Tag: Mugstar

  • Mugstar – ‘Magnetic Seasons’

    photo by Steve Gullick Mugstar are like a favourite armchair, a trusted confidante, a font of eternal comfort – one which can sprout wings, when flights fancy dictate, the one who always has your back. For me, Mugstar are the latter day saints of a tradition conceived by Fairport Convention. Updating the electric folk ethic,…

  • Live Review: Fuzz Club Festival – Day 2

    Live Review: Fuzz Club Festival – Day 2

    Day 1 of Fuzz Club Festival had set the bar impossibly high. There had been 6 outstanding performances on Friday, the promise of 8 more on Saturday was a dizzying prospect. The dizziness is quickly reigned in, with the inevitable news that Wall Of Death, understandably, would no longer be joining us. The sickening reality…

  • Live Review: Fuzz Club Festival – Day 1

    Live Review: Fuzz Club Festival – Day 1

    By my reckoning, this is something like my 23rd post in connection with Fuzz Club Records. For those of you familiar with this blog, this will come as no surprise. To those fledgling acolytes, I would urge you to seek out that which will make you whole again – just as Fuzz Club did for…

  • Happening: Fuzz Club Festival – London Fields Brewhouse, 13th-14th November

    Happening: Fuzz Club Festival – London Fields Brewhouse, 13th-14th November

    Only 10 more sleeps to go, only 10 more sleeps to go, only 10 more sleeps to go… My 3rd and final teaser for the historic, mould-breaking Fuzz Club Festival at London Fields Brewhouse on the 13th & 14th of November, featuring THE KVB, CAMERA, THE TELESCOPES, 10,000 RUSSOS, NEW CANDYS, THROW DOWN BONES, THE MYRRORS , LOLA COLT , SONIC JESUS, MUGSTAR, THE CULT OF DOM KELLER, RADAR MEN FROM THE MOON, THE…

  • New Release: Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia Presents – ‘PZYK Vol.1’

    New Release: Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia Presents – ‘PZYK Vol.1’

    Sadly I can’t make it to Liverpool Psych Fest this weekend, if any kind soul wants to pick me up a copy of this, I will be forever in their debt… From the Piccadilly Records webpage; Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia are thrilled to announce the release of PZYK Vol.1 – a deluxe triple vinyl…

  • Live Review: Reverence Festival, Valada Portugal 2015 – Day 3

    Live Review: Reverence Festival, Valada Portugal 2015 – Day 3

    “Sunrise Session Featuring 10000 Russos / Mugstar 04:40 – 06:00”! “Sunrise Session Featuring 10000 Russos / Mugstar 04:40 – 06:00”!! “Sunrise Session Featuring 10000 Russos / Mugstar 04:40 – 06:00”!!! If I had been inexorably drawn to Reverence Valada for any one thing – it was the, “Sunrise Session Featuring 10000 Russos / Mugstar 04:40 – 06:00”. There…

  • Various Artists – ‘The Reverb Conspiracy Vol. 3’

    Various Artists – ‘The Reverb Conspiracy Vol. 3’

      “Is everybody in?… Is everybody in?… Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin…” * Act III of The Reverb Conspiracy ceremony is once more upon us, courtesy of Fuzz Club Records‘ co-release with The Reverberation Appreciation Society. In the words of Fuzz Club’s Casper Dee, “I like to look at The Reverb Conspiracy as…