Glintshake

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Glintshake
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Glintshake at Saint Petersburg on 11 July 2014
Background information
OriginMoscow, Russia
Genresgarage, indie, psychedelic, punk rock
Years active2012 (2012) – present
Members
  • Ekaterina Shilonosova
  • Yevgeni Gorbunov
  • Yegor Sargsyan
  • Alexey Yevlanov
Past members
  • Dmitry Midborn
  • Vasily Nikitin

Glintshake (Russian: ГШ) is a Russian rock band, playing music in genres of indie[1] and art punk rock, before 2015 of garage,[2], psychedelic[3] and punk rock.[4] It was founded in 2012 in Moscow and now consist of Ekaterina Shilonosova (vocal, guitar), Yevgeni Gorbunov (guitar), Yegor Sargsyan (bass guitar) and Alexey Yevlanov (drums).

History[edit]

2012–2014[edit]

The founders of the band Ekaterina Shilonosova and Yevgeni Gorbunov got acquainted in Kazan. In 2011, Ekaterina moved to Moscow, where the band was founded next year.[2] The debut EP Freaky Man was recorded by Ekaterina and Yevgeni together and published to the web in June, 2012.[5] In October, they presented a music video on the title track "Freaky Man",[6] starring artist Alexander Krivoshapkin.[7] The full membership of Glintshake was compiled also in October:[5] bassist Dmitry Midborn and drummer Vasily Nikitin joined the band. Each of the member had already had experience in the music projects: Shilonosova in MAKE and NV, Gorbunov in NRKTK and Stoned Boys, Midborn in Tesla Boy and On-The-Go, Nikitin in Foojitsu.

The first gig was played in Kazan on 17 November 2012.[8] In March 2013, Glintshake released the second EP Evil,[1] after which they were invited to several major festivals in Moscow: Bosco Fresh Fest, Afisha Picnic and Faces & Laces.[9] In August, the band acted as warm-up for The Smashing Pumpkins on the Stadium Live in Moscow.[10] In the autumn, Dmitry Midborn left Glintshake, and the bassist place was taken by Yegor Sargsyan from the band Trud.[11] At the beginning of the next year, drummer Vasily Nikitin was replaced by Alexey Yevlanov from The Twiggys.[12][13]

In May 2014, the band released their debut album Eyebones.[14]

Then, in May 2014, Glintshake released a clip on the first from the album song "Wiuwiuwiu", which was filmed on iPhone and edited in a single day.[16] On 10 November, they released a EP Nano Banana, recorded in a new studio near Moscow owned by Xuman Records label.[17] According to Yevgeni Gorbunov, the EP was "free in terms of style", due to the band began to go away from 90s music influence.[18] At the end of 2014, Glintshake recorded a song "New Year of Hate" especially for New Year's project of Afisha.[19]

2015 – present[edit]

Early in 2015 the band re-recorded the song "Mu" from the Nano Banana EP, performed it in Russian. According to Shilonosova, the original English text a little overlap with Russian, because the song hasn't been translated, but re-written, however its meaning and general atmosphere have not been changed.[20] Re-recorded "Му" and new "New Year of Hate" were released in deluxe version of Nano Banana in June.[21] In September, a clip on the song "Wrong Anthem" was released, created by illustrator Alexander Kostenko.[22]

At the same time the band announced, that "good old Glintshake is coming to an end, but new and evil one is starting off".[23] In an interview with the website FURFUR, Yevgeni Gorbunov said, that the band decided to withdraw from 90s alternative rock influence, stop singing in English and make a full turn in work. "…We've got a whole bunch of our own stuff: Zvuki Mu, russian avant-garde."[18] In October, Glintshake released the first from the upcoming album song "Без пятнадцати пять" (Bez pyatnadtsati pyat', A quarter to five) and a clip on it,[24] and next month they released the second song "Тени" (Teni, Shadows).[25]

In 2016, the band released an album of songs in Russian called ОЭЩ МАГЗИУ—a cryptic acronym in Russian, which can be pronounced as OESCH MAGZIU.

Band members[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2014 – Eyebones
  • 2016 – ОЭЩ МАГЗИУ

EPs[edit]

  • 2012 – Freaky Man[26]
  • 2013 – Evil[1]
  • 2014 – Dive
  • 2014 – Nano Banana[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Григорий Пророков (2013-03-18). ""Если у тебя во сне остановится сердце, знай — это я" Премьера новой EP группы Glintshake" (in Russian). Afisha. Archived from the original on 2013-07-06. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
  2. ^ a b Сергей Миненко (2013-05-13). "Пена Катина: Glintshake и возрождение русского гаражного рока" (in Russian). Rolling Stone Russia. Archived from the original on 2013-07-06. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
  3. ^ "Персоны — Glintshake" (in Russian). Time Out. Archived from the original on 2013-07-06. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
  4. ^ "5 главных альбомов последних 10 лет: выбор Glintshake". GQ (in Russian). ЗАО «Конде Наст». 2012-11-28. Archived from the original on 2013-07-06. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
  5. ^ a b Максим Берг (2012-10-24). "EP нового московского проекта Glintshake" (in Russian). Rolling Stone Russia. Archived from the original on 2013-07-06. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
  6. ^ "Клип Glintshake "Freaky Man"" (in Russian). Look At Me. 2012-10-31. Archived from the original on 2013-07-06. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
  7. ^ "Фрикимен из клипа Glintshake". WUT. ВКонтакте. 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2014-07-03.
  8. ^ "GLINTSHAKE — Запись на стене". 2012-10-29. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  9. ^ "Концерт — Glintshake, Jack Wood". "16 tons" club. 2014-05-20. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  10. ^ Рудавина, Яна. (2013-08-07). "The Smashing Pumpkins выступили в Stadium Live". Русский блоггер. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  11. ^ a b Ряполова, Ульяна. (2013-09-23). "Poko Cox о старости и грусти - ВОС". W-O-S. Retrieved 2016-01-08.
  12. ^ a b "Pussy Riot, Four Tet, "Кровосток", The Horrors и другие" (in Russian). Afisha. 2014-02-25. Retrieved 2016-01-09.
  13. ^ "В субботу в Солянке — рок-вечеринка". Glintshake. 2014-03-13. Retrieved 2016-01-09.
  14. ^ "Glintshake "Eyebones"". Afisha. 2014-05-21. Archived from the original on 2014-05-21. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  15. ^ "Концерты недели. Bosco Fresh Fest, Sun Rooms, Behemoth, Glintshake, "День винила"". Afisha. 2014-05-19. Retrieved 2014-07-03.
  16. ^ "Glintshake выпустили клип, снятый на айфон". Afisha. 2014-05-19. Retrieved 2014-07-03.
  17. ^ a b "Glintshake - "Nano Banana"". Афиша-Волна. Afisha. 2014-11-10. Archived from the original on 2016-01-13.
  18. ^ a b Сколков, Саша. (2015-10-30). "Интервью с Glintshake: Женя Горбунов о переменах в группе и новой русской волне". FURFUR. Retrieved 2016-01-09.
  19. ^ "Glintshake "New Year of Hate"". Afisha. 2014-12-16. Retrieved 2016-01-09.
  20. ^ Биргер, Катя. (2015-02-27). "Женский сборник "Girls on Fire": новая песня Glintshake". Wonderzine. Retrieved 2016-01-09.
  21. ^ "Nano Banana EP (Deluxe edition)". Glintshake. 2015-05-26. Retrieved 2016-01-09.
  22. ^ Сколков, Саша. (2015-09-24). "Премьера: Видео группы Glintshake "Wrong Anthem"". FURFUR. Retrieved 2016-01-09.
  23. ^ "Концерт в "Конструкторе"". Glintshake. 2015-09-18. Retrieved 2016-01-09.
  24. ^ Сколков, Саша. (2015-10-21). "Премьера клипа Glintshake — перерождение шумной рок-группы". FURFUR. Retrieved 2016-01-09.
  25. ^ "Новинки: Glintshake – Тени". Radio Factory. 2015-11-16. Retrieved 2016-01-09.
  26. ^ "Премьера альбома: Glintshake "Freaky Man EP" Жени Горбунова и Кати Шилоносовой" (in Russian). Look At Me. 2012-06-07. Archived from the original on 2013-07-06. Retrieved 2013-07-03.

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