• Interviews
    Baz Francis of Magic Eight Ball announces Solo LP – Interview

    The last time we spoke to the multi-talented, nattily dressed Baz Francis – frontman and chief creator of heavy-power-rock-pop outfit, Magic Eight Ball, he was telling us all about his vast adventures in a turbulent landscape of Rik Mayall, romance and a bit of well-placed cynicism. Since then, well, it’s all been kicking off – […]

  • Live Reviews
    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
    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 […]

  • Reviews
    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
    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 […]

  • Interviews
    Fancy Dancing Vaudevillains – meet Fable Cry!

    By Jordan Mooney. Strap yourself in, ladies and gents. Goths, take the weight off of your four foot heels. Steampunkers, sail your airships in this North-Westerly direction. Vaudevillians, set yourself in the crouching positions. This one’s a cracker.. You’re walking through a town. It’s a strange place; it could be anywhere, any time period. It’s […]