Assemblage 23 - (Seattle, WA)
Assemblage 23 is the project of Seattle’s Tom Shear. Founded in 1988, A23 would go on to become one of the most successful American industrial acts of the time. Known for poetic, emotional lyrics and irresistible dance music, The band’s latest release, “Endure” showed the band isn’t slowing down any time soon, having charted at #10 on the Billboard Dance Album charts.
ACTORS - (Vancouver, BC)
The term "post-punk", like many terms with a similar prefix, is firmly planted in a time in history, and signifies an added precision and experimentation to a thrilling genre that has echoed forward in both style and attitude. The Jason Corbett-led outfit ACTORS are standing on the shoulders of titans with their brand of the style, and could almost be referred to as "post-post-punk".
Ritual Howls - (Detroit, MI)
Ritual Howls create a cinematic blend of twangy industrial-rock that could fuel a postapocalyptic dance floor. A collaboration between Paul Bancell (vocals, guitar), Chris Samuels (synth, samples, drum machine), and Ben Saginaw (bass), the Detroit trio's fourth full-length Rendered Armor will be released in late March (Felte) and follows the Their Body EP of 2018 with expansive arrangements sculpted with masterful production.
Astari Nite - (Miami, FL)
Astari Nite channels an obscure beauty in the crossfire between gothic rock and post-punk.
The trio consisting of Mychael (lead vocals), lllia Tulloch (drums), and Howard Melnick (guitar), explores the themes of love, magic and melancholy through their dense and quasi-cinematic productions.
Creux Lies - (Sacramento, CA)
Post-Punk/Synth Jams ....some former members of NMBRSTTN (Number Station) or as comedian Jon Daly once called us, Number Satan.
All the members of Creux Lies used to be part of a support group for people with the 6th Sense. Now, they spend their days loungin in Sacramento, CA along w/ ghosts and other ultra-dimensional beings... just playing music together, and getting cozy.
Twin Tribes - (Brownsville, TX)
Twin Tribes is a Dark Synth / Post Punk duo based in Brownsville, Texas. Formed by Luis Navarro (vocals, guitar, synth, drum machines) and Joel Niño, Jr. (bass, synth, vocals) in 2017. The band gathers their influences from the period of the dark 80's. Dark Wave, Post-Punk and Cold Wave are only a couple of genres that the band summons using analog synthesizers and drum machines.
Wingtips - (Chicago, IL)
WINGTIPS was officially formed in 2014 by Vincent Segretario. In 2015 they self-released Ultravision – a collection of demos recorded at home.
Their most recent release, Greyarea, is an androgynous sound of transition – an interpolation of darkly shimmering layers of angular guitar and pulsating EBM. With this release, Hannah Avalon moves from live member to creative collaborator.
Panic Priest - (Chicago, IL)
Death. Sex. Doomed Romance. These three simple phrases define the sound and thematic presence of Panic Priest. The musical project of singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Jack Armondo (of “dark pop” duo My Gold Mask), Panic Priest is centered around Armondoʼs deep, crooning vocals while weaving together electronic beats, dreamy guitars and synths. Panic Priest creates midnight melodies that wonʼt soon leave your memory as dawn breaks.
Korine - (Philadelphia, PA)
Korine is an electric pop duo from Philadelphia. Their debut LP "New Arrangements" calls to mind early Ministry, "Black Celebration" era Depeche Mode and 90s New Order, all while sounding completely contemporary. Korine uses haunting lyrical imagery and vintage synthesizers to create a world all of their own, one where you can't tell if it's 1984 or 2019.
Sleeping Pills - (Tampa, FL)
Dark/Surf post-punks from Tampa,FL