Coke Studio 6: Launch and Expectations

Umair Jaswal, Atif Aslam, Ayesha Omar, Zoe Viccaji and Sikandar Mufti

Coke Studio Season 6 - Artists

Finally after many ifs and buts, and a considerable amount of delay from its usual time slot, Coke Studio Season 6 once again returns with a promise to hit back even harder.

Last year there were even rumours that Coke Studio might not be happening at all but it was only 2 weeks ago when it got confirmed as the ‘press conference-cum-launch event’ for the season 6 was announced through invites to media fraternity.

Coke Studio Season 6 [Complete Artist List]

Coke Studio Season 6 Artists

Coke Studio Season 6 Launch

Coca-Cola Pakistan proudly announces the return of Pakistan’s most anticipated music platform, Coke Studio, at an acclaimed press conference where as sixth season of exciting talent, diverse musical influences and dynamic performances will be aired October 2013.

This years’ Coke Studio voyage will witness a fusion of Eastern, Western and regionally inspired music for which the platform has come to be renowned. However, this season goes deeper in its journey, exploring the international heritage of popular local music genres, tracing these global influences that have left an indelible impact on Pakistan’s national and cultural musical identity. To that end, Coke Studio’s cross-genre Pakistani musical talent will be joined by international musicians trained in both contemporary, and traditional instrumentation.

Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp kicks-off in Dubai | Interview with Adil Omar

Adil Omar

Adil Omar at Red Bull Music Academy Bass CampThe Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp Dubai will unite Academy lecturers like American hip hop producer Just Blaze, electronic musician Derrick May, world renowned UK producer Gareth Jones, Grammy-nominated dance music guru Kenny Dope, and DJ Gerd Janson, with 32 of the region’s most prominent instrumentalists, vocalists, DJs & producers, giving them the chance to immerse themselves in all things musical.

Adil Omar, Pakistan’s prominent English Rapper, will be representing the country at this year’s Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp in Dubai. Adil Omar is a rapper and singer-songwriter from Islamabad, Pakistan. Having been active in the Pakistan’s underground music scene since 2004, Omar also gained popularity by being one of the very few hip-hop artists in the region and collaborating with mainstream acts such as Cypress Hill, Xzibit, Everlast, Slash and Kool G Rap among others.

Almost 20 Pakistani Movies Lined Up For The Release

June 26, 2013
Siyaah - This Year's First Release

Siyaah - First of Many Pakistani Movies To Come This YearQuality is once again expected to make a comeback to the Pakistani cinemas as there are numerous commercial and feature films lined up for release in the near future that are certainly expected to create ripples in almost dead waters of the Pakistani film industry.

Earlier this year, we saw the release of two films that attracted quite a lot of audience despite their low budget and unknown faces.

LUX Style Awards 2012: Music Nominations

Nominations for the 11th LUX Style Awards were announced in Karachi this week. The Awards office of Pakistan’s most credible and coveted Awards released nominations in 26 categories in the genres of Film, Music, Television and Fashion.

The LSA Film Jury voted for Bol across all three categories. Shoaib Mansoor’s Bol was the sole film that made the grade and qualified as a bonafide entrant for an Award that is given out for excellence in cinema.

Adil Omar – Pindi Express (Audio / Video)

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Artist: Adil Omar

Song: Pindi Express

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Vocals mixed by Gravity Wisewords

“Pindi Express” is the official soundtrack for ‘Gol Chakkar‘, an upcoming feature film by Shahbaz Shigri and Aisha Linnea Akhtar. The song is produced by Original B-Man and also features additional vocals by Usman Mukhtar in character as ‘Shera’. Photos in the slideshow were taken by Mobeen Ansari, and the video edit was done by Shaheer Shahid.