Posts Tagged ‘Coldwave’
Future (recently featured in our French Underground mixtape) released their debut EP ‘Abyss‘ this week with the opener ‘Skylights’. If you’re into dark and stormy post punk or coldwave - check it out! Future – ‘Skylights’ Visit Future @ Bandcamp @ Facebook.
Brooklyn’s Dream Affair released their ‘From Now On‘ EP on vinyl this week via Artificial Records/HDD (digital previously available). The coldwave/post punk trio craft stormy sounds with an 80s goth bent. If you like bleak pop tunes, you may have found a new friend – if not, carry on. Dream Affair – ‘From Now On’ Visit Dream Affair online @ Artificial [...]
‘Once Were‘ is our first taste of Red Traces forthcoming album, led by Los Angeles-based musician Albert Ovadia. This impeccably produced tune is due to the skills of Erix S. Laurent (otherwise known as Teepee). Drummer Jorge Balbi completes the picture, looking forward to hearing more from Red Traces soon. Red Traces – ‘Once Were’ Visit Red Traces online @ Bandcamp @ Facebook.
French duo Future released ‘Citizen’ as a free download late last year (grab it here) through Athens-based collective Sonic Playground. It’s a little bit new wave and a little bit post punk with some shoegazey guitars thrown in! Think A Place To Bury Strangers meets Black Marble. Future – ‘Citizen’ Visit Future @ Soundcloud @ Bandcamp @ Sonic Playground @ Facebook.
Anthony Ferraro’s project Astronauts Etc has taken a dark road with the release of the new tune ‘Charity’ from the forthcoming ‘Electric Slow System’ release. Fans of coldwave acts like Black Marble will relish the change but if you expected another ‘Supermelodic Pulp‘ EP – you will be surprised… Astronauts Etc. – ‘Charity’ Visit Astronauts Etc @ Soundcloud [...]
HTRK‘s ‘Poison’ sits somewhere between post-punk and coldwave, with a reverberating darkness about it. Formerly known as Hate Rock Trio, the Melbourne-born (now London based) duo will release a split six track EP with Tropic of Cancer on October 30 via Ghostly International. This tune was originally released on HTRK’s 2011 album ‘Work (work, work)’ however [...]
We’ve all seen Drive right? You’ve probably lapped up the soundtrack too? If you liked that then Black Marble‘s latest ‘A Great Design’ isn’t more than a stone’s throw from it. The Brooklyn-based synth pop act released their ‘Weight Against The Door’ EP back in January and are following it up with the debut LP ‘A Different [...]
The latest single from The Faux Noise is a dark coldwave creation called ‘Leave Her To Heaven’. Backed by remixes from Lastyn, MHYH and Bodyboat, The Faux Noise channel 80′s new wave and wrap it up with dissonant wails and epic reverb. This is the first new music from the Stockholm duo in more than two years, fingers [...]
I’m In You pay homage to Kraftwerk, New Order and Giorgio Moroder on their latest single ‘Sure’. The Brooklyn trio meld post punk with electronics to create a dark apocalypse all of their own. Grab a free download of ‘Sure’ here. Visit I’m In You @ www.iminyou.com / @ Bandcamp / Connect @ Facebook.
Black Marble‘s ‘Pretender’ sounds like post punk colliding with synthesizers. Its dark, 80s aesthetic has been labelled as coldwave, synthwave and a number of other genres I’m yet to grasp. Fans of Joy Division, The Cure or Depeche Mode take note. Hardly Art have kicked off the year with Black Marble’s newly released five track EP ‘Weight Against [...]