Fire Records Signed 3 More Artists

February 28, 2009

Laal, a Lahore-based band, announced the launch of their album titled ‘Umeed-e-Sahar’ which features the poetry of the great poets Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Habib Jalib and deals with social concerns of our times. It will be released under Fire Records.

Hadiqa Kiyani will be releasing her album titled ‘Aasmaan’ under the label Fire Records.

Kaavish has signed a deal with Fire Records and they will be releasing their album titiled ‘Gunkali’

Fire Records & Coke Studio reject Aunty Disco Project

February 17, 2009

Fire Records & Coke Studio reject Aunty Disco Project
Disappointment

It’s amazing how the incredible highs of performing live come together with the incredible lows of… well everything else. While we were still riding high on the success of our Peeru’s show, we got hit by some pretty disappointing news. Now we’ve been through a lot of shit in the last 2 years but the following bits of news really hit me hard personally.

Fire Records rejects us for a record deal.

Yeah I know. For the less acquainted among you, Fire Records is pretty much the only so called record label in Pakistan. There used to be a few a couple of years ago but none of them could make their financial models work. Fire Records comes under the Geo network, so they still get support from the other branches of the corporation.

Anyway, they heard our demos, which included “Sultanat”, “Nazar”, “Shehar key Aansoo”, “Likhta Nahin Mein” and a couple of our rough live recordings and their ‘committee’ decided that they weren’t good enough. But I did get a call from one of the record