MOOF Magazine’s Top 10 Albums of 2018

1. KADHJA BONET Childqueen (Fat Possum Records) Kadhja Bonet’s music tingles your sixth sense and drips honey into the most bruised of ears. Rather an enigma, she claims to have been ‘born in 1784, in the backseat of a sea-foam green space pinto.’ For all that, her debut in 2016, The Visitor, revealed that a new … Continue reading MOOF Magazine’s Top 10 Albums of 2018

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Music Video Premiere: The Small Breed – “One Of A Kind”

MOOF Magazine are delighted to be premiering the brand new music video for "One Of A Kind" by Dutch psychedelic five-piece, The Small Breed. The track is taken from their debut EP, released earlier in December and available from Bickerton Records. Here's what the group had to say about the making of the video: "We shot … Continue reading Music Video Premiere: The Small Breed – “One Of A Kind”

Green Seagull Christmas Single Review

Words by Jack Hopkin So you’re preparing your groovy seasonal playlist, and, being the hip scenester you (no doubt) are, you’re enlisting the services of trivialised troubadours, under-appreciated underdogs and misprized minstrels. The chilly chanteuses with their hidden gem recordings, commonly eschewed and neglected in favour of yet more airplay for Wham! and Wizzard.  Steeleye … Continue reading Green Seagull Christmas Single Review

Live review: Beautify Junkyards & Sharron Kraus at Cafe Oto

Ghostbox Records present: Beautify Junkyards, Sharron Kraus & The Focus Group (DJ) at Cafe Oto (London) 26th October 2018 Live photographs by Alice Peillon Words by Gareth Thompson In her essay, Tactile Sensibility, the renowned weaver Anni Albers stated: ‘All progress, so it seems, is coupled to regression elsewhere.’ Writing back in 1961, Albers feared we were becoming insensitive and should … Continue reading Live review: Beautify Junkyards & Sharron Kraus at Cafe Oto

Live review: Factory De Joie and MOOF Magazine present ‘A Playground of Psychedelia’

Words by Kathleen Savage I don’t know about you, but I often find myself romanticising about being around in a different era, what it must’ve been like to be a sweaty face in the crowd at the infamous UFO Club in the 1960’s; well, as I stepped through the doors at The Victoria in Dalston … Continue reading Live review: Factory De Joie and MOOF Magazine present ‘A Playground of Psychedelia’

Album review: Sharron Kraus – Joy’s Reflection Is Sorrow

  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

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

Stolen Body Records present Bristol Psych Fest 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTJhL0kF4hs Bristol Psych Fest returns for the fifth time on Saturday 7th July 2018. Spread over three venues with a total capacity of 1800, this will be the biggest Bristol Psych Fest to date. The festival is run by Stolen Body Records, an independent family run record label, founded in 2012, and based in Bristol. Just a few … Continue reading Stolen Body Records present Bristol Psych Fest 2018

MOOF Magazine to Collaborate with The Jam Ringo Experience

MOOF are over the moon to join forces with wonderfully quirky Australian online music talkshow, The Jam Ringo Experience, a monthly music talkshow that aims to promote live music and bands, in a 70’s psychedelic setting and surreal manner (that we love!) Hosted by Jam Ringo, "a groovy and partially wigged out individual", The Jam Ringo … Continue reading MOOF Magazine to Collaborate with The Jam Ringo Experience

A Place to Dwell: Folk Musicians Support Southend YMCA

  Words by Grey Malkin Now this is something very special indeed. A compilation of some of the main players in the current folk and wyrd/psych scenes curated by Diana Collier, whose name should be familiar to any aficionados of her previous band, the excellent The Owl Service. Put together in aid of Southend YMCA … Continue reading A Place to Dwell: Folk Musicians Support Southend YMCA