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My wholesome experience djing between bands for Then Comes Silence and Vision VIdeo

For context this was an all ages show that is part of the same tour they're on now. I am a big Then Comes Silence fan and my old high school friend putting on the show is a huge Vision Video fan. The band are so cool they make our podunk town a tour stop twice now over the latter friendship. This is admittedly more of a Then Comes Silence fan post. I mean no offense, I am just able to speak on their body of work from a fan's perspective. I offered to help as a Dj and run a goth night across town.

I met them trying to find the venue walking down the street it was on. It was already a pretty funny situation with people in black knowing to follow other people in black, before they even crossed the intersection to properly introduce ourselves. It was a time crunch with less than two hours before doors. So it was all about helping them load in ASAP and setup gear. I didn't actually tell anybody I was the dj except the driver/merch guy. I'm not sure why. Probably because I couldn't think of how to even say it without it coming off as pretentious. I was there to see the bands mostly and help where needed.

The whole crew are a bunch of lovely people. Their driver too! He tried to give me a free TCS 12" when he knew I was a fan and I insisted on paying and adding the newest 12" of Trickery to the bill. The band were sweet enough to sign both for me.

During TCS sound check downtime, I got to tell Alex (vocalist) that I was really grateful they were visiting our small town on this tour. I tried to keep the fan boy behavior to a minimum and express quick earnest appreciation. He was really happy I was already familiar with an LP that dropped weeks prior and was just a super down to earth guy. Really patient during a rushed along sound check too with my green sound guy friend on the controls. Total pros.

Both bands sounded great. I came out from behind the decks to dance my ass off during TCS.

Because the crowd seemed more familiar with the headliner, it was a situation where the crowd started a few steps back but TCS completely won them over within a few songs.

I played music between sets I thought the bands would dig, but low energy enough to make it easy for them to raise the energy when they started playing. Blitz, Killing Joke, 1919, Sad Lovers and Giants, Fad Gadget, The Damned and newer music like SRSQ, Dionysus, XKAT, Void Republic. TCS drummer Jonas came out from behind his drums after their set to shake my hand and properly introduce himself while I was in the dj booth to the side of people. The drummer from Vision Video asked me for a track ID of the last thing I played before fading out. Because he said he was trying to Shazam it on the drum stool waiting for his bandmates and was striking out. Unfortunately I was too focused on when to stop the music to remember what song it was at the time.

Playing Killing Joke also brought up fun conversations with Hugo from TCS about our mutual love for Geordie Walker. I helped them load back into their van and Alex asked for my number in case the hotel was lame. Since I wasn't far down the road and had room. Dusty and other Vision Video band members were getting lots of attention from people on a 1 on 1 basis after the show. So I felt it was important to give them all space.

Overall a lovely night. Both bands and the crowd seemed to have a great time and I hope a return visit is planned!

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What is the difference between Goth shows and Industrial shows (e.g. Combichrist)?

Edit: also why is combichrist on the list of problematic bands?

*I am aware of industrial music vs goth music but am wondering more about the vibes of the commumity

Combichrist is coming to my city to play at a local venue and I’m debating on going. For background, I’ve scratched the surface of Industrial but that’s it. With how large this sub-reddit is and the overlap between goth and industrial, I thought you all could give valuable information regarding the vibes of the show (music and attendees). I guess I’m just wondering if it will be a good show for goths that don’t listen to industrial or aggrotech much?

Thanks for the responses that may be given!(sorry if this is a strange question I’m autistic 😭)

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Songs that romanticise death, suicide and especially suicide pact between lovers

Lately I been kinda obsessed listening to Voodoo Church especially the songs Lullaby Curses and Brand New Death. And I find the whole idea of suicide pact between lovers incredibly romantic. Yeah I know it sounds crazy but in a way I think there is nothing more beautiful than dying together with someone you love.

Anyways other than the 2 previously mentioned songs from Voodoo Church as well as Witching Hour- Together We Die and Bauhaus- Passion Of Lovers are there any other songs that explore this specific theme.

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How do I tell idiots at my school the difference between emo and goth?

There’s a goth girl in my environmental science class and these few guys keep referring to her as an emo girl, I just cringe but ofc I’m not gonna speak on her behalf but it just mildly annoys me for no reason lol

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How do you differentiate between standard post-punk and gothic rock? (Like the dark post punk gothic rock)

I can definitely differentiate in many cases but I’m curious to how to properly differentiate it music wise because a lot of gothic rock sounds like standard post-punk and whenever I hear a post punk song I wonder if it’s gothic rock, ik lyrical themes play a big role and all but I wanna know how to properly tell the difference, I’m still learning about the subculture so I’m open to learning.

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Difference between post punk and goth

What really is the difference because I hear people saying that the cure she wants revenge and joy division are all not goth and post punk but then see them in goth playlists is there a difference?

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What is the relationship between Goth Culture and BDSM

I’ve seen a lot of fashion brands add bdsm elements to anything they have that is gothic “gothic dress with harness straps etc..”

Also I’ve seen a lot of people that always associate goth girls with bdsm “like when they see them they immediately assume they’re into bdsm etc..”

These are just few examples of what I’m trying to say

So… now to the real question

What is the history and link/association between goth culture and bdsm? Is bdsm inherently part of the culture? If bdsm is not, then how did all of this associations between the two start?

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What’s the difference between darkwave and goth rock?

Hi there, extremely new to goth music and was wondering about the difference between darkwave and goth rock. I was googling around to try and find the right term(s) for the genre(s) I most enjoy, and found that there was a lot of overlap between listed bands and artists. Some that were mentioned under both include Christian Death, Bauhaus, The Sisters of Mercy, and Dead Can Dance. This is made even more complicated for me as Apple Music labels pretty much everything as alternative, rock, or goth rock almost interchangeably. I would just like to know if there is any meaningful difference between these terms? Thanks <3

Edit: I should also mention that Google's definitions seem a little strange, as I see bands such as Evanescence and Nine Inch Nails listed under goth rock even though I'm pretty sure they're not goth at all

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Can someone explain the relationship between The Snake Corps and Sad Lovers and Giants?

I just discovered The Snake Corps via the Spotify algorithm doing it's thing … was wondering why I'd never heard them before and then realized that I basically had since they were doing a number of SL&G songs.

And then I found via Wikipedia that the band was actually made up members of SL&G? I'm not really clear on the chronology of which band was formed when, does anyone have any insights?

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Does anyone else have issues differentiating between genres just from hearing them? A lot of the slow, dark music like goth subgenres or post punk kinda blend together sometimes.

It could be a product of my ADHD or just that I have little knowledge about certain things. I've been a part of the goth culture for quite a while, and sometimes in frustrates me to be unable to easily deduce between what's what.

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