Ring Around The Rosie by Play to the Gallery album review

Play to the Gallery are a five piece band from Michigan consisting of Christopher, Stephen, Kurt, Matt and Abbey. On stage they adopt character personas of The Barker, The Conjurer, The Gadgeteer, The Professor and The Stargazer respectively. They describe themselves as a “unique theatrical experience coupled with dance-able, original music” in a steampunk style. I was sent their album to listen to a few weeks ago. They have an interesting style of music which prioritises traditional band instruments but occasionally injects elements of electronica. The sound which – without seeing them dressed up – could be mistaken as mainstream rock with their own twist, but with … Continue reading Ring Around The Rosie by Play to the Gallery album review

Steamworld Dig 2 Releasing Exclusive Double-Sided Poster and Reversible Inlay on Nintendo Switch & Playstation®4

LONDON, UK – 6 February 2018 – Videogame publisher Rising Star Games, in collaboration with critically-acclaimed developer Image & Form, today announced that the smash-hit title SteamWorld Dig 2 is soon to be available for Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation®4 as a physical retail release. … Continue reading Steamworld Dig 2 Releasing Exclusive Double-Sided Poster and Reversible Inlay on Nintendo Switch & Playstation®4

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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Imperial Play selects CashBet to power steampunk social casino

OAKLAND, California – November 16, 2017: Imperial Play have announced a partnership with CashBet to power their new steampunk themed social casino. Through the partnership, CashBet will be Imperial Play’s iGaming platform provider. Players will have access to 26 casino games including slots tournaments. There will also be a meta game for steampunk builders. Expected release is early 2018.   James Poole, CEO of Imperial Play, said: “Our upcoming online entertainment and lifestyle hub will marry fantasy with reality, offering players a virtual steampunk world of gaming. By leveraging CashBet’s turnkey platform, we will enable a unique and superior casino … Continue reading Imperial Play selects CashBet to power steampunk social casino