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Boys Next Door

As the cult of Cave grows, increasingly more non-Australian music fans may uncover the Children NEARBY and their lone album, 1979’s Door, Door. Vocalist Nick Cave, guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey, bassist Tracy Pew, and drummer Phil Calvert had been disaffected, dissatisfied teens growing up within a middle-class portion of Melbourne, hearing …

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Julian Plenti

The alter ego of Interpol’s Paul Banks, Julian Plenti’s musical career is in fact slightly longer than that of Banks’ other project: Banks conceived of Plenti in 1996 and began performing as an acoustic solo artist in 1998, playing venues like the Knitting Factory and Tobacco Road. He continuing writing …

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Antichrisis

An account of two rings? From Germany, Antichrisis provides revealed diametrically compared musical identities on the first two public recordings. In 1997, they released Cantara Anachoreta, that was something of the gothic, progressive dark metal affair described with the deep, throaty vocals and obstreperous acoustic guitar playing of Sid (also …

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Radium

Intelligent dark rockers Radium evolved from vocalist Tabatha Predovich’s prior work in some musical tasks from Minneapolis to London and finally Detroit. In Minneapolis in 1990, Predovich performed using the improvisational device Velvet Rat. Her knowledge and exposure using the music group was more than enough to attract the eye …

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The House of Usher

THE HOME of Usher is also known as the “last” Goth rock-band from Germany, the same country that unleashed doomsayers Xmal Deutschland in the ‘80s. Produced in 1990 by Jorg Kleuden (vocals), Markus Get (electric guitar), Ray Nottinger (bass), and Victor Constrictor (electric guitar, keyboards) as Stories of Despair 1919-1925, …

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The Sleepers

Among the earliest SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA punk rings, the Sleepers were also among the initial U.S. clothes to extend the boundaries from the design into what’s acknowledged today as “post-punk.” Offering the deep vocals and inscrutable lyrics of vocalist Ricky Williams (previously a drummer with Criminal offense), the Sleepers’ …

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Babylonian Tiles

The instrumental sound from the Babylonian Tiles is a swirling, keyboard-heavy mixture of psychedelia and goth rock, with occasional touches of blues and a good dash of soul. More than this complicated stew floats the vocals of creator and music group mastermind Byrna Golden, whose design has been in comparison …

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Lagartija Nick

The Spanish experimental rock-band Lagartija Nick was formed in the first ’90s by singer/bassist Antonio Arias, guitarists Miguel Angel Pareja and Juan Codorniu, and drummer Erick Jiménez. The music group documented their debut recording, Hipnosis, in 1991, getting the opportunity to take part in New York’s SONGS Workshop that same …

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War Tapes

Angst-filled Los Angeles-based indie rockers War Tapes craft volatile and brooding post-punk anthems in the vein of Joy Division, Echo & the Bunnymen, Interpol, as well as the Cure. The music group, which includes charismatic and theatrical frontman Neil Popkin, bassist Becca Popkin, guitarist Matt Bennett, and drummer William Mohler, …

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London After Midnight

London After Midnight may be the brainchild of vocalist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Sean Brennan, whose function — described by Brennan as “dark-rock music” — incorporates components of goth rock and roll, glam rock and roll, digital, industrial, and other sounds. Brennan was created and elevated in New Britain, and in …

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