Cultivate presents Books (a companion exhibition)

What do artists have on their bookshelves? Books (a companion exhibition) is just that. Book opened a couple of weeks ago, an art exhibition, artists painting books or responding to the title in some kind of way, Book was February’s Monthly Cultivate on-line art show, this is a smaller companion exhibition (the March show, Impart,…

ORGAN: Five Music Things – Ukraine’s Pusca, sound artist Auclair, a new song from Michael J Sheehy, more Death Pill, those defiant Hardcore Riot Grrrl punks from Kyiv, some Wilma Vintra, Brighton’s Diner, Terrorscum and…

We usually come up with somekind of smartarse editoria about alll the striving and the doing it, on we go, the Five music things thing yet again for whatever it still might be worth. Five? There’s something rather compelling about five, cross-pollination? Five more? Do we need to do the editorial bit again? Is there…

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 THING: Michael J Sheehy, a new single, a lament to bygone days and long-closed venues, a beautiful benefit in aid of the Music Venue Trust…

Michael J Sheehy, he of Miraculous Mule and in a previous life way before that, Dream City Film Club, has announced the release of a download-only stand-along single to benefit the Music Venue Trust. Michael has recently released the acclaimed album Distance is the Soul of Beauty, his first solo album in over a decade,…

ORGAN THING: United Sounds of Joy and a delicious premiere of the video of that first track from the new album. United Sounds are Michael J. Sheehy, currently of Miraculous Mule and Alex Vald, once of Dream City Film Club…

Organ Thing of the Day, for that is what we do here these days, cherry pick a thing, a piece of art, a slice of music, a gig, a painting, an exhibition, maybe a book, never a cup cake or a cat, certainly not a beard of a coffee shop, a thing of the day.…

ORGAN THING: United Sounds Of Joy, a live film of that night…

This rather beautifully crafted film will give you a small idea of the magic that happened over at the debut live performance of United Sounds of joy at the Servant Jazz Quarters a couple or so weeks back. A fine document of a special night made by Joel Stevens and ChooChoo Films.  there’s some words…