Enaaya: A Crucible (Literally)

I’m not going to lie. Enaaya flew under the radar for me. I had no inkling that Pakistan now has a web series on an international streaming platform. Yes, it’s on Eros Now, which is...

5 Beautifully Experimental Pakistani Music Videos

After a brief deluge into all that is filmy and political, let’s talk about happier things. Like, Pakistani music videos, and creativity. Every time these two go hand in hand, a fairy...

5 Life Lessons from The Cult Classic Tanhaiyan

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have heard that I recently traveled back to Canada. The fourteen hour flight aside, a trip half way across the globe isn’t always fun. There is...

Sounds Like An Infection: Psychedelic Rock in Pakistan

The music scene in Pakistan is burgeoning with artists exploring different genres, from rock and pop to trance and indie. In this vast musical community, Sounds Like An Infection stands out as purveyor of Psychedelic...
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When the internet met Abid Brohi

It was a time marked by a dearth of local music. By early 2017 Pakistani music had little to look forward to apart from the annual Coke Studio roster. And then the internet met...
5 Pakistani Songs That Made Me Cry

5 Pakistani Songs That Made Me Cry

Music Moves The Soul When Meesha Shafi’s Mein first came out, and when I first heard it, the article that followed briefly touched on the moving quality of music. To add to that, within the...

Lal’s Versus Marcel’s: Macaron Death Match

Ah the Marcel’s hype. Could there be a more telltale sign of how truly obsessed Karachi dwellers are with dessert? That we would literally spend a small fortune for the perfect slice of chocolate...

Why We All Finally Woke Up to Nescafé Basement

To be fair, Nescafé Basement has given us some memorable numbers right from the start. That being said, I think we have to admit that the kind of applause they are generating...

How Coke Studio Butchered Ko Ko Korina

Okay, now I may have spoken too soon. But, some time ago (that is when Coke Studio 11 kicked off) I may have said that the Studio was back. In fact, I might even...

5 Times Vintage Pakistani Television Shows Were SAVAGE

Sometimes we get really nostalgic, we reminisce about the ‘good old days’ and how the grass was so much greener. During these times, we forget to mention that while old was gold, it was...