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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 2016: The Goths Write Back

#worldgothday is now trending in United Kingdom https://t.co/ovClDHhbGi — Trendsmap UK (@TrendsUK) May 22, 2016 A fantastic sight, before lunchtime on an otherwise lazy Sunday! World Goth Day is officially upon us, and social media is whipping up a storm … Continue reading

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On The Web in Hull: Spiders Nightclub

Mention the city of Kingston-upon-Hull to anyone vaguely alternative in the UK, and chances are they’ll tell you ‘Spiders Rocks’! It’s possibly one of the most formidable nightclubs in the country, running consistently since 1979. That longevity probably owes to … Continue reading

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RIP Lemmy Kilmister – 1945-2015

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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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BBC documentary suffers Disintegration

Nearly 5,000 people are members of a Facebook community dedicated towards realizing a full documentary on the rich subcultural history of British Gothic music. The BBC has delivered similar programmes in this vein – such as Synth Britannia, which provoked the … Continue reading

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