Up next: Jarar Malik makes a video with Haroon

September 3, 2013

Emerged on the local music board after the parody of Faraz Anwar’s version of Dil Dil Pakistan; Jarar grabbed the attention of many by his first original flick with Ufone Uth Records with his song Bewafa. His debut music video Jaag was nominated as Song of the Year in Lux Style awards and his contribution […]

Char Payee – Somebody That I Used To Know (Mashup Video)

July 20, 2012

Artist: Char Payee Song: Somebody That I Used To Know, Dil Mein Tum, Husn Walo & Jadoo Ka Charagh (Mashup) Produced by Ahmed Waqar @ Walnut Studios Charpayee is a freestyle drumming/garage band which incorporates different unconventional items into their performances to make music suchh as household utensils, crockery, stationery items, cans, bottles etc. The […]

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 […]

The changing face of patriotic music

August 16, 2009

Instep takes a look at how Pakistani patriotic music has evolved through the decades – from optimistic anthems celebrating the country to songs tinged with cynicism. The important thing is that the rhythms live on and continue to make strong statements … By Saba Imtiaz “D-d-d-dil dil dil…” That opening verse of the now iconic […]

Haroon – Ibtada-e-Ishq (Video)

August 8, 2009

Haroon recently filmed a video for his beautiful song Ibtada-e-Ishq in California. The performance sequence of Haroon performing with the band was shot at a cliff top in the stunning beach town of Malibu. The story part was shot at various locations in West Hollywood. The video stars two successful LA models. The male lead […]