by / on April 18, 2013 at 2:31 pm / in featured, MUSIC

To Bindi or Not to Bindi

Selena Gomez has captured well  a Middle Eastern feel in her song, ‘Come & Get It,’ but many feel that she overdosed  her act during her appearance at an awards show by adorning an Indian Bindi on her forehead .That was just an embellishment for the singer in question but critics opined that Bindi is a religious symbol worn by […]

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by / on January 31, 2013 at 11:21 am / in featured, MUSIC

Bieber Fever Believe

Justin Bieber‘s new album Believe Acoustic, which features eight acoustic tracks from his 2012 platinum LP Believe, as well as three new cuts, is expected to be No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart . Hardly a surprise, considering Bieber’s the biggest pop artist in the world. His repertoire is laced with 4 No 1s and expectations are that Believe will also land […]

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by / on January 29, 2013 at 12:47 pm / in featured, MUSIC

GNR or Rush? Feb will be Fab!

The 2013 Ultimate Classic Rock Bowl Finals have started!  Three weeks and 14  battles down — with over 250,000 votes being registered in the semifinal  —  the only two  bands  left to fight for the title: Guns N’ Roses and Rush. 16 of rock’s biggest bands met up earlier this month in a series of single-elimination polls to determine the […]

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by / on January 19, 2013 at 4:10 pm / in featured, MUSIC

Afghanistan’s First Female Rapper*Feroz*

By Miss’T’ Susan Feroz is laden with angst . To vent she finds Rap music as her punching bag of choice  and makes a song. Next thing her song becomes a hit .The rest is history. Feroz born in Afghanistan, raised in Iran finds her lingua franca ,Persian an easy tool to convey her inner feelings. That’s right .She sings […]

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by / on January 7, 2013 at 12:19 pm / in featured, MUSIC

Legendary Musicians Of Karachi

Who would believe it, apart for the baby boomer generation that witnessed Karachi in her glory days. But Yes Indeed!  This city ‘once’ boasted an enthusiastic and bustling nightlife with some of the finest young musicians and bands performing at a choice of venues. And we; i.e.  The Legendary Musicians of Karachi group (LMK) have taken on this mammoth project of recording as accurately as possible, all these […]

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by / on December 30, 2012 at 10:57 pm / in featured, MUSIC

The Spinner Takes It All !Pakistan DJ Network

By Ali Tim – Photography by Fahadee Electronic music and DJ parties have become increasingly popular over the last decade in metropolitan cities of Pakistan particularly among teenagers and young adults.With this trend a newer breed of disc jockeys have come to the fore .They are young , dynamic and tech wiz kids to say the least . With their […]

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by / on December 23, 2012 at 3:37 pm / in featured, MUSIC

Saqib Saleem Khan *The Ivory Tickler*

By Aag Web Desk Saqib Saleem Khan is what one could comfortably call an “Ace keyboardist .He is a testament to the fact that  throughout the history of music individual musicians have had a major impact on the music scene.This holds true for the chapters of pop music scene in Pakistan .A keyboardist who excels in composition , singing , […]

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by / on December 13, 2012 at 2:48 pm / in featured, MUSIC

One Pound Fish is kinda…….

Aag Web Desk And he was just another bloke on the block trying to make ends meet in UK by selling fish . He thought he would sing it out and sing it aloud to all and sundry. ‘C’mon Ladies One Pound Fish” and have whales of fun.He emerged trumps .Shahid Nazir has certainly created waves in the fish pound […]

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by / on December 12, 2012 at 1:41 pm / in featured, MUSIC

Ravi Shankar The Godfather Of World Music dies

Ravi Shankar, who introduced eastern Sitar to the West through his collaborations with The Beatles, died in California on 12th Dec 2012. He was 92. Shankar, a three-time Grammy winner with legendary appearances at the 1967 Monterey Festival and at Woodstock, had been in fragile health for several years and last Thursday underwent surgery, In India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s office […]

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by / on December 6, 2012 at 12:25 pm / in featured, MUSIC

All That Jazz’ Dave Brubeck ends!

Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck died on 5th Dec 2012 ,Wednesday morning just one day before hitting 92. Brubeck suffered a heart failure in Norwalk, CT on his way to the hospital. Known for classical influences and off beat time signatures, Dave released albums from 1949 until 2011. His ground-breaking 1959 record Time Out with the Dave Brubeck Quartet included his […]

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