Monday, October 31, 2016

Planet Rotations #215: 10 Days of Goth

In the age of digital music, we tend to skip through albums, listening to one or two tracks - missing some of the deeper cuts that may be brilliant. We are huge fans of the album format, and love to experience the entire collection the way the artist intended. Listening to one or two songs is like randomly reading a few chapters of a book and expecting to understand the completed work. Like all music lovers, we love to share what we're listening to and discover some new things from friends.

Keeping with the Halloween spirit, for the last 10 days Sarah and I have been on a total Goth marathon - #10DaysofGoth. So we'd like to present you with our very first all-Goth feature of Planet Rotations. Below you will find 13 albums that we each selected from the past 10 days of listening. You'll also notice a Spotify player at the bottom, which features a song from each album. This is an ongoing playlist that you can follow directly on Spotify. Please put your own lists in the comments below, or interact at the Life On This Planet Facebook or Twitter. 

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Bret's 13
Fields of the Nephilim - Dawnrazor

The Cure - Faith

Red Lorry Yellow Lorry - Talk About the Weather

Siouxsie & the Banshees - Juju

Dead Can Dance - Within the Realm of a Dying Sun

The Damned - Phantasmagoria

The Tear Garden - To Be an Angel Blind, the Crippled Soul Divide

The Chameleons - Script of the Bridge

My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult - Confessions of a Knife

All About Eve - s/t

Mephisto Walz - The Eternal Deep

Bauhaus - The Sky's Gone Out

Audra - s/t

Sarah's 13

This Mortal Coil - It'll End in Tears

The March Violets - The Botanic Verses

Lebanon Hanover - Tomb for Two

Peter Murphy - Wild Birds: 1985-1995

Rosetta Stone - Adrenaline

Koban - Abject Obsessions

Zola Jesus - Taiga

Delerium - Best of

Purity Ring - Shrines

The Tear Garden - Tired Eyes Slowly Burning

VNV Nation - Burning Empires / Standing

Collide - Beneath the Skin

Audra - Going to the Theatre

Listen to our ongoing Spotify Planet Rotations Playlist!
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