Classic album review: Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera (1968)

On a planet where many people throughout the course of history never got their dues, Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera are a perfect example. Exuding extreme talent throughout the album, one would wonder why they never made it big. What can I say? Life is unfair sometimes. These guys deserved to be more famous than they [...]

MOOF RADIO SHOW #1

You can listen to the MOOF radio show now on Mixcloud if you missed it live earlier by clicking the link below: https://www.mixcloud.com/MOOFmag/moof-radio-show-1/ TRACKLISTING: Don't Say No - Speed, Glue & Shinki Soul Vibrations - Dorothy Ashby Egyptian Tomb - Mighty Baby The Tale Of The Spider & The Fly - Synanthesia Forest & The [...]

MIDDLE EARTH 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 [...]

Jack Hopkin’s Curiosity Shoppe, No. 3

Jack Hopkin opens the doors to the ever-curious "Curiosity Shoppe" for the third time, bringing you the best psychedelic music recommendations, from the West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, to Ecletion, and World of Oz.

Jack Hopkin’s Curiosity Shoppe, No. 2

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.

Album of the week: Definition (1968)

Would recommend if you're a fan of: The Growing Concern, Apple, H.P. Lovecraft, Clear Light, Sunforest Words by Matt Kessler In 1968, New York band, Chrysalis, released their only album, “Definition.” Beckoning back and forth from being musically jovial, to heartbreaking, the lyrical abilities of the band were something to be envious of. The band [...]

Album of the week: Axe Music (1969)

Featured image: Axe Would recommend if you're a fan of: Kak, Tea Company, Ant Trip Ceremony, Ford Theatre, Jefferson Airplane Back in 1969, psychedelic music had already been exposed to the masses for a number of years. In fact, many major recording artists of the time that had previously experimented with music in the psychedelic vein, had already moved [...]