Some of the best alternative tracks released in January, in one playlist.
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
This March we've had a new album from Ali Suhail, which drops today on Patari, an excellent beat-tape from Khan Solo, and new singles from Nomad, Asfandyar Khan, Hatim and more. Let's get into this month's mosiki mixtape eh? Khan Solo - Stargirl As we’ve written before, Berkeley-based Omar Khan’s beat-tape ‘Stargirl’ was one
What a month! Ramsha, a Toronto-based ambient artist, released her second major EP after 2015’s excellent ‘Daastanemarg’. Karachi artists and members of the Foreversouth Collective Block-2 and JOFU have released a short two-track EP ‘shrap’. Other notable singles from Dynoman, Cheeems, Spirare, Cheemgadar, Saad Aslam Ali and many more. Let’s dive in. PS Sorry if
There was some incredible stuff released at the tail end of 2016 and the start of 2017. Here's a playlist of some of our favourites. Not an exhaustive list by any means, and many artists haven't released through SoundCloud, but this might sort out your listening for this week. Going forward, we'll hopefully be doing these
Here's a claim, but I'll stand beside it: Cheemgadar is an evident postmodernist. He flips quickly and easily from real honesty and vulnerability on 'Endless Summer' to this two-parter 'Adambezaar', with an artwork of a stock party emoji with watermarks. Like most postmodern culture, any real feeling has to be immediately undercut with an ironic
There's the implicit joke of calling a song 'Endless Summer' and giving it an artwork of frosty phallus trees but, under the snow cover, there's a real sense of loss here. Looking back on something that felt infinite, Hyder Cheema surrounds Nienke Van Schalkwijk's cutting voice wth icy, twinkling synths, capturing something as trivial and