Girls and Film digital pre-orders available

8 June 2017

The new Moogieman album is now available to pre-order on the All Will Be Well Records bandcamp page.

The album releases on Friday 16 June and CDs will be available at the launch gig in the Cellar.

Agfa Clack video

5 June 2017

A brand new Moogieman video is now out for Agfa Clack, from the forthcoming Girls and Film album.

Girls And Film launch 16 June

9 May 2017

Girls And Film cover artAll Will Be Well Records has announced the release date of the long-awaited Moogieman album, Girls And Film, a concept album based around the theme of analogue photography.

The album features 24 tracks and includes songs that have been part of the Moogieman And The Masochists setlist, such as Disposable, Pinhole, I Left My Camera On The Moon and Provia, and of course a host of brand new ones. Many of these will be aired for the first time at the launch gig, which takes place at the Cellar on Friday 16 June.

The album was mainly recorded Read the rest of this entry »

When is an album finished?

22 March 2017

Is it when all the tracks have been laid down and mixed? When it’s mastered? When the CDs (or vinyl if you’re posh) are pressed? When the launch is set? The Moogiemedia team can at least say we have reached the beginning of the end, with the all the songs tracked and mixed. The mixes are being reviewed and there will be some minor adjustments but we’ll hopefully be able to announce a launch gig soon.

In the meantime here is some footage of the final recordings made for the album – some of the more experimental tracks

Action Sampler EP now out

13 October 2016

Containing 12.5% of the forthcoming Girls And Film Album – that’s 3 songs out of the planned 24, plus an extra track that isn’t related to photography – the new EP serves as an amuse bouche for those keen to get a taste of the new Moogieman sound. It’s available at Bandcamp or on CD. Copies will be on sale at the next gig: 15 October at the Library, 4pm for Oxjam.

What to do when your album stalls?

3 October 2016
Flowchart for recording Girls and Film.

Flowchart showing the (convoluted) process of making the album Girls And Film.

That difficult first album – it all gets off to a great start, ideas flow and you’re feeling musically inspired. But then life gets in the way, your open reel 8 track breaks down, you’re not happy with your mechanical reverb options so you have to build a plate device, the album concept is film photography so you need 24 tracks. Read the rest of this entry »

Reflections on making an album: plate reverb

17 June 2016

As I mentioned before, I’ve been addding some new kit to Moogie Studios. In fact, a lot of the album recording process in the last few months has been taken up with this. Here’s a look at my DIY plate reverb.

The sound of photography without a lens

11 May 2016

Moogieman And The Masochists are releasing a brand new video today for the song Pinhole. The track will appear on the forthcoming album Girls And Film and usually features as the opener at MATM gigs.

Cameras on the Moon

8 April 2016

Moogiemedia is proud to announce the release of a new video. The track, I Left My Camera On The Moon features on the All Will Be Well Records sampler: Bloom vol. 2 and will also appear on the forthcoming Moogieman album Girls And Film. Read the rest of this entry »

Springtime with Moogieman

18 March 2016

After kicking off the year by joining All Will Be Well Records, Moogieman And The Masochists have a packed Spring calendar. First off, another All Will Be Well gig at the Cellar on 15 April, supporting the inimitable Club Soda, then a slot at the carnivalesque Klub Kakofanney on 6 May, and finally opening the annual Oxford Punt – Nightshift Magazine’s showcase of new Oxford bands (new defined as not having played the Punt before).

In the run up to these events expect some promotional videos and also join the virtual release of Bloom – All Will Be Well Records label sampler vol. 2 on 1 April, featuring the new Moogieman track I Left My Camera On The Moon.