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,…

ORGAN PREVIEW: William D.Drake, he of Sea Nymphs and Cardiacs family, takes his 16th century style harpsichord to Sutton House in Hackney this weekend…

William D. Drake takes his “16th century style harpsichord” to Sutton House in Hackney this weekend for two rather special performances…   “The first in a new series of contemporary music and performance events, held at Sutton House, Hackney’s oldest house, launches with a two night residency (Saturday 4th Feb & Sunday 5th Feb) from…