ORGAN THINGS: HOT 8 BRASS BAND, UPSILON ACRUX, KING BATHMAT, RING, THE LAZE…

Thing of the Day? Did I miss one somewhere, One hundred and eighteen in a row now, triple A rated signposts, so a day  was missed? Here’s some “stuff” to explore while you’re waiting for things and exclamations are painted and the yeast settles down and dogs bark at cats

NEW ORLEANS’ HOT 8 BRASS BAND START EAGERLY AWAITED 15-DATE UK/IRELAND TOUR

With their second album ‘The Life & Times Of…’ recently out on Tru Thoughts, and a lead feature in last weekend’s Sunday Times Culture magazine, New Orleans’ Hot 8 Brass Band are ready to bring the Mardi Gras celebrations to the UK and Ireland, their tour kicks off in Machester tonight…dates here

Meanwhile…..

Ask not what Pere Ubu can do for you; rather, ask what you can do for Pere Ubu.

“we’re playing our last show before recording what will be the second 1/2 of our album on march 25th at pehrspace for Corima’s record release, come and hear basically the second 1/2 of our future album. pretty much an entirely new set”. said Upsilon Acrux  

UPSILON ACRUX

KING BATHMAT have a six track sampler album available to download for no cash money whatsoever should you wish to go off and explore their rather melodic neo-prog flavoured sometimes hard edged pop rock. “This album contains one song from each of King Bathmat’s six released albums to date. Free to download in exchange for your virtual soul (your email), (it also asks for a postcode, but you can input any random number in there!)” so say the band, or their record label, or whoever wrote the e.mail that landed here alerting us to this chance to explore. They don’t quite do it for these ears, these ears like more Laze shaped, but hey, you can go taste for yourself…

and here’s some classic earfood from the very early days of 1980’s Organ. RING were a band who often shared London-area stages with Cardiacsm Ring are long gone now, but hey,….

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