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

Weekly Post-Punk / Darkwave / Dark Synth Tips #18

«Angel of the Resurrection» by Giulio Monteverde (1837-1917)

Peaks Of The Week:

  • Manchester, UK grunge /post-punk trio LIINES “On and On” upcoming single via Reckless Yes                         

New single for the all-girl Mancunian trio with an unmistakable invigorating burst of pounding rhythms, gravelly, emotional vocals and razor-sharp guitar riffs making for an electrifying and infectious post-punk ride.

  • Paris, Manchester & Berlin post-punk /avant pop collective FITH “Forest” from upcoming “Swamp” EP on Outer Reaches

Intriguing and immersive first previews from a European collective of poets and musicians, varying between post-punk and avant-pop, with hypnotic, haunting spoken words, minimalistic rhythms, evocative, melodic synth lines and alluring sax flourishes sublimely enlighten your ears and thrill your imagination.

  • Italian electro dark synthwave solo project from Turin, ZOLTAN FREITAG “Fall To The Ground” from the new album “Rewind The Future” on TONN Recordings.

New album for Turin‘s synthesist crawling with a pristine, atmospheric and dense melding of heartfelt and wistful synth moods.


  • Russian ambient /neo-classical /dark folk solo project (also NMDA), LIFELESS “Agonia”                                     
  • Italian post-punk /new wave /darkwave project Love The Ghost “She Comes”                                                     
  • Los Angeles, CA based coldwave / post punk trio Second Still “Eternal Love” from the sophomore album “Violet Phase” out now via Sentimental Records                                                                                                    
  • French post-punk / cold wave band JE T’AIME “Spyglass” from debut album “Je t’aime” on Icy Cold Records
  • Medellín, Colombia darkwave / minimal synth solo project Ofelia Ortodoxa “Brilla Por Siempre”                     
  • US dark experimental synth electronic / darkwave / synthwave project from California, STINGING NETTLE “Trauma Erases Trauma”                                                                                                                                            
  • Italian dark electronic /gothic /synth-pop / darkwave producer LIKE THE SNOW “Void”
  • French post-punk /cold wave project of Yannick Rault (also “So What?” And “The Bluebeard’s Castle”), ★ T R I P L E S U N ★ “Compulsive”
  • Scotland‘s Post-punk / Darkwave and Electronica solo project KILL SHELTER “In Decay ft. Antipole and Delphine Coma” off of 2-track 7″ vinyl single “In Decay” on Burning World Records
  • Swiss dark synth / darkwave / synth-pop solo project from St.Gallen, Carlo Onda “Ich freu mich schon auf die Ferien” 
  • Stockholm, Sweden solo darkwave/postpunk project of Tess de la Cour, MEMORIA “Black Coats / Whitefear” (Lost Sounds cover) from forthcoming debut album due out August-September on Novoton
  • French coldwave /darkwave /synthpop duo from Besançon, VAGUE SCARE “Instant Insight” from the new album “Dissemblance”
  • US new wave /darkwave collaboration Order Ov Thee Octopi & Fornicata ”Pentothal”                                     
  • Washington, D.C. electro/coldwave/darkwave duo of Luna Blanc and Josh Clark (AKA DJ Impulse of Corrupt Souls/Sinthetix), a.k.a. S Y Z Y G Y X “Kill the Pain” from “The Graveyard Compilation” on COLD TRANSMISSION MUSIC
  • Bogotà, Colombia coldwave /darkwave band, Antiflvx “Shine” from the sophomore album “Spirals” on In Club Records.
  • Mexican electronic body music duo from Ciudad de México, INMATFABRIK “Zonas Industriales” from “Simulación Total” EP
  • Manchester, UK dark synth /synth-pop solo project MYJOY “Kill You”                                                                   
  • California dark synthwave solo project of Meg Wilhoite, DEATH OF CODES “Fight This” title track from the new EP                                                                                                                                                                       
  • London, UK based AngloSwedish dark electro /new wave /synthwave /synthpop band THE DEPARTMENT “Pressure” from “Pressure” EP on Hard Cell Records
  • Chicago/New York post-punk /new wave /dream pop duo of Rachel Brown (Thanks For Coming) and Nate Amos (Opposites), Water From Your Eyes ”Break” from split single “Break / Freaking Me” with This Is Lorelei
  • London, UK post-punk 4-piece Hygiene “Bring Back British Rail” from the upcoming sophomore album ”Private Sector”, out May 24th through Upset The Rhythm          
  • Australian Post-Punk band from Sydney, HOTEL “Nice People in Nice Trousers” from “The Russian Glasshouse” EP                                                                                                                                                                               
  • Melbourne, Australia post punk /darkwave /goth pop five-piece VENETIAN BLINDS “Blood Geranium” 2nd single                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Glasgow, Scotland indie /new wave 5-piece WALT DISCO “Strange To Know Nothing” new single via L. A. based singles label IHC 1NFINTY.
  • Hamburg, Germany dance /no wave /post-punk 4-piece NOSEHOLES “Glimmering Mamba” from the debut album “Ant And End” on ChuChuRecords
  • Melbourne, Australia post-punk / retro-pop band (ex the Romy Vager Group), RVG “Alexandra” upcoming 7″ single on Our Golden Friend
  • Los Angeles based new wave / darkwave / electro-pop project of Carlo Mancia, MortalBoy “Prom Night”         
  • San Francisco based veteran deathrock /post-punk four-piece Altar De Fey ”You Do Not Scare Me (1985 Demo)” from retrospective album “Original Sin: An Anthology Of The Early Years [1984-1986 ]” on Other Voices Records
  • Australian Darkwave / Dream Pop / Post- Goth project from Brisbane, LOCUST REVIVAL “Gone”                      
  • German post-punk /new wave /gothic rock solo project YOUR OCEAN “Collecting nightmares” from the new album “After the rain”                                                                                                                                                                      
  • Macedonian new wave /post-punk trio of Bernays Propaganda members, 21 VEK “Doma si doagjam” from “Trojca” EP on Balkan Veliki.
  • Melbourne, Australia noise /post-punk band NOUGHTS “Zed” from the second and last EP “Content”             
  • Turkish post-punk /goth-rock /garage band from Istanbul, Reptilians From Andromeda “Doll Witch” from new EP “Bloodlust Of The Doll Witch” on Kafadan Kontak Records
  • German noise /post-punk /punk band from Frankfurt am Main, UFOSEKTE “Sickness” from debut “Untitled” EP on Tomatenplatten                                                                                                                                                 
  • Brooklyn, New York post-punk trio B Boys // “I Want” from forthcoming sophomore album “Dudu” out July 26th via Captured Tracks                                                                                                                                         
  • Brooklyn, New York skate punk /noise /goth /post-punk 5-piece Grim Streaker “Today New York” from Grim Streaker’s debut LP “No Vision”                                                                                                                               
  • The Cure‘s “PORNOGRAPHY” (Closed Mouth Mix)                                                                                                         
  • Toulouse, France post-punk /noise rock all-girl trio, My Imaginary Loves – “Deep Pink” from the second album “Aside” on Dead Bees Records.
  • Post-punk/deathrock duo from The Netherlands, Lifeless Past – ”Miles Away” from the debut album “Discarnate Objects”
  • French post-punk /coldwave project of Yannick Rault (Triple Sun), Closed Mouth – “Keep calling” bonus track from the new remastered CD debut album [ O N E ] via COLD TRANSMISSION MUSIC                                                         
  • Khmelnytskiy, Ukraine darkwave / post punk duo Death Rate A Politics ‘чиновник (inspired by velvet condom)’
  • Vancouver based Dark/New Wave/Post-Punk duo GHOST CARDS “Romance Nomads” from debut EP
  • Lublin, Poland New Wave/Dark Wave/Cold Wave trio MOONLIGHT MEADOW “And Old Dream And Love” from upcoming s/t debut album on Wave Records                                                                                           
  • Brownsville, TX goth / post-punk trio THE OBJECTS “Guilt” from the debut album “Playground”
  • Montreal, Canada dark synth / minimal synth / synthwave project NO “Never”                                                   
  • German dark synth electronic / postwave Devine Noire‘s side project, A Transition “Desire (inside my head)” [demo]                                                                                                                                                                       
  • London/Liverpool, UK dark minimal synth /coldwave /primitive electronic music project THIS IS THE BRIDGE “What’s Left To Take”                                                                                                                                                 
  • Barcelona-based melodic minimal-synth project of Brooklyn‘s Robert Anthony, aka SLEEP MUSEUM “Erudite” from the new album “The Sleep of Time is the Death of Heat” on Primal Architecture Records
  • Salt Lake City, Utah based coldwave / post-punk / darkwave project of Tyler Tovey, GLUME “Pale Love” from upcoming cassette “Vacant Eyes Can’t Dream” out May 25, 2019 on Squall Recordings
  • Bay Area synth drone goth pop project of Iphigenia Rose Lee, aka FOIE GRAS “Psychic Sobriety” from new EP “Holy Hell” via Yellow Year Records.                                                                                                                       
  • French Neofolk / Coldwave collective VESPERAL “Crawl And Suffocate” from the debut album “Wasteland”

«Angel of the Resurrection» by Giulio Monteverde (1837-1917)