue reading Interview: Automatic at Levitation France

MOOF Magazine and The British Library present: Beating the Bounds at The Somers Town Festival 2022, Saturday 9th July from 2pm

MOOF Magazine and The British Librarypresent: Beating the Bounds at The Somers Town Festival 2022, Saturday 9th July from 2pm  Take part in @moofmag's psych-folk spin on an ancient custom this year at Somerstown Festival (Camden's largest street festival) on Saturday 9th July in collaboration with The British Library and Stone Club A celebration of community and identity, the Beating … Continue reading MOOF Magazine and The British Library present: Beating the Bounds at The Somers Town Festival 2022, Saturday 9th July from 2pm

MOOF Magazine’s 5 Year Anniversary Celebration- 1st August 2022

Poster by Caio Wheelhouse Celebrate the underground press, counterculture and DIY psychedelia with live music from Sairie and Wax Machine, Stone Club / MOOF DJs, and a psychedelic light show from Innerstrings. Monday 1st August 2022 7pm - 12amThe Social, 5 Little Portland Street, London W1 Retrospective MOOF exhibition upstairs at The Social from 18 … Continue reading MOOF Magazine’s 5 Year Anniversary Celebration- 1st August 2022

Album Review: Woody Green – S/T

Source: album artwork Words by Lady Godiva In a land across the sea lives a troubadour called Woody. His first name is bucolic and his surname is the color of his native Ireland's clover, hard to find a more pastoral moniker. He takes you on a magic carpet over forests, lakes and hamlets to his … Continue reading Album Review: Woody Green – S/T

EP Review: Brave New World – S/T

Words by Grey Malkin Brave New World have been working creatively and consistently within the psych folk scene for the last six years, issuing two EPs (the excellent Alice and Brave New World) alongside tracks for compilations by the esteemed likes of Fruits Der Mer. Comprised currently of multi-instrumentalist Chris Twigger, his daughter Lydia on … Continue reading EP Review: Brave New World – S/T

Album review: Yama Warashi – Crispy Moon

Album artwork Words by Alexandra Dominica As a contrast to the more lo-fi releases of yesteryear such as the rustic Moon Zero and folksy Moon Egg Yama Warashi have emerged from their creative chrysalis with Crispy Moon, a much more understated yet majestic contribution to their magical opus.  Having ventured from the world of experimental … Continue reading Album review: Yama Warashi – Crispy Moon

Album review: Justin Hopper and Sharron Kraus – Swift Wings

Words by Grey Malkin Sharron Kraus is well established as one of the UK’s most fascinating and endlessly creative psych folk artists, from her solo work to that with Meg Baird and Helena Espvall of Espers, as Rusalnaia with Ex Reverie’s Gillian Chadwick, and with Tara Burke (Fursaxa) as Tau Emerald. She also recently published … Continue reading Album review: Justin Hopper and Sharron Kraus – Swift Wings

Album review: RJ McKendree – Wallflower (Tom Cox’s ‘Villager’ soundtrack)

Source: album artwork Words by Grey Malkin The bestselling author Tom Cox is known to many from different aspects of his written work, be it his much loved My Sad Cat features, his autobiographical works such as 21st Century Yokel (which documents Cox’s life, perspectives and the natural world around his area) as well as, more recently, his … Continue reading Album review: RJ McKendree – Wallflower (Tom Cox’s ‘Villager’ soundtrack)