Album review: Jack Hues & The Quartet ft. Syd Arthur – Nobody’s Fault But My Own

  Words by Gareth Thompson Back in 2010, emerging Canterbury psychsters Syd Arthur joined forces one night with hybrid-jazz band Jack Hues And The Quartet. A stone’s throw from Canterbury Cathedral, in the Orange Street Music Club, the two acts played a medley of Soft Machine pieces, rearranged part of a Stravinsky violin concerto, then … Continue reading Album review: Jack Hues & The Quartet ft. Syd Arthur – Nobody’s Fault But My Own

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Album review: Lucille Furs – Another Land

Words by Lady Godiva Ladies and gentlemen, take a break from this planet of perpetual sorrow and these sour times of regression to embark on a kaleidoscopic journey in sound. Your spaceship has been endowed with an effective time machine but you will hear new pieces of music to refresh your mind. Our trip will … Continue reading Album review: Lucille Furs – Another Land

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

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

GU-RU ‘Kingdom Within’ Review

Words by Matt Kessler Throughout a prog and psychedelic music fan's voyage along kaleidoscopic dreamscapes, it is always a delight to hear something fresh and engaging while maintaining masterful artistry. GU-RU, a prog-psych band based in the UK brings exactly that to the table with "Kingdom Within". Their third single, the song is a crunchy and … Continue reading GU-RU ‘Kingdom Within’ Review

Live review: Factory De Joie and Psych-a-Rella Records presents The Pacers Album Launch at The Macbeth, Hoxton

Factory De Joie and Psych-a-Rella Records presents: The Pacers Album Launch at The Macbeth, Hoxton 6 December 2018 Live photographs by Alessandro Gianferrara Words by Emmally Parsons Psych-A-Rella Records and Factory De Joie teamed up to bring London a free entry night to remind people that guitar music simply is not dead… and probably will not … Continue reading Live review: Factory De Joie and Psych-a-Rella Records presents The Pacers Album Launch at The Macbeth, Hoxton

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

Album review: Minami Deutsch – With Dim Light

    Words by Dane Harrison With dim light, dawn treading, where one sees only the main elements and movements, shapes of form you follow with intent, but beneath the surface, twirling and turning is the body, pulling the main rotaries. The electric veins dancing on the silhouetted back bone of the dim light. This, … Continue reading Album review: Minami Deutsch – With Dim Light

EP review: Wax Machine – The This

Words by Ava Pearl It's definitely a treat to report on such an interesting group like Brighton-based band, Wax Machine. As of the release of their latest EP, 'The This', there are seven members in the group, though the lineup is flexible. Currently there is Freddie on vocals, sax and synth, Izzi on vocals and flute, … Continue reading EP review: Wax Machine – The This