• Live Reviews
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    Whitby Goth Weekend – November 2016, Part Two

    By Jordan Mooney. (Alias Lord Froggy of Twixington.) Photographs by Zhaos Photography. Proofreading by Lydia Byron. The Cat on the Wall crew™ is: Jordan Mooney, Matthew Sambrook, Kane Foster, Eddie Eales and Ross Eales. With thanks to Paul, Shelley, and everybody to work the Spa Pavilion over such a hectic weekend. NIGHT ONE – NIGHT […]

  • Live Reviews
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    Whitby Goth Weekend – November 2016, Part One

    By Jordan Mooney. (Alias Lord Froggy of Twixington.) Photographs by Zhaos Photography. Proofreading by Lydia Byron. The Cat on the Wall crew™ is: Jordan Mooney, Matthew Sambrook, Kane Foster, Eddie Eales and Ross Eales. With sincerest thanks to Magenta Moon, Louise Street, Midjet Jem and Jo Hampshire. NIGHT ONE – NIGHT TWO – ABBEY WHARF […]

  • News
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    Rob Martin releases new book – ‘This Country!’

    Our good friend Rob Martin, artist & illustrator – and director of Purpleman the Movie (2016) and Saving Ginger’s Privates (2004) – has released his latest book of comical cartoons This Country!  today via Empire Publications at a special introductory offer of £10. Click the logo below to take a look and make a purchase! […]

  • Reviews
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    The Last Cry – Goodbye – Album Review

    By Jordan Mooney. Proof-read by Lydia Byron. The Last Cry are one of many bands we first witnessed at Whitby Goth Weekend – and we’ve always lauded them for the sheer emotion, and for that immersive, heart rending capability of their output on stage. To see frontman Andrew Birch opening himself up on stage – […]

  • Reviews
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    Hands Off Gretel – Burn the Beauty Queen – Album Review

    By Jordan Mooney. Where does one go for a new sight? Or a new taste? A new sound? We’ve often theorised that the best place is Whitby Goth Weekend, and it’s at the Spa in April 2016 that we first met the impenetrable power of Hands Off Gretel. Now, the Riotous, raucous and unhinged opus […]

  • Reviews
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    Alexa De Strange – CON CONJONES – the Official Live DVD

    By Jordan Mooney. In this world of rock and roll, live DVDs and CDs still pepper the big-label groups’ repertoire. They are often over produced, under enthused and, more often than not, simply not very interesting. This is the curse of the rock and roll star – forty years of playing grinding them into a […]

  • Reviews
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    The Empty Page – Unfolding – Album Review

    By Jordan Mooney. With thanks to Kel for her patience! There are many ‘hot spots’ for music in the UK, and one of the most historically significant and increasingly vibrant is Manchester – the city’s musical geography is almost impossible to classify; but we like to think a lot of it can be represented by […]

  • Reviews
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    Carl Moorcroft – On The Road – Album Review

    By Jordan Mooney. Indie Acoustic albums have never quite sat well with me; I’m far more in the punky side of things, and, in my experience (thank you email inbox), they all too often end up sounding irritatingly pretentious, crooning about lost love so consistently that it’s awfully tempting to provide a pigeonhole for ‘fop-haired […]