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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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Manchester Gothic Conference 2015: “What Lies Beneath”

We’re back from the third annual Manchester Gothic conference, a meeting of many darkly-inclined academics giving papers on the entirety of Gothic culture, beyond merely the subculture. We’ve touched on theatre, literature, cinema, theology, psychogeography and dinner to name a … Continue reading

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“The Art of Gothic” by Natasha Scharf – Review

When I first heard about The Art of Gothic, the new book from author, journalist, DJ and all-round raconteur Natasha Scharf, I was expected some slim volume of familiar faces and photos. Perhaps something suitable for casually leaving on coffee table, … Continue reading

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Louder Than Words Festival – The Goth Panel

They convened the greatest minds in contemporary Gothic culture on a cold November Sunday. Academic insight from David McWilliam, media savvy observations from Natasha Scarf, the myriad creative channels of Rosie Lugosi, and the incomparable music world experiences of Si … Continue reading

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Gothic Manchester – Memento Moriatas

Memento Moriatas at Gothic Manchester 2014 Continue reading

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