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New York Magazine
Male Gaze: Peter Murphy, 'Godfather of Goth'
In celebration of World Goth Day, we suggest you pull on your darkest clothes, line your lids with plenty of black, and ogle at Peter Murphy, a.k.a. the lead vocalist behind Bauhaus, one of the most loved Goth bands.
Thu May 16, 2013
Shows that rocked Toronto last week
"There's a lot of black here tonight," Peter Murphy remarked, surveying the sold-out, packed-in, rainwater-on-the-leather-pants-stinky crowd at Lee's Palace.
Wed May 15, 2013
Album Review: Savages - Silence Yourself
Rock fans have spent years lamenting the relatively abysmal state of the genre, complete with obsequious bonding over novel acts that are often elevated from flavors of months to esteemed fortunes as years-long steadfast festival headliners.
The Five Most Disappointing Goth Albums: Bauhaus, Go Away White
All this week we're going to look back over albums from undeniable goth icons and talk about their failures.
Tue May 14, 2013
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Before the Haas Type Foundry released Helvetica in 1957, constructivist sans serif fonts were classified as Grotesk , a term that reflected the dismissive notion of typesetters in previous times.
Wed May 08, 2013
Peter Murphy: Burning From the Inside
Few movements of the rock-and-roll era have proved as vital or influential as the British post-punk scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Peter Murphy celebrated 35 years of Bauhaus at Webster Hall
Last night , Peter Murphy returned to New York, playing a nearly two-hour set of his Bauhaus material to a sold out Webster Hall.
Sun May 05, 2013
Nothing Says Cinco de Mayo like Peter Murphy
Peter Murphy spent his post-Bauhaus, solo years turning his back on Bauhaus' music, as is pretty much de ri geur for singers emerging from successful bands, especially after a falling-out with the other band members .
Fri May 03, 2013
Peter Murphy at Tremont Music Hall tonight
PETER MURPHY The perception of goth-rocker Peter Murphy as the brilliant but prickly Prince of Darkness has been reinforced by his recent run-in with the law, resulting in charges of DUI and possession of meth.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Miami New Times
Peter Murphy: "Bauhaus Was the Seminal Moment in That Time, Joy Division Was Not"
As Peter Murphy prepares for a solo tour featuring only songs from his career as Bauhaus's frontman, he seems compelled to contemplate the late-'70s UK post-punk scene.
Friday Night: Peter Murphy at Numbers
That may be a horrible thing to say, but if you had seen him at Numbers, you'd understand.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Critical 5 Concerts in NYC this week: get moved, May 7-14
Now that NYC is finally in the full swing of spring, odds are you've got a lot of energy saved up from all those chilly indoor months.
Miami New Times
Peter Murphy Talks Meth Arrest and 35 Years of Bauhaus: 'I Was Never a Punk'
Let's start with Peter Murphy's infamous arrest on March 16 in Glendale, California for allegedly fleeing a hit and run crash that left another driver's car damaged and ended with Murphy's detention and a meth charge.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
"Bela Lugosi's Dead" stretched to nine hours
Goth anthem "Bela Lugosi's Dead" by Bauhaus time-stretched into nine hours. Oh Belllllaaaaaa! David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner.