Darkwave Equals MC Squared (Acoustic) - The Enright House - Six Acoustic Renditions
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Dark wave or darkwave is a music genre that emerged from the new wave and post-punk movement of the late s. The genre embraces a range of styles including cold wave ethereal wave Wild Turkey - Various - Minimal Techno rock   neoclassical dark wave and neofolk. In the s, a subculture developed primarily in Europe alongside dark wave music, whose followers were called wavers   or dark wavers.
Since the s,    the term has been used in Europe to describe the gloomy and melancholy variant of new wave and post-punk music. The term darkwave originated in the s as an indicator of the dark counterpart of new wave. The movement spread internationally, developing such strands as ethereal wavewith bands such as Cocteau Twinsand neoclassical dark waveinitiated by the music of Dead Can Dance and In the Nursery.
Simultaneously, different substyles associated with the new wave and dark wave movements started to merge and influence each other, e. Other bands such as Malaria! This sort of dark wave music became known as cabaret noir or dark cabareta term popularized by U. German dark Sweep Me Away - Monk & Neagle - Monk & Neagle bands were partially associated with the Neue Deutsche Welle i.
The German band Deine Lakaien Afterin the United States the term dark wave as the one-word variant 'darkwave' became associated with the Projekt Records label,  because it was adopted by label founder Sam Rosenthal after leafing through the pages of German music magazines such as Zilloand has been used to promote and market artists from German label Hyperium Records in the U. I first became aware of the term "Dark Wave" back in It appeared in German magazines — such as Zillo — describing a style of European music that Darkwave Equals MC Squared (Acoustic) - The Enright House - Six Acoustic Renditions other "waves" such as New Wave I found those two words "dark" and "wave" quite interesting.
This was something underground, submerged, obscure It was a poetic phrase that could describe many different sounds. At the time, I was looking for a name for my little mail-order company. I wanted something that would encompass the variety of music available in my catalog. Projekt features bands such as LyciaBlack Tape for a Blue Girland Love Spirals Downwardssome of these characterized by atmospheric guitar and synth-sounds and female vocals.
This style took cues from s bands like Cocteau Twins   and is often referred to as ethereal dark wave. Joshua Gunn, a professor of communication studies at Louisiana University, described the U. Dead Can Dance. Anchored by Sam Rosenthal's now New York-based label Projekt, dark wave music is less rock and more roll, supporting bands who tend to emphasize folk songcraft, hushed vocals, ambient experimentation, and synthesized sounds [ Media related to Dark Wave at Wikimedia Commons.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Genre of music. For the documentary film, see The Darkwave Equals MC Squared (Acoustic) - The Enright House - Six Acoustic Renditions Wave. Doom  doom wave . New wave  post-punk . Guitar bass guitar drums drum machine synthesizer sampler violin cello piano percussion. Cabaret noir cold wave ethereal wave gothic rock neoclassical neofolk Neue Deutsche Todeskunst.
France Germany. Contemporary Youth Culture. An International Encyclopedia. Volume II. Greenwood Publishing Group. The genre contained the gloomiest of the groups, featuring with slower tempos, deeper vocals, and intense lyrical content. The Dark Wavers still No Getting Over You - Neil Sedaka - Tuneweaver, and the popularity of the genre has seen a revival in recent years.
Handbuch Popkultur. Metzler Verlag. Cold Wave bezeichnet eine Untergattung experimenteller, minimalistischer Elektronikmusik aus Frankreich. Female vocals, both wispy and operatic, have become fashionable, particularly in the Ethereal subgenre. Die schwarze Musik-Szene in Deutschland 2.
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