ORGAN THING: So, how to approach this one? A Soft Machine live album released today, Facelift France and Holland, some superb quality live footage of the Softs at their freewheeling peak…

Soft Machine – Facelift France and Holland (Cuneiform Records) – Now how to approach this one? Soft Machine fans, jazz fans, prog heads and those who already know are going to be excited, they’re going to want the details, the forensic analysis, the pulling apart of every note, but then you can go hear a…

ORGAN THING: Yang’s latest album, Designed For Disaster – a very fine progressive rock album, a very fine Yang album, a highly recommended delight…

Yang – Designed For Disaster (Cuneiform) –  French composer and guitarist Frédéric L’Épée formed his first serious band, Shylock, while in his teens and waxed two now highly collectible albums with that formation in the mid 70s; moving on to the guitar-centric combo Philharmonie, who existed from 1987-1998 and which produced a further five full-length…

ORGAN THING: Two fine releases on Cuneiform Records, Le Tout Sur Le Tout or TST with some tightly improvised experimentation and Luke Stewart’s Silt Trio with a rather warm album called The Bottom…

An Organ Thing of The Day? Two releases on Cuneiform Records today, Le Tout Sur Le Tout or TST and some tightly improvised experimentation that kind of tip-toes around the edges in a forcefully delightful way and before that some rather warm, rather fluid, rather welcoming, rather cohesive jazz from Luke Stewart’s Silt Trio and…

ORGAN THING: Jack O’ The Clock’s impressively detailed new album, a wide-ranging musical adventure six years in the making…

Jack O’ The Clock – album – Leaving California (Cuneiform Records) –  “A Wide-Ranging Musical Adventure Six Years in the Making” so we’re told, Jack O’ The Clock’s new album is an immediately impressively beguiling ride of an album   And yes, Leaving California is a highly-detailed musical adventure that does indeed reveal new layers (and…

ORGAN THING: Cuneiform’s albums of the year sampler, Cheer Accident, Thinking Plague, Birdsongs Of The Mesozoic, Anthony Pirog and more, and all for whatever you wish to pay…

Organ Thing of The Day: Now look, this album is worth every single penny you have just for for that brilliant first track, that perfect piece of pop from Chicago’s Cheer Accident. listen to that first song and tell us it isn’t just about perfect. A label sampler. Actually, that reminds us we necer did…

ORGAN THINGS: Seven Impale dish out some lighthouse keeper flavoured prog, Dalek throw out fresh questions, Sweet Jesus unload some classic DC hardcore….

Tuesday things, same as Monday things or Wednesday things really. A random bag of earfood selected from the things that have come this way today… What do we have today? Sweet Jesus, ex-Have Heart, F**king Invincible, Dropdead and such, have announced their debut album You Destroy Yourself  The album is due out on February 3rd…