Who is Cold Cave ?

A Great Synthwave Artist Cold Cave

Cold Cave is the moniker for the music of Wesley Eisold situated in Los Angeles and New York City whose music is portrayed as a "collection of darkwave, commotion, and synthpop".[1] various commentators take note of the liking with mid 1980's post-punk and early synthpop, specifically Joy Division.


Music Background

Cold Cave was established in 2007 by Wesley Eisold, previous vocalist of bad-to-the-bone gatherings Give Up the Ghost (recently known as American Nightmare), Some Girls and Heartworm Press organizer. Cold Cave speaks to Eisold's first endeavor into instrumentation.[6] Eisold was brought into the world with one hand which drove him to electronic music.[7]


Love Comes Close (2007– 2010)

After beginning discharges on Dais Records, Hospital Productions, What's Your Rupture?, and Eisold's very own Heartworm Press, he marked to Matador Records,[8] who re-discharged his self-discharged introduction collection, Love Comes Close, on November 3, 2009.

Love the Light Years (2011– 2012)

In April 2011 Matador Records discharged his second collection, "Love the Light Years."[9]

In July 2011, Cold Cave remixed 'I Didn't See It Coming' by the band Belle and Sebastian. The melody showed up on their 12-inch single 'Please Sister' discharged by Matador Records and Rough Trade Records.[10]

In April 2012, Cold Cave performed at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum between John Chamberlain forms as a component of the historical center's Divine Ricochet series.[11]

In October 2012, Cold Cave performed at the Getty Center.[12]

Singles arrangement and Full Cold Moon (2012– present)

In September 2012, Eisold declared Cold Cave would visit the US later in the year, he would record another collection and that the new live line-up included: Hunter Burgan (AFI), London May (Samhain), Jessie Nelson, and Cody Votolato (The Blood Brothers).[13][14][15] This lineup was select to this more than multi week visit and Eisold said performing with a full band was something that neglected to appear amid Cherish the Light Years tours.[16] While proceeding to take a shot at a follow-up to Cherish the Light Years, and not under contract with a mark, Eisold started autonomously discharging a progression of remain solitary singles.[17][18] Eisold composed and recorded these new melodies without anyone else like how tunes on Cremations and Love Comes Close were made. He said they were made, "independent from anyone else, at a work area in my flat. It was liberating and energizing in a way since I didn't owe anybody a collection. I got to simply make them to make them. The melodies were negligible, genuine, electronic and without help."[16]

The primary single in the arrangement was "A Little Death to Laugh."[19] The single was discharged in October 2012 through Heartworm[20] and a music video for the tune was discharged in March 2013.[21] In 2013, Eisold discharged "Seas with No End" (through Jacob Bannon's Deathwish Inc.),[22] "God Made the World"[18] and "Dark Boots."[17] Slava Tsukerman, known for his 1982 movie Liquid Sky, coordinated a music video for the tune "Dark Boots."[16] In October 2013, Cold Cave discharged an advanced just, fifth independent single titled "Queasiness, The Earth and Me."[23]

On February 21, 2013, Eisold reported that Justin Benoit, a previous live supporter of Cold Cave, had died.[24]

In help of Cold Cave's new singles, Cold Cave set out on a broad voyage through Asia, performing in Japan, South Korea, China, Thailand, Nepal and Hong Kong in April 2013;[25] performed live with modern/commotion pioneer Boyd Rice in mid-2013;[26] visited with synthpop craftsman Gary Numan in September 2013;[27] and visited with Nitzer Ebb frontman Douglas McCarthy in October 2013. In January 2014, Cold Cave remixed the tune "Running" by Nine Inch Nails as a feature of a remix EP Seed Eight, to correspond with the dispatch of Beats Music.[28] In May 2014, Cold Cave opened for Nine Inch Nails on their full European and UK tour.[29] They were likewise welcomed to open for Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden on their North American visit, after Death Grips, the band initially decided for opening, chose to split.[citation needed]


Cold Cave started taking a shot at its third studio collection and follow up to Cherish the Light Years likely titled Sunflower in 2013, and a discharge date in 2014 was initially foreseen. On what the potential sonic heading of the new collection, Eisold said it would be a, "blend between a portion of the greater sounds on Cherish and progressively negligible stuff I'm keen on now, similar to Suicide or 39 Clocks."[26] However visits in help of Full Cold Moon and the 2012– 2013 singles arrangement ended up being more productive than foreseen, and thus, take a shot at Sunflower was put on hold.[30]

In June 2015, Cold Cave performed at the wedding of Tony Hawk and Catherine Goodman at the Adare Manor in Ireland. [31]

In late September 2017 Cold Cave discharged a solitary called "Wonder", a track with memories of early New Order. The video going with the track uncovered a full live band including Wesley Eisold (vocals), Amy Lee (synths), Max G. Morton (synths), Nils Bue (bass/guitar) and Ryan McMahon (drums). The band commenced a little U.S. visit before going to Europe to help The Jesus and Mary Chain until mid-October.

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