Qayaas – Uss Paar (KM Album Review)

April 11, 2011

By Hasan Faridi “Uss Paar” means “The Other Side”. So take a step into Qayaas’s world. Qayaas are one of Pakistan’s finest rock bands to emerge from the depths. Their main highlights include creating a punch-in-the-face video for “Tanha”, being included in the Metal Asia Compilation and making various radio and TV appearances. Qayaas have […]

Sajid and Zeeshan – Walk on Air (Audio / Video Review)

April 2, 2011

By Hani Arif Sajid and Zeeshan are back. Their album’s slated to be released this month entitled “The Harvest”. The precursor is out and it’s called “Walk on Air” — An uptempo track mixing guitar elements (acoustic/electric) with dance music. News earlier came out of their next album being different in sound than their first. […]

Overload – Batti (KM Single Review)

April 1, 2011

By Hasan Faridi The LOUDEST band in Pakistan is back. And making more noise than ever. The famous rock band Overload from Lahore, Pakistan, which formed in 2004, has gradually gained popularity through its diverse and awe-inspiring music ever since the beginning. The group has released two albums, one self-titled, released in 2006, and one […]

Ali Zafar – Jhoom (KM Album Review)

February 16, 2011

By Hasan Faridi It’s not about the King of Pop. It’s all about Pakistan’s Prince of Pop. Ali Zafar first rose to real fame with his first album Huqa Pani (Shisha water?) in 2003, becoming a instant hit ending up selling around 600,000 copies worldwide and winning several major awards and nominations in the process. […]

Call – Dhoom (Album Review)

January 29, 2011

By Mutee ur Rahman ([email protected]) So after half a decade since their debut and a long 9 years since the revival of quality Popular music in Pakistan, Lahore’s Call are back with the their second album titled “Dhoom”.  The album was reportedly on Fire Records’ list of upcoming albums for a long time and finally […]

Qayaas – Pukaar (KM Single Review)

October 26, 2010

By Hasan Faridi Many songs flying through our airwaves today are about love, despair and… more love. Not this one. The song “Pukaar” by the band Qayaas is a song dedicated to those hit by the devastating floods that took the majority of Pakistan in July 2010. The floods affected around 20 million people, mostly […]

Irtaash – Humnasheen (Song / Video Review)

October 1, 2010

By Hani Arif Humnasheen in English would translate to be an associate, that’s what your relationship with the song becomes as soon as the first strum, the electric guitar intro is played and the first line is sung, all hinting immediately that the song is a winner. As the song progresses it becomes absolutely certain […]

Sketches – Raat (Song / Video Review)

September 26, 2010

By Hani Arif The vast desert, nomads, acquaintances made that never go further because they vanish in the sands, the colorful souls, people whose physical features and inner selves are sculpted with the winds that blow and the air that is breathed by them. This is Sindh. All of the above is showcased in Sketches […]