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Best of 2016
It's time to recap the best of 2016 and do a small review of another great year of music. After a rough start to the year with the demise of Live365 we were able to regroup and find our place broadcasting with Radionomy. We ended the year on a high note with our radio show doing better than we've ever done before. We also have a great year with so many artists releasing great music. We had some legends come back with new releases as well as many bands that are staple and active in the scene. On top of these great releases we were introduced to many new groups that have quickly become favorites here. In addition to our own success we love to hear the success of these great artists. Again we thank everyone for reading, sharing and listening and for all the positive feedback that we receive from all over the world. We hope that we're able to introduce you to some great new music that you can enjoy and help these wonderfully talented artists get the word out about their great music. We look forward to another great year in 2017.

Follow the link to read through all the details including our list of best albums and tracks of the year.
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Long Live Gothic Paradise Radio!!
We were introduced to this incredible band just over a year ago with their spellbinding track "Voices". We were able to pick up most of their released over the next little while which we featured on our airwaves and on the pages here with a review. However, with all of the material they had released, they were yet to pull together a full-length album though they had a few EPs and several singles under their belt. Finally, earlier this year we were finally presented with Byzantium. This great album features our first and favorite track "Voices" along with a nice selection of other great songs. For those longing for a step back to the peak of the 90's ethereal shoegaze genre and the birth of the Heavenly Voices collection, this band really captures those sentiments, styles and memories. While still standing on their own with their material, this is something brand new for us all to enjoy here in 2016. It is a pleasure to feature this band which has quickly become a favorite here for us at Gothic Paradise. Read the reviews and listen for yourself and jump over to bandcamp or other outlets where their music is found and purchase their entire catalog, it's well worth it.

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Dichromat [March 28, 2017] Black Nail Cabaret - Dichromat - Presenting a new band to the pages of Gothic Paradise with their dark, mid-tempo electro sound. Listen to tracks on our radio show and enjoy the review here for a taste of what they have to offer.

We Defy Oblivion [March 28, 2017] The Sweetest Condition - We Defy Oblivion - Pounding beats align with pulsating electronics and anthem-like lyrics with female vocals for another powerful album from this band. This is the sophomore album for this band and another great addition to our radio show and pages here on Gothic Paradise.

Ode To Inhumanity [February 12, 2017] Diversant:13 - Ode To Inhumanity - Introducing this great heavy electro-industrial act to the pages of Gtohic Paradise with this, their latest album featuring 10 heavy pulsating electronic tracks.

M A L V S [January 1, 2017] Golden Apes - M Λ L V S - Added a review of the latest album from this excellent band presenting their solid flavor of gothic rock. Enjoy the review and latest selections on our radio show.

Mythologie [January 1, 2017] Delerium - Mythologie - We welcome this legendary band to the pages of Gothic Paradise with their fifteenth album. Presenting an excellent mix of heavenly female voices with smooth electronic music.

Moonbathers [January 1, 2017] Delain - Moonbathers - As a new addition to the pages of Gothic Paradise we present the powerful gothic metal from this band and a review of this, their fifth album.

Eyes on Backwards [December 31, 2016] Dead When I Found Her - Eyes On Backwards - This is another favorite here on the pages and airwaves of Gothic Paradise. For those fans of old-school industrial, this latest album is a heavy hitter with several stellar favorite tracks.

[December 31, 2016] A Covenant of Thorns - Forgotten - This solo project has been a long-time resident here on the pages and airwaves. This latest six-track EP is another great addition to the great catalog from this artist.

No Artist / No Name [December 30, 2016] Sound of Eleven - No Artist / No Name - Introducing another great new band in the realm of dark folk. Check out the review here and listen to tracks on our radio show.

The Lover, The Stars & The Citadel [December 27, 2016] Deleyaman - The Lover, The Stars & The Citadel - Bringing their unique blend of alternative folk music together on another great album, we have here the review of the latest from this talented group.

The American Dream [December 26, 2016] The Foreign Resort - The American Dream - One of our favorites in the realm of post-punk and shoegaze music is back with another EP release earlier this year and then re-released this fall on vinyl. We're happy to present our review of this short EP for our readers and listeners to enjoy.

Crossing Over [December 26, 2016] We Are Temporary - Crossing Over - This is a new electro-pop project we've been introduced to. With a unique style and sound it is a pleasure to introduce to our readers and listeners with this review.

Air & Numbers [December 11, 2016] The Lovely Intangibles - Air & Numbers - Following hot on the hills of their debut release last year, these gothabilly artists are back at it with another great album of music. Enjoy the review here and selections on our radio show.

Wicked Flowers [December 11, 2016] The Rose Phantom - Wicked Flowers - The creative juices keep flowing for this solo project of Ted Newsom with another short EP delving into a diverse mix of various styles from rock, new wave and goth, building on the foundation we've grown to recognize over the last few years.

Endure [December 4, 2016] Assemblage 23 - Endure - Tom Shear just keeps going strong delivering another powerful electro-pop album with pounding beats and layered synths all backing his solid vocals portraying mood and message of the thoughtful lyrics.

Byzantium [November 20, 2016] Lights That Change - Byzantium - It's finally here! The first official full-length album from this stellar ethereal shoegaze band. Though we've had plenty of great music from them over the past year or so, this is the official debut album and it's a real treasure.

Imagica [November 13, 2016] The Birthday Massacre - Imagica - It seems we've been blessed by music from many of the legendary great artists we've featured for years here on Gothic Paradise. This is another one and going all the way back to the demo tapes when they were called Imagica, another great collector's item with our review here.

These Fleeting Moments [November 13, 2016] Black Tape for a Blue Girl - These Fleeting Moments - It has been a while since we've had this renowned Ethereal project here on the pages of Gothic Paradise. It is with great pleasure that we welcome them back with a review of their latest album hearkening back to all the greatest elements of the past and present.

The Blinding Dark [November 6, 2016] Covenant - The Blinding Dark - This legendary electro-pop band is at it again with another great new album. Check out our review of this new work as well as the single Sound Mirrors which we've been enjoying in our top 10.

Bellum Esse [October 23, 2016] Somnare - Bellum Esse - Presenting this great new mix of marshal industrial and neo-classical from this Spanish duo. This is their debut album and a great introduction for us to the band.

Intruder [October 23, 2016] Sexy Suicide - Intruder - If you're longing for some classic 80's synthpop sound without listening to the same old 80's bands over and over, we have your fix here with this talented project. This is a great new band with a classic sound that we love, enjoy!

About Haloes [October 1, 2016] Intent:Outtake - About Haloes - It's with great pleasure that we introduce the second album from this powerful electo-industrial act here on Gothic Paradise. Check out the review and enjoy their music on our radio show.

Precious Paradise [October 1, 2016] Mental Discipline - Precious Paradise - We've been enjoying the powerful electro-pop styles from this project for a while now with their two previous EP's. You can now pick up all of those tracks plus three additional pieces on this new full-length CD. Enjoy the review and selections on our Gothic Paradise radio show.

Breathe In [September 12, 2016] Purple Fog Side - Breathe In - Introducing this new maxi-single from this Russian electro-pop project. They've taken a turn to the dream-pop sound that readers and listeners should enjoy here.

My Imaginary Shores [September 12, 2016] Märcoda - My Imaginary Shores - Enjoy this short EP review from this great new electro and dream-pop project. Listen and enjoy tracks on both of our radio shows.

Whispers of the Forest [August 28, 2016] An Danzza - Whispers of the Forest - This project and latest album is no stranger for our Ethereal radio show listeners and readers. With us playing songs from their full discography they have become a true staple on Gothic Paradise. Now it is with great pleasure that we present the review of their latest album.

Bata Motel [August 21, 2016] Hexa - Bata Motel - Introducing this diverse and eclectic experimental project crossing genre lines from gothic, ethereal and shoegaze with a heavy dose of noise mixed in. Enjoy the review and selections on our radio shows.

Harpies [August 6, 2016] Obsidian FX - Harpies - This is our first introduction to this band, but first impressions are lasting impressions and so it was with what we heard. Enjoy their unique style of heavy electronic industrial music on this album.

Strange Days [August 6, 2016] Dark Souls Day - Strange Days - After six years we finally have a second EP from this dark, heavy hitting gothic rock band featuring five of these dark tracks.

Hypaerion [July 6, 2016] Aeon Sable - Hypaerion - This is a veteran band here on Gothic Paradise with their solid gothic rock sound presented on another great album. Check out our review and enjoy selections on our radio show.

Di Indomito Incanto [July 6, 2016] Carlo De Filippo - Di Indomito Incanto - Introducing the solo work from this artist also known as half of the dark folk duo known as Oniric. We present here a review of this debut album packed with spellbinding mix of piano and various mesmerizing symphonic loops.

Strange Night [June 19, 2016] Sykoya - Strange Night - We stumbled onto this release amidst the dozens of submissions we receive each week. This turned out to be a real gem, while only four original tracks and a remix are presented here, what we have is absolutely remarkable and a set of new classics we'll be listening to for a while to come.

Dark Narrows [June 19, 2016] Lights That Change - Dark Narrows - As we anxiously await the anticipated full-length release of their full-length album, we have another teaser EP from this talented band featuring their classic ethereal, dream-pop and shoegaze styles.

Mother of Abominations [June 19, 2016] Angelic Foe - Mother of Abominations - Introducing the sophomore release from the stunning vocalist Annmari Thim's solo work featuring bombastic martial industrial mixed with beautiful neo-classical musical compositions.

Beneath the Serene [May 22, 2016] Mercury's Antennae - Beneath the Serene - Presenting our special feature on this powerful ethereal shoegaze band featuring Dru's haunting vocals over layers of guitar reverb and ambient soundscapes. Check out the review and listen to selections on our ethereal show.

The Other Side of Fear [May 22, 2016] Brotherhood - The Other Side of Fear - Keeping up the gothic rock sound we have the latest EP from this band. Grounded in the gothic rock style of the 90's, this is another great release with some nice selections heard on our club mix radio show and reviewed here.

Edge of the World [May 22, 2016] The Sweetest Condition - Edge of the World - Cranking out the pounding beats and layered electronic synth loops we have this dance-friendly band with their debut full-length album. Check out the review and selections on our club mix radio show.

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