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Silhouettes and Statues: The Compilation Review

Some time ago the Cherry Red Records team approached me with a very generous offer – a very advance listen to Silhouettes and Statues, the magnum opus of goth: a five-disc über-compilation of the finest new-wave, post-punk and proto-goth tracks spanning the … Continue reading

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“Some Girls Wander By Mistake” – New 4LP Vinyl Boxset Release

You can now pre-order a four-record boxset of vinyl from Rhino Records, titled Some Girls Wander By Mistake, that will cover the earliest singles and EPs of The Sisters of Mercy, from 1980 to 1983. Available from 1st September, for … Continue reading

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Infesting 2017: The Blogging Goth Goes To Bradford

“There goes Tim Sinister”, you’ll say. “Stereotype Trad Goth,” you’ll say. “Wishes he was Eldritch but, you know, still with hair. ” You’ll be right too, and it’s only a matter of time I ink myself with the head and … Continue reading

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Red Is The New Black: Goth Election 2017

The United Kingdom, and the world, wake up to an unexpected future after the General Election returns a hung parliament with no party holding enough seats to form a government. The polls also closed in Goth Election 2017 with an … Continue reading

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Goth Election 2017

We’re just days away from the United Kingdom General Election on 8th June, which reminded me of our last foray into political waters with a poll we ran before the 2015 election. Along with all the official polling companies, we … Continue reading

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