ORGAN THING: Warsaw-based cellist/composer and sometimes Godspeed collaborator Resina returns with a highly recommended first standalone album in three years…

Resina – Speechless (Fat Cat Records) – There is never enough time and if a release like this needs anything it is proper time. “Warsaw-based cellist/composer Resina (Karolina Rec) returns with a first standalone album in three years, taking a big step forward on a bold and brilliantly expansive record that explores ideas about language,…

ORGAN: Vote Bob And Roberta for real! Really! He’s standing against Gove! and meanwhile in France, L’Effondras….

VOTE BOB AND ROBERTA SMITH!  YES, REALLY! “The arts proved a thorn in Michael Gove’s side throughout his four-year tenure as Education Secretary. Now, one acclaimed artist is taking protests a step further by running against him in the next general election.   Bob and Roberta Smith, the pseudonym of Patrick Brill who specialises in painted…

ORGAN THING: Los Angeles post rock warmth from Whale Fall, they have a beautiful new album ready to go, here’s a taste…

“Elegiac/triumphal; epic/intimate; shambolic/measured” is how Los Angeles Instrumental five-piece Whale Fall describe themselves. In those few words they have it just about right – well maybe not shambolic, they do sound rather measured, they make a rich beautiful sound. I guess if we were to be lazy we’d talk of post rock trumpets and warm…

FOUR THINGS… Grex splendidly cover Cardiacs, José Parlá’s landscape of words, New Zealand’s graceful post-rock creators Kerretta, and Mary Blair, an artist you probably never heard of….

FOUR THINGS FOR SUNDAY….   Grex splendidly cover Cardiacs, José Parlá‘s landscape of words, new single and London date from New Zealand’s graceful post-rock creators Kerretta, and Mary Blair, an important artist you probably never heard of…. Just pointing you in the direction of some things we thought worth sharing, simple as that…. We’ll start with…