Premiere: Heartgaze Shares Video for “ESMALTE D UÑAS”

Premiere: Heartgaze Shares Video for “ESMALTE D UÑAS”

Debut Album CASI ANGELES <3 Out Now by way of Chilean label ERROR DE MODA

Could 12, 2023

Pictures by Rhianna Hajduch

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Heartgaze is the musical challenge of Argentine artist Clemente Calandra. Now based mostly out of Chicago, they debuted underneath the Heartgaze moniker with their 2020 EP, Magnificence Adorns Advantage, adopted by a gentle string of recent singles within the years since. These early tracks gave attractive tastes of Calandra’s fusion of hyper pop, shoegaze, reggaeton, and techno, a mix they discover deep into on their forthcoming debut album, CASI ANGELES <3, out in all places now.

Following the document’s launch, Calandra is again right now with a brand new video for one of many album’s highlights, “ESMALTE D UÑAS,” premiering with Below the Radar.

With “ESMALTE,” Calandra leans into the candy and sunlit facet of their sound whereas nonetheless retaining a jagged experimental edge, enlacing crooned harmonies and nostalgic chord progressions into skittering digital beats. The monitor is loaded with beat switches and aesthetic shifts, culminating in an ambient spoken-word passage and a distorted noise-laden climax. But amidst all of it, the monitor constantly returns to a blissful piano line, providing a heat emotional heart to its careening ups and downs.

Calandra explains of the monitor, “’ESMALTE’ is without doubt one of the most particular songs on the challenge as a result of to me it felt like a second of bliss in between the turbulences which can be part of the challenge. I wrote it centered on recollections and a well-known nostalgia that helped me create this type of absurd bliss, which I additionally tried to place into the manufacturing. By sound, the music makes an attempt to channel these feelings in the midst of a lot chaos. That’s the reason the music has so many small switches and moments. Some non-harmonic moments too which distinction the pure vitality of the music.”

They proceed, saying of the video, “The video was shot in Argentina while I used to be there and was one of the enjoyable experiences I’ve had with the challenge. I confirmed my pal and artist, Joaquin Dolera, the entire challenge in January and we instantly determined to do a video the subsequent day. With only a single day of preparation and brainstorming, the video was shot and we had a lot enjoyable with our pals making a faux tenting journey inside an house.”

Try the music and video beneath. CASI ANGELES <3 is out in all places now by way of Chilean label ERROR DE MODA.


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