Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – The man who would be king

September 6, 2009

The torchbearer of a gharana that has been producing music for 600 years, the hope of a nation still in mourning for Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and a brilliant vocalist: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan talks to Instep about keeping Nusrat’s legacy alive, his next album and what the future holds for Pakistani music Described […]

Harry Potter and the magical tunes of Pakistani pop!

August 5, 2009

Harry Potter and the magical tunes of Pakistani pop! With the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the story of the ‘boy who lived’ is still ongoing amidst global fanfare. Instep spoofs Harry Potter with the local pop music industry… By Maheen Sabeeh and Saba Imtiaz Atif Aslam as Harry Potter Harry Potter […]

Kaavish – Gunkali [Album Preview]

July 21, 2009

InMusic: Kaavish: Full circle, at last Kaavish are finally ready to release the album that has been in the making for about six years. Once can only imagine the efforts put in by Maaz Maudood and Jaffer Zaidi (also former member Raheel Manzar Paul) for these past years, along with their current producer, Faisal Rafi. […]

United We Stand?

June 21, 2009

Forming a union for musicians is a noble initiative and one which has also been taken in the past [Association of Music Professionals of Pakistan (AMPP) formed in April 2006] albeit without any visible success. There is again talk of a section of the musician community in Pakistan getting together to form another union — […]