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

Weekly Post-Punk / Darkwave / Dark Synth Tips #14

Picks Of The Week:

  • French expressionist-synth artist MADMOIZEL “Illusion” from “Objetrouvé n°3 : ILLUSION” mini-album available on 7″ via Objet Trouvé                                                                                                             

New powerful and enthralling bursts of synth prowess from the French artist on Peine Perdue‘s new label Objet Trouvé.

  • US cold synth project of veteran electronic musician and sound artist Jason Sloan from Baltimore, L’Avenir “Requiem [radio edit]” (first single and title track from the forthcoming L’Avenir album) off of new EP “Les Oubliés”                                                                                                                                                                       

Analogue dark and minimal synth maestro returns with an emotional, pulsating and enveloping unmistakable preview from the forthcoming full-length.

  • Melbourne, Australia dark synth / new wave / post-punk duo (formerly Penthouse), MAGNIFIED DESIRE “Dead Flowers” title track from the forthcoming 6-track cassette EP.                                                                       

Mysteriously popped out last month, then withdrawn, finally just re-launched and included in an upcoming debut cassette with 5 additional tracks, an insanely danceable slab of dark synth-driven stunner from the low profile Melbourne duo.

  • New French/California ethereal wave / dream pop / new wave duo of Then Came The Rain’s Nicolas Albin and Eleanor Marie, aka Lower Savage – “Coordonnées I” from forthcoming debut album “Undertows” due May 3, 2019.                                                                                                                                                               
  • California experimental coldwave / dark electronic project [mortal.experiment] “Gone”
  • Melbourne, Australia dance electronic / breakbeat / electro-pop artist ENOLA GAY “Running (Buzz Kull Remix)” from ‘s/t EP-Remixes’ out via Burning Rose                                                                                            
  • Brooklyn, NY electronic / synth-pop duo KODACROME “Take Me Out To Ernie’s (Andre Obin Remix)” from “TOTC Remixes” EP                                                                                                                                                 
  • Los Angeles, CA industrial/post-punk/electro-pop artist ROMY “No Audience” from upcoming debut album “Celluloid Self”                                                                                                                                                           
  • New York post-punk duo Lowlands “The Fall”                                                                                                     
  • Berlin-based coldwave/post-punk/synthwave/darkwave project CULT NOIR “Submission Is Love”                     
  • Norfolk, Virginia post-punk/goth music project created by Thomas Duerig, THE PURGE “Damaged If I Don’t Broken If I Do” title track of the new EP                                                                                                                   
  • Zamora, Spain goth / darkwave / post-punk band Dopamine Lover “Shrine” from s/t debut EP
  • Glasgow-based dark ethereal electronic duo of Erin and Ryan Hawthorne, WITCH OF THE VALE “Fever (Stilz Remix)” from “Changeling” EP                                                                                                                               
  • Los Angeles-based synthwave/synthpop outfit, Cold Showers “Shine” new single from forthcoming third LP “Motionless” on Dais Records                                                                                                                                
  • Chicago, IL post punk / synthpop duo Wingtips “Deaf Pursuit” off of Artoffact Records‘ V/A 2019 sampler     
  • Los Angeles, CA goth/dream pop/new wave/post-punk project of Deb DeMure and collaborator Mona D, DRAB MAJESTY “Ellipsis” lead single from Drab Majesty’s third album “Modern Mirror”, out 7.12.19 on Dais Records                                                                                                                                                             
  • New York‘s shoegaze / post-punk / coldwave act Sara Stuttgart “Gestapo” from new “Target” EP                   
  • French post punk / coldwave solo project from Orléans, GLASSZONE “Pictures of the Past” new 3-track EP     
  • Pittsburgh‘s anarcho /goth /post-punk band SILENCE “You Can’t Go Home Again” from new sophomore “The Countdown’s Begun” LP out now on Play Alone Records and Profane Existence                                               
  • French post-punk/coldwave project of Yannick Rault (Triple Sun), Closed Mouth “Today” (demo)                     
  • French dark dream pop/synth-pop/new wave band from Rennes, Tropique Noir “BGS” from debut album “Mirage” out May 17 on Music From The Masses                                                                                 
  • Montreal, Canada post-punk/noise-rock trio LUNGBUTTER “Flat White’ from upcoming debut album “Honey” out May 31 on Constellation                                                                                                                                  
  • Cologne, Germany coldwave / synthwave / darkwave project Silent Shouts – “Fading Shadows”                      
  • Dark goth new wave/darkwave/synth-pop project lead by Pavel Shelekhov from Krasnoyarsk, LES MORTS “Dance In The Night” new single                                                                                                                           
  • Toronto, Canada alternative/noise rock/now wave/post-punk band BLANKSCREEN “Garden Fires” new single 
  • Bogotà, Colombian goth post-punk / deathrock four-piece SOMBRAS ‘En los ojos de los otros’ from SOMBRAS debut S/T album on Tres incendios temporales                                                                                  
  • California‘s coldwave / darkwave / post-punk solo project ACCUMORTIS “Deathwave” new single and title track from the upcoming album.
  • New wave/post-punk/darkwave collaborative project between Slovakian interdisciplinary artist André Savetier and North American synthesist Raymond Nelson, Deus Faust feat. Marta Raya – “Heart Beat Me” from V/A “Stimmen Der Seele vol.4” on DieSeele
  • 80’s formed, Los Angeles based postpunk/ synth pop/ darkwave band lead by Jeff Gallea, ELEVEN POND “Drive” title track from the new album.                                                                                                   
  • Memphis synth post punk all-girl four-piece NOTS “Floating Hands” from forthcoming album ‘3’ on Goner  
  • Wroclaw, Poland noise rock/post-punk/darkgaze band Give Up To Failure “Ties” (demo 2019)                         
  • Moscow, Russia goth rock/deathrock/batcave/post punk side-project of Ni Slova‘s duo Twins Killed Last December “Jester’s Song” from ‘Demo’ EP on anti vvave records
  • Portland,OR goth rock / coldwave / post punk trio Lizard Skin “Chrome Medusa” off of the debut EP “Subterranean Guilt” out now on cassette and digital.                                                                                         
  • Canadian cold wave / dark electro / synthpop artist from Montreal, LA MÉCANIQUE “Dernièr Voyage” title track from the upcoming album on Cold Transmission Music.                                                                           
  • Miami, Florida based Puertorican dark new wave / post-punk duo from San Josè, LUST ERA “Retrato de lo Eterno” new single                                                                                                                                           
  • French Cold/Electro/Post-punk duet from Amiens, Sômbre “New Creatures” from debut album “Linsay”                      
  • Melbourne, Australia post-punk / synth-punk all-girl 4-piece GUTTER GIRLS “Love Song” from s/t cassette album on Spoilsport Records
  • Karlstads, Sweden synthpop/post-punk trio NEVROSA “If It Hurts”                                                                       
  • Winnipeg, Canada post-punk/electro-pop/synthwave duo AK FASHIONISTA “Erica”                                         
  • London, UK ‘brutalist’ post punk four-piece Negative Space “Eternal Rotation” from 7-tracker “Cruelty” 12″ on Drunken Sailor Records                                                                                                                                          
  • UK one-man synth pop/electro-punk band VEXED IN TEXAS “Jack The Tripper” (Remastered)                           
  • Mysterious darkwave / coldwave solo project Under A Dark Light “Hysteria”                                                       
  • California‘s industrial / electronic / darkwave artist Fornicata “Emaciated (Elektric Surgery Remix)”                   
  • Berlin-based electro-pop / synthwave solo project Vorderhaus ”Savage Frontier” b-side to the Polytechnic Youth single PY91 ‘Gravity’                                                                                                                                       
  • Passau,Germany ebm/coldwave/minimal synth trio Rue Oberkampf ”Es Versucht (Marburg Version)” from upcoming V/A “My Precious! – A Waves Radio Show Compilation Volume 2” album on Red Maze Records.
  • Toronto‘s industrial synthpop project of Robert Alfons aka TR/ST “Unbleached” from upcoming album “The Destroyer – 1” on House Arrest Distribution                                                                                                      
  • Vienna, Austria post-punk /dark electro /synth-punk artist Johnny Fünfhaus “Keule” (Demo) from the upcoming release “ÜBER LEBEN”.                                                                                                                           
  • California‘s industrial / electronic / darkwave artist Fornicata “Sleeze Party”                                                     
  • Reykjavík‘s post-punk/darkwave/electronic solo project of Kælan Mikla‘s Sólveig Matthildur “Your Desperation (Hante. remix)” from sophomore album “Constantly In Love” on Artoffact Records.                   
  • Los Angeles, CA based coldwave / post punk trio Second Still “Double Negative” from forthcoming sophomore album “Violet Phase” out May 3, 2019 via Sentimental Records                                                         
  • Minneapolis post-punk 4-piece THE ROPE “Dying Days” from the new album “Lillian” on SwissDarkNights Label                                                                                                                                                                            
  • New York based, Spanish synth / darkwave / shoegaze / post-punk solo project OSCURIDAD ROMÁNTICO “The Sunshine Pill”
  • Paris‘ shoegaze/darkwave/post-punk solo project Laërte “L’éternèbre” (Demo)                                                     
  • Adelaide, Australia darkwave / electro / post-punk gothic disco project The Ghost Of Bela Lugosi ”White of the Eye” new single                                                                                                                                                        
  • US dark electronic collaboration between producers Belel Pelegrim & Fornicata “The 15th” (Wire cover)         
  • Mission, TX cyberpunk/synth-pop/synth-punk project I KILLED TECHNO! “Teenage Ghosts” from “Leather Teeth” EP
  • Californian psychedelic/darkwave/pop-noir trio from Topanga Canyon, VUM “Fractal Ladie”                         

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