ORGAN THING: A fragile, beautiful, previously unreleased Cardiacs song, “a present by way of gracious thanks” has been officially posted as a download…

Songs are powerful things. You have to be careful with them. Very powerful songs come with powerful magic attached, whether you like it or not. Take this one song, known for years as ‘Dream Dress’ but unveiled at last, at long, long last, as a spell called ‘Vermin Mangle’. It’s a simple song, just a…

ORGAN THING: A bit of a “lost” Cardiacs song, if you will…

Organ Thing: “Tim Smith of Cardiacs once autographed a copy of Cardiacs’ Rude Bootleg (Live at Reading Festival, 1986) by writing 14 seconds of music in staff notation along with the message “Get someone to play this – A song especially for Jason. Love Timmy X” Martin Keary recorded Tim’s autograph on keyboards and piano in…