Minimal & Cold Wave

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updated over 4 years ago

No particular order in this list of VINYL records from the 80s. Only one release per artist, 90% are electronic bands.

  1. Various - The Elephant Table Album (A Compilation Of Difficult Music)

    18 For Sale from $43.75

    IMO the best compilation of this genre

  2. Various - Tokyo Mobile Music 1

    7 For Sale from $18.18

    rare compilation of manga-wave: very good

  3. Various - Somewhere Outside - Etellerandetstedudenfor

    7 For Sale from $72.00

    very rare compilation of minimal-wave bands from Denmark, good tracks from Moral and Tristan T

  4. Various - Household Shocks

    15 For Sale from $55.84

    rare compilation of british bands

  5. Various - Best Of Ralph

    26 For Sale from $8.00

    not exactly 'wave', surely minimal

  6. Lives Of Angels - Elevator To Eden

    13 For Sale from $68.18

    great minimal album

  7. Mathématiques Modernes - Les Visiteurs Du Soir

    beautiful french jazzy-minimal-synth music: listen to 'Jungle Hurt'

  8. Artefact (2) - Agit' Pop

    7 For Sale from $22.73

    weird french synthpop group

  9. Chromagain - Any Colour You Like

    10 For Sale from $45.44

    italian band, dark-minimal wawe, very rare record

  10. Monuments - Age

    9 For Sale from $45.44

    italian duo, kraut-minimal-wave

  11. Neon (10) - Obsessions

    15 For Sale from $45.44

    hard-sequencing from Italy: 'Lobotomy' is a killer

  12. Chris And Cosey* - Heartbeat

    Throbbing Gristle is going synthpop

  13. Central Unit - Loving Machinery

    15 For Sale from $34.09

    beautiful italian minimal-wave record, with a cover version of the Tuxedomoon first 'hit' (...) 'What Use?'

  14. Radar (18) - Radar

    15 For Sale from $13.64

    synthpop and new-wave italian group: listen to 'Una splendida emicrania'

  15. Tuxedomoon - No Tears

    a classic from San Francisco

  16. Social Climbers - Social Climbers

    8 For Sale from $34.09

    great underrated record, one of the best in this genre

  17. Eyeless In Gaza - Drumming The Beating Heart

    30 For Sale from $6.08

    intensive cold-wave from this duo

  18. Polyphonic Size - P.S.

    4 For Sale from $39.76

    from Belgium: Rolling Stones' 'Mother's little helper' song is on this record

  19. Gaznevada - Sick Soundtrack

    14 For Sale from $28.41

    the most famous italian wave record ever: really minimal and nervous

  20. Mekanik Kommando - Dancing Elephants

    6 For Sale from $45.45

    experimental and loud minimal music

  21. Die Gesunden - Die Gesunden

    11 For Sale from $34.08

    even more experimental and louder than the previous record

  22. Moral - And Life Is

    7 For Sale from $62.50

    very rare cold-wave from Denmark