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Whitby Goth Weekend Spring 2017: A Choice Selection…

Just a couple of days until we drive over to Whitby, North Yorkshire, for the Spring 2017 Whitby Goth Weekend! Now in its 23rd year this world-renowned festival continues to draw in crowds for music, dancing, drinking and people-watching. As … Continue reading

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The Wendyhouse, Leeds, 2012

One of my favourite YouTube videos is the one taken at the Xclusiv Club in Batley, 1984. The (Black) Gold Age of Goth, it shows perfect hairdos and artless makeup in the incongruous surroundings of a sleepy, little West Yorkshire … Continue reading

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The Chameleons Are Not What They Seem

I believe that other blogs, dedicated to the topic, cover music better than The Blogging Goth could. However, as a long-time fan of gorgeous and under-appreciated post-punks The Chameleons, and currently on a binge-watch of David Lynch’s small-screen opus Twin … Continue reading

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Andrew Eldritch moves in with Mountain Goats

Of all the strangest headlines for my blog, that is currently in the lead. This is the story that an American indie-folk band, the aforementioned ‘Mountain Goats‘, have recorded a new album entitled Goths. The launch was promoted with the release … Continue reading

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MUMU 2017: Still No Masterplan

“Ladies and Gentlemen, KLF have now left the building” Or so we thought. After much frenzied discussion of an appropriately chaotic YouTube clip, an “official” statement has been released. By released, of course, we mean someone happened to spot this … Continue reading

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Whitby Goth Weekend: Winter 2016 Part Two

We’re riding hell for leather into our second set of reviews of Whitby Goth Weekend, Winter 2016, having covered Friday previously. What better way to sound the call to battle, than with veterans of 2015 – Chasing Dragons! These metallers … Continue reading

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Whitby Goth Weekend: Winter 2016 Part One

Winter is here! Well, not Ned Stark beheading winter, but instead the bracing forty-mile-an-hour winds of winter in Whitby, that ruin perfectly crimped and backcombed hair. Shelter instead in the light and noise of the Spa. The real beating heart … Continue reading

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