Albums of Gothic music

For modern representatives of gothic style, music is among the most important parts of their culture. Generally, members of the subculture are characterized by certain common traits (for example, social withdrawal, depressiveness), however, there is no single ideology among them. The main elements of their modern image are the predominance of black in the clothing, the use of metal or silver jewelry with symbols of the Goth subculture (which they usually buy in online stores) and distinctive makeup. Conditional division of Gothic scene is the following:

  • "pure" genres such as Goth rock, mystical rock represented by the following Goth music artists: The Sisters of Mercy, The Cure, The Cult, and others.
  • "sad" Slavic rock performed by bands called Кино, Алиса, Би-2 etc. (Flacit side provides their compositions for purchase or download in FLAC format with lossless quality);
  • Goth metal and related genres represented by the following Goth bands: Nightwish, HIM, Lacuna Coil, and others;
  • Gothic electronics and similar or neighboring styles performed by such gothic music artists as: Camouflage, VNV Nation, etc.;
  • industrial Goth and related genres represented by such gothic bands as Oomph!, Rammstein, etc.;
  • ideologically-colored styles: mystical, Christian, pagan, satanic gothic represented by the following Goth music bands: Inkubus Sukkubus, Marylin Manson, etc.;
  • the most known music with Gothic elements (usually admired by potential); for example, such gothic music groups as U2, Linda, Gregorian, Midnight Oil, and others.

Songs of all the above performers are very popular among the representatives of this subculture. If you are interested in getting acquainted with them, you can download tracks using our site. We provide compositions both in mp3 and FLAC formats. In our online store, you can also listen to some albums before you buy them.

Specifics of bands

For a group to be attributed to top gothic music bands, there is a formed set of criteria. A group refers to the gothic scene if:

  1. It is appropriated to respective genre by Goth press;
  2. It is mentioned as one of gothic music groups in specific books;
  3. It performs at Goth fests and other gatherings;
  4. It is admired and purchased by and very popular among the Goths (by the way, our web site provides these songs in lossless quality).

Thus, the gothic scene is growing; there keep arising new Goth music performers due to the absorption of related groups and sub-genres. However, such a broad and doubtful classification gives rise to constant strife within the community between old and new representatives of the discussed culture about real or fake bands, which lasts for over 20 years.

Peculiarities of the genre

The best got music is always sublime, over-emotional, with sad tune and "angelic" female back vocal, choral singing, bells, and sometimes dark electronics. Principal vocal in songs is represented by a powerful or spacey male voice or insinuating, touching, witching female one. Sometimes there is also angry whisper. To hear all these features, it is necessary to listen to these tracks in lossless quality in MP3 or FLAC formats. Lyrics range from philosophical to mystical, pagan, dark, etc. In most cases, only in music.

association all these features combine in unique sounding, which deserves to be called the best Goth