VideoPick

Amarelo Manga: “O Dano”

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This year, Amarelo Manga debuted a live video for the single “O Dano” (The damage), the first record for the track that the Brazilian band has performed at their shows.

Launched in partnership with YouTube’s Geleia channel, the session was recorded last year, when the group still performed as a trio. According to Julio Santa Cecilia, Amarelo Manga wants to reveal more news gradually, while “cooking a new material”, in his words.

His debut album, Nuca, came out in 2016 on the label Deck, with the songs Miojo and Geribá in his repertoire.

Rebel Machine: “It Doesn’t Matter to Me”

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Rebel Machine launched its new music video on March 31st. Directed by filmmaker Ulisses da Motta, “It Does not Matter to Me“, he also has the photography direction of Rafael Duarte.

This music video is a challenge for Rock fans: over the nearly four-minute show, the audience is invited to participate in the ” 40 Rock Artists Challenge “, where 40 elements make reference to great bands of Rock of the last five decades.

E A Terra Nunca Me Pareceu Tão Distante: “Medo de Tentar”

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After the release of “Vazio” (empty) (2014), a work that officially presented the work of the band E Terra Nunca Me Pareceu Tão Distante, one of the great examples of the national post-rock, Lucas Theodoro, Luccas Villela, Luden Viana and Rafael Jonke Buriti came back. An extension of the material featured on the album, but fragmented creatively in “Medo de Tentar” (Afraid to try) and “Medo de Morrer” (fear to die).

The video features a performance in SESC Pompeia of Medo de Tentar, a typical example of the genre in the middle of the 1990s, breaking into different acts, revealing moments of anger and lull.

mannequin trees: “daydream”

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Icaro Reis, a member of the Sergipe band Sarina, recently released the first song of his solo project – Mannequin Trees. According to the musician, the lyrics of the music “Daydream” were based on their daily life and tells the story of two girls.

The mixing, mastering and editing were performed by Icaro Reis himself. According to him, “Daydream” was the first song performed for his project. The song came out after the rhythm stayed in his head. Then he recorded the bass line and sent it to his brother and a friend.

Icaro has launched the project through a series of videos recorded live on Cavalo Estúdio in São Paulo and brings a lo-fi aesthetic. The direction of the videos was in charge by Azevedo Lobo.

For the sessions, Icaro, who is responsible for the voice and guitar, had Gabriel Olivieri (O Grande Babaca) on guitar and voice; Teago Oliveira (Maglore) on bass and vocals, Leon Perez on synthesizers and Marco Trintinalha on drums.

Jennifer Lo-Fi: “Troffea”

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Troffea” is the opening single from “Noia“, released in 2011, and produced by Chuck Hipolitho at Estúdio Costella.

Jennifer Lo Fi are a quintet from São Paulo. They had been following a promising path within Brazilian alternative rock, playing songs that escapes the indie’s basic standards.

They met on the internet and also in the virtual world they started to make web shows in real time. A creative band.

Ventre: “Quente”

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Textures, colors and movement give visual shape to “Quente” (hot), another powerful track of Ventre.

Some plans are easy to identify, such as the superclose in the eyes or skin, but the cool thing is not to figure out what appears on the screen. The point is to see how the tonalities of the music gain visibility in a subjective as well as effective way.

Aggressive and sensual, the clip was made by Pablo Leal and Alice Turnbull.

Salve Jurema: “Imensidão Azul”

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Salve Jurema appeared in the small town of São Marcos, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The homonymous EP is the first work of the band and presents a sound that passes through several atmospheres, a mystical mix of rock n roll with Brazilian rhythms from different regions of our immense country.

The songs present an identity with spiritual themes and influences of the own nature that intends to open the inner being of each one.

The video of “Imensidão Azul” is a collage of all these references, with special emphasis on the whole maritime dream present in the lyrics of the song, translated graphically into a video produced by Leonardo Frizzo de Lucena.

Oto Gris: “Práticas de Mergulho-Vôo”

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Overflowing intriguing images embracing the band’s ethereal compositions with senses. We are talking about “Práticas de Mergulho-Vôo” (Diving-Flight Practices), music video of Oto Gris, which was directed and produced by Tuane Eggers, Biel Gomes and Antonio Ternura.

The lyrics present a confession, which the band says has a lot to do with getting rid of the city. To counteract the scenarios described in the verses, Tuane also tried to be at the head of the cameras, using the pulsar around nature as a location.

“I really liked the sound, the guitars, I always thought the clip would be focused on this climate, not on a common narrative. We used overlays, something present in my photographs, and the images were initially guided by the title of the song.” Explains Eggers in detail.

Oto Gris is composed by Davi Serrano (vocals and guitar), Jonas Gomes (bass) and Victor Bluhm (drums and samples).

Ventre: “Peso do Corpo”

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With almost six minutes in duration, “Peso do Corpo” (Body Weight) is the first clip of the band Ventre, after a couple of videos with live music.
Following the proposal of the song: a narrative about an obsession as theme through suggestive images and very interesting plans, under the direction of Philippe Noguchi.
In the middle of the scenes, the musicians appear as if they were entities of another dimension that accompany the protagonist in their motivations. So in the video, there is an almost surreal problem, with a remarkable rhythm for the music.