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Post-punk Punditry: The Blogging Goth a Talking Head?

It’s been a busy time for The Blogging Goth. I’ve been on my travels, with a week in beautiful Venice – a desperate attempt to submerge myself in continental culture before the bigots put up the fences. I fielded the … Continue reading

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World Goth Day 2015 – Sun and Social Media

It’s quite bright here in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, where The Blogging Goth is keeping an eye on Facebook and Twitter and watching as the Goth community comes together to celebrate – even more than on Halloween! We’ve covered World Goth Day before … Continue reading

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“So This Is Permanence” – Peter Hook plays Joy Division’s entire back catalogue

Atmosphere … @peter_hook1 & The Light https://t.co/uxcWkME1NI — Sarah Walters (@SarahCityLife) May 18, 2015 Barely five hundred tickets were available for this unique performance; Peter Hook – the former Joy Division bassist – and his band The Light were celebrating … Continue reading

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Real Gothic FC – The ‘real’ media catch-up

Well it’s been almost a month since Patrick Smith wrote a glowing article on Real Gothic FC for interminable “34 most annoying social media lists”-style list site Buzzfeed – so about now, the sluggish forces of British mainstream media are … Continue reading

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World Goth Day 2014

Happy World Goth Day 2014, readers! It’s delightfully grey and cold here in Leeds, England – breaking a surprising and inconvenient sunny spell, and letting me dust off the leather and waistcoats of winter. Last year, we talked to WGD … Continue reading

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World Goth Day 2013 – Interview with DJ Cruel Britannia

May 22nd has become the worldwide day of celebration for the Goth subculture, so we caught up with the man to blame… sorry, famous founder Cruel Britannia, who described himself to us as “Goth DJ, internet radio show presenter & … Continue reading

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Sisters get Real with Sponsorship!

It won’t be long until the April 2013 Whitby Goth Weekend, and one of the highlights every time is the charity football match between Athletico Gazette and Real Gothic. Or haggard hacks and hungover Goths, which as you can imagine … Continue reading

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