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

Weekly Post-Punk / Darkwave / Dark Synth Tips – Feb. #5-21

PICKS OF THE WEEK:
  • Odilon’s Grip‘s Edgy Electronic Beats 3/02/21                                                                                                 

Smash away your boredom with new music from Ultra Sunn, Twelve Fairies and One, Sebastian Melmoth, Rival, Red Industrie, Bell Towers / Super Drama, Nina Belief, The Vacant Lots / Cold Cave, Schwarzer Sand, Arnoud Rebotini, Orgreave, and Velvet May, great tracks by Blind Delon / Black Egg, and many others. Don’t forget to join Odilon’s Mixcloud Page for a full tracklist. Play loud!!!

  • Liverpool, UK coldwave /post-punk /synthwave duo Nul Telexes “Menhir” title track from the upcoming album “Mehnir” on SwissDarkNights Label

Merseyside duo injects soul-stirring Mancunian vibes layering buzzing glaring chords and emotional icy bright synth flashes, fueled by repetitive slashing beats, with intense fearful male vocals to build new anticipation into a quivering guitar stringed interlude of softly fading dreams.

  • Aarhus, Denmark coldwave /post-punk solo project of guitarist Helge Vammen, RECONVERB “Vanishing Paintings” from the upcoming LP “Airport Oxygen Bar” on Cold Transmission Music

Born as an atmospheric instrumental project of Danish guitar freak Helge Vammen, increasingly at ease with his dreamy vocalizations, crafts as usual intoxicating dire, poignant guitar melodies sewing emotional turmoil through treacherous lashing rhythms and low bass oscillations, while soft, frightened male vocals release angsty twinges of distress into the synthetic laser pulses searing stabs of impending doom.

  • London-based post-punk/synth-pop duo of former Visage keyboardist Logan Sky and vocalist Steven Jones, Steven Jones & Logan Sky “Lovers & Losers (Edit)” new maxi single on Etrangers Musique

Retro 80s Roxy-Music tinged alluring romance merges dreamy male vocals with romantic croons and deeply emotional longings for love and pain over icy bright arpeggiated synth melodies and invigorating, haunting saxophone blast to create a swaying elegant and intoxicating tale of “Lovers and Losers.”

  • Ethereal / goth / darkwave band from Italy, All My Faith Lost … “Violent Dreams II” from the upcoming double album “Untitled” on Cyclic Law
  • US ethereal ambient /dark electronic project of songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Alethea Leventhal, aka Ships In The Night “Balm In Gilead” off new EP “For A Sick World”
  • Paris, France ambient /shoegaze /goth /darkwave band Ruin Of Romantics “Blue Sick” from the 2-track single “Self Control / Blue Sick” on Music Of The Void
  • Chicago based experimental dark electronic singer/songwriter Kelli Frances Corrado – “Webs and Whisphers (Death Of Codes remix)” off 2-track Remix EP on Death Pillar
  • Rome, Italy coldwave /darkwave /post-punk project of Marco Cattani (member of HALO EFFECT), CHEMICAL WAVES “Kiss the Ring (feat. BEDLESS BONES)” from the upcoming LP “Stories From The World Before” on Wave Records
  • UK darkwave/coldwave/post-punk solo project Bone Pixie “Vapour Salem [alternative mix]” off the upcoming album
  • Porto, Portugal darkwave /post-punk trio Conferência Inferno “Ausente” from upcoming album “Ata Saturna” on Lovers & Lollypops
  • Zürich, Switzerland new wave /post-punk /coldwave solo project of Josip Tijan, aka THYMIAN “Iron Lung” (Black Marble Cover)                                                                                                                                               
  • Fort Lauderdale, Fl darkwave/coldwave/minimal synth project When She Was Bad “Cogito, ergo sum” from the new single “Cogito, ergo sum / Vampyr”
         
  • Perth, Australia synth-punk /post-punk solo project Midnight Magazine “Someone Is You” from the EP “Edge and Face”
  • Athens, Georgia based goth-pop duo, Vision Video – “Static Drone” off the upcoming debut LP “Inked in Red”.
  • Legendary early ’80s Dutch goth rock/darkwave pioneers CLAN OF XYMOX “Stranger” from upcoming 12″ vinyl LP version of 1985 “Peel Sessions” via Dark Entries Records
  • Copenhagen, Denmark 4-piece synth /post-punk /darkwave band MOTH “Blood Mask” 7″ vinyl single
  • Orlando, Fl post-punk /darkwave solo project Funeral Flower “wasted saint” off “Perverse EP”
  • Canadian coldwave /darkwave band from Montreal, SCENE NOIR “Apparitions (is This Real)” from the upcoming album “Telegraph” on Cold Model Records                                                                                            
  • San Diego, Ca darkwave /post-punk /coldwave solo project ARMOIRE “Providence”                                       
  • Los Angeles‘ noise /darkwave /electro /synth-punk outfit SECRET MUTILATOR “Love’s Destroyer” new single
  • Juárez MX // NYC coldwave/darkwave solo project UN HOMBRE SOLO “Discurso Del Abandono” from the new cassette EP “Rotundo Fracaso”
     
  • Berlin-based shoegaze /post-punk /dark synth electronic project of Johannes Stabel, aka XTR HUMAN “LEBEN OHNE LICHT (featuring Die Selektion’s Luca Gillian)” new single
          
  • French synthwave /synthpop /EBM /dungeon pop musician from Paris, SYDNEY VALETTE “Eurotrash (Original mix)” from V/A [RND.R050] – 50th release compilation on RND. Records
  • German EBM /industrial electro /minimal synth-pop act THOROFON “Devil’s share” off split single with eva|3 “La théorie du diable” on Ant-Zen
  • Russian dark electro/experimental project from Moscow, ELEKTRO TERAPI “Reason” title track from the new maxi-single.
  • Barcelona-based EBM /post-industrial/post-punk/minimal synth /tribal wave duo Silvia Konstance and Viktor L.Crux (a collaborator of Nurse With Wound and J.Arbeit from Einstürzende Neubauten), DAME AREA “La Danza Del Ferro” from the upcoming album “Ondas Tribales” on Mannequin Records
  • Stockholm, Sweden post-punk /darkwave /dark analog synthpop project of Claes Nordling, aka Retrograth “The Year Stood Still” new single
  • Italian electrowave/darkwave trio from Naples, ASH CODE “Fear” new single from upcoming ‘Fear’ EP on SwissDarkNights Label
  • Brownsville, TX goth coldwave /darkwave /post-punk duo Twin Tribes “Perdidos (Cult Of Alia Remix)” from the upcoming remix album “Altars”
  • Late 80s Dutch new wave /synthpop duo of Menko Konings (S.M. Nurse) & Robbie Horsfall, aka No Honey From These “Over The Hill (remix Rude 66)” extra track from the Top Tape Label‘s remastered vinyl 12″ EP “Over The Hill” (originally released on a CD-R at the first 100 S.M. Nurse EPs “30th Anniversary 1980-1983” via Domestica in 2013)
  • Croatia post-punk /synthpop DIY solo project VALAL “San”
  • Brazilian new wave /synthpop duo LOST LENORE “Desmorto” new single on São Paulo’s Systemica
                         
  • Mexico City post-punk /synth pop solo artist Demian Lair “Contigo” new single
  • Perth, Australia new-wave/ 80s alt-pop band WEB RUMOURS “Human Commodity (We Like It)” new single
  • Southern Poland darkwave /dark electro /synthwave duo STRIDULUM “Ghost” off upcoming LP “Soothing Tales of Escapism” via Bat-Cave Productions
  • Spanish electronic /synthwave /dark synth project from Barcelona, IN†ERSIGNO “Ignition” from the new album “Spectral journey”
       
  • Brooklyn, NY electro/ cinematic/synthpop solo project AMITURE “Touch” from upcoming debut album “The Beach” on Dots Per Inch Music
  • Synthpop/Post-Punk 4-piece from Vienna, ORGREAVE “Collar & Leash” from the debut EP “Disassembly” on Electric Fire Records
  • Wave Synth Industrial Post-Punk duo from Switzerland, VEIL OF LIGHT “The Prayer Wheel” from the upcoming LP “Landslide” on AVANT! Records
  • Greek dark electro/post-punk/darkwave band fronted by Manos K. from Mani Deum, The Man & His Failures “Persona Non Grata_Ver.MMXX” from “ΜΜΧΧ” EP.
  • Wollongong, Australia post-punk /synth-pop /new wave band DROVES “View” new single
  • French synthpop /new wave band from Nantes, Les Clopes “Chienne de Vie” from the debut album “DEU” on Choléra Cosmique
  • Los Angeles post-punk /emowave band DEAN DECAY “Politics” new single                                                     
  • Early 1980s Eureka, California based experimental /industrial /new wave /post-punk duo of Brian Ladd and Julie Frith, Psyclones “Neon People” from the vinyl album “Tape Music 19801984” on Notte Brigante
  • Los Angeles, Ca coldwave /minimal /new wave /synth pop solo project JOHNSIE “INVITE ME – MAL REMIX” from “INVITE ME” EP
      
  • Manchester, UK noise /post-punk /industrial /electronic trio Gary, Indiana “Alien 3” new single on Fire Talk
  • New electro /industrial rock solo project of Lisbon‘s based producer David Wolf (She Pleasures Herself, Uni_form, When The Angels Breathe), WOLF_X – “Traffic” first single from the LP “Wish” upcoming on Cleopatra Records
  • Berlin-based Synthwave/ Post-Punk /Industrial one-man-band Kandinsky Noir “DOM-J (Feat. Grabyourface)” new sophomore single
  • La Crosse, Wi industrial /techno /EBM solo project Choke Chain “First Strike” from cassette EP “Endless Death”
  • Madison, Wisconsin electro/new beat/EBM project by Caustic’s Matt Fanale and Null Device’s Eric Oehler, KLACK “Rhythm of the System (Damascus Knives Cut)” from the remix album “DEKLACKED vol. 1”
  • Swedish EBM /industrial /dark electro duo Seven Trees “Veins of Charcoal” from upcoming sophomore LP “Dead/End” on Progress Productions.
  • Palmira, Colombia EBM/synthwave/minimal wave solo project HUMAN 80 “Escoria (Feat. Allien Mi)”                 
  • London, UK based industrial /EBM /coldwave /minimal synth /post-punk Lithuanian producer and Meta Moto label founder EGZOTIKKA “Velniskas Greitis” (69 DANGUJE Cover)                                                       
  • UK post-punk/ new wave /synth-punk duo of Charlie Murphy (Internal Credit / Isolation) and Andrew Anderson (Proto Idiot / KAKE?), Freak Genes – “Power Station” title track from the ‘Power Station’ vinyl album via Feel It Records
  • California post-punk /darkwave solo project PLEASURE POLICY “Possession / Control” new single from forthcoming LP “Is Your Heart Still Unmoved Towards Us”
  • Salt Lake City, Utah goth /shoegaze /post-punk band Division Of Doubt “Chalkline” 2-track debut single
  • Juiz De Fora, Brazilian darkwave/post-punk duo Permaneço Deitada “Incensos de canela” new single
  • Berlin-based goth /electronic /darkwave solo project TheResistDance “Free from Bleeding” new single
  • Polish new wave /post-punk trio from Płock, Schröttersburg ‘Bar Do’ from the upcoming album ‘ד (dalet)’ on D.I.Y. Koło Records, NIC Records, & Bat-Cave Productions
  • Reading, UK post-punk solo project Ḏ Ʀ Ŏ Ḟ “Decameron”                                                                                         
  • Post-punk /Coldwave /Darkwave project ØYNE “Cold Ghost”                                                                               
  • Los Angeles based new wave/darkwave/post-punk project of Carlo Mancia, MortalBoy “Passion Dance” new single                                                                                                                                                   
  • Encinitas, CA goth/ post-punk/ new wave project VALUEMART “Moment” from the vinyl 12″ album “Alice Underground” on Detriti Records
  • Chilean minimal synth-driven coldwave/darkwave one man band SATIS “VMBRAL” off V/A “Desolación Sintética” compilation on REVOLTE Label/collective
  • Malmö, Sweden lo-fi /indie rock/goth /post-punk solo project of Arre! Arre! singer and bassist Katja Nielsen, aka She/Beast “Oh, Darkness” from the upcoming EP “This Too Shall Pass” via PNKSLM Recordings
  • French coldwave /shoegaze /post-punk /gloomwave solo project of Matthieu Bonnécuelle from Toulouse, PARKING DANCE “Life back” from V/A “Quarantaines – Bis” compilation on Quarantaines
  • Athens, Georgia post-punk/goth pop band VISION VIDEO “Agent Orange” (Ski Patrol cover) from upcoming debut album “Inked in Red”
  • Vienna, Austria punk trio Los Flixs “Desinercia” part of our 8-tracks demo tape soon to be released soon by Sabotage Records.
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania peace punk /post-punk band SILENCE “Children Forever” title track from the new EP “Children Forever”
  • Italian post-punk /darkwave /deathrock /gothic rock 4-piece from Turin, BURNING GATES “Before The Rain” from the upcoming EP “Before The Rain” on Swiss Dark Nights Label       
  • Mexican darkwave /Batcave /deathrock /electro horror rock project Cementerio De Eskeletos “Sin Tí” new single
  • Experimental /Noise /Post-Punk duo based in Hackney, LondonVENUS IN NOISE “Dream” debut single
  • Sacramento, Ca gazed-out romantic post-punk party-goth band, CREUX LIES “Electrum” new single
         
  • Portland-based dream pop /doom pop /post-punk band SOFT KILL “Sky” from “Sky” EP on Cercle Social Records
  • München, German shoegaze /cold wave /post-punk band BLEIB MODERN “Sleep” from the upcoming “Afraid To Leave” LP
  • Copenhagen post-punk band ICEAGE “The Holding Hand” new single on Mexican Summer
  • Ukrainian shoegaze /noise /post-punk /darkwave collaboaration Lunar x Delirium – “Вычерпывать воду” debut single                                                                                                                                          
  • Bloomington, Indiana goth /new wave /post-punk project STATUARY “Camera Lucida”
  • Canadian post-punk indie rock band based in TorontoTHE BLACK FEVER “Pass On” new single                                     
  • Russian lo-fi /indie /emo /post-punk band from Samara, Лодка “Задание” from debut EP “Четыре победы”
  • Finnish/US trip-hop /electro synth pop project by Friendly Timo (The Fair Attempts), Amanda Jay (Star Madman) and Ryan Thomas Mitchell, aka Denial Waits “Father/Me” debut single
  • New York deathrock /gothic rock husband/wife duo The Long Losts “Coffinheart” off upcoming album “At This Late Hour”
  • Australian improvised Rock /Post-Punk /Hardcore Instrumental project WORKSPACE “Tokyo Noise” from debut EP “Posthumous Recognition”
  • Polish experimental /dark ambient /drone /noise /folk singer-songwriter (1/2 of Nac/Hut Report), TABA – “To Czerwone” from the cassette album “Sen o Czarnej Drodze” on Enjoy Life

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