ORGAN THING: Jambinai, South Korea’s maestros of intense folk-infused post-rock release a new EP, hear a track here. They’re also announced as one of the headliners for Portals Festival at EartH in Hackney in May 2023…

JAMBINAI today announce the release of Apparition, a new 4-track EP, out 11th November via Bella Union. To celebrate the announcement the band have shared an intense live performance video for “Once More From That Frozen Bottom”, the EP’s incendiary opening track, filmed last winter at the ARTE museum in Yeosu, here it is.  Additionally,…

ORGAN THING: Martello Street, The Triangle, Peter Kennard, Kelly Sweeney, celebrating East London’s vital old school art studios, these Hackney spaces are important…

Space Studios Open Day, Martello Street/The Triangle, Hackney, East London, July 2022 –  Open Studios, especially Open Studio days in those old East London spaces, the ones steeped in history, the ones alive with tales of the fights to keep them as studios, to take the dilapidated buildings on in the first place, getting the…

ORGAN: Five recommended art things – Romina De Novellis at Richard Saltoun Gallery, Opposing Fictions at Koppel X, Space Open Studios in Hackney, In the Black Fantastic at Hayward Gallery, Anne McNeill-Pulati and Non Worrall at Muswell Hill Gallery…

Five more art things. five art things, five more art things happening somewhere around right now or any moment now. Five art shows to check out in the coming days. An (almost) weekly round up of recommended art events. Five shows, exhibitions or things we rather think might be worth checking out. Mostly London things…

ORGAN THING: Andrew and Eden Kötting at Hackney’s New Art Projects, phishing against the tide? Is it really that simple? That brilliant? Far more complex? The Wondrous Realities?

Andrew and Eden Kötting – Excuse me, can you help me please? I’m terribly worriedat New Art Projects, hackney, London, June2022 –  It isn’t quite a sense of innocence or, well, no, not quite a sense of anything that I want to try and (hopelessly) put a finger on. What are we seeing here? Whatever it…

ORGAN THING: And so the Cultivate Five Points Yard gathering happened last Sunday in a very very sunny Hackney, heads got burnt, beer was drunk, people gathered, art was installed, art was talked…

And so the Five Points Yard gathering happened last Sunday in a very very sunny Hackney, heads got burnt, (lots of ) beer was drunk, pizza was eaten, people gathered in actual real life, art was installed, art was talked, people came, art was sold. Miss Roberts read drunken Tarot, Emma Harvey built a giant…

ORGAN THING: Hugh Mendes and His Mentors at The Tub, Hackney, The right show, the right place, the right time. There’s something very spiritual about  this collection, something reverential…

Back to The Tub for a second show in a matter of days, last weekend it was a Supple Octopus presentationand what the refereed to as “a strange world of ceramics, paintings and drawings by Coral Brookes and Rebecca Elves, created together and apart, there were some interesting paintings, some fine ceramics as well, good…