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Hunerkada to organize Mehfil with Shafqat Salamat Ali Khan

Urdu Point 14 Jun 2021
Hunerkada Islamabad would organize 'Mehfil with Ustad Shafqat Salamat Ali Khan' along with Faizan Ali Khan and Nadir Ali Khan ... Shafqat began performing at the age of seven. His first performance was at the Lahore Music Festival in 1979 ... ....
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IN MEMORIAM: THE LAST DRUM ROLL

Dawn 13 Jun 2021
Back then, even when the Lahore-based band was performing in a city like Karachi — where audiences in comparison tend to be a tad more inhibited about public displays — one could see people get up and shake their backsides to Overload’s music.
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Singer Farhad Humayun passes away

Dawn 09 Jun 2021
LAHORE. Singer, drummer and founder of Overload music band Farhad Humayun passed away in Lahore ... The news of his death came as a big shock for the music buffs, especially youths, and many of his ardent admirers ... Farhad grew up in the Gulberg area of Lahore and studied at the Aitchison College till secondary school.
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Ali Sethi and Nicolas Jaar use Faiz's poetry to pay tribute to Palestinians

Dawn 09 Jun 2021
He says that he has been an "admirer" of Jaar’s music for a long time. “I have heard him playing in clubs in Istanbul, on street sides in Brooklyn and rooftops in Lahore. It’s the sort of music that you hear at night whenever you are in an urban space ... He’s sending me his music and I am sending him my work and we’ve just been composing it together.”.
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Fadi of our hearts: Artists remember Farhad Humayun’s warmth and energy

The Wire Network 08 Jun 2021
My career in music began with Overload. We were at loggerheads at times but made some undeniably good music on the way ... Your contribution to music and in people’s lives cannot be defined in a few lines ... Farhad Humayun was my Pakistani musical hero through my teenage years ... I got some Rock music going too ... Lahore will never be the same.
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Ahmad Ali Butt reminisces upon time spent with ‘friend’ Farhad Humayun

The News International 08 Jun 2021
... my musical life. From Lahore underground days to our professional lives...
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NA speaker invites opposition to sit for electoral reforms

Urdu Point 05 Jun 2021
LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Jun, 2021 ) .Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has invited the opposition to sit with the government for legislation regarding electoral reforms ... Earlier, he was warmly welcomed by PR Lahore Divisional Superintendent M Nasir Khalili and the Railway band played welcoming music on his arrival ... ....
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Natasha Noorani's 'Chhorro' infuses a much-needed womanly vibe to Pakistan's male-dominated music scene

Dawn 04 Jun 2021
Although she’s very well known among Pakistan’s music circles as one of the co-directors of one of Pakistan’s most important music festivals, Lahore Music Meet, as a former manager of Pakistani pop-rock duo Strings and — for those keeping a keen eye on the underground music scene ...
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The Sampler: Flamingo Pier, Louisa Nicklin, Arooj Aftab

RNZ 03 Jun 2021
Since 2002, British label Soundway has been a marker of quality, serving up archival compilations of African, Caribbean, Latin and Asian music from the fifties to eighties ... Soon they began producing their own music, and so Flamingo Pier became both a Club Night, and a band ... At nineteen she moved to America, studying at Berklee College of Music.
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SOUNDCHECK: DON’T STOP

Dawn 30 May 2021
Although she’s very well known among Pakistan’s music circles as one of the co-directors of one of Pakistan’s most important music festivals, Lahore Music Meet, as a former manager of Pakistani pop-rock duo Strings and — for those keeping a keen eye on the underground music scene ...
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Pakistani singer pours his heart out for Covid-hit India

Khaleej Times 03 May 2021
I immediately started working on the song and penned the lyrics, which is about solidarity and hope," Hashmi told Khaleej Times over the phone from his hometown Lahore ... "I might be a random boy from Lahore, but I believe through my music I can spread the message of peace across the border and I'm also expecting them to reciprocate in the same way.
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Abdullah Siddiqui makes it to Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List

The News International 20 Apr 2021
The native of Lahore has appeared on Nescafé Basement, a Pakistani TV series that showcases the music of underground artists.
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Abdullah Siddiqui stunned as he makes it to Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List

Dawn 20 Apr 2021
The electropop prodigy who took Pakistan's indie music platform by storm, Abdullah Siddiqui, just made it to the Forbes Under 30 under 30 Asia List and we couldn't be more proud ... "The native of Lahore has appeared on Nescafé Basement, a Pakistani TV series that showcases the music of underground artists.
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A conjurer of limitless hope

Dawn 20 Apr 2021
I would meet him often in Delhi either on Syeda Saiyedain’s manicured lawns or at a packed lecture overflowing with fans or an occasional music concert where he would dissolve himself into a different world. One day he was in a hurry to catch the plane to Lahore but still found ...
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UAE: How local musicians kept their music alive during the Covid pandemic

MENA FN 17 Apr 2021
'Some of us took to teaching music, doing voice-over jobs, streaming performances and producing new material ... 'The lock- down gave me time to work on music in my home studio ... I'm also working on some upcoming releases of my independent music, he adds ... It was music that brought her to Dubai ... 'Many friends from the music world had to pack up and go home.
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