Hamnawa Select is a periodical collection of our favorite Pakistani music. The playlist for November has hip hop (obviously, do you even follow this channel), a delightful return of alt rock, a soft Balochi song and a couple of qawwalis. You can find
Salor is one of the new musicians to watch. An easy Punjabi vocal delivered over a Prabh-Deep-like sparse, but intriguing instrumental track. I love th…
It’s not really the age of guitar solos. But for this one, and the lead up to it, and the poem it undergirds – time can wait.
Atif’s latest solo song Ajnabi is a departure from his previous work. Ajnabi harks towards a newer style of pop rap from the likes of Hasan Raheem and …
Umer Ahmed’s new single Deewana is a delightful step in the development of Pakistani indie pop. There are classic throwback elements in this song – the…
Hamnawa Select is a periodical collection of our favorite Pakistani music. The playlist for October has the return of rock (😱), pop rap, some softer p…
Shamoon Ismail’s latest album, Scars & Screws, is a collection of mellow pop over guitar arpeggios. The album seems reflexively influenced by a hip hop…
Pakistan’s rap scene, particular Karachi’s, is a cadre of boys telling other young boys that they can break with societal expectations and find their o…
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