ISABELLA IS DEAD

Isabella is dead, and she is being mourned by Lisa Gerrard, of the band Dead Can Dance. Lisa starts with a ghostly, inhuman groaning, bringing to mind witches and dark spirituality. Then she begins howling and wailing in torment, in wretchedness, in madness. ISABELLA SHE’S DEAD ISABELLA SHE’S DEAD SHE’S DEAD SHE’S DEAD Anyone who…

Kate Bush: the Astonishing, the Freaky the Uncoventional.

Being a long time lover of the dark and supernatural, the Gothic, I was drawn to Kate Bush because of her song, “Wuthering Heights”, based on the book by Emily Brontë. It was the most astonishing thing I had ever heard in my life. Kate shrieked and wailed like a cat in desperate heat in…

Gothic music by Adrian Von Ziegler

Sorry I haven’t posted anything in a while, guys! I’ve been focusing completely on finishing my book Owl Manor to get it to my editor! Sometimes writers are devoured by their work! But I have to share this piece by Adrian Von Ziegler, who is fast becoming my favorite Gothic musician. I listen to him…