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Industrial is Dystopian Goth Music

  I read a lot of dystopian fiction in the early 80s   Growing up, books were my only friend and helped me to escape my life both at home and in school. While other girls my age in middle school and junior high were reading Sweet Valley High and other cheesy girly romance books, I read dystopian and science fiction from renowned authors like George Orwell, Ray Bradbury, Philip K. Dick, Douglas Adams, and Aldous Huxley, among many more. With information like that filling my brain, it’s no wonder…

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Industrial Reconstruction of Self

Industrial Music. Hard-edged, rough and hollow sounds, most of the time with dark, smashing, in-your-face lyrics from bands such as Nine Inch Nails, Ministry, KMFDM, Thrill Kill Kult, and Front 242.   [dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen I hear these powerful sounds from my favorite Industrial bands, my insides quake, making me want to not only dance but to become introspective and examine where in my life I need an overhaul – an industrial reconstruction of myself. It’s a call to greatness that I cannot quite explain. Industrial and Electronic Beats have this effect on…

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Dancing With Depression & Anxiety

  My nights out dancing at the 80’s music revival nights are bittersweet at best these days.   On one side I am enamored by the music of my younger, more carefree days. I get lost in the song and dance. At times I close my eyes and imagine I am still that young, naïve, and lost little girl, reveling in hearing nothing but the melodic whispers of youth, and a future filled with hope. When I attend these events, I almost always recognize a lot of faces – mostly from…

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