“This was the first Indian tour since the 26/11 attacks. It was a good ice-breaker.” – Faisal Kapadia

December 24, 2009
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Strings front man talks to Instep about touring India, the local concert circuit and the high of performing at the recently concluded Twenty20 match between Pakistan and New Zealand… Maheen Sabeeh Karachi Before Jal‘s tour of India, Strings were touring across the border and have returned home this week. “This was our first Indian tour [...]

Interview: Strings – Passing on the torch

December 13, 2009
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By Asif Khan Strings fans could be seen in full force last Friday evening at the Royal Rodale Club in Karachi where Faisal Kapadia and Bilal Maqsood got off to a bumpy start amidst the muffled voices in the background. They belted out their first track of the evening, Humsafar, from their album Koi Aanay [...]

Weekly Charts: 22nd – 29th November 2009

November 29, 2009

Most popular files on KoolMuzone this week Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Meri Zaat Zarra-e-benishan Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Ishq Junoon Deewangi Atif Aslam – Tera Hone Laga Hun (Complete) Atif Aslam – Jalpari (Cokestudio) Mole – Pink Moving Objects Strings – Titliyan (Coke Studio) Amanat Ali – Maaye Ni Adnan Sami & Jermaine [...]

Fahad Ahmed Siddiqui – Aayi tu

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Download: Aayi Tu Credites: The song is composed and arranged by Adeel Khurram (Strings) who has also stringed the song by his impressive guitaring. Lyrics are by RJ Zain and Sajjid, while it is mixed and mastered at Aqeel Studio. Aayi Tu on Asian Star 106, UK, Aayi Tu [Unpluged] on FM 105 with Zain, [...]

Shehzad Roy and Najam Shiraz win at the Lux Style Awards ’09 leaving veterans Ali Azmat, Strings, Shafqat Amanat Ali and newbies Zeb and Haniya high and dry

November 26, 2009
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Rock ‘em shock ‘em: Maheen Sabeeh Karachi Deciphering the numbers The music winners at Lux Style Awards ’09 indeed came as a surprise. Who would’ve thought that Najam Shiraz would walk away with Song of the Year over Ali Azmat, Shehzad Roy, Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan and Zeb and Haniya? But he did. In reality, [...]

Instep: Hotstepper of the week “Strings”

November 22, 2009

Even though their album Koi Aanay Wala Hai released in early 2008, Strings have managed to keep themselves in the spotlight since then. Koi Aanay Wala Hai has become one of the best selling records in recent time. Strings produced a number of exceptional videos for it; including roping in John Abraham for the ‘Koi [...]

Weekly Charts: 15th – 22nd November 2009

November 22, 2009

Most Popular files on KoolMuzone this week Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Meri Zaat Zarra-e-benishan Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Ishq Junoon Deewangi Atif Aslam – Tera Hone Laga Hun (Complete) Atif Aslam – Jalpari (Cokestudio) Najam Sheraz – Meri Ansuni Kahani Co-ven – Ready to Die (Audio / Video) Strings – Titliyan Jal – [...]