classic alternative darkwave Goth music 

Darkwave Battle Royale – Peter Murphy vs. Gary Numan

Friday December 4th, I went out to The Phantasy in Lakewood, OH once again for the latest installment of 9 of Clubs reunion night.  Three great DJ’s spinning a time warp vortex of the best 80’s and 90’s Goth, Industrial, House, New Wave and Darkwave music out there. Lots of Joy Division, Depeche Mode, The Cure, Sisters of Mercy, Thrill Kill Kult, Ministry, Front 242, and more.  It was by far the absolute best reunion night yet with music and attendance. I danced so much, I was sore the next day. Definitely…

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Goth music 

A Ghostly Gathering – Midnight Syndicate’s Dark Spin on Christmas

If you’ve been to haunted attractions or Halloween specialty stores, chances are you’ve heard the dark and haunting melodies of Cleveland, Ohio’s Midnight Syndicate. They’ve been supplying beautiful and dark Gothic Horror Halloween soundtracks for almost twenty years now, garnering worldwide fame for their music. Their musical menageries can be heard at theme parks such as Cedar Point, Universal Orlando, Six Flags and Busch Gardens, for their Halloween themed events. I’ve been an avid follower of Midnight Syndicate since their first self-titled CD in 1997 – my favorite still holds as their second…

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classic alternative darkwave Depeche Mode Goth mix tape music 

Strangelove – A Depeche Mode Playlist

This post is a little overdue – by almost three weeks! My life has been crazy as of late, between work, moving, and organizing and promoting the first ever Punk Rock Flea Market in Lorain, Ohio that took place last weekend. The event was as success and I am able to breathe again. Anyways, I digress… A couple weeks ago, I ventured out to The Phantasy in Lakewood, OH and attended The Cure vs. Depeche Mode dance night. This (awesome amazing) night of music was DJ’d by Cleveland greats Tim Smith and Evan Nave….

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classic alternative darkwave Goth mix tape music 

Why Can’t I Be You? – A Cure playlist

I don’t go out to clubs as much as I used to, especially dance clubs. I find the music of today filled with so much auto-tuned and musical garbage. Even the Goth clubs are filled with this new trend of “dubstep”, which sounds like Transformers having sex. What’s worse are the younger generation Goth kids who chew on glow sticks and twirl LED balls and poi to the music. Yeah, ok, so I’ve become a cranky old Goth chick. In my defense, I’m an old school Goth or OG –…

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