Songfor a Saturday: Poppycock – Magical Mothers

December will be magic again! A stone groove from Poppycock.

Advertisements

Triple Threat @FahrenheitPress

Fahrenheit 13 Triple Bill – Kill Me Quick / Satan’s Sorority / Ersatz World (Paperback)

THREE AWESOME PAPERBACKS from Fahrenheit 13

Grab these three amazing books and start your Fahrenheit 13 addiction at a bargain price [BUY]

Included in this bundle

  • Kill Me Quick by Paul D. Brazill
  • Ersatz Word by Richard Godwin
  • Satan’s Sorority by Graham Wynd

Praise for Paul D. Brazill

“Visceral, foul-mouthed and blisteringly funny, Paul D Brazill creates a sleazy underworld inhabited by dodgy London geezers, Geordie hard men and the occasional shark. Highly recommended.”  – Lesley Ann Sharrock (author of The Seventh Magpie)

Praise for Richard Godwin

“Exceptional writer… crackling dialogue… dazzling. Read him.” – Luke Rhinehart, bestselling author of The Dice Man

Praise for Graham Wynd

‘Extricate blends forbidden passion and noir so seamlessly, it’s remarkable. Wynd has a very strong voice, and the prose just floats you through the story. I’m always looking for great stories that come from great writing, and Graham Wynd is someone I’m going to look out for in the future.’  -Liam Sweeny (author of Dead Man’s Switch)

Film for a Friday: Viy

Get spooky with this adaptation of a Gogol story:

Song for a Saturday: Witches’ Multiplication Table – Holger Czukay

It’s not an abacus. #RIP

Song for a Saturday: I’d Rather Be Burned as a Witch – Eartha Kitt

Song for a Saturday: Suspiria

There are witches and then there are witches; the trope of making them acolytes of the devil persists, though my gals in Satan’s Sorority would never want to be confused with witches. Devil or no, one of the finest films in that vein is Dario Argento’s masterpiece Suspiria which features an equally legendary soundtrack by Goblin. If you’ve never indulged, I suggest you grab your black cat and sit down for a spell.

That’s what’s in my mind as I eagerly anticipate the Occult Humanities conference next weekend.

Song for a Saturday: Isobel Goudie

Isobel Goudie feels so good,
She does not do the things that she should…

A little historical witchcraft via The Sensational Alex Harvey Band. If you’re more of a classical mind, try James Macmillan’s orchestral take on The Confession of Isobel Gowdie.

Very sad to hear of the death of the legend William McIlvanney: his stories will live on. I never got to shake his hand.

Noir Carnival Wm McIlvanney