WL//WH Weekly Post-Punk / Darkwave / Dark Synth Tips

Weekly Post-Punk / Darkwave / Dark Synth Tips #8

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  • Ottawa, Canada psych / doom blues / gothic rock duo Headless Nameless “Sacrificial (I)”                                 
  • Los Angeles, CA synth-punk / darkwave / post-punk duo NO EXITS “Pressure”                                                         
  • French dark coldwave / post-punk trio NO FILTER “Creative Skills”                                                                       
  • German darkwave / goth-rock duo from Hanover, WISBORG “Spirits That I Called” from the upcoming second album “From The Cradle To The Coffin” on Danse Macabre Records                                                                    
  • London/Liverpool, UK dark minimal synth electronic music project THIS IS THE BRIDGE “Doubt Has Gone” from the new album ‘In The Strangled Air’ out now on TONN Recordings                                                                           
  • Detroit‘s industrial / goth / post-punk three-piece RITUAL HOWLS “Thought Talk” from the forthcoming 4th LP ”Rendered Armor” out March 22 on Felte                                                   
  • Glasgow, UK electronic dark folk duo Witch of the Vale “Gods & Monsters” (Lana Del Rey cover)                      
  • San Francisco/Athens synth-pop / darkwave / synthwave collaboration, Ssleeping DesiresS (feat. Night Haze) “Waves” (demo 2019)                                                                                                                                                 
  • Mexican synth-pop / post-punk project of Edwin Hernandez aka SheUsedToBeHuman “Yellow Days”             
  • Bern, Switzerland post-punk / new wave / synth-pop duo Crying Vessel “Illusions” title track from the upcoming EP out March 4 on on Manic Depression Records    
  • Swiss dark synth / darkwave / synth-pop solo project from St.Gallen, Carlo Onda “Adieu Tristesse”                     
  • Montreal, Canada dark synth / minimal synth / synthwave project NO “Couper le Cercle” from s/t debut EP     
  • Toronto‘s synth-pop / new wave project Vanity Phase “Long Goodbye” from new EP “Unnatural Habits” via Pleasence Records
  • Chatsworth, UK born / L.A.-based new wave/post-punk/goth one-man act, Mortal Boy “Dance to the Darkness”                                                                                                                                                                                      
  • Swedish gothic rock solo project from Halmstad, Boy In The Shadows “Horizons” (re-recorded version, originally released in 2013)                                                                                                                                       
  • London, UK ethereal, dark and romantic duo Beautiful Mechanica “Life After Time” (1st demo)                         
  • Leipzig based Switzerland lo-fi / garage / new wave / post-punk 4-piece THE STACHES “WV Race” from new album “This Lake is Pointless”     
  • L.A.-based deathrock/synthpunk outfit of Noel Skum (Andrew Clinco of Drab Majesty), Z. Oro (Aaron Montaigne of Antioch Arrow/Heroin/DBC), and Mico Frost (Brian Tarney), VR SEX “Landmine” from the upcoming “Horseplay” EP via Dais Records                                                                                                            
  • Bogotà, Colombian goth post-punk / deathrock four-piece SOMBRAS ‘Cobalto’ second single from SOMBRAS first LP on Tres incendios temporales                                                                                                                     
  • Philadelphia‘s new wave / synth-pop duo KORINE “Never Dream (Korine Club Mix)” from upcoming “from remixes album “New Arrangements – Remixes”                                                                                                           
  • Mexico City‘s dark electro / EBM / minimal synth project of DJ Carlos Prado Cuevas, aka 89s† “Saturator”       
  • Austin, TX post-punk band (members of Portrayal Of Guilt), TEST “Ready To Die” from 2-track cassette single ‘II’ on Smoking Room
  • Lisbon‘s ambient / ethereal / darkwave solo project by Portuguese musician Pedro Code (IAMTHESHADOW and Rainy Days Factory), The Dream Collision “Blackbirds” from the new sophomore album “The Certainty of Forever”                                                                                                                                                                     
  • Russian shoegaze / post punk quartet from Moscow, Джуна [Dzhuna] ‘Свет и Тень/Light and shadow’ title track from the new EP
  • San Francisco‘ dark electronic / coldwave / synthpop trio SeaCrypt “A Detour” from the new album “The Sequel” on Falco Invernale Records                                                                                                                        
  • Slovakian/French synth-pop / minimal wave collaborative project between IMIAFAN and MAKiNA GiRGiR, aka KEPESLAP “Este Van” from V/A “Wave Earplug No.3” vinyl LP via 4mg Records
  • Philadelphia electronic experimentalist Anna Nasty, aka OLIVIA NEUTRON-JOHN “March” off upcoming s/t debut full length out MAY 10 on Sister Polygon Records                                                                                       
  • Providence, Rhode Island dark electronic / new wave / post-punk / darkwave solo project Cross Dragger “Blessed” from debut album “Endearment”                                                                                                             
  • Portuguese dark synth electronic artist (former The Anarchicks singer), Priscilla Devesa “P” from new EP “Rosemary”
  • San Diego‘s dystopian doom post-punk duo BLOOD PONIES “Hostile Takeover” new single                               
  • Philadelphia noise rock / post-punk trio CONTROL TOP “Chain Reaction” from forthcoming album “Covert contracts” on Get Better Records                                                                                                                          
  • San Francisco based veteran deathrock / post punk four-piece Altar De Fey ”The Question Remains” from sophomore album “The Insatiable Desire… For More”
  • Boulazac, France post-punk / coldwave solo project, Without Emotion “Corps Déjà Mort”                                                   
  • London, UK coldwave / minimal synthwave duo ZerøSet “Blacklake”                                                             
  • UK electronic / darkwave / synthpop project of legendary producer John Fryer (NiN, Cocteau Twins, Depeche Mode, etc), Black Needle Noise with Chris Connelly “I’ll Give You Shape”                                                                   
  • Californian dark synthpop / post punk / coldwave duo POST TROPIC “Lovers Requiem” from Split EP With Mannequin released by No Love Lost Records                                                                                     
  • London, UK coldwave / post-punk solo project CORRECTIONS “Man in the Moonlight” from forthcoming album “Projection”on Icy Cold Records                                                                                                                  
  • Aarhus, Denmark instrumental coldwave / post-punk solo project Reconverb “Odd Birds” from “Heraldik” EP on Cold Transmission Music                                                                                                                                    
  • Saint Petersburg, Russia experimental / post punk trio црвених цветова [crvcv] ‘взгляд мента 2019’ from the new EP ‘февраль’                                                                                                                                                                  
  • New York‘s synth-pop / post-punk solo project STEREO JULIA “Winter is Almost Over” from the new “Winter Tree” EP
  • Stockton On Tees, UK goth rock / post-punk trio THE GOLDEN AGE OF NOTHING “A Little Death” from the new album “Ten Thousand Hours” out now                                                                                                                     
  • Oakland, CA new wave/no wave/post-punk art-collective /dance group/band (members of Rays, Andy Human & The Reptoids, Naked Roommate, and Blues Lawyer), THE WORLD “White Radish” from upcoming sophomore vinyl album “Reddish” on Microminiature.                                                                                           
  • Indie post punk band from Belgium, SHOWSTAR “Cold Vapour” from the new 4th album “Soft Apocalypse” out now                                                                                                                                                                     
  • Prague, Czech Republic alt post-punk 4-piece VELLOCET ROLL “Mash Dreams” from the debut album “A Man Asleep”                                                                                                                                                                          
  • Oakland, CA dark post-punk trio Ötzi “Drought” from 4-track EP “Part Time Punks Session”.
  • Swedish goth darkwave / post punk duo of Stefan Eriksson and Micke Lönngren from Eskilstuna, BROTHERHOOD “Voices” from the new vinyl/CD album “In The Violet Hour” on PostGothic Records                    
  • Berlin based elektro rock’n’roll post-punk singer, performer, 80s survivor, composer, MONA MUIR “Motorboy” from the forthcoming 3rd album “Delinquent”.
  • Warsaw, Poland 80’s coldwave / post-punk quartet Joanna Makabresku ‘Powietrze’ from the upcoming remastered 1990 album (plus 2 new bonus tracks) ‘Piąta Prostytucja’ on Bat-Cave Productions
  • Nyköping, Sweden garage punk / synth-punk project (member of Ras), KALLE HYGEN “Good At Nothing” from new EP “Violence Is The New Sex” 
  • Perth, Australia based coldwave / darkwave / new wave / synthpop solo moniker of Greg Weir from DTHWBBA/WhiteFawn, aka UIU “Selfish Nightmare” from upcoming EP                                                                            
  • Vermont‘s coldwave / minimal wave / synthpop solo project Triumphant Race “In A Free World” from upcoming album “I Call On The Dead”                                                                                                                           
  • Greek synth wave music project by Panos Zervos and Dj Thodoris One Two from Athens, FILL THE VOID “Save Me”                                                                                                                                                                  
  • Canadian darkwave / post punk outfit from Calgary, Melted Mirror – ”Possession” from the album ‘Past Life’ out now                                                                                                                                                                     
  • Marseille, France coldwave / post-punk trio MISS PARKER “Slice of Life” from sophomore album “Factory Thee”                                                                                                                                                                             
  • Swedish Darkwave / Gothic Rock band from Stockholm, Foghorn Lonesome “Hopeless in Stockholm” new single                                                                                                                                                                           
  • Brooklyn, NYC darkwave / post-punk / new wave project of Jack Holloway, THE HEAVENS “Walk the Line” from the new album “Dream Reaper”                                                                                                                                
  • Lucerne, Switzerland minimal wave trio of Elischa Heller, Laurin Huber and Rolf Laureijs, aka Wavering Hands “Gatekeeper” from cassette EP “Flower Of Paradise” on Perfect Aesthetics
  • Chicago‘s post punk / punk band BRUISED “(Beneath A) Heap of Glass” from upcoming album “Rotten Codex” out May 15, 2019 via Chicago Research                                                                                                                  
  • Czech Republic psych/post-punk duo of Tomas Pridal (Deceased Squirrel on the Phone) and Bob Vratnicek (Dirty Picnic), aka PULSAR “She’s Mr. Elf” from debut cassette EP “Crumpled Mountain” on Stoned To Death Records                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Los Angeles‘ post-punk band CRYSTAL RIFT “Undone”                                                                                          
  • Swedish post punk / darkwave duo from Sundsvall, RED MECCA “Truth” second single from upcoming album 
  • New England via NYC two-piece synth / darkwave / post-punk band GRANDEUR “Communion” from 3-track “New Year” single on 4LT4RS                                                                                                                                     

Saul Leiter. Jane Pearson, c.1948

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