Words by Grey Malkin One fine summer morn last August, quite quietly, there slipped out some News From Nowhere. Like an old, hazy photograph stirring a sense of compelling and nostalgic melancholia, or a chance find of a discarded, unlabelled cassette tape from another time and place bringing back some half-forgotten memories, this was welcome … Continue reading Album review: Nilson – News From Nowhere
Words by Grey Malkin Sharron Kraus should be a name that is familiar to all lovers of psych and modern acid folk. For the last 16 or so years she has tirelessly been releasing classic and timeless wyrd folk both under her own name and with contemporaries and friends such as fellow United Bible … Continue reading Album review: Sharron Kraus – Joy’s Reflection Is Sorrow
A very big thank you to the wonderful Crystal Jacqueline and Icarus Peel for coming on the MOOF radio show on Monday and playing an absolutely magical set of songs - listen to it here: Tracklisting: wings of love - nirvana fire by the river - harumi crystal jacqueline set of 9 songs mini splurge/ mr. jones/is that good, … Continue reading CRYSTAL JACQUELINE ON THE MOOF RADIO SHOW
Words by Kathleen Savage Acid-tinged six-piece, Beautify Junkyards, are set to release their third album, 'The Invisible World of Beautify Junkyards', this Friday 9th March on Ghost Box Records. Led by João Branco Kyron on vocals and keyboards, Rita Vian on vocals and synth, João Moreira on acoustic guitar and synth, Sergue Ra on bass, Antonio Watts on drums, … Continue reading Album review: Beautify Junkyards – The Invisible World of Beautify Junkyards
I'm always particularly impressed by albums that seem to exist in a vacuum, that create their own unique and inimitable atmosphere. Even more impressive is when this is achieved with minimal studio trickery but rather through the instrumental talent of it's creators. This is the case with the new Lost Harbours album, 'Towers of Silence', … Continue reading Album review: Lost Harbours – Towers of Silence
Pedro Miranda reviews, 'Pellets', the latest album from The Lords of Thyme, due for a vinyl release on Sunstone Records in October
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...
"Gentle maidens walking in the garden While they're courted by the knights from the palace of love They are all dressed in white with flowers of palest colour They are all singing songs to the yellow moon above... Come my pretty Oberon trip, trip, trip" 🍄🍄🍄 Two hours of dark and strange medieval style acid-folk … Continue reading A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S HAPPENING
Welsh "seance-psych" group, Wermod, are this month's 'band to watch'
Track-by-track album review of "Heathen Hymns" by folk-rock six-piece, Galley Beggar.