Moin
Moot!
AD 93
/
2021
LP
20.49
WHYT039
Embossed gloss print on cover, incl. printed inner sleeve
Incl. VAT plus shipping / Orders from outside the EU are exempt from VAT
Tracklist
1No To Gods, No To Sunsets
2Crappy Dreams Count
3Don't Make Me Wait
4Right Is Alright Wrong Is To Belong
5Lungs
6I Can't Help But Melt
7An Utter Stink
8It's Never Goodbye

Post Punk inspired heat from London's Moin. The band is made of Joe Andrews and Tom Halstead (Raime / Blackest Ever Black) as well as long time collaborator and percussionist visionary Valentina Magaletti (Tomaga / Vanishing Twin). A serendipitous conversation brought the project to life. The band say simply: “The record was made as an experiment really, it felt like the right time to play on the fringes of this kind of music. The priority was to be direct at first and then change the edges perhaps. Make something to experience rather than something as a spectacle.”

Moot! a quick and painless album to create, allowed the musicians to re-appreciate the recording process, using a combination of live recording and studio techniques. As Andrews, Halstead and Magaletti come together as Moin, they’re freed from any past inhibitions or self-made parameters to explore uncharted territory. The album spans psychedelia, alternative rock and post-punk mixed with their signature electronics and sampling practice.

The band conclude: “All of this sounds very matter of fact, which is correct. It’s immediate music that isn’t pretending to be anything but.”