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Visiting the Glasgow Necropolis

How about a guided tour of a vast cemetery, housing 50,000 dead on a prominent hill overlooking Glasgow? Continue reading

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First and Last and Forever: The Sisters’ debut album

To many fans, the cowboy-hat wearing smoke-wreathed silhouettes are the golden-age lineup… Continue reading

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Bela Lugosi’s (still) Dead

Nine and a half minutes of exploratory, indulgent and spine-tingling music courtesy of the most recognizable post-punks going – the Bauhaus anthem “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” was released on this day, 1979.  Continue reading

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Forty Years of Unknown Pleasures

Confession time, to begin. I’ve never owned Unknown Pleasures on vinyl. Sacrilege! I know, but I’m late to the entire record party, and I’ve always had Joy Division in my pocket as an MP3 or similar. So for a few … Continue reading

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Could you be in the Museum of Goth?

Now all the celebrations have ended and our hangovers have receded, it’s time to confront reality. 2019 is the fortieth anniversary of many goth origins, and so we must accept that this odd old scene of ours is a legitimate … Continue reading

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