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

Weekly Post-Punk / Darkwave / Dark Synth Tips #17

Picks Of The Week:

  • Russian ‘sad synth’ /electro-pop /darkwave solo project of Moscow‘s Kirill Ovchinnikov, Заговор [Zagovor] “Я твой?/I am yours?” new single                                                                                                                             

The unmistikable Moscow-based one man ‘sad synth’ project’s new single is once again a seamlessly intriguing and pleasant dark rapture for ears and imagination.

  • Salt Lake City, Utah based coldwave / post-punk / darkwave project of Tyler, GLUME “Grave Dance” from new EP “Redefined Displeasures”

New 4-tracker from our fave goth one-man band based out of Salt Lake City hauntingly combines clear mournful synths, dance-inducing pulsing rhythms over detached sinister baritone vocals to intrigue and seduce your dark senses.

  • US esoteric goth post-punk/rock/pop band from New Orleans, Cervix Couch “Now Nothing” from “A Dream Lost, A Monster Found (Demo)” EP                                                                                                                           

New goth-tinged gloom-pop trio from New Orleans with a 3-track demo dark, vibrant and fascinating enough to spark anticipation for a proper release.   

  • Electronic /new wave /post-punk trans-media artist, composer and vocalist based between Vienna and Berlin, Rosa Anschütz “Diopter” from upcoming debut “Rigid” EP on on Quiet Love Records                                       
  • Saint Petersburg, Russia cold minimal synthwave duo of Svetlana Zombierella and Alexander Moralez, The Bleak Engineers “Scientific Silence” taken from V/A “In The Dark Again 11” soon on In The Dark Again            
  • Moscow, Russia noise pop /minimal synth /darkwave duo of Alexander Chiesa (Skverna, Homepage, Horseraddish) and Alina Vaulina (Angedemer), aka GLASNOST [Гласность] ‘ПТСР’ from the debut cassette edition album ‘Пиета/Pieta’ on Discosomething Records                                                                                                 
  • Greek post-punk /darkwave group based on Patra, Grey Gallows “Nothing Will Remain (feat. Fay Tsigka)” new single                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Bristol, UK noise post-punk outfit IDLES “Mercedes Marxist” new 7″ single on Partisan Records                        
  • Leeds, UK lo-fi /noise /post-punk /guitar pop 4-piece MUSH “Operation Vaken” from Mush’s debut EP “Induction Party” via Memphis Industries                                                                                                              
  • French indie /post-punk band from Lille, THE CURVES “Starlight” from the new “Runaway” EP                                 
  • Los Angeles’ post-punk/new wave five-piece RED CHANNEL “Demons” from new debut 7″ EP ”Crazy Diamonds” out now through Upset The Rhythm.
  • Berlin-based Danish Post-Punk, Synth, Dark Wave project of former Metro Decay‘s Christoffer Bagge with the collaboration of Trina Echidna (aka Mouth Wound), TOTEM “A Night In Reverse” second single from the upcoming debut album.
  • French gothic tribal post-punk band NOVA ET VETERA “Stay that prick” from upcoming new album “Au delà” on Manic Depression Records
  • Barcelona based revisited-post-punk 4-piece Low Blows “Low Blows” new single                                               
  • Memphis synth post punk all-girl 3-piece NOTS “Built Environment” from the new album ‘3’ out now on Goner/Upset The Rhythm
  • Minsk, Belarus lo-fi /no punk /post-punk /garage punk collective ТРЎП ‘Без названия’ from 2-track single ‘Безыдейность’                                                                                                                                           
  • Portland synth-pop / art pop project of ERIC DOYLE, aka FLAXEN HAIR “World of Plenty” new single
  • Los Angeles goth / postpunk / synthwave project of Jerry Narrows, DEAF DANCE – ”Shadows on My Wall” from “Sad Planet” EP
  • Russian indie /post-punk /new wave duo from Nizhny Novgorod, ОБЛАКО [Cloud] ”Создавая миры” new single                                                                                                                                                                             
  • Paris, French electro-pop duo of former members of Rise and Fall of a Decade and Cube Like People, Sandy Casado & Thierry Sintoni, aka GIRLS LIKE YOU “Destiny”
  • London, UK kraut / tweetronica / synth-pop duo of Adam Cresswell (aka Rodney Cromwell) and Alice Hubley (Mass Datura), aka Arthur and Martha “Music For Hairproducts (Soft Riot Remix)” from new remix album “Adjustments” on Happy Robots Records                                                                                                    
  • Oakland, CA electro /post-punk project of Marbled Eye‘s Chris Natividad, PUBLIC INTEREST “Epoxy” from the vinyl 12″ version of the January released cassette “Between” on Erste Theke Tontraeger
  • Rostov-on-Don, Russia post-punk band N.G.T.O. “Kosti” B-side of the new single “Zvedza”
  • Moscow, Russia synthwave /synth-pop project of Magnetic Poetry duo Oksana and Dima Ivashinin, aka Låska ‘Страх/Fear’                                                                                                                                                   
  • Swedish post-punk 4-piece from Stockholm, ISOLATED YOUTH ‘THERE IS NO SAFETY (QUAL Remix)’             
  • Turkish dark-wave, gothic-pop act from Istanbul, ELZ AND THE CULT “Growing Pains (Run)”                           
  • London/Liverpool, UK dark minimal synth electronic music project THIS IS THE BRIDGE “Ringstone Round”     
  • AustinTX punk /post-punk band INSTITUTE – ”Anxiety” from the forthcoming LP ‘Deadlock’ via Sacred Bones Records.                                                                                                                                                         
  • Austin, TX-based ambient, EBM, industrial, post-punk, darkwave artist (former Pigface, and on-going stints with My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult and past projects Evil Mothers and Grim Faeries), Curse Mackey “Secrets of the Resurrection” from the debut LP “Instant Exorcism” on Negative Gain Productions
  • Cold Synthpunk/Darkwave project based out of Rochester, NY, KOMRADS “Scatter the Ashes” new single       
  • Swedish EBM /synth-pop moniker of former Pain Machinery‘s Jonas Hedberg, Operation Blue Eyes “Witch Hunt” from “Poison Arrows” EP on Basic Unit Productions
  • Denver, CO darkwave /industrial /dark electro /synth-pop trio FICTION8 “Sentimental Casualty” from the album “Constructive Interference”                                                                                                                             
  • Los Angeles-based analogue synthwave / darkwave duo LUCKYANDLOVE “Dangerous Runaway” from their upcoming sophomore LP “Transitions” via Southern Record Distributors UK and Forced Exposure US
  • Los Angeles-based psych punk/synth punk trio of San Juan, Puerto Rico-born Pachy (drums, vocals) and Marcos (bass) and the Ciudad Juarez-born Paco, aka Prettiest Eyes – ”Nekrodisco” from the upcoming album “Vol. 3” on Castleface Records
  • L.A.-based deathrock/synthpunk outfit of Noel Skum (Andrew Clinco of Drab Majesty), Z. Oro (Aaron Montaigne of Antioch Arrow/Heroin/DBC), and Mico Frost (Brian Tarney), VR SEX “Surrender” from the debut album “Human Traffic Jam” via Dais Records
  • Paris‘ darkwave /coldwave /synthwave duo of Hélène de Thoury and Amandine Stioui, Minuit Machine “Prey/Hunter” from new album “Infrarouge” on Synth Religion                                                                                   
  • Swedish minimal/synth act (also Krakow and Monument) from Stockholm, Ståltråd “ta det lugnt” [demo 2019]
  • Swiss Industrial, Cold Wave, Post-Punk project from Zurich, VEIL OF LIGHT “You Done Me Wrong” from the new album “Inflict” out May 10 on vinyl LP via AVANT! Records                                                                            
  • French synthwave /coldwave /minimal wave duo from Paris, La Punta Bianca – “Eclissi di Luna” from 5-track cassette EP “Demian” on Detriti Records.
  • Paris based new coldwave /post-punk side project of techno/EBM producer Mind / Matter, Our Broken Dreams “Follow”                                                                                                                                                          
  • Berlin, Germany new wave /synth-pop /art pop quartet PANTENE “Don’t Touch Me (I’m Dancing)” from s/t 10″ EP (originally recorded in 2015) on Super Utu
  • Exeter, UK Post-Punk / Dark-Wave / Dream-Pop Band FUSEA “Sleepless” from s/t EP
  • French post-punk /new wave /coldwave project of Yannick Rault (also “So What?”, “Closed Mouth” and “The Bluebeard’s Castle”), ★ T R I P L E S U N ★ “Sorrow” (demo)
  • Melbourne, Australia noise post-punk band HEXDEBT “Visions” from the debut album ”Rule Of Four” via Poison City Records.
  • Italian darkwave /post punk /cold wave band from Terni, JAPAN SUICIDE – “Dance For You” from new album “KI”
  • French post-punk / coldwave project of Yannick Rault (Triple Sun), Closed Mouth “So Tired”.                                  
  • Swiss dark synth / darkwave / synth-pop solo project from St.Gallen, Carlo Onda “Das Internet”                       
  • Canadian cold wave / dark electro / synthpop artist from Montreal, LA MÉCANIQUE “Galadriel” from the new album “Dernièr Voyage” on Cold Transmission Music.
  • Berlin‘s electronic / darkwave / post-punk / shoegaze project VLIMMER “Gonist” taken from the new EP “Gonisten” on hexx 9 records
  • Medellín, Colombia lo-fi no wave /electronic /dungeon wave /minimal synth solo project FILMMAKER “The Cosmonaut” from the album “Bunker Island”
  • London, UK goth darkwave /post-punk /dark electronic producer BLISTER QUEEN “Flesh Mosaic” W/ Deaths Head                                                                                                                                                                            
  • UK post punk / darkwave splinter project by Klaus Devore from Nottingham, CLAUSTRAPHOBIA “Fragments (Edit)”                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Swedish dark synth / darkwave /electrowave solo project of Andreas W., THE WIDE EYE “Mouth” new single   
  • Toulouse, France coldwave / synthwave / electro-pop project of John Moderno, aka MODERNO “The Whole Of Love” [ After The Loss Part Three]
  • Auckland, New Zealand experimental /post-punk Tāmaki Makaurau four-piece (members of Girls Pissing On Girls Pissing), The Horror In Clay ”Heck Cattle Grazing” new single on MUZAI Records
  • Los Angeles based folk goth rock project of founding member of Bauhaus and Love & Rockets, David J and Comrades “Thoughts and Prayers” title track from
  • Russian post-punk side project of Samara‘s one man band Lifeless, NMDA ‘Осень (Гражданская оборона)’

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