Posts Tagged ‘Miran Gurunian’

Lebanese musician Miran Gurunian, aka GURUMIRAN, was the guest of Ruptures for an interview covering various aspects of his musical production, as well as the imminent release of his first solo album, “Aberrance”.

Listen to Part 1: 
ruptures gurumiran 17 july (part 1)
(Track list: Gurumiran / Gurumiran / John Grant / Miles Davis / Grant Green)

Listen to Part 2: ruptures gurumiran 17 july (part 2)
(Track list: Atoms For Peace / Gurumiran / Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds / Gurumiran)




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Ruptures had the pleasure of welcoming Lebanese musician and producer Miran Gurunian in the studios of Radio Lebanon, last February.

What was initially intended as a promotional show for the launch of his band Pindoll’s first album, Twisted Times, turned into an informative, one-hour interview and career retrospective covering various aspects of Gurunian’s work and music production of the last 10 years.

Listen to Part 1: ruptures mihran gurunian (1)

Listen to Part 2: ruptures mihran gurunian (2)



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I asked some of my favorite musician and artist friends, from Beirut and beyond, to list their 10 favorite albums of 2012…
Alternately, they could also provide me with a list of the records they listened to the most in 2012, regardless of date of release.

Miran Gurunian (musician, Pindoll)

– Dr. John: Locked Down
– Wes Montgomery: Echoes Of Indiana Avenue
– Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool
– Jack White: Blunderbuss
– Kenny Burrell: A Night At The Vanguard
– John Coltrane: Giant Steps
– John Coltrane: Soultrane
– Sonny Rollins: Saxophone Colossus
– Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood: In Case The World Changes Its Mind
– Steely Dan: Gaucho

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I asked some of my favorite musicians from Beirut and beyond, to tell me what their favorite records of 2011 were…

Miran Gurunian: producer, musician (Pindoll, formerly with Leviathan, Blend, Eileen Khatchadourian, Tania Saleh…)

– Tom Waits: Bad As Me
– Black Keys: Brothers
– Elbow: Build A Rocket Boys
– Black Keys: El Camino
– The Rapture: In The Grace Of Your Love
– Vinicius Cantuaria & Bill Frisell: Lagrimas Mexicanas
– PJ Harvey: Let England Shake
– Anthony Joseph: Rubber Orchestras
– Arctic Monkeys: Suck It And See
– Radiohead: The King Of Limbs

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La chanteuse libano-arménienne Eileen KHATCHADOURIAN, en interview et mini-concert acoustique sur Ruptures / Radio Liban 96.2FM, accompagnée des musiciens Miran Gurunian (guitare), Haytham Chalhoub (basse) et Haig Papazian du groupe Mashrou3 Leila (violon).

Liens audio: eileen k 01 + eileen k 02

Track listing: Yann Tiersen / Arctic Monkeys / Depeche Mode / Peter Murphy / Agua de Annique / The Gathering

et aussi: http://www.eileenkhatchadourian.com/

[Photos by Tanya Traboulsi]

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