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

Post-Punk / Darkwave / Dark Synth Tips #12


Picks Of The Week:

  • Geelong, Australian synth-punk / post-punk foursome AUSMUTEANTS “Forever Cops” from upcoming album “…Present The World In Handcuffs” on Anti Fade

Aussie synth-driven snot punkers are back with their unmistakable visceral and menacing mix of rock and roll, punk and new wave, keep your ears peeled for the LP…

  • New York dream-goth / dream-punk / post-punk trio BLOOD BLUSH “Death Weights” from new EP “Doubts” on Rock Hand Records

NYC band’s 4 tracker confirms the promises evidenced by their previous efforts, atmospheric reverb-charged chiming guitars, haunting vocals, pounding drums depict a murky world of gray shadows and bleak anguished souls.

  • Russian indie pop / new wave / post-punk band from Tomsk, Бумажные Тигры [Paper Tigers] ‘Мечты / Mechty / Dreams’ title track of the new EP                                                                                                               

Russian trio impress greatly with their hazy, sombre jangly melodies, clearly giving nods to the Cure and The Smiths, but in a damn good infectious way.

  • Olympia, WA one-woman dark ambient project SATARAY “DarkMoon” from debut album “Nocturnum” 
  • Darkwave / post-punk / minimal synth / coldwave solo project of Houston based drummer Bruce Courtney, THE STAVE CHURCH “Shattered (feat. K//Riot )” new single                                                                                 
  • Goth post punk band from Mexico City, CRUZ DE NAVAJAS “Prioritad” new single                                         
  • Khmelnytskiy, Ukraine darkwave / post punk duo Death Rate A Politics ‘Many confectioners’ new single       
  • D.C. post-punk quartet Priests “Texas Instruments” from the sophomore album “The Seduction Of Kansas” out now on Sister Polygon Records                                                                                                                              
  • French analogue minimal synth pop / synthwave solo project La Main Froide “Age Sexe Mensurations” title track from the upcoming EP on Néoptères Records                                                                                             
  • Geneva, Switzerland based hardware-based minimal synth project by Waving Hands founder Laurène Exposito aka EYE “Jeannette” (Braque cover)                                                                                                            
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina electronic solo project of Agostina Mauro, aka CADENA NATIONAL “A La Derecha” from upcoming V/A “¡Escúchame, Cabrón!” on ltd. cassette via Berlin’s Italian Olympics                                       
  • Portland based dub dance punk / minimal disco / no wave / post punk outfit CONDITIONER DISCO GROUP  “(Don’t Gotta) Raise A Family” from debut album “CDG” on Stockholm / Manchester’s Maternal Voice    
  • Melbourne, Australia noise post-punk band HEXDEBT “Loops” from forthcoming debut album ”Rule Of Four” through Poison City Records.                                                                                                                       
  • Italian dark wave / post punk outfit from Bologna, EUROPEAN GHOST “Suspended In The Void (Delphine Coma REMIX)” from V/A “Cold Transmission presents ZEITGEIST VOL. 8” on COLD TRANSMISSION MUSIC     
  • Costa Rica new wave / post-punk trio from San Josè, CAIDAS LIBRES “Vias Estrechas” new single                     
  • São Paulo, Brazil goth psych punk / post punk duo RAKTA “Estrela da manhã” from new album “Falha Comum” on LA VIDA ES UN MUS DISCOS                                                                                                                  
  • Portland,OR goth rock / coldwave / post punk trio Lizard Skin – “Warm Descent” off of upcoming debut EP “Subterranean Guilt”                                                                                                                                                 
  • Los Angeles‘ new wave / darkwave / electro-pop project of Carlo Mancia, MortalBoy “Synth & Sex”                 
  • Boston‘s minimal dark synth project from John McLaren of Virus Cycle, GHASTLY SHADOWS “Envy” from Double A-side single “Envy/Siren”                                                                                                                             
  • Oakland, CA goth / new wave / coldwave solo project of Tony D’Oporto, Suffering For Kisses “Run” from the new EP “Love, Loss & Regret”                                                                                                                                   
  • Spanish noise-rock / post-punk quartet from Valencia, TERCER SOL “Arrebato” title track from the debut album on Bcore / Dead Moon Records                                                                                                                  
  • Russian new wave / post punk band from Novosibirsk, Siberia, PLOHO ‘Власть (Vlast)’ from the new album ‘Пыль (Pyl)’                                                                                                                                                               
  • New England via NYC two-piece post-punk band GRANDEUR “Satellite”                                                             
  • Brighton, UK DIY lo-fi / indie / post-punk quartet PORRIDGE RADIO “Give/Take” new single on Memorials of Distinction                                                                                                                                                               
  • New York electronic / breakbeat / noise rock / punk outfit LIP CRITIC “Entry Level Stud” debut single               
  • Seattle based industrial punk / noise post-punk duo of Myke Pelly & Colin Dawson, HAUNTED HORSES “Desert In A Room” from new EP “Severed Circle” via SIXWIX Collective                                                               
  • Sydney, Australia ‘grinding pop’ / post-punk / punk 3-piece DISPLAY HOMES “Block” from new ltd. cassette EP “E.T.A.”                                                                                                                                                                   
  • Russian post-punk/coldwave band from Ivanovo, Праздник [Prazdnik] ‘Этого Мало / This Is Not Enough’ from debut mini-album ‘Праздник Непослушания’ on Serpien Records                                                           
  • French electronic / psychedelic / post punk solo project of former singer from Metz band Control, Dei Lau Ward “Till The Rainbow” (first demo)                                                                                                                       
  • Melbourne, Australia coldwave / post-punk duo DYADON “Spider” from debut EP “The Backroom”                  
  • Italian raw post-punk 4-piece band from Rome, EDUCATION “Walls” from upcoming debut album “Culture”   
  • UK electronic / psychedelic / post punk / witchy prog all-girl four-piece from South London, MADONNATRON “Goodnight Little Empire” second single from forthcoming album “Musica Alla Puttanesca” on Trashmouth Records                                                                                                                         
  • Chicago industrial / dark electro / new wave / synth-pop artist FEE LION “Re: (Visit)” from upcoming EP “Blood Sisters”                                                                                                                                                                       
  • Tampa, FL electronic / Italo / dream pop / synthpop new project of Sleeping Pills frontman and Cold Medicine, Phil Taylor, aka NASAL SPRAY “All I want is you” first single from Nasal Spray’s debut full length album “Endless Night” out June on Manic Static Records                                                                                      
  • Estonian post-punk band from Tallin, Последнее Сопротивление (Poslednee Soprotivlenie) ‘Песня Любви / Love Song’ from forthcoming debut album ‘Кайф’ on Sierpien Records                               
  • Vancouver‘s synth post-punk solo project Boys In Blush – “Patient Hands” (demo) from V/A “Verboden 2019” compilation for Vancouver’s Verboden Festival                                                                                                        
  • Barcelona-based minimal synth / synthpop project of Gerard Ryan, aka Le Cliché “I Deserve” (Remixed by THX – 1971).                                                                                                                                                                     
  • Detroit, MI synth-pop side project of Dennis Hudson (aka OLMS), THE DROVE “Mr. Easter Island Head”         
  • Munich based ItaloBrazilian dark electro / synth-pop duo, HERTZEN “No Time”                                             
  • Swedish electronic minimal synth project Kinder Aus Asbest “Voltage Octave” from V/A “Minimal Baby XII compilation” on Skulline                                                                                                                                          
  • Barcelona-based minimal synth / synthpop project of Gerard Ryan, aka Le Cliché “Ctrl+C, Ctrl+Cheat” from Le Cliché’s forthcoming new 12″ vinyl album, out April 13th on TONN Recordings                                                    
  • German dark synth electronic / post wave Devine Noire‘s side project, A Transition “But questions left…”         
  • Danish new wave/post-punk trio from Copenhagen, The Foreign Resort “Send Your Heart to the Riot” from The Foreign Resort’s new album “Outnumbered”, out now on Artoffact Records
  • Athens, Greece veteran psych post-punk band Ballads for Murders [Μπαλάντες για φόνους] ”Εκείνη έρχεται μέσα απ’τις στάχτες/She comes through the ashes” title track from the new album via B-otherside records                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • Denmark experimental Nordic neo-folk act HEILUNG “Norupo” from forthcoming album “Futha” out June 28 on Season of Mist