Ethereal wave

Ethereal wave is a musical genre closely related to gothic rock and the darkwave movement, pioneered by Cocteau Twins, This Mortal Coil and early Dead Can Dance. The music is characterized by atmospheric guitar soundscapes and distant vocals that create a surreal and otherworldly effect. Sound effects like echo and delay are also often used. Many ethereal wave artists are heavily influenced by dream pop or shoegaze. Edit this Artist photo: 巡音ルカ

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  • kaminekosan

    I'm positive "ethereal" is a term that may be used to describe all music.

    March 2015
  • RussellChap

    fuckin' stupid tag

    June 2014
  • Abetancourt_

    Owl City? Uhmmm...okey.

    April 2014
  • ringwraith10

    So, I've never really heard of this label before. I've always just seen these bands tagged as "ethereal". I guess someone came up with this tag to distinguish from all the non-genre artists that people have tagged as ethereal?

    March 2014
  • Thanatopsis_


    March 2014
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