Words by Jack Hopkin I discovered pretty soon after I first laid ears on Green Seagull's new single that I, too, used to dream in black and white. Little did I realise that when my resident stork landed this lysergic faberge egg of a single on my lap that I'd fall so head over heels … Continue reading Green Seagull – (I Used To Dream In) Black And White
Jack Hopkin reviews Balduin's latest album, 'Bohemian Garden', due for a special edition limited vinyl release on Sunstone Records in October
A look at LSD Underground 12, a little-known avant-garde psychedelic album released in 1966, and the earliest known album featuring musicians recording while under the effect of LSD
WELCOME TO TOYTOWN... Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Step into a magical land of Victoriana, mythical animals, and fairgrounds & circuses with this magnificent mix, full of British popsike gems...Featuring artists such as, The Kinks, The Move, and Pink Floyd, to Geranium Pond, Kaleidoscope, Boeing Duveen & The Beautiful Soup , The World of Oz, The … Continue reading TOYTOWN MIX
A magical playlist curated by Jack Hopkin to go along with a feature all about Middle Earth in the upcoming issue of MOOF. "A playlist curated by yours truly, striving to capture the atmosphere of the club at it's peak. Play at night and watch the patterns dance on the walls. Featuring cult classics along … Continue reading MIDDLE EARTH MIX
Would recommend if you’re a fan of: Frank Zappa, Santana, Gong, Budgie Words by Vanessa Pettendorfer This brightly coloured eye-catcher of an album cover is a striking example of the album as a whole; sleeve design, title, band name and music fit symbolically together, so that every part indicates the other ones. Even those epic … Continue reading Album of the week: Just a Poke (1970)
In this second column, connoisseur of psychedelic curiosities, Jack Hopkin, runs through some key recommendations - from Skip Bifferty and Mort Garson, to Jethro 'Toe' and John Fahey.