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Children Of The Night: three films about early 80s Goth nightlife in the UK

Some Goths, chillin’, the 80s Ah, if only time machines had been invented already. We would each be free to zip back and visit the desired nightclub/live venue/social scene of our choice, to revel in a world we can now only read, or dream, about. I’ve thought about this before, of course, and most of […]

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‘Imaginary Man’: Julien Temple’s superb documentary on Ray Davies Director and Kinks fan, Julien Temple beautifully captures Ray Davies’ wistfulness in his excellent documentary on the former-Kink, Ray Davies: Imaginary Man. Davies is allowed to gently meander around his past life, talking about his childhood, his family of 7 sisters and 1 brother, his early […]

When Duran Duran supported Hazel O’Connor’s Megahype

A fab piece of pop memorabilia from the wonderful broadcaster and journalist, Andy Kershaw, who writes: ‘This letter was sent to me (as the Ents Secretary of Leeds University) some time in November 1980. ‘I still think they were slightly overpaid.’ The letter from M.A.M. Agency was by way booking a band called Duran Duran […]

‘Horror Europa’: an excellent trawl through the history of European horror cinema

The Hallowe’en season seemed pretty drawn out this year. That’s fine with me though, ‘cos I love it! What other chance to do we get to celebrate all those freaky and ghoulish things we normally hide under our beds and in our broom cupboards? If you want to keep the chills running down the back […]