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Saturday fail and redemption at WGT

in Lifestyle/My Leipzig/What's on

The magnificent meets the mundane in this photo story starring obvious newbies and evident veterans of Wave-Gotik-Treffen.

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Wave-Gotik-Treffen 2019: Sunday in 60 photos

in My Leipzig/What's on

We hope you like the fruits of our three-hour photo expedition chasing darkness in the sun!

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WGT 2019: going back to black in Leipzig

in Lifestyle/My Leipzig/Society/What's on

“Much as I adore Leipzig on any given day, I have never loved it as much as I do this weekend. Seeing so many interesting, quirky, stylish people dressed in shades and textures of black warms my heart.”

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Wave-Gotik-Treffen: an international perspective

in My Leipzig/What's on

“Many foreign guests have missed out on WGT events besides concerts due to the language barrier. This year, with help from friends, I’ve been able to organize a series of lectures and discussions about the scene, by the scene, in English.”

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Drifter in Leipzig: “arms reaching for the sky, like trees”

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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga

“That Drifter’s ‘Moonstones’ can be found floating around the internet with only scraps of streams and downloads says more about that doomed scuffle for attention indie artists are facing than about the quality of the music itself – because from the first listen I was floored.”

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Travel black: Wave-Gotik-Treffen 2018

in Society/Stage/Travel
WGT 2018 preview feature photo maeshelle west-davies
WGT 2018 preview feature photo maeshelle west-davies

As more and more goths begin to descend from the unseasonably darkening skies above Leipzig airport, anticipation in the city rises to a level that may actually be tactile. Leipzig is about to be rocked once again by alternative music’s most famous summer holiday.

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