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Cursed Moon’s 10-track Rite of Darkness debut LP opens with tolling churchyard bells and synths, announcing a gloomy atmosphere appropriate for a project that bills itself as a kind of hybrid between the worlds of 80s trad gothic rock and early black metal. Powered by minor-note obsessed guitars, a drum machine,

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Reflecting on goth’s evolution from punk, New Model Army singer Justin Sullivan told author John Robb, in Punk Rock: An Oral History, “I think that goth was a further reaction to a failed revolution – a search for something different and dark and quasi-spiritual. It was a kind of Native

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Frank Jenkinson started taking photos of Killing Joke before the band had even formed. In 1978, he was flatmates with the girlfriend of drummer Big Paul Ferguson and had started taking snapshots of a band that Paul was in with local keyboardist Jeremy “Jaz” Coleman — the Matt Stagger Band. Dissatisfied

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Deaf Dance was formed in the Highland Park area of Los Angeles in Summer 2016. Jerry Narrows, former singer of Flaamingos (felte) was joined by promising keyboardist Hannah Doumitt and the two started crafting post-punk/darkwave music with a definite dreampop and shoegaze influence. Traces of early 80’s stalwarts like The

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Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures cover made fun! Garrett Finucane has created an Unknown Pleasures waveform generator on Github. You can draw your own image on this iconic cover. For my first try, I drew the CVLT Nation logo…What are you going to draw, please share (I will be getting stoned

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When I was a moody teen in junior high, I sent off for the Projekt Records catalogs quite frequently (paper catalogs through the mail, mind you!) – and it was in the pages of those that I first read about unheard-of genres with lush, evocative, and appealing titles like “darkwave,” “dream

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