ORGAN: Five recommended art things – Romina De Novellis at Richard Saltoun Gallery, Opposing Fictions at Koppel X, Space Open Studios in Hackney, In the Black Fantastic at Hayward Gallery, Anne McNeill-Pulati and Non Worrall at Muswell Hill Gallery…

Five more art things. five art things, five more art things happening somewhere around right now or any moment now. Five art shows to check out in the coming days. An (almost) weekly round up of recommended art events. Five shows, exhibitions or things we rather think might be worth checking out. Mostly London things…

ORGAN PREVIEW: The ninth annual Mayfair Art Weekend kicks off this Friday evening, will there be green balloons this year?

Mayfair Art Weekend is back, the event described as “the annual celebration of the world’s internationally renowned gallery district” kicks off this Friday night and runs throughout the weekend. The ninth edition will take place from 24th to 26th June 2022, with “the extended programme of free events including the Mayfair Sculpture Trail in collaboration…

ORGAN PREVIEW:  Our latest new favourite band – there is always a new favourite band, we have one most weeks – Bristol’s rather brilliantly named Slagheap hit London this coming Friday night with The Famous Daxx and Nervous Twitch…

ORGAN PREVIEW:  Our latest new favourite band – there is always a new favourite band, we have one most weeks – Bristol’s rather brilliantly named Slagheap hit London this coming Friday night.  A gig put on by the excellent Get in Her Ears team. “For our June edition of GIHE live, we’re back at The…

ORGAN THING: Michael Dean’s Jungle is Massive – Herald St Gallery, Bethnal Green, East London – It feels exciting, those concrete textures, the scale, the edges, the decay, the space between pieces and the conversations they have…

Michael Dean – Jungle is Massive – Herald St Gallery, Bethnal Green, East London –  Unless you’ve been paying close attention to their mailouts you never quite know if there’s anything happening or not at Herald St, they don’t do signs or anything like that, unless you already know they’re hiding there you’d have no…

ORGAN THING: Something new from The Mars Volta? Well why not? Ten years after, that’s a rather delicious comeback, here it is…

Something new from The Mars Volta? Well why not? Ten years after, that’s a rather delicious comeback, here it is, along with the film…. The Mars Volta are back with their first new song in nearly a decade, “Blacklight Shine,” which arrives alongside a complementary short film directed by Omar Rodríguez-López. “Blacklight Shine,” is, some…

ORGAN THING: Andrew and Eden Kötting at Hackney’s New Art Projects, phishing against the tide? Is it really that simple? That brilliant? Far more complex? The Wondrous Realities?

Andrew and Eden Kötting – Excuse me, can you help me please? I’m terribly worriedat New Art Projects, hackney, London, June2022 –  It isn’t quite a sense of innocence or, well, no, not quite a sense of anything that I want to try and (hopelessly) put a finger on. What are we seeing here? Whatever it…

ORGAN THING: Wolfsbane? A new album? Nah, get outta here! Hang on, what’s this? A Whole World Window from the Birmingham overspill? The generous spirit of music? Well we weren’t expecting that…

Wolfsbane – Genius (Wolfgenius) –  The sound of four people really not giving a flying flip what anyone thinks and life’s too short and I must admit we probably haven’t seen Wolfsbane since the last century, and yeah I know they’re born again and yes, they were in London last week as part of their…

ORGAN: Five Music Things – No time to stop for a snack, Bristol’s Slagheap have something new, Dead Can Dance’s Lisa Gerrard with Marcello De Francisci, New York’s Wild Arrows, The Life And Death, Half-handed Cloud’s new album and and and…

Jump past this bit, forget the snack, no time for that, the music starts down there with the cool suss of Slagheap, you don’t need the damn intro… And just like we asked last time, shall we do it again, five more slice of music? Really was all for finally knocking everything on the head…

ORGAN THING: Diamanda Galás has announced the release of her new album – Broken Gargoyles, out on 26 August 2022 on the artist’s own imprint Intravenal Sound Operations…

Diamanda Galás has announced the release of her new album – Broken Gargoyles, out on 26 August 2022 on the artist’s own imprint Intravenal Sound Operations – just a week after the renowned singer, composer and pianist reissued a remastered version of her 1986 classic The Divine Punishment.  Employing a vast array of advanced vocal…