Strangeways Radio has put together our Top 20 Albums of 2019 covering the genres of Synthpop, Post Punk, Dark Wave, Indie, Modern/Alt Rock, Dreampop and Electronica.
Hosts Nyq and Cass bring you a bi-weekly show featuring the latest music in news in the Dark Wave and Goth music scene. This is a great way to hear some new tunes, find out who is on tour, and catch up on any news you might have missed. This weeks episode features new selections…
This weeks compilations feature the latest new releases in dark synth / dark wave. This might be one of our favorite compilations to date. It features plenty of familiar artists in the genre plus new comers like Leathers.
In their prior full length release “ YR Body is Nothing”; Boy Harsher created a driving, yet stripped down musical landscape, evoking an uneasy neurotic headspace with existential sexual crisis based lyrics paired with beats that your body can’t help but dance to. It causes the listener an uneasy reaction of pleasure met with discomfort. The single release, “Pain” showed the strengths of the band captured in a single track. Let me tip my hat to another well known band who captures this feeling by saying Boy Harsher do indeed capture the “pain” that we have not only become used to, but now fully seek out and can’t get enough of.