Article/Blog – Emilie Autumn in New York
New York, NY, Gramercy Theatre 02/18/2012
Before the cleaning up of Time Square, before TV and radio, before both World Wars and even before the turn of the 20th century, New York was not such a happening place to live. Where skyscrapers now stand, there once were gambling dens and whorehouses populated by girls snatched off train platforms and forced to become opium addicts. Beneath the sanitized version of U.S. history taught in grade school, the corrupt underbelly of New York is typically glossed over. But tonight, the Victorian era is conjured up again at the corner of East 23rd and Lexington as a line of people stretches around the block to see Emilie Autumn and co. perform sad tales of girls gone astray. [..]
Philadelphia, PA, Trocadero Theatre, 11/19/2011
The main floor at Philadelphia’s Trocadero Theatre was filled and the balconies were packed, populated with those eager to catch a performance of a true originator of the scene. The man himself, the “Godfather of Goth,” Bauhaus front man Peter Murphy was in the house. 2011 was a year of almost nonstop touring for Murphy, and this night was one of 31 dates supported by dark post-punk favorites She Wants Revenge.
Ian Kaine MacGregor, former member of underground sensations 23RainyDays and Big Paper Airplanes, is currently in talks with a major publishing company to sign on as a writer/producer. A one time fixture in the Washington, DC goth/electro scene [..]
Karl Jenkins shares his thoughts on music scene today as an up and coming artist and talks about taking Idiophonic from solo project to live band.
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