Guitarist Andre Antunes' best videos: unusual arrangements, metal versions of famous hits
Guitar - as the human soul, transmitting a message to the world through just six strings. It is the guitarists in rock bands who attract the most attention, and their virtuoso technique is falling in love with millions of fans.
Real professionalsIn this regard, it is very important to note that guitarists become, to a certain extent, improvisers. And in this regard, it is very important to note that guitar players become, to a certain extent popularizers playing their favorite musical instrument. By posting various covers and recordings of famous hits in new arrangements on Internet platforms, they are gaining glory not only to myself, but also to the cause I love.
One music blogger who surprises with his exceptional guitar playing is a Portuguese Andre AntunesHe has produced more than 100 videos in various directions. He is the one we will talk about in this article.
What is the difference between a cover, remix, remake and tribute?
New Directions in music, dynamically developing in recent times, seemingly leaving no room for old hits that are quickly forgotten. Music, like fashion, has an infinite number of currents, which in one way or another influence the formation of new styles.
Nevertheless, many musicians, in the absence of their original material, often resort to pioneering by creating covers, remakes, remixes of famous songs and participating in tribute acts. In order to understand the differences between these terms in music and copyright, it is necessary to turn to theory.
So, a cover is a recorded soundtrack to an existing track and only imitates the original. Cover - is, figuratively, to "remake" a composition and perform it, perhaps in your own style, but by ear, without using of the original sound. Don't underestimate them: sometimes cover versions of tracks outshine the originals, so much so that no one can remember afterwards who the author of the song really is.
Remix - is a more complicated thing. It is a reworking of the original to create a different sound. A remix can be commissioned or made by the author, but it is important to note here that it uses original soundtrackwhich is changed by professionals.
Remake is to some extent related to the remix, but its author in terms of law is the one who created the original composition. A remake is simply new version of a composition that has already been released before.
Tribute The aim of popular tribute bands and musicians is to express admiration for or to pay homage to their favorite idols. The aim of popular tribute bands and musicians is to express admiration, reverence or to pay tribute to their favorite idols. Tribute performances are more like covers, because they represent the performance of already existing songs, but the authors of tribute concerts try to similar to the original The musicians were able to perform famous compositions, imitating their musical idols.
Andre Antunes: a metal worker for all occasions
Portuguese guitarist Andre Antunes created his own channel in 2011. His first video was not that popular. In it, young Andre performs a guitar solo of one of his favorite songs - Hotel California Eagles groups.
Afterwards, André focused on the creation of original arrangements à la heavy metalmixing guitar parts with completely different videofrom Internet memes to news bulletins.
In early 2022, Andre created a heavy metal arrangement and artfully put it on an excerpt from the Mexican news. In it, the anchor Leonardo Schwebel from Guadalajara is very expressive about wearing masks and not spreading COVID-19.
The guitar composition created by Antunes is largely pure improvisation and is done in the best tradition heavy metal. It also features some very beautiful and intricate guitar solo. A must-see!
A brand new version of Vitas
What else can André, the virtuoso guitarist from Portugal, please? One of his most popular YouTube videos is devoted to the Russian singer's famous Internet hit Vitas "The Seventh Element".
For the instrumental cover of this song, Andre chose a completely different style from Vitas's arrangement. A very relaxing composition in the best traditions of chill-out and Smooth Jazz. As the musician himself admits, with this video he wanted to show how much universal maybe Vitas, and he did it perfectly!
The Hindus are shocked!
One of the most interesting The video on Andre Antunes' channel is called "If System of a Down were from India. In it, the guitarist reinterprets the work of the famous Armenian-American band that performs alternative metal.
Using the songs "I-E-A-I-A-I-O," "Revenga," "Chop Suey" and "B.Y.O.B," the guitarist came up with unique arrangement for sisters Nuran, a Sufi duo from Indiawho sing classical Indian music.
Internet memes in a new guise
On the YouTube The channel of the Portuguese genius can also be found with the musical accompaniment of Internet memes that have become hits in the Networks.
For example, after the incident at the Oscars between the actor Will Smith and the comedian Chris RockAndré released his own version of this "musical. It is worth noting that the music was chosen very suitable!
Other Internet memeThe Portuguese guitarist-blogger interpreted it musically, and it goes back to 1999. It's about viral video, taken from a home video, in which a young boy is confused in sentences about dreams that end in complete incoherence.
The video went viral in 2011, becoming a meme classic. Andre, on the other hand, produced a colorful heavy metal remix on the video "Have you ever had a dream like this?