Organ Thing: William D Drake is to join Martin Creed for a show at the Brixton Windmill this coming Tuesday January 26th, a show that is part of Independent Venue Week. Independent Venue Week is a seven-day celebration of small music venues around the UK with over 120 venues taking part. As part of the week of gigs Brixton Hill Studios take over the Windmill for one night.
MARTIN CREED AND HIS BAND – “Perhaps best known for winning the Turner Prize back in 2001, Martin Creed has been actively making music since the early 90s. Creed writes direct, compelling songs with the ability to both perturb and amuse. Think… the rhythmic punk of Ian Dury and the wit and pop nous of Glasgow’s Postcard Records. He has released records on both Moshi Moshi and his own Telephone Records label”.
WILLIAM D. DRAKE – William Derek Drake is a keyboardist, pianist, composer and singer-songwriter. He is best known as a former member of the cult English rock band Cardiacs, whom he played with for nine years between 1983 and 1992. He has also been a member of The Sea Nymphs, North Sea Radio Orchestra, Nervous, Wood, Lake of Puppies and The Grown-Ups, as well as pursuing a career as a solo artist.
His fifth album ‘Revere Reach’ came out in summer 2015.
STEPHEN EVENS – Armed with a battered guitar, a casiotone and a few pedals Stephen presents songs that mix the likes of Yo La Tengo & Ivor Cutler with broken friendships and human error.