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Head Rush (new compilation from Fruits de Mer Records!)

Head Rush (new compilation from Fruits de Mer Records!)

13 April 2021 - in

New Motorik from Fruits de Mer Records, featuring Moon Goose among lots of very tasteful artists.

‘Head Rush’ – a 3LP+CD collection of tracks that show the continuing influence of bands such as Can, Neu!, Harmonia and Kraftwerk, and the ‘motorik beat’ that was pivotal to some of the most enduring recordings to come out of Germany in the early seventies.

LP1:
1. Giacomo & Carolina – Sunrise, Part 7 (5:05)
2. Silver Vials – Follow The Sun (6:05)
3. Das Blaue Palais – Zeitfeld (Dusseldorf Motorik Mix) (8:11)
4. The Love Explosion – Anarchy! (3:58)
5. David Oakes – The Sahara (2020 Remix) (5:04)
6. Sonic Trip Project – Getaway (11:10)

LP2:
1. Moon Goose – Shiny Man (5:41)
2. Oslo Tapes – Obsession Is The Mother Of All (5:54)
3. Jay Tausig – Ecstatic Engines (8:42)
4. Son Of Ohm – Telefunken Baby (12:52)
5. Alber Jupiter – Martine A La Plage (7:15)

LP3:
1. The Lost Stoned Pandas – Motorik Wah Nine (10:16)
2. Motor!k – Tyrants (10:28)
3. Culto Al Qondor – Ei (12:19)
4. Psychic Lemon – Jam 7 (7:01)

bonus CD:
1. Taras Bulba – Vuh Part 1 (3:56)
2. Vince Cory – 69 Wheeler (7:53)
3. Psychic Lemon – Jam 5 (8:26)
4. Audio Cologne Project – Grobmotorik (6:51)
5. Taras Bulba – Vuh Part 2 (5:15)
6. Icarus Peel – Der Wald (14:14)
7. The Legendary Flower Punk – Watussi Live (30:25)

Three LPs of motorik-tinged or drenched music, together with a bonus CD

https://www.fruitsdemerrecords.com/headrush.html

Superb review on keysandchords.com: http://www.keysandchords.com/album-review-blog/fruits-de-mer-records-head-rush

New video for (the Maquoketa Caves)

New video for (the Maquoketa Caves)

9 April 2021 - in

The Maquoketa Caves are impressive. It was great to be in the Park all day, looking for clues. The caves didn’t seem very deep at first, but I went to the very end of the Dug Out cave, crawling, and found another bigger chamber that didn’t seem to be on any leaflet. The place was covered in bats’ guano and the stench was pretty strong so I couldn’t stay for hours but I tried to explore the area with my brand new torch and I have found a toothbrush, a comb and a pen, as well as little piles of bones and fruit stones. Marking on the walls looked like days and weeks but there were so many that it would add up to years.

25th postcard found in the Sibley Investigation!

25th postcard found in the Sibley Investigation!

21 March 2021 - in

25 postcards have been shared already, shot and sent to us by email or shared on social media. We’re almost half way and the story would start to make sense if there was any sense to it anyway. You can read the first 25 episodes here: https://moon-goose.com/sibley/.

If you’re sitting on one, please share it with us. They are unique so the story can’t move forward without you!

Music

The Wax Monster Lives Behind the First Rows of Trees occupies a liminal space: between EP and album, between Iowa and Hanoi, between druid and mushroom, between life before COVID and life after it.

The limited edition Orange Vinyl (300, with a bonus Live Cd Greetings from Cardigan) has sold out so we’re going for a transparent Blue second pressing, to be released on 25th February 2021, already available for presale on Bandcamp.

Published by Moon Goose and Fruits de Mer Records.

All tracks written and performed by Moon Goose,
except it ain’t true, written by Faine Jade.

recorded by Ryan Jordan at AR Studios.
Produced and mastered by Leon Johnson.
Additional mastering by Fran Ashcroft.
Photos by Joel Filipe and Rosie Fraser.
Artwork by Lapin Blanc.

*** Attention: Moon Goose’s second Studio Release Available for Human Enjoyment.

Hay-on-Wye, August 2020: Area band Moon Goose has only gone and squeezed out, between the cracks of lockdown, another musical collection. The Wax Monster Lives Behind the First Row of Trees (TWMLBTFROT) occupies a liminal space between EP and album, comprising five full tracks and four micro-tracks which are short enough to be used to TikTok videos.

Full of secret communications, the record is best understood as a piece of bricolage held together by a childhood ghost, manifesting in such diverse places as a Vietnamese Banknote and an imaginary cave on the Iowa border.

The music can be enjoyed quite loud, fairly late in the day, accompanied by a human sundae machine if available, on board a fungal transport if possible.

NOTES TO EDITORS: The Wax Monster Lives Behind the First Row of Trees is available on Limited Edition Orange Vinyl, bundled with a live CD taken from Moon Goose’s set at the 17th Dream of Dr. Sardonicus Festival in Cardigan in 2019, when we could still embrace one another. It is co-published with Fruits de Mer Records and is also available for digital download at http://moongoosecult.bandcamp.com/

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Source Code

2019- Source Code

Our debut album Source Code has been released on 30th April 2019 on Limited Edition Double Vinyl (+ CD) through Fruits de Mer Records.
The original pressing of 550 of double LP clear & white vinyl (cd included) sold out on the day of release. We’ve since pressed more vinyl (black this time) and got some nice digipaks too.

Live at the Globe

2018- Live at the Globe

Recorded live in our hometown of Hay-on-Wye, Wales, Live at the Globe delivers a live version of a selection of tracks from our first EP and first album. The subtle production of the studio is here replaced by the raw madness of the live show for a visual and audio experience out of the ordinary.

Space Probe Shut Down

2017- Space Probe Shut Down

Space Probe Shut Down is the perfect introduction to the weird universe of Moon Goose. 3 tracks for more than 20 minutes of strange Space Rock mixed with a hint of Psychedelia and a strange smell of Krautrock. The bird spread its wings in the barn and flapped loudly to generate those shockwaves.

Live

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    6 August 2021 - 18th Dream of Dr. Sardonicus Festival [Postponed to 2021]

    Cellar Bar, Cardigan

    We had a really good time at the 17th Dream of Dr. Sardonicus Festival so we were delighted to be invited again for the 18th Dream! Killer line-up, great people, great surroundings! This is going to be amazing.
    [Update] Due to covid 19 and everything, the festival has been postponed for a year! See you there in August 2021. :)


  • hrh-prog-xi-postponed-to-2022

    HRH Prog XI [postponed to 2022]

    2 April 2022 - O2 Academy Sheffield

    HRH Announces The O2 Academy in Sheffield 2nd and 3rd April 2022 for HRH Prog XI!

    HRH Prog XI is all about legends… and legends […]


  • 24 Apr 2020Bright Field Spring 2020 [Cancelled]

  • 14 Feb 2020Psychedelic Valentines

  • 28 Oct 2019Ecstatic Vision / Lacertilia / CWC / Moon Goose in Bristol

  • 29 Aug 2019The King's Community Wake

  • 3 Aug 201917th Dream of Dr Sardonicus Festival

  • 18 Jul 2019Latitude Festival 2019

  • 13 Jul 2019Surplus Fest 2019

  • 11 May 2019Darsombra & Moon Goose at The Cube

  • 4 May 2019Source Code Release Party

  • 26 Jan 2019Free For All: Lacertilia, Nomad, I Am Drug + More!

About

Comprised of a group of established Pan Welsh French musicians (including Des Davies of the Lo-Fidelity Allstars) with a passion for Rapa Nui stone heads & dragons. Traditional tradesmen and arthouse web designers by day, astounding musos by nightfall, their hypnotic and metamorphic psychedelic ‘rock’ described by the band themselves as the “sound of a dragon colliding with an asteroid”, by Stuart Maconie (BBC 6Music’s Freak Zone ) as ‘Cambrian Psychedelia’ & Bethan Elfyn (BBC R Wales) as “big & boisterous”, has indeed plenty of Devonian old red sandstone within. There is also, if you know where to find it, gneiss…

Live Photos below by Dean Forrest.
Studio Photos below by Billie Charity.

Contact

Don’t hesitate to contact us for more info via email or fill the form below. Moon Goose is based in Hay-on-Wye on the Welsh borders but we’ll travel around the world in the flying Moon Van to come and see you.

 moc.esoog-noom@tcatnoc

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