gurumiran is an audiophile, dj, audio engineer, guitarist, lyricist, music producer and songwriter based in beirut, lebanon. the new album aberrance is only the latest in a long string of achievements for miran. as a founding member of lebanon’s rock pioneers blend, gurunian wrote and co-produced the critically acclaimed, major-label release ‘act one’ (2004, emi). he has also featured prominently on recordings by some of the most illustrious artists on the local and international circuit, as well as through a collaboration with lebanese singer tania saleh, and contributions as a producer, songwriter and guitarist to lebanese-armenian eileen khatchadourian’s midan (2009) which won best rock album award at the 10th armenian music awards in los angeles. in 2014, gurunian embarked on yet another musical journey with pindoll, a new project whose twisted times was lauded as “a genuinely thrilling debut album, full of confidence and fluidity” by rolling stone middle east. he is currently producing and writing the band’s follow-up lp, which will be released in 2016.