Shorbanoor’s body of work is indie in its genre, industrial position, and ethos. It is soft and moody guitar rock, produced outside of the ambit of lar…
A Mehdi Maloof Eid present. Perhaps as a result of how I first heard Mehdi – just him and a single acoustic instrument – I think of that arrangement as…
Bhanuj Kappal writes about Arooj Aftab's latest album for Pitchfork: On Vulture Prince, Aftab fuses the ghazal’s existential yearning with minimal comp…
Hamnawa Select is a periodical collection of our favorite Pakistani music. The playlist for June has electronic, semi-classical, hip hop & low fi. This…
JJ47 is part of the Stunners universe. However, unlike most of the vocalists in this group, JJ47’s style is less about flow and more about delivery. In…
The song is called Lost, but really it is two young artists finding themselves. Annural Khalid and Umair previously collaborated on Faaslay released as…
Bright, upbeat. Somewhat ABBA. Hard to dislike.
Young Stunners – the duo of Talha Anjum and Talhah Yunus – are arguably the leaders of this generation’s underground scene. By underground I mean the c…
It’s difficult to learn about Eva B, and not end up rooting for her. Eva B is a Baloch rapper from Lyari, home to a thriving hip hop community. Inspire…
Pakistani media is too limited in its view of its own people. The country’s linguistic and cultural diversity, given its size and heritage is comparabl…
Multi-instrumentalist, producer, and pillar for Lahore’s music scene – Farhad Humayun – passed away tragically at the age of 42. Humayun was one of the…
Maanu and Talal Qureshi recently put out a pair of recordings. Talal is an artist’s producer. In that his reputation as an electronic musician is so es…