Words by Paul Hillery There seem to be a good many records in the vinyl ether being described as Loner, Downer or Outsider Folk. While I wouldn’t be as presumptuous to think I could define what those terms actually mean, I can say with some certainty that the tracks below may well fall into one … Continue reading Alone in the Wilderness: Troubadourial Transmissions from after Sundown
Jack Hopkin opens the doors to the ever-curious "Curiosity Shoppe" for the ninth time, bringing you the best psychedelic music recommendations, from the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, the Idle Race, and The Moles, to Turquoise, and The Beacon Street Union...
MOOF chats to psychedelic artist, DJ, owner of Cosmik Folly, and far-out flower child, Dawn Aquarius, about her groovy artwork and inspirations... MOOF: How did you get into 60's music, art, etc? Is it something you've always been around? DA: I suppose I grew up in it, by way of my parents. My dad has always … Continue reading Artist spotlight: Dawn Aquarius
Jack Hopkin opens the doors to the ever-curious "Curiosity Shoppe" for the seventh time, bringing you the best psychedelic music recommendations, from The Love Sculpture, The Passing Fancy, and The Paper Fort, to Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac, and The Apple.
Wermod members Rhys Jones and Maddie Towell research a few late sixties and early seventies 45s that went no further than promotional stage, but are nevertheless lovely listens (and relatively cheap too!)
Grey Malkin, known for creating spectacularly spooky Wyrd folk via The Hare and The Moon, runs through some of his all-time favourite acid folk records...
Pedro Miranda reviews French psychedelic folk album, A Long Distant Present From Thee… “Becoming” by Graeme allwright
Words by Vanessa Pettendorfer Would recommend if you’re a fan of: Alice Coltrane, Robert Wyatt, Sandy Denny, Curved Air, Pentangle, Room, Tim Buckley Through the cover’s lens you look upon a scene which represents one dimension of earth and time, the cloudy sky and it's reflection in the ocean at dusk. It must be a … Continue reading Album of the week: Sunset Glow (1975)
Would recommend if you’re a fan of: Frank Zappa, Santana, Gong, Budgie Words by Vanessa Pettendorfer This brightly coloured eye-catcher of an album cover is a striking example of the album as a whole; sleeve design, title, band name and music fit symbolically together, so that every part indicates the other ones. Even those epic … Continue reading Album of the week: Just a Poke (1970)
A column dedicated to recommendations from the peak of the psychedelic era, undiscovered in plain sight, and often fabled much like Atlantis. Make yourself at home and look among the wares on display...