ORGAN: Happy new year, so who did make the album of 2014?

Should we be writing an end of the year list? Top ten painters? Best live band? Top Twenty Street artists? Album of the year? Well that was obviously Kayo Dot‘s latest album Coffins On Io and the challenges that went with that beautiful piece of art wasn’t it?  Lists, meaningless click bait these days surely?…

R.I.P Joe Cocker…

Rest in peace, Joe Cocker, doesn’t get much better than his soulful performance back there at Woodstock in 1969…. nothing else needs to be said, just watch that performance… Singer Joe Cocker has died aged 70, his management team has confirmed  Born John Robert Cocker on 20 May 1944 in Sheffield, he died today after…

ORGAN THING OF THE DAY: Red Xmas at East London’s Studio 1.1

While everything else changes and gallery spaces are eaten up by developers, rent-hikes and the creep of expensive designed shops, coffee outlets and the rest, down in Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, East London, the one constant in a once thriving art street now almost lost, is the energetic space know as Studio 1.1.  The small artist-run…