ORGAN PREVIEW: Van Der Graaf’s Guy Evans steps in for Chris Cutler at this weekend’s much anticipated Yumi Hara residency at London’s Cafe Oto…

Ahead of Yumi Hara’s much anticipated two day residency at North London’s Cafe OTO, Yumi has just sent us this bit of almost last minute information. “Chris Cutler has had to withdraw from the Yumi Hara Residency at Cafe Oto to self-isolate. We are glad to announce that we’ve been able to persuade Guy Evans…

ORGAN THING: Van Der Graaf Generator, The Charisma Years – I mean, catch hold of that BBC session version of Killer from 1970 and tell me it isn’t laced with punk rock danger…

Okay, I confess, the distractions were cleared as soon as the postman handed it over, straight to Plague of Lighthouse Keepers, and of course it sounds wonderful, how could it not? It could have been any number of tracks really but that was the one that originally pulled me in. It is slightly strange without…