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
Source: album artwork Words by Grey Malkin London based Firefay have been quietly releasing their consistently engaging and unique takes on psychedelic folk for a number of years, delighting and bewitching in equal measure with releases such as 'Anointed Queen' (recorded with Alison O'Donnell of Mellow Candle and United Bible Studies) and the breathtaking 'The … Continue reading Album review: Firefay – Tales of Monsters and Fairies
Words by Lady Godiva Perpetually enlightening us mere mortals with their transatlantic constellation, British troubadours The Hanging Stars are back with a solid third record as intriguing as its sepia artwork, giving the lure of a bygone era whilst being rooted in today's troubled times. Still wearing their influences on their sleeves in the wisest … Continue reading Album review: The Hanging Stars – A New Kind Of Sky
MOOF Magazine are delighted to premiere the brand new single from London based folk-rock outfit, Great Silkie. Take an exclusive listen to 'I Don't Know How To Say I Love You (These Days)’ ahead of its release this Friday on Crocodile Records, as part of their new Digital Singles Club. Written and arranged by ex-Voyeurs guitarist … Continue reading Single premiere: Great Silkie – I Don’t Know How To Say I Love You (These Days)
Pedro Miranda reviews, 'Pellets', the latest album from The Lords of Thyme, due for a vinyl release on Sunstone Records in October
Matt Kessler reviews 1967 psychedelic pop album 'You're A Very Lovely Woman' by The Merry-Go-Round (featuring a pre-'The American Dream' Emitt Rhodes on guitar/lead vocals)
"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
Jack Hopkin opens the doors to the ever-curious "Curiosity Shoppe" for the third time, bringing you the best psychedelic music recommendations, from the West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, to Ecletion, and World of Oz.
Words by Vanessa Pettendorfer: Vanessa Pettendorfer was born in Germany in 1981. She has a B.A. in art history and is working as a semi-professional musician. Appreciating all kinds of music - especially the progressive 60's/70's scene, she is now up to the deeper exploration of sound textures. At the zenith of her career, … Continue reading Classic Album Review: Julie Driscoll – 1969
Rhy Jones of welsh-speaking folk-horror tinged hauntology band, Wermod, runs through some of the most curious Welsh language records.