Who Killed Mister Moonlight?: Bauhaus, Black Magick, and Benediction

Who Killed Mister Moonlight?: Bauhaus, Black Magick, and Benediction

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ISBN-13: 9781908279668
Publisher: Outline Press, Limited
Publication date: 10/15/2014
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

David J. Haskins (aka David J.) was born in Northampton, England, in 1957, and was a founder member of Bauhaus, the highly influential band that spearheaded the post-punk alternative-music scene of the early 80s with a string of innonative albums and a powerfully dramatic live presentation. Following the band's split in 1983, he embarked on a long and varied solo career that has produced a series of critically acclaimed albums and various avant-garde collaborations. He has also written and directed a number of stage productions, including the spectacular multimedia event Silver For Gold ( The Odyssey Of Edie Sedgewick), and The Chanteuse And The Devil's Muse, a surrealistic investigation into the notorious black Dahlia murder mystery, plus several screenplays (with writing partner Don C. Tyler), and his visual art has been exhibited internationally.

Table of Contents

Foreword Jeremy Reed 8

Explanations, Disclaimers, And Plaudits 10

Prologue: Gestation (1961-78) 12

Part 1 Fornicating in the Gods (1979-83)

Chapter 1 Children Of The Night 28

Chapter 2 New York's A Go-Go And Everything Tastes Nice 52

Chapter 3 From Weimar To Walthamstow 71

Chapter 4 White Lines And Wanderlust 76

Chapter 5 Decadence 98

Chapter 6 Sigil 125

Part 2 Alchemy (1984-2004)

Chapter 7 New Directions 130

Chapter 8 Enter Hecate 139

Chapter 9 Juju Shit 158

Chapter 10 Voodoo 169

Chapter 11 Raising Old Ghosts 197

Chapter 12 The Undertaker 225

Chapter 13 Yogi, Sidi, Sufu, Salim 255

Part 3 Some Lonesome Devil's Row (2005-06)

Chapter 14 The Hanged Man 266

Chapter 15 Djinn, Petal, And Thorn 281

Chapter 16 Coffin Nails 290

Chapter 17 Territorial Pissing 299

Endnotes 306

Discography 311

Index 314

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