Get ready to be blown away by Paralian, the exciting new math rock project founded in 2022 by Istanbul-based musician Ekin Çimren. With influences ranging from progressive metal, jazz, lo-fi, electronic, and shoegaze, Paralian’s sound is an amalgamation of modern, complex, and technical compositions, all wrapped up in a warm, punchy, and natural sound that is sure to delight even the most discerning music lovers. Despite being a one-man band, Ekin has put together a phenomenal EP showcasing his prodigious musical talents, a keen eye for detail, and commitment to integrity. Titled “Plastic Clouds,” the EP features three breathtaking tracks, each a masterclass in audacity, fluidity, clarity, and emotionality. From the technically played instruments to the calm complexity and intense emotions they evoke, every note on “Plastic Clouds” has been carefully crafted to give listeners a truly immersive experience. Drawing inspiration from some of the biggest names in the genre, including Chon, Polyphia, Covet, Plini, Intervals, Animals as Leaders, and Syncatto, Paralian’s sound is both familiar and fresh, with a distinctive twist that sets it apart from the crowd. And with plans to start performing with session musicians after the EP’s release, the future looks bright for this promising new band. So if you’re ready to embark on a sonic journey like no other, be sure to check out Paralian’s “Plastic Clouds” EP, and experience the magic for yourself.