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The Taste of Mark Morriss – Mark Morriss (Acid Jazz Records) reviewed by Dave Franklin

I must confess that whilst most reviews of this album are going to open with Morriss’s credentials or the announcement of a Bluetones reunion tour, the reason this album excited me was the fact that he covers Sisters of Mercy’s goth standard Lucretia (My Reflection) and I was massively intrigued to hear someone so far outside the genre’s take on such a song. 179 more words

Sisters Of Mercy

Review: Leonard Cohen

This review was originally published by Gig City on Nov. 19, 2012.

In the Internet age, when success is so often determined by slick branding and youthful imagery, it’s telling that Leonard Cohen’s cheekily titled 2012 album “Old Ideas” is far and away his highest-charting record, in a career spanning 12 studio albums dating back to 1967. 546 more words

Music Writing 2012

Wife of Fired Teacher Appeals to Pope Francis for Reinstatement

The wife of Margie Winters, who was fired from a Philadelphia-area Catholic elementary school because of her marriage, is appealing to Pope Francis to rectify the injustice that the former director of religious education experienced from the school’s administration. 737 more words


MUSIC REVIEW | The Sisters of Mercy – First and Last and Always (1985)

Sometimes, a band’s sound can be so influential and ubiquitous, that it’s imitated and ripped off so much in the following years, it’s impossible to appreciate it for what it was at the time.  414 more words


Paradise Lost, The Plague Within (Century Media, 2015)

The Plague Within este, simplu spus, albumul pe care l-am așteptat cu toții timp de vreo douăzeci de ani, este, mai precis, albumul pe care l-au așteptat (timp de vreo douăzeci de ani) toți cei cărora li se umezesc, la modul pavlovian, ochii de fiecare dată când auzul le este lovit – scuze, mângâiat, alintat, dezmierdat – de o notă rătăcită de pe… 417 more words


Influences: Spooky Goth

It was the realization of the date that spurred us back into blogging action after so long. May 22nd. A lot of things to a lot of people, but to us darkly inclined Brits, it will always be World Goth Day. 613 more words