TOP 10 IDOL MV – March 2021
Another month has passed, and so here we are for another Top 10 of the best alternative idol MV’s released in March. Let’s take a look at these ten awesome videos!
10) EIMIE – FAKE
EIMIE‘s latest MV is pretty good. “FAKE” consists of an alternative metal sound with vocals mostly influenced by rap, except for those awesome growled parts, which unfortunately don’t last that much. In any case, the song is still very enjoyable.
9) 8bitBRAIN – Black Sabbath
No Osbournes were harmed in the making of this video, I promise. 8bitBRAIN are back with their electronic-infused metal sound, with the usual autotuned vocals. If you love this style, you’ll surely enjoy “Black Sabbath”. Although I wanna hear them saying I am iron man in autotune now.
8) プシュケとラーガ (Psyche and Raga) – Winning Ark (Daybreak)
How many times have I been featuring プシュケとラーガ (Psyche and Raga) lately? Not that’s a problem. The psychedelic unit brings us their first MV for “Winning Ark (Daybreak)”, which is a kinda catchy and simple one, compared to other songs they have released before.
7) POPPiNG EMO – SELFISH
POPPiNG EMO have been doing great lately, just listen to the intense electronic/pop-infused rock sound of “SELFISH” to understand what I mean. For some reason, the main guitar has been stuck in my head for a while, despite not being really that much unique or awesome. Not that I complain, anyway.
6) ピューパ!! (Pupa!!) – Vanilla
Everytime I listen to ピューパ!! (Pupa!!), I get fascinated by their dreamy, delicate sound; “Vanilla” is no exception, of course. You start getting lulled by guitars resembling post-rock’s calmer parts, accompanied by a synthetic background, and then some intense synth pop hits you. That’s a very nice feeling.
5) FRUN FRIN FRIENDS – バニラ (Vanilla)
More “Vanilla”, this time from FRUN FRIN FRIENDS. Both the song and the video feel very artistic, if that makes any sense. Catchy, cute and poppy, but still refined and kinda unique. Check out the MV for “Strawberry” too, released together with this one.
4) 9DayzGlitchClubTokyo – Brand new Stimulate
Heavy and weird electronic stuff, catchy and intense pop/metal mix, a bit of hip-hop: anything else? Apparently, 9DayzGlitchClubTokyo have anything you need in their music. “Brand new Stimulate” is their first MV, and it shows how promising this unit is.
3) INUWASI – holy
If you read the review of their EP, you should already know I love INUWASI; in case you haven’t, go read it. Do it NOW. Anyway, while “holy” is not my favorite song from the mini-album, it’s still a good one where post-hardcore and electronic/hip-hop meet, which is a great mix.
2) めろん畑a go go (Melon Batake A Go Go) – 撃つな琉陀瓶！ (Utsu Na RUTAKAME!)
Our favorite masked super-heroines are back with their usual retro-styled music. “撃つな琉陀瓶！” (Utsu Na RUTAKAME!) is an awesome song featuring memorable vocal lines and lots of stuff from long lost decades, exactly what we would expect from めろん畑a go go (Melon Batake A Go Go).
1) 感覚ロヂック (Kankaku Logic) – 深愛嫌悪 (Shin’ai Ken’o)
感覚ロヂック (Kankaku Logic) really outdid themselves with “深愛嫌悪” (Shin’ai Ken’o). The song keeps switching between extreme metal and dark, haunting parts, with a video which fits perfectly the music. Definitely not for the faint-hearted. Unless you want to get traumatized.