The original survey was supposed to be for the "Overall" artists, but the last 12 months represent my current tastes more accurately.
2. Depeche Mode
3. DIE FORM
5. Emilie Autumn
6. Abney Park
8. Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble Of Shadows
9. 16 Horsepower
10. Skinny Puppy
Q: What was the first song you ever heard by #2?
A: Personal Jesus.
Q: What is your favorite album of #6?
A: Close call, but probably Aether Shanties.
Q: What is your favorite lyric of #8?
"A serenade of tears, lifelessly
we feel the beat, though no orchestra is there to be seen...
I am you, I am you - you are me,
what I am, what are you - who are we ?
What is truth and what is lie,
who are you and what am I?
In a cradle of mercy we are sleeping
the half-sleep of oblivion."
Q: Is there a song of #1 that makes you sad?
A: One in particular - "Kiss Your Eternal Infinity," because it portrays a specific and very tragic real-life experience (I'm guessing). …