Farhad Humayun Shares His Coke Studio Experience & More [Interview]

Farhad Humayun, the founder of Overload and the new Coke Studio house-band drummer, talks about his experience of being part of Season 5, the magical moments he witnessed during the recording, his favourite performances and more in an exclusive interview with KoolMuzone.

How do you feel about your performance on Coke Studio. What kind of reaction are you expecting from the audience?

I played drums on 40 songs out of which the public will get to see 25. It’s been the most professional setup I’ve played in. Playing with all the best musicians of the country & the genius of Rohail Hyatt & his team has been very refreshing because I feel music can be taken as a professional career if managed the way these people do it.

Exclusive Interview With RDB

May 10, 2012

By Hasan Faridi

RDB (“Rhythm Dhol Bass”) consists mainly of three brothers, Surj, Manj and Kully, hailing from the small city of Bradford in the UK. RDB are now known across the world, with a successful discography and even a clothing brand.

RDB came to Pakistan two years ago in 2010. Now they’ll be coming back to perform.

1) RDB started in the small city of Bradford, which has a highly populated Asian community. What was it like growing up there?

5 Minutes with Rahim Saranjam Khan [Interview]

We sat down with Rahim Saranjam Khan who recently performed a session for Ufone Uth Records 2.0 and talked about his work, experience with Ufone Uth Records and possible future endeavors.

Q) How did you begin? How do you define your sound?

A) I began playing the guitar 12 years ago when I was in school. My sound is a mixture of rock, blues, Indian classical and jazz. I am still trying to perfect it.

5 Minutes with Sara Haider [Interview]

We sat down with Sara Haider who recently performed a session for Ufone Uth Records 2.0 and talked about her work, experience with Ufone Uth Records and possible future endeavors.

Q) How did you begin? How do you define your sound?

A) Definitions! Who needs em!

I began by singing religious songs, which I am supposed to stop calling ‘songs’ and to stop saying that I ‘sing’ them (‘RECITE!’).

..and then, naturally, I started singing the Beatles. My brother, Shaan Haider, is a great guitarist and we used to jam all the time. I think that’s probably why I kind of have a sense of how to work well with instrumentalists without being one myself.

5 Minutes with Jarar Malik [Interview]

March 5, 2012

We sat down with Jarar Malik who recently performed a session for Ufone Uth Records 2.0 and talked about his work, experience with Ufone Uth Records and possible future endeavors.

1. How did you begin? How do you define your sound?

As a kid living in the United States, I would see everyone from Michael Jackson to Nirvana on MTV and just wish I could do that. I started playing guitar around the age of 8 and would always teach myself how to play and sing along to my favorite songs.

Ufone announce the return of their exciting Uth Music Platform, Ufone Uth Records, version 2.0!

[Pakistan, Tuesday 21st February 2012] In keeping with the brands’ consistent commitment to the youth of Pakistan, Ufone brings to the country another Season of their pioneering Uth Music Platform: Ufone Uth Records, version 2.0. Starting 25 February 2012, Ufone Uth Records 2.0 will air their first episode on their dedicated social media networks and across leading television channels, recapping the journey of Season One‘s artists and bands: Jumbo Jutt, Yasir and Jawad with Wali, Usman Riaz, Natasha Ejaz, Athar Sani and RamLal.

Indeed Ufone Uth Records has come to be renowned as a music television show projecting new Pakistani talent, bringing artists out of the shadows and into the spotlight.

With version 2.0 of Ufone Uth Records, the team endeavours to further its impact by providing talented young musicians a bigger and better professional music platform for their original work irrespective of age, gender, language and background.

Atif Aslam’s Language of Love (Video Interview with MTV Iggy)

On a rooftop above New York City’s Times Square, Atif Aslam talked to MTV Iggy’s Shenaz Treasury about producing his first single at 17 with his pocket money, changing the business of the Pakistani music industry, recording with Guns N’ Roses, landing a spot as one of MTV Iggy’s Best New Bands in the World and why his international fans mean so much to him. What drives Atif Aslam to keep on going? “I believe that whenever I play music, that’s the only time I am alive.”

Time out with Farhad Humayun (Interview)

By Haya Khan

Overload is rocking the airwaves once again and their latest video Neray Aa is turning up the heat on all the tv channels and the internet with drummer and founder Syed Farhad Humayun at the helm as lead singer chalking up another winner. The departure of singer Meesha Shafi from the band not too long ago has propelled Farhad into taking quick charge and thereby steering Overload towards even greater success.The fans love him and Overload’s new direction. So how does it all shape up for the cool rock star with the “loudest band in Pakistan”? The man himself took time out recently to answer a few questions.