Everything about the Goth subculture, dark alternative fashion, and gothic music, film, and literature.

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What is Goth?Edit

Goth is a subculture which grew out of the British post-punk scene in the late 70s and early 80s. It is said to be credited to Bauhaus' August 1979 single Bela Lugosi's Dead as fans resonated with the tongue-in-cheek lyrical themes. Goth rock typically uses elements and characteristics of prominent, lead bass; flanging, minimal, textured guitar; 4/4 post-punk, tribal, or drum machine; keyboards in minor key; reverb; baritone or unusually high pitched vocals, and romantic or introspective lyrical themes though themes vary to different bands.

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Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead (Original)

Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead (Original)


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