Goth Blugrass

I was listening to Gillian Welch and David Rawlings on the train back from Marseille the other day; I realised that they sing Goth Bluegrass. There is a lot of thematic similarity between the Gothic and the darker elements of Appalachian culture.

And then this is just an outright dark dirge…makes me want to just sit down and stare off deep into the trailer park:

(By the way; these two are spectacular live. I was fortunate enough to see them about ten years ago in Greenville, SC at a small venue.)