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Baltica! Part 1 – Video Works

One of London’s great alternative exhibition spaces ‘The Old Biscuit Factory’, Bermondsey, hosted Baltica – Memory and Landscape, curated by Jude Cowan Montague, dedicated to work inspired by the Baltic Sea for a fleeting week in January. Sami Maalas’ Memory Wash (2020) played at right angles to a huge mirror giving a double projection of… Keep Reading

Posted on in London/Magick/Music

Counterstrike! Songwriter Eugene Coyne on magic and London puggery

Eugene Coyne in interview with Jude Cowan Montague for the Sunday Tribune. TST: The album cover is elegant but gives nothing away. It’s classic and classical. Beautiful red interior. Minimalistic. Striking. What is the relationship of the cover to the music? What about the title, Counterstrike? EC: The cover features an etching of a favourite… Keep Reading

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Rock’s Backpages. Mark Pringle Believes in the Past.

Music journalism, music writing, music magazines are by their nature – ephemeral. They give news about music. What’s new on the music scene. What’s fashionable, breakthrough, the flavour of the month. Gigs. Record releases. When ephemera become archives it is a collective memory. Something strange happens. Things that you felt were important at the time… Keep Reading

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Hammond Hits. The Hot and Cold of Organ Fever.

Montague Armstrong are Jude Cowan Montague and Matthew Armstrong. In 2018 they released their first joint album, HAMMOND HITS, as a cassette release on Richard Sanderson’s Linear Obsessional label. They both talk about their love of the Hammond Organ. JUDE: We got the organ many years ago for 50 pounds from an old church hall… Keep Reading

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