Definitions

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  • n. A French style of post-punk music in the 1980s.
  • n. The industrial metal music genre in the 1990s.

Etymologies

cold wave, perhaps influenced by earlier genres such as new wave and darkwave. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Though I tend to abhor genre portmanteaus, "coldwave" is really the perfect tag for this music.

    Baltiblogs

  • Support comes from London coldwave chap Design A Wave, while the Cocadisco DJs are on hand to provide a soothing disco massage afterwards.

    Clubs picks of the week

  • Already boasting showings from a succession of on-the-money experimental club nights, tonight sees Richard D Clouston's cult kosmische and coldwave Cosey Club making its debut at the venue – and The Guide's week will be bookended by another visionary dance party.

    This week's new clubs

  • They both went to school in London, where they listened to black and death metal before moving into the so-called "Black Wave" (i.e. coldwave + black metal) scene.

    Stereogum

  • You Never Did Anything Wrong "takes the M83 blueprint of electronica, shoegaze and cinematic, Eno-esque soundscapes and adds krautrock rhythms, the sleazy Suicide-like post-punk of JJ Burnel's 'Euroman Cometh' and the stark synth-pop of the French coldwave."

    ! Exclaim.ca - News

  • Their effortless blur of electronica, shoegaze, cinematic, Eno-esque soundscapes, krautrock, sleazy Suicide-like post-punk and coldwave meant we had to find out more.

    The Music Fix

  • Do not forget your furry and feathered friends during this coldwave.

    TheDenverChannel.com - Local News

  • Com » Archives » A List of Top ten coldwave affected places of Gujarat on Saturday

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Side note: Can someone explain to me the difference between coldwave and darkwave?

    17 dots

  • On the track "Sun Comes To Life", we wanted to rediscover the coldwave sound of the 80's.

    Side-Line news feed

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