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For this episode of MSG10 we invited author of “Electric Wizards: A Tapestry of Heavy Music, 1968 to the Present” JR Moores onto the show.

he takes us through ten songs that cover one of the chapters of his book, NOISE ROCK. It’s pretty heavy from start to finish, and we spend A LOT of time talking about what is, and what isn’t a genre. And what makes something “heavy”

We listen to music from Melvins, Butthole Surfers, Cows, Jesus Lizard and more

You also get to listen to my voice disappear as I had Covid at the time of recording.

This is part of our February Edition of Infrequency, a kind of audio music magazine selection of pods. take your time and come back next month.

Featuring the wonderful...

JR Moores

JR Moores is a freelance music journalist based in the north of England. He is resident psych-rock critic for The Quietus and Record Collector, and his work has also appeared in The WireThe GuardianBandcamp Daily and Vice, among many other places. Electric Wizards: A Tapestry of Heavy Music, 1968 to the Present is published by Reaktion Books

Episode 38