Minimal Synth~Wave Releases from the 1980's

By limulysis limulysis
updated 8 days ago

Minimal Synth LPs/12"s/7"s/cassettes from the 1980's. This list is completely subjective and obviously not all inclusive. This list will be updated with vinyl reissue news as it becomes available.

  1. Ting Voice - Ting Voice

    1 For Sale from $454.55

    From Matthias Schuster of the group Bal Paré.

  2. Alive She Died - Viva Voce

    Released March 9, 2017 by Geheimnis Records ‎– GHMN.025. Best reissue of 2017!

  3. Class Info - Inside

    2 For Sale from $80.05

    Only the track "Out of Line" appears on the "Minimal Wave Tapes Volume Two" LP compilation.

  4. A Gethsémani* - Ame Triste

    This brilliant minimal synth cassette has finally been reissued by Tunnel Vision Records (2) ‎– TV003 - April 2019.

  5. Duotronic Synterror - Pech Und Schwefel

    Reissed on the Duotronic Synterror ‎compilation on the WSDP label ‎ (WSDP 015) in 2004. This reissue is also long OOP.

  6. Jyl - Jyl

    7 For Sale from $111.09

    Minimal Wave records stated several years ago in a news update from their website that this LP was intended for reissue.

  7. L'Aventure Imaginaire - La Fin De L'Innocence

    2 For Sale from $67.05

    Absolute minimal synth gem.

  8. Salaried Man Club - Gray Cross

    Fantastically foreboding.

  9. Je T'aime (2) - Love Song For You

    Outstanding tracks.

  10. Silueta Pálida* - El Paso Del Tiempo

    2 For Sale from $113.75

    Mexican Minimal Synth from '84.

  11. Scenes De La Boheme - Untitled

    1 For Sale from $340.91

    Minimal Wave released a mini LP that includes this 7" in April 2019.

  12. Scatterbrains - Musical Marriage

    Only a few tracks are of the minimal synth sound.

  13. The Shining Path (3) - Basic Training Manual

    Reissued in Nov. 2016 by Anna Logue Records (ANNA 054).

  14. Daily Fauli - Fauli Til Dauli

    2 For Sale from $965.91

    Was scheduled for release on Minimal Wave in late 2016.

  15. Hidden Agenda (3) - Few Decisions

    Genetic Music ‎– GEN 029 - released this in 2010 as a CD.

  16. Birth Control (2) - DIO

    1 For Sale from $214.77

    Fantastic, slow burning minimal synth. A beautiful cassette, highly recommended.