The man behind Mclusky, Future Of The Left and Christian Fitness speaks to JR Moores about the 13 records that inspire him (with only the occasional Lammo and ciabatta-themed digression)
The Wildhearts' music was fierce and intense, their story marked by creative and personal turmoil. And yet they continue to record and tour. Mainman Ginger talks frankly to JR Moores about the band's melodic metal mayhem, their capacity for excess and survival despite it all.
“I love the fact that you could literally chuck a cassette tape against the wall and it would play fine afterwards,” says Zac Emerson of Doom Trip Records...
This month, JR Moores selects the psych and noise-rock releases deemed most suitable to ward off the MP for North East Somerset
Whether a proving ground for nascent acts or an opportunity for the old guard to win new fans, the acoustic staple was unmissable. Until Korn showed up.
Via the introduction of housing acts and accusations of sub-Hendrix wanks, Paul Allen anthroprophhesises our impending dystopia
The album format will never die, says JR Moores, not where psych rock is concerned. With Deep Hum, Bardo Pond, Death Pedals and more
The nihilistic outlook and black humor of noise rock works well in the U.K. where sarcasm is king, ex-factories of the Industrial Revolution era decorate the skyline in a state of dilapidated disrepair, and the weather is usually grey.
After two successful seasons, the eccentric sketch show adopted an ambitious concept for the third – at the expense of its best gags
JR Moores looks back on the Australian psych lords’ annus mirabilis and proposes and few theories on how they proved so productive
From a tragic mythical creature to a time travelling Aaron Burr, the tracks on these seven releases unveil epic narratives
As The Wildhearts' Endless, Nameless Turns 20, JR Moores looks back on Britrock's greatest moment of nihilistic self-sabotage
Taking a break from copywriting for the Betterware catalogue, JR Moores recommends suitable gifts for your psych-rocking loved ones