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Friday, 22 April 2016

CONCRETO MORTO

GenresPunk / Hardcore / Emo / Screamo / Skramz / Thrash
Related artists?.
CountryCuritiba BRAZIL
Years Active2014-present
Song: "Meursault"
Album: "Viver​-​só"
Year: 2014
For fans of: Orchid, Danse Macabre, Colonia, Det Ar Darfor Vi Bygger Stader¡Silencio, Ahora, Silencio!, Storm{o}, Ubiquity, Jenny PiccoloLamantide, Kaospilot, Tetola93, Ruined Families, Joliette and Yr Sbraito aka PROPER SCREAMO.
Label(s): Bridge Of Loneliness / Swollen Lungs
This post's artist is from the March 2016 Mix. This is track #8.
You can download: the March Mix#4 right here or get the new April 2016 Mix#5 here.

CONCRETO MORTO play spastic screamo from Brazil. I was turned on to the band by Ryan Hill as 'Viver​-​só' was released by his new label Bridge Of Loneliness (he also plays in Yusuke and Kelut) as well as the Swollen Lungs label. The band has a lot going for them in such a short time, so let's discuss why.

In 2014 the band recorded two live sets listed as "bootlegs" which were a good precursor to the proper recordings put forth as the LP and subsequent EP (although the EP was recorded live). These two bootlegs are a good introduction to the band but don't stop there, as the quality don't really do the band justice but the passion soaks through even more on the live versions of the songs.

Later in 2014 CONCRETO MORTO dropped their debut release titled 'Viver​-​só'. "À base de convulsões prévias, errôneas." screams Danse Macabre and Orchid worship, especially the instrumentals. The vocals are throaty without being overly screamy most of the time, which end up sounding like Storm{o}, although when shit gets shriller Danse Macabre and Kaospilot wouldn't be too far off. There are times when the vocals are mixed a little too high and I'm not the biggest fan of the singing/talking that goes on sporadically, such as at the end of "Poesia (ruim) escrita com gasolina". Regardless, this is a very decent first release.

In early 2016 the band dropped a new EP called 'A necessidade de produzir sempre foi antagonista do desejo de criar' which is pretty jammy, as "Documento #2 [A necessidade de produzir sempre foi antagonista do desejo de criar]" is a very solid track with some cool noodley parts that remind me of Raein and Healing Powers. Three of the five songs are noise tracks which means I'll never listen to them again, but maybe you like noise? If so, you'll love tracks 1, 3 and 5.

I'm excited to see where they go next cuz the growth from the 2014 LP to the 2016 EP is undeniable.

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DISCOGRAPHY

2014 - Vela Preta (bootleg) (stream/download here)

2014 - 10.ago.14 (bootleg) (stream/download here)

2014 - Viver​-​só cassette/7"LP (stream/donate/download here)

2016 - A necessidade de produzir sempre foi antagonista do desejo de criar EP (stream/download here)

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(2016) CONCRETO MORTO - "Documento #2 [A necessidade de produzir sempre foi antagonista do desejo de criar]" (from 'A necessidade de produzir sempre foi antagonista do desejo de criar')

(2016) CONCRETO MORTO - "Documento #2 [O Germinal]" (from 'A necessidade de produzir sempre foi antagonista do desejo de criar')

(2014) CONCRETO MORTO - "À base de convulsões prévias, errôneas." (from 'Viver​-​só')

(2014) CONCRETO MORTO - "Servil" (from 'Viver​-​só')

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CONCERTO MORTO additional links

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1 comment:

  1. Hey man, I loved your review, I'm the singer of this band, thanks for writing about us! There's only one wrong information: Bridge of Loneliness released "Viver-só" as a 7" vinyl and the tape version by Swollen Lungs. :))) thanks again

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