Jo Moolenschot

Jo Moolenschot : Photographer

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Jo Moolenschot

 Photographer; I’ve yet to attempt to plague M-R with my writing abilities!

Current Top 5 Spins:

1. L’enfant Sauvage – Gojira
2. The Dreamers Hideaway – Klone
3. The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here – Alice In Chains
4. Back To Where You’ve Been – Hacride
5. The Purple EP – Down

Classic Pick:

Recommended Reading:
Anything by Neil Gaiman!

Extended Profile

Name: Jo Moolenschot

E-mail address:

Age: 33 years young *cough*

Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa

Present location: London, UK

Tattoos/Piercings: Lip ring piercing & Small Cecltic knot tattoo on lower back (more planned for sure!)

Non-MR Job: Freelance photo retoucher and photographer – Photography, Retouching and Photo Artwork   –  Baby Photoshoots in the comfort of your own home.

Length of Time with MR: Newbie!

Best thing about working for MR:
Being a part of a team of passionate, friendly people who all have a sense of humour!
They feel like kindred spirits, are supportive of each other and that rocks. I appreciate how well-organised it is too – it makes working for a publication all the more rewarding! I also really like the idea that I am contributing to something that matters, that what I do counts and being a part of something awesome! Especially if it helps the metal scene and the bands involved.

Worst thing about working for MR:
Not found one.

Favorite Metal Genre(s):
Groove, Progressive, Tech, Industrial, Stoner, Sludge, Rock/metal fusion, Gothic, Doom.

Least favorite Metal Genre(s):
Power metal

First Metal CD ever bought:
I really can’t remember

First Metal Concert:
Cradle Of Filth, Astoria, London, UK, December 2000

Band or other music experience:

Currently learning to play bass guitar. Jamming with two very patient guys who play guitar and drums. They haven’t thrown me out yet so I must be doing okay!

Favorite bands/artists:

Tool, Gojira, The Defiled, Lamb Of God, Mudvayne, Russian Circles, A Perfect Circle, The Cure, Cranes, Sigur Ros, Caspian, Nick Cave, Deftones, Dépêche Mode, Sisters Of Mercy, Rob Zombie, Pearl Jam, Billie Holiday, Django Reinhardt, Nina Simone, Mile Davis …. to name but a few!

Favorite album cover:

Tool – 10000 days – also for it’s general incredible packaging and liner art complete with 3D glasses etc.!

10 favorite albums:

Will have to get back to this one!

Learning bass guitar and jamming with mates (badly), photography, retouching, photo artwork (photoshop), trying to learn video editing, reading, watercolours, sketching, crafts, running, baking, travel.

Pet peeves:
People who pay upwards of £40 for a once in a lifetime gig and then TALK ALL THE WAY THROUGH!!

Favorite drink:
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Brooklyn Lager, Oaky Red Wine, Jagerbombs, Champagne / Prosecco , Vodka / Gin with a fruity mixer and most cocktails!

Person you’d most like to meet:
1) Maynard James Keenan
2) one of the Duplantier brothers from Gojira
3) Neil Gaiman

Favorite link:




Last Modified: September 11, 2013



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