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…

ORGAN THING: La Fête de la Musique, and it really is a glorious festival of music to explore, a vital compilation album loaded with treasure from Dur et Doux…

“Dur et Doux is a collective of musicians, a label and a production structure that defends a singular vision of amplified music. Founded in 2008 and carried by thirty or so musicians forming around 15 bands, Dur et Doux praises the unusual, the creation and the innovation, all being nurtured by the singularity of each…

ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Oozing Gloop, Commucracy Now, Ron Athey at Participant Inc, Band of Holy Joy and Notes From A Gallery at 46, Amy-Leigh Bird, Shaun Fraser, and Simon Kidd at No.20 Arts, Degree Zero, Drawing at Midcentury at MoMA and…

The glue that holds what together? Art, how low can you go? Where were we? Repeating ourselves whilst under stress? I wish you were here to see it, the more I look at it the more I like it, I do think it good, but we said all that last week (and probably the week…

ORGAN THING: On the run from time served in Grand Ulena, Jitters and Yowie, Terms have a new video and a taste of sounds to come…

Got to love those fish, Terms have a fishy video, a video made by Danny Piechocki and co-starring Christopher Trull, credit where the credit is due.  Terms, we’re told are “a socially-distanced band”, a band who “deal in dissonance. Arriving by way of St. Petersburg Florida and St. Louis, Missouri – Terms are the aforementioned…