I was asked for my comments after this Junoon video made the rounds of Pakistani Twitter recently. One of the early moments where Junoon got into trouble with the authorities. Later they would spark ire by criticizing the nuclear arms race, among other fights they fought.
I am attracted to this new Abdullah Siddiqui recording for many reasons: its effortless smoothness, the beat, the obvious freshness. I want to talk spe…
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Friend of the show Natasha Noorani on her latest single with Talal Qureshi: Working with Talal on Constant Summer has been such a unique collaboration.…
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This is an obscure gem. The best description I can come up with is dream pop. Nothing quite like this song. Melancholic like the Vital Signs; prominent…
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I will say very little about this song other than that it is legendary. But I will simply list things it contains, in no particular order: People runni…
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I received so many messages full of kindness after last week’s post. You have my unending gratitude. In moments of death there is nothing like being re…
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My grandmother passed away last Friday. We had been prepared for many years in a way. My grandmother had been through a lot. She was a two-time cancer …
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All these years later it is still staggering to me that this was ever made. It is biting sarcasm against all the taboo subjects of Pakistani politics. …
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