ORGAN THING)S) OF THE DAY, THE TAXI CHAIR, THE JULIE RUIN, THE PUNK SINGER some FUND RAISING and an old slice of diy pop, Organ style….
THE JULIE RUIN are from New York, if you haven’t caught up wit then yet, then all you need to know right now is that they are Kathleen Hanna, Kathi Wilcox, Kenny Mellman, Carmine Covelli and Sara Landeau – that should mean something to some of you, and maybe nothing to others? Kathleen Hanna’s new band, she of the glorious Bikini Kill and such, The Julie Ruin are her new band and their debut album, Run Fast, is out now….
Here’s a taste or two….
Meanwhile, The Punk Singer is a film about Kathleen…
About the Film
“Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and dance-punk trio Le Tigre, rose to national attention as the reluctant but never shy voice of the riot grrrl movement. She became one of the most famously outspoken feminist icons, a cultural lightning rod. Her critics wished she would just shut-up, and her fans hoped she never would. So in 2005, when Hanna stopped shouting, many wondered why. Through 20 years of archival footage* and intimate interviews with Hanna, THE PUNK SINGER takes viewers on a fascinating tour of contemporary music and offers a never-before-seen view into the life of this fearless leader”. –
The Punk Singer Facebook page
And a slice of urgently needed Cultivate fund raising then.
The taxi driver’s seat that was painted in the gallery, by me (Sean Worrall), could now be yours for just 1p, well that’s how much it is right now over on Ebay. The auction runs for seven days and ends on Tuesday 12th November. We got rent bills to pay so watch this space for more auctions…. Before you bid, please be aware that you will need to pick this piece up from the gallery yourself.
And here’s a deliciously raw live version of a non-more-pop single we put out on ORG back in the 90’s, DISCO PISTOL live at an Organ gig, was it with Dream City Film Club? Painted one of their singles the other day…
“Bikini Kill on the side of the US capitol bldg spring or summer 1992….”.
More of this tomorrow, maybe….