Coldwave (1980-1989)

Coldwave is a style of Post-Punk/New Wave music that originated in Europe in the late 1970s/early 1980s, known for its generally dark, gloomy (thus "cold") atmosphere and heavy reliance on synthesizers. It was popular predominantly in France and Poland in the 1980s, and consisted largely of bands that were heavily influenced by British post-punk acts such as Joy Division, The Cure, Bauhaus and Siouxsie and The Banshees. 

Some of the more notable French examples of this style are Asylum Party, KaS Product, Martin Dupont and Trisomie 21. 

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1990-1999
2000-2009
2010-present
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Alain Thomas (France)
Alan Woxx (France)
Alicide Nekropo (France)
Anechoic Chamber (France)
Antibiøtik (France)
Art Of Parties (Greece)
Asylum Party (France)
​Azile (France)
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Babel 17 (France) 
Baciamibarali (Italy)
​Baraka (France)
Baroque Bordello (France)
​A Blaze Colour (Belgium)
​Blessure (France)
The Bonaparte's (France)
Borris (France)
Bunkerstrasse (France)
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Charles De Goal (France)
Clair Obscure (France)
Clair Instant (France)
Classé X (France)
Closesed Session (France)
​Coldreams (France)
​Complot Bronswick (France)
Corps Diplomatique (France)
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Flue (The Netherlands)
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Danse Macabre (France)
Decade (France)
Deux (France)
Dick Tracey (France)
Diplomate (France)
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Western Électrique (France)
Einstein Dry (France)
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Inc The Call (France)
Inside Loneliness (Italy)
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Hôtel Du Nord (France)
The (Hypothetical) Prophets (France)
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Gestalt (France)
Guerre Froide (France)
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L' An III (France)
Leitmotiv (France)
L'Enfance Éternelle (France)
Less Dance (Belgium)
Les Fleurs D'Hiver (Switzerland)
Little Nemo (France)
Lost Desert (France)
Luxembourg (France)
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Kas Product (France)
​King Lear (France)
Kød (France)
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Jus Dorange (Belgium)
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Nacht Und Nebel (Belgium)
Neon (The Netherlands)
Neutral Project (France)
No Words (France)
Nombre Noir (France)
Norma Loy (France)
The Nue (Belgium)
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Margaritas Ante Porcos (France)
Marian Disciples (France)
Martin Dupont (France)
Marques De Sade (France)
Mary Goes Round (France)
​Masoch (France)
Message (France)
Minamata (France)
Modern Guy (France)
Mome Rath (France)
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Onderbronders (Belgium)
Opéra De Nuit (France)
​Opera Multi Steel (France)
Orchestre Rouge (France)
Oto (France)
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Red Rain Coat (Switzerland)
​Resistance (France)
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Tango Luger (France)
Tanit (France)
​Taxi Girl (France)
​Thérèse Racket (France)
Trisomie 21 (France)
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Pavillon 7 B (France)
Plexigladz (Belgium)
Pro Memoria (France)
Provenance (France)
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Ultime Possibilité (France)
​Uncertain Call (France)
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Sculpteurs D'Ombres (France)
​7ème Discours (France)
A Special Night (Italy)

Spleen Ideal (France)
Smirnov (France)
Sombre Septembre (France)

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White Pain (France)
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Zero Divide (France)
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Vatican (France)
Vietnam Rafele (France)
​Vision Baroque (France)
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Madame Edwarda [Japan]
Made In Poland [Poland]
Magazine [UK]
Manicured Noise [UK]
​Marathon [T.B.A.]
Marquee Moon [Germany]
Marquis De Sade [France]
Marte In Ariete [Italy]

Mecano [The Netherlands]
Mekanik Kommando [The Netherlands]
The Mekons [UK]
The Membranes [UK]
Message [France]
Messageros Killers Boy [France]

Metro Decay [Greece]
Mickeranno [Italy]
​Mick Ness [The Netherlands]
Middle Class [USA]
Militia [Italy]
Minny Pops [The Netherlands]
Mission [Canada]
Mission Of Burma [The Netherlands]
Modern English [UK]
Modern Eon [UK]
Modern Times [The Netherlands]
The Modernaires [UK]
Modest Proposal [The Netherlands]
Moloko + [Germany]
The Monochrome Set [UK]
Month Of Sundays [UK]
Morituri [Portugal]
Move [Italy]

Movement [France]
Musta Paraati [Finland]
Mutabor! [UK]

Muzak [Brazil]
My Captains [UK]
My Dad Is Dead [USA]
Mydolls [USA]

 
Mystery Date [USA]