Live review: Beautify Junkyards & Sharron Kraus at Cafe Oto

Ghostbox Records present: Beautify Junkyards, Sharron Kraus & The Focus Group (DJ) at Cafe Oto (London) 26th October 2018 Live photographs by Alice Peillon Words by Gareth Thompson In her essay, Tactile Sensibility, the renowned weaver Anni Albers stated: ‘All progress, so it seems, is coupled to regression elsewhere.’ Writing back in 1961, Albers feared we were becoming insensitive and should … Continue reading Live review: Beautify Junkyards & Sharron Kraus at Cafe Oto

Live review: Factory De Joie and MOOF Magazine present ‘A Playground of Psychedelia’

Words by Kathleen Savage I don’t know about you, but I often find myself romanticising about being around in a different era, what it must’ve been like to be a sweaty face in the crowd at the infamous UFO Club in the 1960’s; well, as I stepped through the doors at The Victoria in Dalston … Continue reading Live review: Factory De Joie and MOOF Magazine present ‘A Playground of Psychedelia’

From Avándaro to Autodestrucción, an interview with Victor Moreno of Medusa

Interview and words by Angie Moon Everybody knows Woodstock, that one festival in upstate New York that took place from 15-17 August 1969. It's arguably the most famous and legendary music festival ever. Songs like "Woodstock" and "For Yasgur's Farm" were written about that incredible, one-of-a-kind weekend. A Woodstock film was released in 1970. Pretty much any classic rock … Continue reading From Avándaro to Autodestrucción, an interview with Victor Moreno of Medusa

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

Album review: Love Machine – Times To Come

Words by Dane Harrison Love Machine are on a mission to spread the word of LOVE to the world and beyond on their sun-soaked procession of peace. ‘Times to come’ the third record from the eternal groovers, released earlier this month on Unique Records, is an airy, gently paced swinger leading you from the sunken-kraut-rock … Continue reading Album review: Love Machine – Times To Come

Band to watch: Acid Carousel

Words by Amanda Padilha When one listens to enough 1960's garage and psychedelia compilations, it’s easy to point out Texas as the birthplace of some of the greatest acts of the decade; the Golden Dawn, Mouse and the Traps and, of course, the 13th Floor Elevators, just to name a few. So, it wasn’t exactly surprising to find … Continue reading Band to watch: Acid Carousel

CRYSTAL JACQUELINE ON THE MOOF RADIO SHOW

A very big thank you to the wonderful Crystal Jacqueline and Icarus Peel for coming on the MOOF radio show on Monday and playing an absolutely magical set of songs - listen to it here: Tracklisting: wings of love - nirvana fire by the river - harumi crystal jacqueline set of 9 songs mini splurge/ mr. jones/is that good, … Continue reading CRYSTAL JACQUELINE ON THE MOOF RADIO SHOW

Album review: Beautify Junkyards – The Invisible World of Beautify Junkyards

Words by Kathleen Savage Acid-tinged six-piece, Beautify Junkyards, are set to release their third album, 'The Invisible World of Beautify Junkyards', this Friday 9th March on Ghost Box Records. Led by João Branco Kyron on vocals and keyboards, Rita Vian on vocals and synth, João Moreira on acoustic guitar and synth, Sergue Ra on bass, Antonio Watts on drums, … Continue reading Album review: Beautify Junkyards – The Invisible World of Beautify Junkyards

Album review: Twink – Think Pink III

In the decades that follow an artist’s introduction into the musical world, it is not an easy task to remain exceptionally adept when it comes to making songs. More often than not, it can be a struggle to listen to an artist’s creation that has been made generations after they initially rose to fame. However, Twink … Continue reading Album review: Twink – Think Pink III