ORGAN THING: Post Now, Part One, Chicago vs New York, did that version of Dirty Boy just get even better? Is this the (second) best compilation album ever? Are Skin Graft the best record label ever? Are Cheer Accident the antidote?

“POST NOW: PART ONE CHICAGO vs NEW YORK”  (Skin Graft Records) – An album review? A compilation, In all honestly, what with all the pecking voices in my left ear and the other ones in my right ear and the goings off and yes play it, no don’t play it this week, and the yes…

ORGAN: Five musical things with Esben and the Witch, the locked on menace of Mr E.V, something new from Enablers, catching up with Sloppy Jane, a touch of Trip Lava and…

It started off a red day, things went purple, always controlled though, recycled, words you’ve no doubt read before, or maybe not? Now if it wasn’t for this and that it really would be some kind of hellish helldog helldriver bad beekeeper of a place to be, and for what it be worth, here’s another…

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,…