ORGAN THING: Penny Rimbaud announces the launch of Caliban Records, a new label specialising in new music or, as he himself puts it, “that which might not otherwise get the hearing it deserves”.

Penny Rimbaud, according to this press release that just landed, “is pleased to announce the launch of Caliban Records”, a new label specialising in new music or, as he himself puts it, “that which might not otherwise get the hearing it deserves”. Caliban’s first release will be ‘Kernschmelze III – Concerto For Improvised Cello’ in…

ORGAN THING: List time, our top albums of 2021, who made it? Gazelle Twin & NYX, Peter Hammill, Michael J Sheehy, Black Country New Road, Robert Calvert, Flying Luttenbachers, Deerhoof, Van Der Graaf, Alex Ward, Charlotte Greve, the Commoners Choir and…

The self indulgent end of year best albums list thing, everyone loves a list don’t they? Do like to wait until the actual end of the year though, we’re almost there now and well, here it is. Of course we haven’t listened to everything, of course we haven’t, we certainly haven’t reviewed everything – we…

ORGAN: Monday morning, way too many pianos, Crass people doing Lewis Carroll, Frieze London is on, a new Caravan album? Here and Now, 35 oranges from Whitechapel, Passengers and whatever the in-box offers today…

What a half-hearted morning, the morning after the summer before, “Hi, I just wanted to remind You that V/A “Brutality Garden. Vol.1” is out in two days! Have a nice week. Kind regards”, no name or anything like that, just part of some record label’s Monday morning marketing plan – thanks for the nice week…

ORGAN THING: Penny Rimbaud of Crass Releases Unique New Solo Album, hear it and read about it and dance around the architecture of it here…

Penny Rimbaud – Arthur Rimbaud In Verdun (One Little Independent Records) – The short review: Is the album worth investing time in? ‘coarse it is, ‘course it is, Penny Rimbaud, the legendary punk poet, writer, painter, multi-instrumentalist and co-founder of seminal anarchist outfit Crass, has released his new album ‘Arthur Rimbaud In Verdun, go search…