Aalst, Belgium based instrumental desert rock trio Cavaran has just released their debut full-length album »Nights At Josan« on November 3rd, 2023 via Polderrecords.
01. It Gives
02. Dying Whales
03. Bad Roads And Mountains
04. Way Down Low
05. Snail Horns
07. Strawberry Butt
08. Black Trip
Emerging with the raw energy of their EP »Bulldozer« in 2020, Cavaran is ready to unleash their long-awaited first full album, »Nights At Josan« to be released November 3th, 2023 on Polderrecords.
This album, crafted under the expert guidance of Dirk Miers at DESTUDIO, features nine distinct tracks, each with its own magnetic charm. »Nights At Josan« weaves a sonic journey, blending a mix of powerful riffs, mesmerizing grooves, scorching solos, and epic jams. Throughout this musical adventure, Cavaran holds a strong vision: combining fearless experimentation with familiar song structures.
Cavaran’s debut full-length album invites you to enter a world where creative boundaries shatter and the music transforms into an immersive experience. This album marks a significant milestone in their musical journey, promising an exciting and captivating auditory ride.
Cavaran was formed in Aalst in 2014 by Lieven Tronckoe (guitar), Patrick Van Der Haegen (bass) and Gert D’hondt (drums). They play their own kind of instrumental stoner rock, with recognisable songs balancing between raw and heavy grooves and psychedelic endeavours.
Each member of the band has his own roots and musical background, ranging from punk over stoner to metal. While in many bands the mix of individual influences ends up in a bland and characterless compromise, Cavaran actually succeeds in integrating those influences in a sonic trip that sounds strangely familiar and excitingly refreshing at the same time. The absence of vocals and sparse lineup of a power trio gives each member freedom: while bass and drums deliver heavy, pounding riffs, the guitar almost fills in the vocalist’s spot to fathom hell or soar angelic.
Their enthusiasm and eagerness brought them to several stages around the country and festivals like Blender Undercover and Loco Loco Fest. They’ve shared stages with bands like ¡Pendejo!, King Hiss, Motsus, they have crossed borders to play in the Netherlands and even ended up on national TV as house band for »De Ideale Wereld«. After some DIY demos they decided to work together with Tim Toegaert (De Fanfaar, Fleddy Melculy, Janez Dedt) to record their first proper EP »Bulldozer« in 2020.
Cavaran also appears on »Polderriffs Volume II«.