Carioca label Transfusão Noise Records is one of Brazil’s best sources for lo-fi and alternative music. The label’s ongoing “Cassete Club” series through its Escritório extension is worth going through to find all new Brazilian indie music.
Felipe Neiva’s “Conte Comigo” is the latest single from the series that stands out to me. Starting out as a pleasant fuzzy indie jam (at first it sounds like Interpol’s “NYC”), the song grows into something exciting and uniquely Brazilian.
I love what Club Fonograma has to say on the song: “This third offering comes from Felipe Neiva, an artist that caught our attention thanks to his song’s somber, wounded spirit laced in affecting guitars. The track initially offers pure indie rock which then timehops back into a 60s freak out, a move that works because it places the vocal’s garbled pleas in the proper context.”
We’re due for a new Felipe Neiva EP later this year, so stay tuned.