Friday 1 November 2013

The weekly compendium 01/11/2013

It's the end of the spookiest week in the calendar. Halloween night is over and Whitby Goth Weekend is once again taking over the sleepy fishing town on the North Yorkshire coast. If you're recovering from last night or still getting ready to get your goth on at Whitby, why not sit back with our weekly round-up?

On the main site it's been a pretty news-heavy week with headlines courtesy of Nick Cave, Dead When I Found Her, Artoffact Records, Alt-Fest, Skinny Puppy, EgoLikeness, and Rabia Sorda.

We also had reviews of the new releases from The 69 Eyes, Spiritual Front and Cynical Existence.

In social media we gave our Tumblr followers a treat with a round-up of articles for Halloween reading, as well as a present from H.P. Lovecraft.

While on Facebook, we had new music videos from Erasure, Rabia Sorda and David Bowie. As well as tour news from The Young Gods, Neil Gaiman's thoughts on Lou Reed's passing, a song preview from Cease2xist, and the BBC's Halloween tributes to all things Goth.

We also marked the 75th anniversary of one of the greatest Halloween tricks ever perpetrated courtesy of Orson Welles in his radio broadcast of War Of The Worlds which panicked the USA on 30/10/1938. If you missed it, here it is again...

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