Sepulchral Sunday: ‘Unfulfilled Promise’ by Astari Nite

Florida is probably best known as a land of sunshine, beaches, invasive species and gun-toting Republicans. It’s not the kind of environment where one would expect to incubate darkwave music, let alone have much of a darkwave scene. But, it is the home of Astari Nite, the band who wrote the rather old-school goth sounding “Unfulfilled Promise.” It’s a pretty good song with all the … Continue reading Sepulchral Sunday: ‘Unfulfilled Promise’ by Astari Nite

Sepulchral Sunday: ‘God Machine’ by VV & the Void

VV & the Void are a band that can fit under many different labels: Goth, dark wave or drone. Whatever you want to call them, they strike all the chord that all goth music should. “God Machine” is the video from their first album The Upper Room. It was released earlier this year on Cleopatra Records, which is known for its support of artists on … Continue reading Sepulchral Sunday: ‘God Machine’ by VV & the Void

Tuesday Tune at Noon: ‘The Leader’ by Musta Paraati

Today’s tune is from Finnish goth/punk group Musta Paraati. This is the video for their song “The Leader” from their upcoming album Black Parade. Interestingly, this is the first album of new material since their 1984 album Käärmeet. Black Parade features all of the original members with the exception of vocalist Jore Vastelin who passed in 1993. Musta Paraati had a very, very long hiatus. They … Continue reading Tuesday Tune at Noon: ‘The Leader’ by Musta Paraati

Throwback Thursday: ‘Black No. 1’ by Type O Negative

Of all the albums to miss on its 25th anniversary, I had to miss Bloody Kisses by Type O Negative. I bought this album around the time of its release, based on the awesomeness of today’s video: “Black No. 1.” The album itself was one of my favorites from that year. Sure, you had the songs that the goth ladies went crazy for like “Black … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: ‘Black No. 1’ by Type O Negative

Midday Music Thursday: Egrets on Ergot ‘Sister Please’

So, I’m bringing you a little bit of new music today from Egrets On Ergot. This song from Egrets on Ergot really caught my ear when it popped up on my Twitter feed. Yeah, Twitter sucks, but companies still insist on using it to premier new videos and music. So, if you choose to write about music online, it’s pretty much a requirement to monitor … Continue reading Midday Music Thursday: Egrets on Ergot ‘Sister Please’