GURUMIRAN // Interview #2 // 17 July 2015

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”.

ruptures gurumiran 17 july (part 1) + ruptures gurumiran 17 july (part 2)

Track listing:
Gurumiran *2
John Grant
Miles Davis
Grant Green
Atoms For Peace
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds


GURUMIRAN // Interview #1 // 24 Feb 2014

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.

ruptures mihran gurunian (1) + ruptures mihran gurunian (2)


(2012 end-of-year lists) – MIRAN GURUNIAN

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

(2011 end-of-year lists) – MIRAN GURUNIAN

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

EILEEN KHATCHADOURIAN // Interview // 8 Dec 2008

Le Lundi 8 Décembre, la chanteuse libanaise d’origine arménienne EILEEN KHATCHADOURIAN était l’invitée de l’émission ‘Ruptures Zoom Sur’, sur les ondes de Radio Liban 96.2FM. Elle présente son nouveau disque, MIDAN, un mélange de rock alternatif et de chanson traditionnelle Arménienne, en compagnie de son guitariste et co-producteur, MIRAN GURUNIAN.

eileen-8-dec-08-part-1 + eileen-8-dec-08-part-2

Track listing:
Eileen Khatchadourian *3
Eileen Khatchadourian
White Stripes
Arctic Monkeys
Eileen Khatchadourian
Eileen Khatchadourian *2

[Photo de Tanya Traboulsi]