I write about music and culture. Resident psych-rock columnist at The Quietus and Record Collector. Author of Electric Wizards: A Tapestry of Heavy Music, 1968 to the Present.
We're really made up that one of our favourite sonic entities, Shit And Shine, has recorded an epic Singularity track for our Sound & Vision subscribers. Here JR Moores talks to Craig Clouse in order to offer a ten track guide to his epic S&S back catalogue...
In this month's subscriber-only Low Culture essay, JR Moores talks about the Pennsylvania duo who had the chops to back up the japes and the integrity to keep it "brown".
JR Moores dons his sailor's cap and jumps aboard the not-so-merry yacht of psych.
An extract from JR Moores' new book, Electric Wizards: A Tapestry of Heavy Music, follows the career of the always puerile, always inventive noise rock group.
Kevin Martin has embraced his inner Hulk for The Bug's first album in seven years, writes JR Moores.
JR Moores takes a look at the latest psychedelic offerings, after a bit of on-brand '90s nostalgia.
To celebrate the 25th birthday of Melvins' bonkers eighth album, JR Moores presents a users' manual to what the hell was going on
JR Moores peruses the latest psych rock releases, following some advice for when gigs return (if ever)
tQ writer JR Moores is publishing a book focused on the evolution of 'heavy music' this September.
Electric Wizards: A Tapestry Of Heavy Music, 1968 To The Present charts more than five decades of music at the heavier end of the spectrum, covering genres such as post-punk, industrial, grunge, stoner rock and much more...
Overblown musical pomposity to some, the guitar solo is seen as a benchmark of brilliance to many. But which is best?
The algorithmic writer-replicant branded "JR Moores" by his egghead manufacturers analyses the latest psych and noise-rock releases.
JR Moores' first column of 2021 has all you need to hear from the worlds of psych rock, noise rock and (erm) chamber psych