Album review: Matt Berry – Gather Up (Box Set)

Words by Elvis Thirlwell A work ethic nothing short of remarkable has enabled Matt Berry to forge a musical career every bit as prolific and successful as his acting one. Aside from writing and performing in numerous TV comedies - Snuff Box, The I.T Crowd, Toast of London (the list goes on), Berry has accrued … Continue reading Album review: Matt Berry – Gather Up (Box Set)

Album review: Vanishing Twin – Ookii Gekkou

Album artwork by Nicola Giunta Words by Alexandra Mason A mind melting blend of multiple genres into one intergalactic soundscape, Ookii Gekkou is the latest release from London-based experimental band Vanishing Twin.  After forming in 2015 through a mutual love of unusual instruments and vintage vinyl, Vanishing Twin set out to achieve a synaesthetic approach … Continue reading Album review: Vanishing Twin – Ookii Gekkou

EP review: Black Cat Revue – The Ballad of Django & Fuzz

Words by Lady Godiva Beware, an earth tremor of epic magnitude has come to shake our planet, hail Black Cat Revue! Back with their new EP The Ballad of Django & Fuzz, these hell raisers emerge from another dimension to feast on our mere mortals' ears.  In its human form, this four-piece is based in … Continue reading EP review: Black Cat Revue – The Ballad of Django & Fuzz

Album review: The Cleaners From Venus – Penny Novelettes

Album artwork Words by Alexandra Rose ‘Penny Novelettes’ is the brand new release and latest jewel to add to the crown of The Cleaners From Venus, aka Martin Newell, whose timeless tales of provincial life, love and all points in between have firmly established his work in the great tradition of English singer-songwriters.  Drawing on … Continue reading Album review: The Cleaners From Venus – Penny Novelettes

Album review: Babe Rainbow – Changing Colours

Source: album artwork Words by Alexandra Dominica Ah, Babe Rainbow. Who could forget our darling neo-psych boys from down under? This brand new record has us moving through from Byron Bay to the nexus of sound and music mecca - Laurel Canyon in the 70s.  It’s been a while, we’ve missed them and boy are … Continue reading Album review: Babe Rainbow – Changing Colours

Band to watch: The Fruitcakes

Words by Melanie Xulu Starting out as a trio in 2011,  Gdansk-based Polish neo-psych outfit The Fruitcakes have since expanded their line up and discography, having released their exceptional third album 'Into The Sun' last month. Made up of Jakub Zwolan on electric guitar, Przemyslaw Bartos on bass, Luki Tymanski on drums and Tomasz Zietek on vocals, the band have a colourful and interesting history; Luki is the oldest son of film … Continue reading Band to watch: The Fruitcakes

Album review: Wax Machine – Earthsong of Silence

Words by Kathleen Savage  In strange and uncertain times, we are reminded that the beauty of spring still continues all around us; Wax Machine’s ‘Earthsong of Silence’ fell to the earth at a time of turbulence and chaos, it serves as a gentle reminder that music and art will keep on breathing and thriving through … Continue reading Album review: Wax Machine – Earthsong of Silence

An interview with Captain Süün

Clare Thornton chats to Nathan McLaren-Stewart and Luciano  from Captain Suun, the garage-psych Bristolians played Astral Fest earlier this month, have been touring with L.A.'s Levitation Room, and recently released their brand new single 'Sound Of The Sky'. Interview by Clare Thornton MOOF: Firstly, if you could all give yourselves a little introduction that would be great. Nathan: … Continue reading An interview with Captain Süün

EP Premiere: The Liquorice Experiment – Here And Now

MOOF favourites The Liquorice Experiment are a four piece band who sound more like they've time travelled from the West Coast in the 60's than modern day London.  They've recently released their second EP of 2019, Here and Now, recorded in Fish Studios and produced by Ed Deegan (Holly Gollightly,The Flaming Stars, Oh! Gunquit) Make sure … Continue reading EP Premiere: The Liquorice Experiment – Here And Now

Album review: The Golden Fleece – Mind Mirror

Words by Lady Godiva In Greek mythology, The Golden Fleece is the fleece of the golden-wooled winged ram, which is a symbol of authority and kingship. It figures in a classic hero's tale in which Jason and his crew of Argonauts set out on a quest. They embark on a sea voyage into an unknown … Continue reading Album review: The Golden Fleece – Mind Mirror