Life in Lockdown with: Oli Burslem

Oli Burslem of Yak Interview by Emmally Parsons MOOF: What has your life been like through these COVID-19 lockdown days? And what are your top tips to survive through these times? OB: For the last few years I have been happily galivanting around with no fixed abode. It’s taken a global pandemic to finally anchor … Continue reading Life in Lockdown with: Oli Burslem

Life in Lockdown with: Martin Newell of The Cleaners From Venus

Illustration by @imocrossland Interview by Emmally Parsons How has the last couple of weeks been for you? Have you been isolating with your wife at your home in Essex? MN: I’ve been mostly by myself here in my studio/home/workplace. I’m not married. I have a partner but unluckily for me, she’s in another social group, … Continue reading Life in Lockdown with: Martin Newell of The Cleaners From Venus

An interview with Modern Nature’s Jack Cooper

Modern Nature Interview by Lady Godiva MOOF caught up with the prolific Jack Cooper of Modern Nature about his musical journey, literary influences, life under lockdown, and more... Can you name four records that represent the seasons and did any of those inspire you to create Annual? JC: I suppose it's rather literal but I … Continue reading An interview with Modern Nature’s Jack Cooper

Psyched to Meet You: Masaki Batoh

PSYCHED TO MEET YOU: MASAKI BATOH Interview by Gareth Thompson Masaki Batoh grew up in Japan and began playing the guitar aged nineteen. He was a founding member of experimental band Ghost, who often lived a nomadic existence. Batoh’s solo albums are a labyrinth of sound, drawing on classical, folk and psych-rock themes. His recent … Continue reading Psyched to Meet You: Masaki Batoh

An interview with Kvasar

MOOF Magazine chat to Swedish jazz/prog/psych five-piece Kvasar, ahead of their London gig at Helgi's bar (Hackney) this Thursday. MOOF: Are you excited to play London?  Kvasar: Yes! Many of our biggest inspirations are from England, and started their career in London. So in a sense it’s like coming home, walking our own path but … Continue reading An interview with Kvasar

From Avándaro to Autodestrucción, an interview with Victor Moreno of Medusa

Interview and words by Angie Moon Everybody knows Woodstock, that one festival in upstate New York that took place from 15-17 August 1969. It's arguably the most famous and legendary music festival ever. Songs like "Woodstock" and "For Yasgur's Farm" were written about that incredible, one-of-a-kind weekend. A Woodstock film was released in 1970. Pretty much any classic rock … Continue reading From Avándaro to Autodestrucción, an interview with Victor Moreno of Medusa

the weird and wonderful collages of morgan jesse lappin

Cut and paste collage artist and founder of the Brooklyn Collage Collective, Morgan Jesse Lappin, speaks to MOOF about his artwork and some exciting upcoming projects… MOOF: Why collage? How did you get into collage in the first place? MJL: I started making collage art because it was my way of coming up with designs … Continue reading the weird and wonderful collages of morgan jesse lappin

An interview with Fogbound

Words by Kristin Thomas Rare is it, when I’m driving I hear a song that forces me to pull my car over in order to give it my full attention. “Could it be?”  Is a question I ask myself when a current band is gracing my ears with a psychedelic sound, with anticipation that each … Continue reading An interview with Fogbound

Artist spotlight: Dawn Aquarius

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