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Useful Notes / Cyber Goth

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Cybergoth (Cygoth) is a subculture that derives from elements of cyberpunk, goth, raver, and rivethead fashion. Unlike traditional goths, cybergoths follow electronic dance music more often than rock, tend to lean towards brighter colors and sleeker outfits, and have an age range of followers from the late 20s to mid-40s.

Cygoth is also a leader in outrageous outfits made of latex, rubber, and plastic. Often more popular in Germany than North America, there are several styles of Cygoth and the hair styles vary between each individual and can include extravagant hair pieces like synthetic dreadlocks, cyberlox, extensions, and so on. These hair pieces can be made of a variety of materials, from real hair to synthetic kankelon hair to plastic tubing, rubber and foam, and are often accented with goggles, masks, or similar apparel. They tend to incorporate anime, video game, raver, rivethead, and goth fashion, as well as drawing inspiration from other forms of science fiction.

The music style often has touches of synthesizers which makes it feel as if the Gothic industrial style and several types of trance styles had a hybrid baby. It's high energy with the feeling of computers generating the sounds and music.

Compare to Raver. Contrast to Goth. May overlap with Cyberpunk.