Adil Omar To Represent Pakistan At This Year’s Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp in Dubai

Adil Omar

The 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 OmarAdil 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 (born May 17, 1991) is a rapper and

Top Pakistani Covers From 2011 (Part 1 of 2)

By Mutee 

As the music industry adapts to the changing mechanics of the world, we see increased artistic output and an even greater reception. Instead of record companies, the artists are turning to sponsors and the trend of cover songs is gaining momentum. Cover songs are a great way to show off your skills and pay tribute to your heroes, but it wasn’t a very common practice until very recently. So in order to keep you more updated on this developing phenomenon here is Koolmuzone’s list of Top Pakistani Covers From 2011.

Atif Aslam To Perform With Ex Members of GnR To Pay Tribute To 9/11 Victims

September 14, 2011

Atif Aslam is all set to use his voice to pay tribute to the victims of September 11th, 2001. Atif, who shot up during the same period, will be performing a gig for a charity benefit at an indoor theatre in Times Square in New York City with the former members of the American hard rock band Guns N’ Roses. This will be the first time that all artists of the ‘Pakistan America Peace Through Music Project‘ will be performing together.

He announced the news via his twitter account. He tweeted,

The Pakistan America Peace Through Music Project

July 28, 2010
Pakistan America Peace Through Music Project

The Pakistan America Peace Through Music Project
A Musical Journey to Peace, Freedom and Understanding
(A Collaboration of The Sonic Peace Makers and SHINE HUMANITY)

Pakistan America Peace Through Music Project

Background:

Mention Pakistan today and what comes to the minds of most Americans is terrorism, poverty, and hopelessness. That’s all they see in the news. But Pakistan also has one of the world’s most diverse and rich cultures, equaled only by its spectacular natural beauty as home to part of Kashmir, the Khyber Pass and high mountain peaks like K2. Once upon a time in the not so distant past, Texan gun enthusiasts brought their prized antique revolvers to Peshawar’s gun smiths to make copies, actor Robert DeNiro posed for pictures with restaurant owners while vacationing in Chitral, and Mick Jagger tested his dance skills with Lahore’s most well-known Mujra dancers. And many of Pakistan’s greatest musicians and singers like Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan regularly collaborated with their counterparts in Europe and America such as Peter Gabriel and Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder.

Atif Aslam to Unite With Guns N’ Roses for “The Dreamer Awakes”

July 21, 2010

Earlier today we published some pictures of Atif Aslam and his gang along with former band members of Guns N’ Roses. Atif has shared more information about the upcoming project, one of the songs of which has already been recorded earlier today.

The project seems like a multi-song project by the name “The Dreamer Awakes” by Lanny Cordola. The line up includes couple of former GnR members with Matt Sorum on the drums and Gilby Clarke on the guitars while Slash will be on board too.

“Collaborating with the band is a success for the whole music industry in Pakistan,” he said. During the press conference the singer said, “As per the contract with the American band, I will be able to represent Pakistani culture in this album. It will clear many misunderstandings about Pakistan.” read more