Cemetery Confessions: A Goth Talk Podcast

This month we are looking at the ever shifting spaces goths inhabit, reifying their ritualistic, embodied bringing forth of identity into the world around us. The future of these spaces is now forever changed as the current pandemic robs us of our sacred curated temples to goth. We also review the new album from The Funeral Medieval, share our Sinister Suggestions and more!

Our guests this month are Sean Detra and Mary Millions of Sisters of Mondays!

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon!

Introductions
Moving to Twitch
When Should we Return to Clubbing
The Evolving Dynamics of Twitch DJing
Will Music Venues Exist in the Future
The Future of Goth Music
The Future of Goth Culture
Gatekeeping

Album Review:
The Funeral Medieval - Dreper Meg

Sinister Suggestions:
-Angels Arcana
-Isotropia
-Selofan
-Slow Dance with the Dead
-Delphine Coma
-Black Angel
-Exit Dust
-Dark
-DGA95
-Wisteria
-Carnival Row
-Halt and Catch Fire
- Clipping

 

Direct download: the_future_of_goth_spaces.mp3
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This episode we discuss death, and why it’s more important than ever to talk about it.

Check out Caitlin’s new book here! You can also watch her on YouTube or check out upcoming events on her website.

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon!

Loren Rhoads Interview
Bess Lovejoy Interview

Direct download: Caitlin_Doughtys_Hero_Project.mp3
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Our guests this month are Carol, Helen and Amy!

References:
-Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome
-Embodied Cognition

Direct download: disability_final.mp3
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This week we are breaking down Gothic Lolita and talking about it’s history, influence on goth, it’s subversive qualities and more! We also review the new album from Hada.

Our guest this month is Rose Nocturnalia!

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon!

Gothic Lolita

Album Review:
Hada - Abrahadabra

Sinister Suggestions:
-Carpenter Brut
-Dorohedoro

Direct download: final_gothic_lolita.mp3
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On this very special episode we are speaking with Liz Bennett, sitting Iowa State Representative! We talk about the relevance of social movements to goth, gab about our mutual experiences in the Christian goth community, discuss the philosophy of self and much more!

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon!

References:
Cloak and Dagger Controversy
The Myth of Cognitive Niche

Direct download: Goths_in_Government.mp3
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Welcome to the Cemetery Confessions Baby Bat 101 crash course! Whether you’re 12 or 85, you’ve come to the right place. Our curated guide features guests from across the spectrum from long time well known DJ to shiny new goth moth and everywhere in between. We’ll chat about music, clubbing, dating, identity, politics and more!

Our guests this month are Scary Lady Sarah, Nadja, and Nat!

Politics:
-Post Punk Politics
-Sexism and Industrial
-Assimilate

Music: 41:40
-Goth Comp
-Some Wear Leather, Some Wear Lace
-25 Years in the Reptile House
-80’s Goth Wasn’t Just About Music
-The Value of Music to Identity
-Darkly: Black History and America’s Gothic Soul
-2019 Goth Albums
-Post-Punk.com
-Goth Music History
-Origin of the term ‘Goth’

Fashion and Makeup: 1:01:47
-Gothic Lamb
-Kambriel
-Dark Angel Co
-Kaufen Apparel
-Luciferothica
-Junkyard Bat
-Haute Cotoure
-My DIY Tutorial 1
-My DIY Tutorial 2
-How to do a Deathhawk

Clubbing and Socializing 1:21:17
-So you want to start a local scene
-The Etiquette Guide to Goth Clubs
-Goth Club Tips

Dating 1:43:30
-Goth Guide to Valentine’s Day
-What’s wrong with Wanting a Goth GF?
-Dating in the Goth Scene

Identity: 1:52:00
-What is Goth?
-The Philosophy of Goth
-Aging in Goth

Further Reading:
-My Goth Library

Direct download: final_getting_into_goth.mp3
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This month we share embarrassing childhood stories, take on gatekeepers, explore why goth is still relevant and answer r/goths most burning questions!

Our guest this month is Lady India!
Facebook, IG, TikTok, Eat the Rich

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon!

Introductions

Goth in Hot Weather 7:00

What Was Your First Goth Band 14:01

Gatekeeping 21:57

What Place Does Goth Have in the World 40:41

Disliking Labels 58:20

Difficulty Socializing 1:14:05

What Psychology Drove you to Goth 1:31:55

Sinister Suggestions: 2:04:00
-Solar Fake - Song to say Goodbye
-Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble
-Bohren & Der Club of Gore
-Dale Cooper Quartet & The Dictaphones
-Blood Machines
-A Gorey Demise - Creature Feature

Direct download: We_Fixed_Reddit.mp3
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This episode we dive into the psychology of living through a pandemic, and explore how well equipped goths are for dealing with death, all while reading a journalist to filth. We also review the new album from Mystic Priestess!

Our guest this month is Ryan, vocalist from the deathrock band witchhands.

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon!

Sinister Suggestions:
-Happy!
-Imaginos - Blue Oyster Cult
-Imaginos Documentary
-Loom - Katie Gately
-Halloween Carol’s

BLM Resources:
-Resource List
-Donate to Help Against Police Brutality
-Anti-Racism for White People
-75 Things White People Can do for Racial Justice
-Documentary about the Direct Line of Lynching to Today's Prison System
-Commitment Against Racism
-Mass Incarceration Information

Direct download: pandemicgoth.mp3
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This episode we continue our special series of episodes by examining what it’s like to age through goth. From external pressure, internal support, and how hard it is to lace up new rocks.

Our panel includes GothicSoulFlower, Hedvig Funeral, Mel, and Edward!

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon!

Direct download: ageing_in_goth.mp3
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On this episode we are answering the most interesting questions posed to r/goth.

Our guest this episode is Lady India! You can find her on IG, Facebook, and her burlesque/variety show Phantasmagoria.

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon!

Stop Calling me an E-Boy 10:00

Am I Still Goth if I don’t Like Goth Music 23:12

Stereotypes 40:10

Craziest Thing You’ve DIY’d 43:23

How Much Must and Artist Goth to be Goth 50:10

How to Wear Makeup when Mixed Race 1:09:40

How to Deal with Angry Elitists 1:21:32

Album Review: 1:41:56
Vandal Moon - Black Kiss

 

Direct download: Bella_Lugosis_dead_and_i_dont_feel_great_either.mp3
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This episode we are exploring the twisted world of Gothic Literature to understand why it’s so culturally relevant to goths and non-goths alike.

Our guests for this episode are Adrienne who’s YouTube which covers Gothic topics you can find here, and our resident Queen of Goth Michelle.

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon!

What Makes Gothic Literature Gothic

Why do we Love Gothic Literature 16:40

How has The Gothic Changed Goth 36:15
-An examination of Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble

Gothic vs. Goth 1:06:00

Goth’s Fashion Debt to Gothic Literature 1:14:27

The Gothic’s impact on Broader Culture 1:25:45

Gothic Literature as Problematic Text 1:40:30

References:
-Contemporary Gothic
-Romancing the Gothics: 90s Music video Gothic

-Fashioning Gothic Bodies
-The Music of The Goth Subculture: Postmodernism and Aesthetics

Direct download: The_Return_of_Gothic_Literature.mp3
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This episode we are chatting with the vocalist of Nox Novacula! We’re talking about politics and women in music, touring, and the underground music scene.

You can listen to, buy and get merch on their bandcamp page, as well as get info on upcoming releases on their facbook page.

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon!

Introduction

Are you a goth band? 8:12

Music History 11:12

Goth music now 14:55

LP vs EP 24:40

Writing music 32:30

Women in music 35:45

Touring 44:15

Politics in music 48:30

Defining goth 1:01:17

Direct download: Charlotte_of_Nox_Novacula.mp3
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We are chatting about why goth music is so important to the culture, if it’s the most important feature of our community and by what standards we make that determination. We also review the new album from Double Echo!

Our guest this month is Jennifer Groke! You can find their art and content on YouTube, Facebook and IG

 

Is music objective? 6:45
      -Gothic Music and the Inevitability of Genre

Music consumption under capitalism 18:25
      -80’s goth wasn’t just about music

“Lifestyle” is culturally constructed 28:50
      -The Homology Hypothesis

Music is not bigoted 35:05
     -Alternative chicks Sweden

Goth as a youth subculture 51:25
     -VSCO girls and eboys in sociology
     -The history of subcultural studies
     -Youth cultures and the rest of life
     -Youth studies in sociology

Album Review: 1:11:00
Double Echo - Burning in Blue

Sinister Suggestions: 1:25:00
-Then Comes Silence
-HMLTD

Direct download: why_does_goth_music_matter.mp3
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On this episode original goth Trevor shares his thoughts on why goth today is stronger than it ever has been. We chat about his experience with goth in the 80’s and 90’s, the relevance of DIY and music to goth today, the danger that comes with being different in society, hear stories about Suspiria, starting Nightbreed and more!

Our guest this month is Trevor Bamford, who’s work you can find at Nightbreed Recordings, and listen to his music projects Death Party UK, Chaos Bleak and The Angelfire Project as well as the streaming Nightbreed Radio.

Goth in the 80’s

The Evolution of the Music Industry 5:30

Relevance of Compilations 20:10

DIY or Die 30:15

Why the 90’s Were the Most Goth 34:20

Goth Discrimination and Transgression 43:55

Understanding Music Theory 56:00

Direct download: nightbreed_recordings.mp3
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This episode we are chatting with Alaska’s only goth duo cliff and ivy! We’ll be hearing their stories from touring around the goth scene in the US, stories from their friendships with deathrock legends like Rikk agnew, gitaine demone and paul roessler, along with discussions around dealing with death, being differently abled and more.

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon!

You can find information about Cliff and Ivy on their website and bandcamp, and you can help support their next tour over on gofundme!

Becoming goth

Living as a solitary goth - 8:45

Comparing goth scenes across the country - 15:20

Living as a goth parent - 25:17

Living with disability as a goth - 30:25

Finding time for creativity - 42:15

Collaboration in Art - 46:45

Using Magick in Art - 1:01:38

Dealing with Death - 1:10:00

A thank you - 1:29:20

Direct download: Finding_Solace_Through_Art.mp3
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Abstract conceptual fashion and fast fashion may be on opposite ends of the spectrum, but both draw influence from the lineage of goth aesthetic. On this episode we will explore the relation and relevance of the runway and high end designer to the everyday lives of goths.

Our guest this month is Kate Mior, the owner of fashion brand Bone & Busk which you can also find on etsy. Kate also DJs in Toronto and you can check out Kate’s DJ page here.

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon!

Ethical Shop Recommendations:
Kate:
-Nuit Clothing Atelier
-Ovate
-Kaufen Apparel
-Missy Industry

Count:
-Gothic Lamb
-Kambriel
-Dark Angel co

Suggestions From our Community:
-Beautiful Freak Cosmetics
-Dracula Clothing
-Holy Clothing
-Exo Umbra
-The Witches Cottage
-Studio 777
-The Arbetium
-Agashi
-Deadwood Studios

Direct download: haute_coutur.mp3
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It’s 2020 and I’m excited to be back for another year of shows. This month we’ve got another goth talk episode! We’re chatting about the music scene in general, our favorite trends of 2019, creator burnout, and yes, we get deep into discussing gatekeeping. Grab your favorite beverage and have a seat over there on the velvet couch next to the coffin, don’t mind Vlad he only bites when asked, I hope the incense doesn’t bother you.

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon!

Our guest this month is Krystina! She runs an interview show on YouTube called Portland Undead and is the band Loverload!

Local Scene News 5:44

Gatekeeping Gatekeepers 17:47
-Aytakks Article
-Gothic Lolita vs Goth
-I Was Afraid of Going to Goth Clubs

2019 State of the Scene 59:35

Album Review: 1:10:40
Nuevo Testemento - Exposure

Sinister Suggestions: 1:25:30
-Obscura Undead’s first Zine
-Sex Education
-My Hero Academia
-ergo proxy
-Double Echo
-Dragula
-The Witcher

Direct download: gatekeeping_goths.mp3
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