ORGAN THING: Exploring East London’s art, is there actually anything to this #WickWednesday thing? Is there anything left for us in Hackney Wick?

We’ve all seen the social media hype, the glossy boards by the fancy new Hackney Wick overground station, the promo videos on Facebook and such, but what is Wick Wednesday? What’s all that about? Whoops, forgot the hashtag there, mustn’t forget the hashtag, whole marketing teams will have been in meetings for days deciding on…

ORGAN THING: Letting down a pokey-fingered beer-drinking man while those excellent Cravats get ready to join The Membranes and a twenty voice choir along with Steve Ignorant and The Wolfhounds for a good looking gig in London…

If you want the Membranes bit then cut to the chaise down there beneath the Cravats video, before that, let me tell you about pokey man and his pointy finger.  Got poked at by a pokey man the other day, he was rather annoyed with us so it seems. It works like this around here…

ORGAN THING: Fred Coppin’s painterly optimism down Rivington Street…

FRED COPPIN – Angles And Optimism – Rivington Street, Shoreditch, East London, August 2018 – Spied the show half way along Rivington Street, can’t pass an unexpected art show, don’t know much about Fred Coppin, well nothing actually, not heard of him, didn’t catch any of pre-show publicity (assuming there was some), apparently this is…