Melora Creager

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    Top 10 Spoken-Word Pieces On Music Albums

    You know what I love? Soliloquies! Nothing is more awesome to me than when an album pauses in all the music and has a track where someone suddenly takes the mike and starts talking. Done well, it can be a hell of a powerful piece, but I respect the courage of anyone who gives it a shot. Some artist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Artist Suggestions For A New Saturday Morning Tribute CD

    On of the few CDs I still listen to in this amazing digital age is Saturday Morning: Cartoon's Greatest Hits. The album, which is still not available on iTunes, was a tribute to all the best cartoon theme songs of the '60s and '70s. Things like Scooby Doo and Sigmund and the Sea Monster, but with ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Gothic Council: I See A Symphony And I Want To Paint it Black

    VNV Nation is coming, and even though we'll have to endure endless bitching about how VNV Nation isn't goth every single goth we know will be there. Ronan Harris and Mark Jackson put on fantastic shows, release brilliant albums, and just all-around enlighten and amaze audiences wherever they go. K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Taylor Swift Continues Goth Transformation in Hunger Games Track

    It started out as a joke, you know? Chris Gray threw us a curve ball and said, "Taylor Swift is coming to town. Do something with that, you little eyeliner-wearing fangster." Well we did sit down and listen to the young country superstar, and to our surprise we discovered that somewhere in what we'r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    JuiceheaD: The New Breed of Punk

    ​We never knew how much we needed our daily dose of punk rock until Fungus became a victim of the XM/Sirius favor for a station that played AC/DC 24/7 if we remember correctly. That was the cue to say goodbye to satellite radio, but it didn't really do anything to fill the oi-shape ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Taylor Swift: Goth Icon In The Making

    ‚Äč As the summer and its hateful amount of sunlight begins to creep towards us like some kind of humid, rat-borne plague, Gothtopia has been a bit hard-pressed to find spooky news to bring Houston. But today we have an emerging Goth icon whose presence MUST be discussed before she blows through tow ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 22, 2006
  • Music

    March 20, 1997

    Punk and Precious

    Rasputina offers up a trio of not so mellow cellos