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

Weekly Post-Punk / Darkwave / Dark Synth Tips #13

Paul Delaroche: The Young Martyr (1855)

Peaks Of The Week:

  • Graz/Berlin synth post-punk duo IMPOSITION MAN “No Exile” from the upcoming s/t album out May 10 on Wien’s Cut Surface label                                                                                                                                             

 Graz/Berlin duo kick off their new LP in superb fashion with a defiant and vigorous synth-punk number.

  • Paris-based Austrian/Californian darkwave/riot grrrl /post punk all-female trio Gomme – “Schwarz” off of Gomme’s new EP “Absent Healing” out now on Digital Regress and Et Mon Cul C’est du Tofu Records

Pretty much impossible not to be wowed by the charming yet wiry, idiosyncratic, nuanced debut album from the trio of expat girls in Paris in all its effervescent DIY glory.

  • Synth Post-Punk duo from Colombia, Das Kelzer “Una Verdad” from the new EP ‘مظلم’                                       

Beautifully gloomy and cold synth-driven post punk from the constantly growing Colombian duo, far too underestimated.

  • Brussels, Belgium electronic / synth-pop trio SAUVAGE “Respire” from S/T 2-track ‘demo’ EP                                                       
  • Minsk, Belarus post-punk / coldwave side project of Nürnberg member Jan Pyatranka, фарфоровые коты [Farforovyekoty] ‘море/sea’ new 3-track EP ‘весна/spring’                                                                                        
  • Barcelona based post-punk 4-piece LOW BLOWS “Stranger” new single                                                             
  • Dublin post-punk/garage rock band FONTAINES D.C. “Hurricane Laughter” taken from the debut album ‘Dogrel’ out now on Partisan Records                                                                                                                          
  • Belgian dark post-punk band from Brussels, Whispering Sons “Alone” from the EP “On Image: a live session” recorded and filmed at the Muziekodroom, Hasselt 2019                                                                                           
  • Mexican synth electronic / post-punk / deathwave solo project from Monterrey, Vestron Vulture “Flatliner”
  • Khmelnytskiy, Ukraine darkwave / post punk duo Death Rate A Politics ‘Za toboyu’ new single
  • Dutch goth / post-punk / new wave duo from Eindhoven, PALAIS IDEAL ”The Programme” new 2-track single on COLD TRANSMISSION MUSIC
  • Los Angeles based minimal wave / fuzzy doom pop solo project Death Hags “Oublie Moi” written for a Twin Peaks homage compilation on Holy Ghost Citizens Club                                                                                       
  • Austin-via-Paris synth-pop chanteuse and ballerina Lou Rebecca ”Break It Apart” from forthcoming debut album “Restless” out September 20 on Holodeck Records                                                                                    
  • Dublin based minimal electronic / synth-pop duo of Aidan Casserly (Empire State HUman) and Brian O’Malley (PolyDROID), aka KuBO “Strange (Strangewave mix by iEuropean)” [2019 remix of the 2015 Steve Strange tribute track]                                                                                                                                                      
  • Mysterious new wave / darkwave project Alone In The Dark “Time stands still now” from new “Wish You Were Not Here” EP                                                                                                                                                             
  • Stevenage, UK anarcho punk band BAD BREEDING “Exile” title track of the forthcoming new album out June 21, 2019 on Iron Lung.
  • Southwest Philadelphia‘s goth / deathrock / post-punk / noise solo project TANGENT “Fatal Code” from upcoming sophomore EP “302” on Estranged Communications                                                                         
  • Khabarovsk, Russia experimental / noise rock / post punk band RED TAPE ‘Дева/Virgin’ from ‘Rape Tape / Рафлезия’ split single
  • Boulazac, France post-punk / coldwave solo project, Without Emotion “Toxic”                                                 
  • Bern, Switzerland post-punk / new wave / synth-pop duo Crying Vessel “Aftershock (unreleased)” from V/A “ZEITGEIST VOL. 9 – A COLD TRANSMISSION compilation” on COLD TRANSMISSION MUSIC
  • Rouen, France dark post-punk / coldwave solo project NICE COLD NATION “Un Homme En Sable” track from the upcoming album “Life” to be released the first day of May 2019                                                                         
  • Madrid, Spain hip-hop / post-punk trio ANTIFAN ft C. Tangana “La Última Generación” from upcoming debut album “Puede ser una mala racha” on Sonido Muchacho
  • Ulcinj, Montenegro psych post-punk duo Éminence Grise “Smart Words”                                                           
  • Seattle, WA dream pop / post-punk band FOTOFORM “I Know You’re Charming” from “Part Time Punks Session” EP
  • Latvian new wave/coldwave/post-punk trio from Riga, Plenērs “Karš” from new EP “Aiz ādas”                           
  • Catalan Darkwave / Post-Punk band from Barcelona, BALACS “Something More” from upcoming Balacs 2nd album “Glacial Ways”.                                                                                                                                               
  • Leeds, UK art rock / noise / post punk trio, DRAHLA “Pyramid Estate” from Drahla’s debut album, ‘Useless Coordinates’, out May 3, 2019 on Captured Tracks                                                                                               
  • Rennes, France emb / dark electronic / minimal synth / synth-pop project of Gwladys Orbs, aka CARRIEGOSS “Mondanité” from self released debut album “Strass et poussière”                                                                         
  • Canadian industrial, post punk, electronic and sci­-fi trio from Toronto, Odonis Odonis ”The Rip” from new EP “Reaction” on Felte
  • Montreal, Canada dark synth / minimal synth / synthwave project NO “Commidity Discoteque” from the “Tomorrow” EP                                                                                                                                                         
  • Manchester, UK synth / post-punk / darkwave duo VODSEL “Hostages” (unreleased)                                         
  • Atlanta, Georgia post-punk trio OMNI “Delicacy” from new single “Delicacy / I Don’t Dance” on Sub Pop‘s Singles Club.
  • Los Angeles based industrial / noise / post-punk 4-piece lead guitarist/vocalist by Jordan MorrisonALL YOUR SISTERS “Power Abuse” from new album “Trust Ruins” out now on The Flenser                                        
  • Spanish/Swedish retro dark synth / proto-ebm trio from Stockholm and Madrid, THE BERLANGAS “Perdió el DNI en el Vaticano” from cassette album “Congelado Corazón” on Contubernio Records                                  
  • New Russian shoegaze/post-punk band from Moscow, Культодиночества ’25’ debut 2-track single               
  • Spanish analogue dark synth / post-punk solo project URCO “Rainy Day” from new album “Somos”                   
  • Wollongong, Australia post-punk / synth-pop / new wave 5-piece DROVES “Time” from debut 3-track EP  “Bloodline”                                                                                                                                                                 
  • Mexican synth-pop / post-punk project of Edwin Hernandez aka SheUsedToBeHuman “No Talk”                   
  • London/Liverpool, UK dark minimal synth electronic music project THIS IS THE BRIDGE “It’s No Paradise”     
  • Minneapolis post-punk 4-piece THE ROPE “Terminus” from the upcoming album “Lillian” on SwissDarkNights Label
  • Swiss Industrial, Cold Wave, Post-Punk solo project by Michael Hofstetter from Zurich, VEIL OF LIGHT “Fact2019” from upcoming album “Inflict” on Avant! Records                                                                                
  • Russian dark electronic/synthpop trio from Moscow, Brandy Kills “Dead Inside” from new s/t album                  
  • Montreal, Québec post-punk / post-pop 4-piece BLUE NUIT “Boule de cristal” from debut LP “Le jardin des Mémoires” out now via Michel Records & Requiem Pour Un Twister
  • Mexico City new wave/post-punk 4-piece RED ULALUME “Disconnected” from new EP “Remains Of Pleasure” on No Devotion Records.                                                                                                                                         
  • Brooklyn, NY anarcho / post punk quartet PAWNS – “Broken” from new “Monuments of Faith” EP on Near Dark label                                                                                                                                                                 
  • Los Angeles new wave / post-punk 4-piece FRENCH VANILLA “All The Time” from upcoming album “How Am I Not Myself?” on Danger Collective Records                                                                                                                 
  • Costa Rica‘s electronic / darkwave / post-punk project TELENOIA “Fantasmagrama”                                              
  • Seattle, WA goth / neo-folk / post-punk / darkwave duo A Heart in the Stillness “Living the Nightfall” from the new EP “Snarling Red River”

Gaston Bussière ‘Ophelie’ (1888)