Girih • Eigengrau [LP]
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Eigengrau by Girih on 180g colored vinyl.
Second pressing comes in an upgraded cardboard 12" sleeve in two variants:
- EU variant: A-side / B-side Trans Green & Smokey Trans Dark Yellow (limited to 150 copies)
- US variant: Smokey Trans Dark Yellow w/ White Blob (only 20 available through dunk!records, limited to 150 copies via A Thousand Arms)
Repress releases Oct. 14, 2022.
Originally released Nov. 16th, 2018.
Info"It is a rare and exciting opportunity to come across a band that is working as a virtually unknown entity but with a fully-realized sonic aesthetic. Girih is just such a band. Having cut their teeth in the Boston scene in bands like Actor | Observer, Shot Heard Around The World and Next To Fall, the members of Girih come into this project well-seasoned and ready to unleash the next evolution of their collective musical journey. Already building a reputation in the greater Boston area for a startlingly powerful live performance, Girih is now prepared to make their debut to the world.
Eigengrau is a 6-song Masters' class in dynamic textures and forceful riffing. It features an uncanny and intoxicating balance of the driving aggression of post-metal and the graceful melody of post-rock, with just a dash of the fretboard wizardry common to math rock. It's this ability to blend styles that sets Girih a notch above; avoiding the one-note pitfalls inherent in prescribing to a single genre style, they invite a larger audience to appreciate the work they've created. Their heavily-textured sound translates impressively to their live performance, boosted by their expert use of looping and layering on stage. Beyond their finely-tuned aural tapestry, they find other ways to engage fans by planting secrets and Easter eggs within their visual material, leading ultimately to a number of intriguing buried treasures. But you'll have to explore further to discover what that's all about." — A1KA Music