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Goth City Festival 2017 – Interview with Joel Heyes

I got in touch with Joel Heyes, svengali of the Leeds goth scene, to find out how preparation for the second Goth City Festival is progressing. Continue reading

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Infest – Saturday 26th August – Reviews

Now I’m safely installed in the University Halls (cheap and cheerful, for £65 you basically get a room with a mattress for three days!) I can concentrate on the Infest experience. I signed up for a Laserquest match on Saturday … Continue reading

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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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Infesting 2017: The Blogging Goth Goes To Bradford

“There goes Tim Sinister”, you’ll say. “Stereotype Trad Goth,” you’ll say. “Wishes he was Eldritch but, you know, still with hair. ” You’ll be right too, and it’s only a matter of time I ink myself with the head and … Continue reading

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“A Place Both Wonderful And Strange” – Geography through a Goth lens

The TV adaption of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed fantasy novel American Gods has been unreal and amazing so far. It would be so easy to mangle this complex combination of subtle themes and sly allusions, but Starz seem to have come … Continue reading

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