ORGAN THING: From Isolation is a series of collaborations from Trestle Records as a reaction to the self-isolation, hear the first two releases here, the third, featuring James Johnston, Ross Downes and Keeley Forsyth is out later this week…

Organ Thing of The Day: “From Isolation is a new series of collaborations organised by Trestle Records as a reaction and ‘antidote’ to the self-isolation and quarantine measures we are currently undergoing due to the Covid 19 pandemic. We are contacting musicians to collaborate as a trio in the making of an EP achieved through…

ORGAN THING: James Johnston, best known as Gallon Drunk’s frontman, is also a painter, his paintings sound like his music looks, tonight we’re catching the closing of his excellent solo show at Vout-O-Reenee’s, East London…

JAMES JOHNSTON, “Recent Work”, Stash gallery at Vout-O-Reenee’s, East London – James Johnston, mostly, at least for those of us who have been in London long enough and lucky enough to witness his development, is best known as Gallon Drunk’s frontman, he has also spent considerable time working with others: a mid 90s spell as a touring…

PJ HARVEY has recorded an exclusive song in support of the last remaining British resident in the US prison at Guantanamo Bay. ‘Shaker Aamer’ is available as a free download…

PJ Harvey has recorded an exclusive song in support of the last remaining British resident in the US prison at Guantanamo Bay. ‘Shaker Aamer’ is available here as a free download and stream. Here’s what it says on PJ Harvey’s official website Clive Stafford Smith, Reprieve’s Director and lawyer for Shaker Aamer, said: “We hope…