ORGAN THING: Cardiacs, for those of you who like to be downloading rather than to be holding these things in our hands, have finally got around to opening a Bandcamp page and…

Cardiacs, for those of you who like to be downloading rather than to be holding these things in our hands, have finally got around to opening a Bandcamp page and making a whole load of their beautifully heaven born and ever bright back catalogue of albums officially available… Meanwhile, in a very (very) slightly related…

ORGAN THING: A bit of a “lost” Cardiacs song, if you will…

Organ Thing: “Tim Smith of Cardiacs once autographed a copy of Cardiacs’ Rude Bootleg (Live at Reading Festival, 1986) by writing 14 seconds of music in staff notation along with the message “Get someone to play this – A song especially for Jason. Love Timmy X” Martin Keary recorded Tim’s autograph on keyboards and piano in…

ORGAN: “We really believe he can come back from this” Stuart Maconi talks to Cardiacs guitarist Kavus Torabi about Tim Smith’s health struggles…

Kavus Torabi on Tim Smith of Cardiacs: “We really believe he can come back from this” Stuart Maconi talks to Cardiacs guitarist Kavus Torabi about Tim Smith’s health struggles, on his BBC radio show, listen to the conversation via this link Further reading here…  ORGAN THING: Now besides leading what is without a doubt the…

ORGAN THING: Now besides leading what is without a doubt the finest band ever, besides leading a band that has given, and continues to give, so many of us so so many pleasures, besides all that, Tim Smith is…

Now besides leading what is without a doubt the finest band ever, besides leading a band that has given, and continues to give, so many of us so so many pleasures, besides all that, Tim Smith is just one of the nicest guys ever. Some of those gigs will be etched into my head forever,…