Words by Lady Godiva Pursuing his musical ventures with familiar companion Will Young (Beak>), Jack Cooper from the former indie rock supergroup Ultimate Painting is back with a more introspective outfit, expanding his canvas with a collection of beguiling sonic tapestries, wrapped in bottomless melancholy. A very fitting autumnal record which insinuates itself into your … Continue reading Album review: Modern Nature – How To Live
MOOF Magazine are over the moon to premiere the brand new music video for “Alchemy”, from London based singer-songwriter Woody Green's upcoming EP. Nostalgic and beautiful, the music video is made up of video tape clips from Woody Green's childhood growing up in rural Ireland, where he feels a lot of the music he creates stems from … Continue reading Music Video Premiere: Woody Green – “Alchemy”
Words by Grey Malkin One fine summer morn last August, quite quietly, there slipped out some News From Nowhere. Like an old, hazy photograph stirring a sense of compelling and nostalgic melancholia, or a chance find of a discarded, unlabelled cassette tape from another time and place bringing back some half-forgotten memories, this was welcome … Continue reading Album review: Nilson – News From Nowhere
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
Take a trip with this magical all vinyl mix of unknown and obscure psych folk gems specially curated by Martin Dahl of Arkivet Podcast for MOOF Magazine. Words by Martin Dahl Junior Parker – Tomorrow Never Knows (Groove Merchant, 1971) I’m no big fan of the bluesman Junior Parker but I really enjoy his great … Continue reading Arkivet Podcast MOOF Guest Mix – Only Dreaming
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
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
Grey Malkin, known for creating spectacularly spooky Wyrd folk via The Hare and The Moon, runs through some of his all-time favourite acid folk records...