Ayesha Malik discusses the beauty myth in Pakistani society, and how conforming to cultural standards affects all our personal relationships.
Karachi band E Sharp released their second album 600 Saal, the follow-up to 2015's Bahadur Yaar Jung, last Friday 21st April. So we thought it would be a good idea to ask the band, made up of Ahmed Zawar, Anwaar Ahmed and Qumber Kazmi, exactly what their thoughts were regarding the album, and what we should
Before we get into this month's mosiki mixtape, 2 albums dropped this month which you should go and listen to. Ali Suhail's fifth studio album Pursuit of Irrelevence is available on Patari, Spotify, and pretty much every music app so there's no excuse really (except SoundCloud which is why it's not in our mixtape). You
On ‘All This Time’, Ali Suhail sings: ‘‘and the cracks begin to show / in the sky i’ve always known / to be clay’. It’s not only one of the best lyrics he’s penned, but also a summary of how ‘Pursuit of Irrelevance’ feels to listen to. Concrete melodies that initially seem steadfast break apart
The second episode in our low budget music video series. Hands are pretty great, all things considered. Hope you enjoy. Block-2 is a Karachi artist, whose latest release was the bombastic 'shrap' EP. Important links so you can support the artist: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/abdul-moiz-parvez Patari: http://patari.pk/home/artist/5650fde1... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yoblockwho You can also watch the first video for NAWKSH's 'Hash
‘Motorcycle’ feels like a breakthrough for Shajie. Everything seems to come together here in such a beautiful way, I was a little blown a way the first time I heard it. Shajie’s latest builds around a mechanical drum machine loop that cycles continually underneath a fuzzy guitar and robotic electronic blips and synths. But, as
‘You used to call me on my cellphone.’ It’s about halfway through our chat with Slowspin’s Zeerak Ahmed that I wonder, how did we get onto quoting Drake lyrics? But rather than ringing hotlines, Slowspin is more interested in the quiet power of the first person in music. ‘YOU used to call ME on MY