When I refresh this year’s list of Artists You Should be Listening To, I’ll be struggling to figure out whether Towers lives in the Electro Pop or the Pop Rap categories. This is a wonderful problem, because it is indicative of the speed at which this band is growing and the ease with which they hop (what are arguably useless) boundaries of genres that make it easy for people like me to make sense of things in an academic way. At the end, good music is good music. This is definitely good music.
I love that Towers are pushing forward the art of sampling, which is surprisingly rare from Pakistani music. The subtle but perceptible use of guitar and bass under Bilal and Ashir’s vocal is beautifully done.