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18 Sep

‘Ghoom Taana’ is just the soul-stirrer we needed from Coke Studio this episode

Every episode that has come out from Coke Studio this season has proven that the platform only grows in its strengths. Whether it was last week’s episode which paid homage to tradition or this week’s outlook onto fusion, we can’t help but update our playlist after each episode from Season 10. However, this episode, nothing had more effect on us than Momina Mustehsan's 'Ghoom Taana'. Reviewing the songs from this episode, here’s the lowdown of what each performance was about. ‘Yo Soch’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81nBrZdJ6ak An innovative original arrangement by Strings, ‘Yo Soch’ draws inspiration from classic jazz and the theatrics of musicals. Embellished with a poignant sitar and a melancholic piccolo, the song brings the very ethos of a classic tune that makes it extremely...
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18 Sep

Kashmir emerges victorious on Pepsi Battle of the Bands

With Pakistani music getting the boost it needed with Pepsi Battle of the Bands and all the great bands it has introduced this year, it all came to an enthralling end last night with Kashmir emerging victorious. From the judges to the audience, everyone was in the zone to support budding bands in their passage towards stardom; and what a solid effort it has been! Even though all bands showed tremendous potential throughout the season, Kashmir and Badnaam kept finessing their work and thus, reached the well-deserved finale. Kashmir or Badnaam: Who will win Pepsi Battle of the Bands? From the start, Kashmir managed to become fan favourites with their hard-hitting covers, which always had their own unique flair to it. However, what...
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