9th Lux Style Awards, Music Winners List

November 2, 2010

Mekaal Hasan Band sweeps the music category in the 9th Lux Style Awards with 3 awards for the Best Singer, Best Artist and for the Best Video Director and Rohail Hyatt won an award for the Best Producer for the Coke Studio Sessions. BEST ARTIST: Mekaal Hasan Band for Saptak Others nominated in this category: […]

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 […]

Koolmuzone Music Blockbusters of 2009: Top 5 Albums

December 29, 2009

By Sadaf Fayyaz 1. Aasmaan (Hadiqa Kiani) After almost six years, Hadiqa returns to the spotlight with Aasmaan. The album comprises songs in Pashtu, Punjabi, Persian and Urdu. Her multilingual singing is merged with her pop style and music genre. Some of the grooviest numbers from the album are “Sohniya”, ”Janan”, “Tuk Tuk” and “Az […]

Is the Internet the future of music in Pakistan?

November 8, 2009

As Overload and Mekaal Hasan Band release their records without the backing of a record label and pull it off without a glitch, Instep takes a look at the burgeoning music scene, record label battles and how the Internet just might be the way out By Maheen Sabeeh Throwing out the blame Internet. The inescapable […]

Music for Positive Change

October 24, 2009

Music can ring in the changes for Pakistan. But will its leaders stand up for performing artists? Pakistani columnist Masood Hasan makes the case Pakistan makes the news almost all the time for almost always the wrong reasons. When the Russians in their infinite wisdom chose to attack a country where countless others had failed […]

Weekly Charts: 11th – 18th October 2009

October 17, 2009

Most popular files on KoolMuzone this week: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Ishq Junoon Deewangi Atif Aslam – Jalpari (Cokestudio) Atif Aslam – Tera Hone Laga Hun (Complete) Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Khuda Zameen Say Gya Nahin Atif Aslam – Tu Janay Na Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Main Tenu Samjawan Ki Rahat Fateh […]