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Sär

Sär is a writer and music enthusiast born and raised in the Portland, OR area. They have been an avid listener of goth, postpunk and deathrock since 2003 and their ultimate goal is to introduce as many people to as many of these amazing bands as possible.

ArtPoetry

Oliver Sheppard, who I’m sure many know as one of Cvlt Nation’s best writers, recently published his second poetry book Thirteen Nocturnes! This book is quite a specimen to behold. When I first received my copy, I could tell instantly it would fit perfectly on my bookshelf among the Anne

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IndustrialMusicMusic Videos

Portland’s gothic industrial festival was originally founded in 2007. This year, 18 incredible goth/industrial and related bands are taking over Paris Theater for 3 action packed nights from Friday, August 10th to Sunday, August 12th. You’re probably already familiar with several of the headlining bands, many of which got their

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MusicNeo Folk

Portland based solo artist Dakota Slim of the band Spare Spells has released his new album Cactus Crown! Not unlike his work under Spare Spells, Dakota Slim continues to create a truly unique blend of worldly, occult country goth music. Cactus Crown opens “The Night Thief”, a unique song that

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Death RockFeaturedFeaturesMusicPost-PunkTour Dates

Hailing from Richmond, VA, Shadow Age have finally released their first full-length album after five years as a band! What I love about Shadow Age is how flawlessly they’re able to transport listeners to 1982 with their traditional post-punk/shoegaze sound while putting enough spins on it to create a distinct

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FeaturesIndustrialInterviewsMusic

Australian dark electro duo Mezko‘s brand new 3-song EP Syzygy is out now on Anti-Language Records! If Mezko isn’t on your radar yet, you’ve definitely been missing out. These two have been creating fun, indulgent electronica for the last few years including a slew of eye-catching music videos (the latest

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FilmMusicMusic VideosPost-Punk

Introducing the brand new music video from darkwave solo project Dancing Plague! This one is for “Slow Years”, the first track off the Pure Desperation album released in March of this year. Previously known as The Dancing Plague of 1518, the Spokane, WA based artist is a true master of

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