Natural Science meets Steampunk in Museum’s Nature Art Gallery Show

Visitors to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences have a little over a week to experience John W Elliott’s intriguing “Exterminati Sunt Mechanica” exhibit. Blending classical scientific illustrations of arthropods (creepy crawlies) with cyber and steampunk themes, the exhibition started … Continue reading Natural Science meets Steampunk in Museum’s Nature Art Gallery Show

Hidden Gems album review

Ever since the Captain strode onto the stage at Whitby Steampunk Weekend, I’ve been avidly following his moves. Waiting fervently for a copy of his album to review for the Journal. It’s finally arrived and I’ve spent the last two weeks letting the Captain’s smooth operatic voice slide into my ears.

Hidden Gems by Captain of the Lost Waves costs £12.00 and is available from the main website.

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Every Black Day EP sampler review

I first met Dave Redford from Every Black Day at a video shoot for another band The Storm Trees. Richard Nettleship had asked for steampunks as extras in his video and we both gave our time to help make it happen. I reported on it, which you can see by following this link. Dave is also a member of Sheffield Steampunk Society so when we saw each other again – admittedly a year or so later – he gave me a CD which contains a selection of the band’s music. Every Black Day have been around since 2012 and have been working the local gig scene … Continue reading Every Black Day EP sampler review

Are Steampunks Running the Risk of Losing their Polite Reputation?

Datamancer Seafarer keyboard £1,372.69The internet is a wonderful place. It holds all of human wisdom and knowledge. It’s a place where you can go and voice your opinion knowing that someone out there will see it. Over the years it’s gotten to be a place where the people who would normally simply sound off to a few friends in the pub now have a platform of thousands, if not millions to listen to them. Continue reading “Are Steampunks Running the Risk of Losing their Polite Reputation?”

Jupiter Chronicles 3: The Orb of Terra released

Author Leonardo Ramirez highlights the importance of family with his new Steampunk Middle Grade release. “Peer pressure can be toxic when it tries to infuse habits that are damaging to self, especially when it comes to children and teenagers. Family can be a compass that guides us to our ultimate destiny and a shield against influences that try to degrade its values and cohesiveness,” the author believes. The Jupiter Chronicles Book 3: The Orb of Terra In the tradition of “City of Ember”, “A Wrinkle in Time”, “Star Wars”, this family adventure is a high stakes space race to save … Continue reading Jupiter Chronicles 3: The Orb of Terra released

Victoriocity: A neo-Victorian detective comedy podcast available for download

Even Greater London, 1887 In this vast metropolis, Inspector Archibald Fleet and journalist Clara Entwhistle investigate a murder, only to find themselves at the centre of a conspiracy of impossible proportions. Inspired by the nineteenth-century sensation novels of Wilkie Collins … Continue reading Victoriocity: A neo-Victorian detective comedy podcast available for download