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  Gothic Music CDs from Midnight Syndicate at Magical Omaha
This release from Nox Arcana is a musical journey into the mysterious and forbidden land of vampires, werewolves and witches.
Nox Arcana weaves a musical ghost story with this haunting collection of original melodies, symphonic orchestrations, and Gothic renditions of traditional carols.
Music by Nox Arcana (Joseph Vargo and William Piotrowski).
www.magicalomaha.com /gothicmusiccds.htm   (1053 words)

  Gothic music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gothic Music is a relatively confusing term, in that it is necessary to distinguish it as used to mean goth music, whilst also being used to completely expell this meaning.
Gothic Music is a distinct term referring to music that fits within the classic meaning of the word gothic, rather than holding any connection to the modern day goth subculture.
The widest genre of music that is considered a part of gothic music is the genre gothic metal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gothic_music   (802 words)

 A Study of Gothic Subculture - Music - Description of Relevant Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Punk is most influential to the gothic rock division of gothic music, with bands such as The Cure (1978) and Siouxsie and the Banshees (1976) first lumped musically into a post-punk category.
Gothic rock is characterized by the music of Christian Death (who were the first notable US death rock outfit), The Sisters of Mercy and Bauhaus, for example.
Ethereal music is most characterized by soprano female vocals combined with almost classical or folk type instrumentation (acoustic guitar, piano, cello, flute, violin along with or instead of the usual bass, lead guitar, and drums) which creates a surreal, angelic or otherworldly effect e.g.
www.darkwaver.com /subculture/music-description.php   (1958 words)

 GOTHIC MUSIC CDS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
This new release from Nox Arcana is a musical journey into the mysterious and forbidden land of vampires, werewolves and witches.
Music by Nox Arcana (Joseph Vargo and William Piotrowski).
Embark on a musical journey throughout a legendary haunted mansion with a dark and sinister history.
www.buzz-works.com /pages/music.html   (303 words)

MUSIC HATH CHARMS TO SOOTHE THE SAVAGE BEAST...guess that includes twits like me, too.
My taste in music is in what it is saying, and, what/how does the music itself, combined with the vocals, give a name and face to the things inside me. It can be rock-techno-Monster Magnet-Rob Zombie- on up through 100% GREAT christian artists like RAY BOLTZ (even if christian music ain't yer' thing-check him out).
So MANY artists like these, Sophya, and many others, produce music that is ~Gothic~ in the contemplative genre without coming off as metal-punk-etc....romantic in it's unique way, it touches emotional areas of each person and gives them face and form.
www.gothic-iowegian.com /music.html   (154 words)

 Hybris: gothic darkwave hard-edged rock
Gothic rock has as many facets as other music styles and a poll of 7 different musicians will have at least 14 opinions about the right way.
Gothic rock musicians are not as common as representives from other music styles and even in the coldness of Northern Germany there won't be so many guitarists with the "right" emotions.
Bent Maczewski (guitar) was the bands representive of solid rock music, Gerret Goos (Lead Vocals) had several roots in gothic rock and metal and Janis Schibalski (guitars) with his long experience as live musician and songwriter completed the band.
www.magnatune.com /artists/hybris   (691 words)

 In Music We Trust - Gothic/Industrial Music in the Media: Some Comments Related to the Tragedy in Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Their portrayal of the Gothic and Industrial music culture was at best, ignorant, and some "tabloid" news shows even used such bands as Rammstein and Marilyn Manson as a back-drop for added sensationalism.
I decided to ask some of my friends and associates who are immersed in the Gothic music scene what their feelings are; not only of the media portrayal of the Gothic culture, but also any backlash or censorship this might have created for them, and their thoughts on the association of this genre with violence.
I asked Gustav (94.7 KNRK radio) what his thoughts on the situation were, and he tells me that the entire Gothic scene, whether it's created from music, or attire, of the mere fascination with death and other things morbid is not something that directly endorses any sort of violence toward another person.
www.inmusicwetrust.com /articles/20f01.html   (1335 words)

 BRGoths - Subgenres of Gothic/Industrial Music
While it is true that musical genres are purely convention, the convention is what it is because it is useful -- we can convey the type of music we like without relying on our listener's knowledge of individual songs or bands, for example.
Finally, names of specific musical genres are sometimes abused by using these same names to refer to a broader, more general category of music including but not limited to that specific genre.
Where Gothic music is dark and sinister in mood, Industrial music is cold, mechanical and bleakly futuristic.
www.esotericka.org /brgoths/genres.html   (3159 words)

 A Study of Gothic Subculture - Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The band's musical sound fits into one of the gothic music types -- their music creates a certain eerie or surreal sort of mood.
This does not necessarily make a band Gothic, but it does lead many people to believe the band is Gothic, whether they qualify in any of the previous areas or not.
Nonetheless, music reviewers and marketers like to classify music to help people get the feel for what the music sounds like for those who have never heard it before.
www.darkwaver.com /subculture/music.php   (338 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Brian - Symphony No 1, \'Gothic\': Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
I hear music rooted in the English lyric tradition; vocals that resembles Gregorian then Russian Orthodox chant; hints of Delius; pure nineteenth century romanticism and also the kind of complex, dissonant choral singing and ferocious war music that belongs to the twentieth century alone.
Anyone familiar with British music of the period the 'Gothic' was written in will recognize this as a British work: Except in the most idiosyncratic places (of which there is no shortage), the work is British to the core, with passages that alternately remind one of an entire host of such composers.
To be sure, the 'Gothic' is a huge, sprawling work, seemingly evolving as a series of tableaux full of original themes and orchestrational touches, as well as choral writing that was years ahead of its time in its harmonic daring and vocal density.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0001Z65F8   (1290 words)

 Gothic Music
Gothic music is not a single style of music.
It draws from the dark corners of a small family of styles, each of which is loosely related by a sense of tragedy, doom, mystery, or other-worldlyness.
Electronic Body Music, which is, essentially, danceable industrial.
www.sfgoth.com /primer/music.html   (101 words)

 Scary Music and Gothic Horror Music from Midnight Syndicate
Featuring their unique blending of haunting orchestral music and carefully crafted sound effects, the band has become one of the premiere artists in their field and one of the largest producers of Halloween music and scary music in the world.
In fact, the "scary music" is quite stale when compared to "Realm of Shadows" and "Gates of Delirium." Although a few of "Vampyre's" sepulchral melodies beautifully express themselves, the rest of the track list is dull and predictable; basically, most of this album is one long dirge.
The magic behind the scary music is to create "soundtracks for the mind as well as the movie that has never been made." However, all of Midnight Syndicate's work is simply prime material waiting to be tapped for future film scores.
www.soundry.com /scary-music.htm   (3497 words)

Plainchant/Gregorian Chant, or Plainsong: unmeasured, unaccompanied monody (one sound), the basic musical unit of the Catholic liturgy, codified ca.
Musical practices of the period do not have a direct or continuous impact on later developments
Musical equivalent of German Sturm und Drang and the neo-gothic literature of Horace Walpole, Matthew "Monk" Lewis, and Mrs.
www.faculty.de.gcsu.edu /~rviau/musicoverview.html   (418 words)

 The Gothic Music Handbook
The music itself is hard to describe -- it's guitar-driven with liberal doses of feedback and random changes in direction; Peter Murphy's vocals swing from tortured howls to deep and resonant chants (of course, Daniel Ash and David J. supplied vocals for many of the songs too, particularly on Burning From The Inside).
Musically, the first two albums are pretty much in the tradition of Wayne's parts for First and Last and Always, then slowly but surely heading in a more mainstream direction.
Their music is both richer and sillier than LandR's in many ways; ToT seem to be using the pop song as a vehicle for some rather daring experimentation, and many of these experiments succeeded well enough to force us goths to admit that pop music can in fact be very, very good.
www.vamp.org /Gothic/Text/gothlist.html   (6701 words)

 alt.gothic FAQ
However the earliest significant usage of the term (as applied to music) was by Anthony H. Wilson who was overcome by a rare moment of lucidity on a 1978 BBC TV program when he described Joy Division as Gothic compared with the pop mainstream.
The music of Joy Division, the Sisters and Bauhaus was angst ridden but all the hatred was turned inwards and the music was typified by introspective lyrics.
The word 'gothic' is first found in common usage in 1611, referring mainly to an 'uncivilized lack of taste or education'.
www.vamp.org /Gothic/Text/gothic-faq.html   (3375 words)

 .:Industrial, Gothic & Punk Music:.
Moffat's gothic paintings and photography span topics of politics, feminism, activism, anti-censorship, advertising, sexuality, homophobia, pacifism, fetishes, capitalism & the oil industry.
Her work could be described as gothic, surreal and sometimes twisted.
There is many websites in Gothic Unity (a total of 366 websites as of Halloween 2003) but these are some of the older sites and some of the best sites.
r.webring.com /hub?ring=visciousentertai   (721 words)

 DarkShadow-Designs : Gothic Music
The music is very dark, Join me in death, When Love and Death embrace, In Joy and Sorrow are a couple of their older hits.
Hard to really say if they are Gothic or not, but some of their videos come close so I chose to place them here.
Excellent music and I have been looking for the album for 20 years after I lost the Cassette I had taped it on.
www.darkshadow-designs.com /contentid24.html   (583 words)

 GameGossip Forums - Gothic music
I'm usually more partial to more medidative gothic music as opposed to the raucous stuff, though the latter is still nice now and then.
I agree about In Flames though, I don't see how their music is gothic in any way.
On the whole though the closest I probably get to gothic music (excluding Manson) is indutrial type stuff, like Skinny Puppy, Coal Chamber, and some of the heavier darker stuff like Dimmu Borgir, DevilDriver, My Dying Bride, and some other bits and pieces I can't seem to name off the top of my head...
www.gamegossip.com /forums/showthread.php?s=b318f8158c099f5021ea64181e3927ef&threadid=80133   (1469 words)

 Gothic Music and Cheesesteaks (Acrimony.org article)
Now you may not think their work is gothic, but let me tell you...
They also made a song on the CD "Music from the Succubus Club", which is provided as a soundtrack to the awesome game "Vampire: The Masquerade" by White Wolf Studios, also makers of the Hunter series of games.
Carfax Abbey is definitely a band to watch in the upcoming years, and I'm sure we'll see quite a few appearances by them in the national Rock/Gothic scene in due time.
www.acrimony.org /article_gothic_music_and_cheesesteaks.php   (326 words)

 The Goth culture: its history, practices, stereotypes, religious connections, etc.
The implication was that the Goth culture had been the cause of the alleged perpetrators' obsession with revenge, and thus is at least partly responsible for the homicides.
Goth music often deals with thought-provoking topics, concentrating on societal evils, like racism, war, hatred of groups, etc. Their music tends to concentrate on the very "nasty, unhappy" topics that "North American culture" wants to "ignore and forget.
The Gothic Resource Network is a large and very active website featuring information on entertainment, news, shopping, etc. They have chats, message boards, personal pages, and other features online.
www.religioustolerance.org /goth.htm   (1579 words)

 Boston.com / A&E / Music / Gothic country pulls into the city
But it's Blanche's music, a strange brew of straight country and slithering indie rock, that has won fans both here and abroad (though mostly abroad).
It turns out the White Stripes connection is strong, since both bands emerged from Detroit's fertile music scene.
''Music is sort of my way of dealing with death, but I don't know that it necessarily makes me feel any better or anything."
www.boston.com /ae/music/articles/2004/11/19/gothic_country_pulls_into_the_city   (756 words)

 Gothic Music
Fornever is a gothic ethereal/rock/pop/electronic band currently based in Buffalo, NY.
The Infinite Motion is a musical group which blends New Wave-Industrial with the Ethereal.
The label is mostly dealing with gothic, industrial, electro and some psychedelia.
www.nyx.net /~astoker/gothmusic.html   (1527 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Styles: R: Rock: Gothic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Aether Sanctum - News, music and event reviews, event guide, fiction, poetry, artwork, interviews with bands worldwide, and resources, with a focus on the Gothic subculture in Australia.
Belgian Dark Alternative Music Database - Offering news, links and information on Belgian acts, labels, radio shows, parties and events and related details in the range of wave, gothic, electro, industrial, noise, and synthpop music.
Music from the End of the World - A brief description of gothic music with MP3 samples of various subgenres.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Styles/R/Rock/Gothic   (340 words)

 Fallen Review | Evanescence | Reviews @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
I really like the sound of all of their music and of course Amy Lee has the most beautiful singing voice I have ever heard in my entire life.
The music is a sort of gothic nu metal rubbish.
The musical pattern relays a tad to much on the “E” based ‘crunch and stop’ for my taste, but hey, Its my review and overall I am pleased.
www.ultimate-guitar.com /reviews/compact_discs/evanescence/fallen/index.html   (4404 words)

 OtakuBoards - Gothic Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
I'm not sure if this is correct or not, but i think "gothic" music can be found in several genres of metal.
Gothic Music, or more so "Gothic Rock" though is something completely different and bands that would fit that category, would be the likes of "The Cure", "Sisters of Mercy", “Bauhuas” and "Souixsee and the Banshees" to name a few.
I rarely like whole genres of music- in these lists alone, I know I hate Cannibal Corpse [like being stabbed with a fork in the ear], From Autumn to Ashes [I thought they were nu-metal crap until a few moments ago] and Dimmu Borgir [I liked one song on their CD, the rest was bland].
www.otakuboards.com /archive/index.php/t-42959.html   (3677 words)

 Amazon.com: American Gothic: Music: David Ackles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Includes "American Gothic," "Love’s Enough," "Ballad of the Ship of State," "One Night Stand," "Oh, California!," "Another Friday Night," "Family Band," "Midnight Carousel," "Waiting for the Moving Van," "Blues for Billy Whitecloud" and "Montana Song." A true work of art.
No matter how close the strings and horns follow the narrative, Ackle's emoting is closer to us and a little apart, so that the music swells, rolls, clouds and clears as landscaspe in dialogue with the narrator's conscience.
His musical influences are from an era seldom heard in contemporary music.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00006RYIX?v=glance   (1311 words)

 Funprox Sales: secondhand alternative music; gothic, industrial, rechno, new wave and more...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Funprox Sales: secondhand alternative music; gothic, industrial, rechno, new wave and more...
Cd's and vinyl; gothic - industrial - techno - metal - new wave and more...
Cd's en vinyl; gothic - industrial - techno - metal - new wave and meer...
members.tripod.lycos.nl /HansD   (42 words)

 Goth Rock and Gothic Music from The Bomp Bookshelf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The book examines the history of gothic culture and ends nicely with a look forward for the movement with a couple of chapters dedicated to current trends and influential performers making waves today.
He was one of the pioneering artists in the musical sub-genre known as 'Death Rock', and he used that as a springboard to strike out in a multitude of directions: electronic music, spoken word, visual arts, and hard rock.
Gothic accompanies an exhibition at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, of twenty-three artists who produce horror as well as amazement through often ugly, fragmented, and contorted forms.
www.bomp.com /BompbooksGoth.html   (2663 words)

 Gothic Music Reviews - Submit your CD for review!
This sounds like music that would be used in a car chase from The Matrix (movie).
This could be one of the best undiscovered gothic bands of 2002.
They sound like a very mean gothic rock band - mean in a nice way.
www.darkgrave.com /reviews.htm   (724 words)

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