ORGAN THING OF THE DAY: GREGORY JACOBSEN, his paintings and his band, LOVELY LITTLE GIRLS, PROBABLY THE BEST BAND IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW

jaconson_oneBack to things, we’ve been busy, double busy. Art Car Boot Fair, Flowers, Pink preparations, the One Hundred Pieced Piece, busy Cultivating things, no time for Organ Things , double busy. Here;s a quick while a big thing is cooking up for later.  We’ve told you before about GREGORY JACOBSEN, the man from Chicago is not only one of my favourite painters right now, he also fronts LOVELY LITTLE GIRLS, one of the very best bands around at the moment (a band who happen to be on just about my favourite record label as well – to paraphrase a once great London record label from back in the day. if it’s on Skin Graft then it’s definitely worth a f***)

Gregory Jacobson is currently is currently showing some of his work in a show called Altars of Madness at the  Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain (in Luxembourg) alongside Matthew Barney, Nicholas Bullen, Larry Carroll, Grégory Cuquel, Damien Deroubaix, Seldon Hunt, Gregory Jacobsen, Theodor Kittelsen, Harmony Korine, Elodie Lesourd, Juan Pablo Macias, Maël Nozahic, Torbjorn Rodland, Steven Shearer, Mark Titchner, Gee Vaucher, and Banks Violette. A show curated by Damien Deroubaix and Jérôme Lefèvre

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“Extreme metal emerged in the second half of the 1980s through three distinct musical genres with different principles, aesthetics and evolutions: grindcore, death-metal and black-metal. Like all underground cultures, extreme metal is not something that can simply be passed on: you have to experience it on your own. And so it appears that some artists, whose works have been deeply affected by it, started to get involved in the extreme metal scene at a time when they were far from imagining that one day their ideas would become works of art.   The Altars of Madness exhibition project displays and brings together the works of art of a generation of artists affected by extreme metal, accompanied by a few others who were pertinent witnesses of this musical scene or brilliantly contributed to shaping its iconography. Following the three musical genres of extreme metal and their different characteristics, the exhibition is divided into three parts”.

Gregory Jacobsen talking about his relationship with metal music, his art and,,,,

And like we’ve said before, The latest LOVELY LITTLE GIRLS album, Cleaning the Filth From a Delicate Frame , came out last October on SKIN GRAFT Records and if you have a problem with us sharing yet another taste then tough, this is how Organ rolls now and here’s a bag load of essential free music tasters to get you hooked and lusting for more via that link you just past. No same old same old here!

And here’s a video compilation (made in 2010) of some of Gregory Jacobsen’s paintings


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