10 Tips For Pakistani Musicians

February 8, 2011

by Hasan Faridi 1. Promotion In the music industry, if no one knows about you, you cease to exist. So promoting your music is essential for you to be heard. Promoting through the Internet is the best method in Pakistan (See number 2) If you’re lucky enough to land time on television, you can expect […]

Music in the Naughties: A turbulant soundtrack

January 10, 2010

By Madeeha Syed With 2010 slated to be a comeback year for the music industry – provided everything goes as planned – here is a concise look at Pakistani pop music this past decade From 2000 to 2001: Slow beginnings Pakistani rock phenomenon Junoon was at the peak of its glory and had just released […]

Haider Hashimi Officially Leaves Aaroh

December 4, 2009

Since the release of Haider’s first solo single “Nahin“, there had been rumors of Haider Hashimi quitting the band. Haider joined Aaroh in 2004 when he replaced Nabeel Nihal Chishti after Aaroh’s first breakup. Haider has been the key behind Aaroh’s compositions and the Raag Neela era belongs to him. The news of Haider leaving […]

Abbas Ali Khan revisits a Faiz classic

November 17, 2009

‘Raat Yun Dil Mein Teri’ Abbas Ali Khan Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MO-1GU9mSnc There is always a chance that a classic tune will get covered, revamped and re-covered several times through the ages. From Bob Dylan’s ‘All Along The Watchtower,’ which is one of the most covered songs of all times to the Aaroh cover of the Vital […]

Kami Jee – Jeevan feat. Rahat Ali [Video]

November 8, 2009

The brainchild behind the band Aaroh, Kamijee is a name that brings all the senses into work when one listens to his music. His music is as diverse as his audience. Kamijee is not only a seasoned music composer/arranger, but also a remarkable photographer, director and editor. When all these skill sets are combined, what […]