Yesterday Ziúr announced their upcoming album Eyeroll, which will be out on July 28 via the Kampala-based label Hakuna Kulala. The album promises to be a spine-tingling impulse that should wake the listener from its creative slumber and prompt external connection and reflection. To give us an impression of how breaking through that creative wall may sound and look, Ziúr shares the visual for the track Eyeroll in collaboration with Elvin Brandhi.
On the track Eyeroll, Ziur lays down unstable rhythmic textures filled with scratches, scrapes and blasts of saturated electronics. This productional foundation is complemented by a range of unpredictable croaks and screams of Elvin Brandhi, who both auditorily and visually takes us on a journey through her vocal cords. The track then progresses with perfectly performed chaos, which ends with the squealed statement that Elvin Brandhi rolls the shittiest cigarette. We believe her.
Apart from Brandhi, Ziur joined forces with a number of collaborators on the 11-track album, which each provided distinct voices that herald a bewildering sonic epoch: Abdullah Miniawy, Iceboy Violet, Juliana Huxtable, Ledef, and James Ginzburg.
The video for Eyeroll was shot by the Dutch video artist Sander Houtkruijer, who also took care of the visuals for Ziúr's immersive live show they performed together with dancer and choreographer Kiani del Valle during Rewire 2022.
Watch the video: