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

Weekly Post-Punk / Darkwave / Dark Synth Tips #11

Picks Of The Week :

  • Berlin-based, German experimental / post-punk / coldwave / darkwave solo project of Anna Nin (also Glaring), NONE “Seeking” from upcoming last album “Heat”                                                                         

In the last couple of years few music has been so strikingly dark, deeply immersive and emotionally moving, the announcement of the last ever None LP leaves a slightly bitter taste in the mouth.

  • Los Angeles, CA based coldwave / post punk 3-piece Second Still “New Violet” from forthcoming sophomore album “Violet Phase” out May 3, 2019 via Sentimental Records/Fabrika Records                                                

The new fascinating cold electronic path shows great potential, not to mention those hints of sax… 

  • French post-punk / coldwave project of Yannick Rault (Triple Sun), Closed Mouth “Leaving The Past”

Are we sure’s just a demo? After the brilliant debut LP our man is unstoppable, add the excellent Christian Death cover version as well to complete the impressive picture.

  • Norilsk, Russia instrumental post rock / post punk outfit C73 ‘Календáрь’ title track from new EP                   
  • US electronic minimal synthwave solo project from Connecticut, EISHA ”New Violent Era (Version II)”           
  • Los Angeles-based post punk / synthwave band, Cold Showers “Faith” from Cold Shower’s third album “Motionless” out May 24, 2019 on Dais Records                                                                                                
  • Canadian industrial, post punk, electronic and sci­-fi trio from Toronto, Odonis Odonis ”Insect” from forthcoming new EP “Reaction” out April 12 on Felte                                                                                         
  • French gothic rock / coldwave / post punk duo of Yannick Rault (Triple Sun, So What?, Sander & Melody, Twenty Years…) and Bela Goosy (Les Belles nOÏseuses, Bela Goosy…), aka Bluebeard’s Castle “Shipmates” from upcoming album “Beyond the Door” on COLD TRANSMISSION MUSIC                                               
  • Asheville, NC goth / electronic / darkwave / synth-pop / glitchwave outfit Reversels “My My” from the forthcoming sophomore album “Crane, Breed”                                                                                                     
  • Mexican minimal wave / synth-pop act TEATRO MARFIL “Daño” new single                                                     
  • Melbourne synth-punk trio of Harry Howard (Crime and the City Solution, These Immortal Souls, Pink Stainless Tail, Harry Howard and the NDE), Edwina Preston (The Moll Flanders Band, Harry Howard & The NDE) and Ben Hepworth (REPAIRS, Eastlink), ATOM “Run Out” from upcoming album “In Every Dream Home” via it records
  • Seattle minimal synthpop/darkwave solo project PROFIT PRISON “A Hotel” from the new “SIX STRANGE PASSIONS” 12″ on Avant! Records
  • UK analogue electro-pop outfit Analogue Electronic Whatever ”You Never Did” ltd. 7″ single on Polytechnic Youth                                                                                                                                                  
  • Russian post punk / coldwave band, Проспект Шмидта [Prospekt Shmidta] – ‘Утопленник’ first sin                                                                                                          
  • Los Angeles-based analogue synthwave / darkwave duo LUCKYANDLOVE “Soul Alive” from their upcoming second LP “Transitions” via Southern Record Distributors UK and Forced Exposure US             
  • Philadelphia dance punk / synth punk / post-punk trio CONTROL TOP “Covert Contracts” title track from upcoming album                                                                                                                                                   
  • Hull, UK DIY punk 4-piece LIFE “Moral Fibre” from forthcoming sophomore album “A Picture of Good Health” – due Friday 13 September 2019, on own label Afghan Moon in partnership with PIAS                           
  • Greek new wave / post punk trio from Athens, DATA FRAGMENTS “Falsifies the fact” from their debut s/t album out now on Geheimneis Records
  • Berlin based psych post-punks The Underground Youth “I Can’t Resist” from the album “Montage Images Of Lust & Fear” on Fuzz Club.                                                                                                                                       
  • Mexico City‘s coldwave / post punk / minimal synth solo project Frequence Noir ”H.A.T.E” from the new album “Violence”                                                                                                                                                       
  • Montreal, Quebec shoegaze / post-punk band The City Gates “Cape of Good Hope” from V/A “Northern Noise Vol. I” on Velouria Recordz                                                                                                                 
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands coldwave / darkwave / post punk duo THE BODY ELECTRIC “Into The Void” debut single
  • Liège, Belgium synthwave / synthpunk duo LE PRINCE HARRY ”Porto” from new album ” Be Your Own Enemy” out now via Teenage Menopause Records                                                                                              
  • Australian darkwave / post punk band from Sidney, Sounds Like Winter ”Blood Red” from the album “Spiders, Ebola and Orphan Bones” on Lost Teeth Records                                                                                   
  • French New Wave/Post-Punk trio This Grey City ”Feels Like Dead” (demo from the forthcoming album)   
  • Buffalo, NY shoegaze / post-punk 4-piece ORATIONS “Shadow Self” from new album “Receiver” on SwissDarkNights Label                                                                                                                                           
  • German darkwave / goth-rock duo from Hanover, WISBORG “Blood Is Life” from the sophomore album “From The Cradle To The Coffin” on Danse Macabre Records
  • Yekaterinburg, Russia new wave / post-punk band В.Р.ЕД. [VRED] ”В конце/At the end” from new “Зона дискомфорта/Discomfort zone” EP                                                                                                                         
  • Italian veteran dark wave band from Milan, Vidi Aquam “Oberland” title track of the mini-album on Rosa Selvaggia                                                                                                                                                                  
  • Tabor, Czech Republic post punk 4-piece D I I S T “New” (bonus track) from the album “Night”                     
  • German dark synth electronic / postwave Devine Noire‘s side project, A Transition “Runaways”
  • Los Angeles electro-punk project formed by primary artist Pogo Pope, aka Bustié “Conversion To Perversion” new single “Troth / Conversion to Perversion” off the upcoming debut LP ” Birds Of Paradise ” out May 2019.   
  • Greek dark minimal synth / synthpop one-man synth project by Ioakim Vasileiadis based in Thessaloniki, MISFORTUNES “Blood Disco (MADMOIZEL Remix)” title track from the new EP “Blood Disco” out now via Tonn Recordings                                                                                                                                     
  • UK experimental / industrial / synthpop / new wave / post punk band from Wigan, VUKOVAR “Prurient” new ltd. lathe cut 7″ EP on Other Voices Records                                                                                                         
  • Belgian Electro/Post-Punk/Dark Wave 4-piece The Hermetic Electric “True Blood” new single
  • Brooklyn, NY indie / post punk duo TIDAL GLOOM “Paradise in Sin” from debut S/T EP                                 
  • Brooklyn, New York goth / surf / noise / punk 5-piece GRIM STREAKER “Today New York” from the new album “No Vision”
  • Dunedin, New Zealand Strange Harvest’s Skye Strange dark synthwave solo project, Embedded Figures “St Kilda” from “Inferno” EP                                                                                                                                   
  • Melbourne, Australia lo-fi dark synth-pop side project from formerly 100% member Grace Stevenson (aka Rebel Yell), SOFT TOUCH “Empty” from forthcoming EP “Empty Lovers” on Tender Collection
  • Chicago‘s electronic / synth pop / goth disco trio PIXEL GRIP “Soft Peaks” second single from Pixel Grip’s forthcoming LP “Heavy Handed” on Feeltrip                                                                                                           
  • Adelaide, Australia darkwave / electro / post-punk gothic disco project The Ghost Of Bela Lugosi ”VideoDrome feat. Owen Gillett” new single                                                                                                             
  • Greek synthwave / synthpop music project by Panos Zervos and Dj Thodoris One Two from Athens, FILL THE VOID “Into The Silence”                                                                                                                                     
  • Italian dark synth electronic duo Drama Emperor – “Awake (Soft Riot Remix )”                                                   
  • Houston, TX post punk / darkwave / coldwave project of Daniel Srungaram, aka TWO ONE SIX “Deadline” from 2-track “Permanent Deadline”                                                                                                                       
  • Copenhagen‘s neo-folk outfit fronted by Magnus Westergaard, DUNE MESSIAH “Moments of Bliss” title track from the LP out now via Third Coming Records (FR) and Aufnahme + Wiedergabe (DE)