Mekaal Hasan Band – Saptak (Album Preview)

October 11, 2009

From Sampooran (a set of five notes) to Saptak (a set of seven notes), we preview Mekaal Hasan Band’s latest album. I’ll confess: the Mekaal Hasan Band (MHB) for me (and for quite a few people) has been an acquired taste; mostly brought upon by attending some of its live performances. The first album, Sampooran, […]

Waris Shah and Sanwal on Saptak Record

June 11, 2009

When we asked Mekaal Hasan, “Why are Waris Shah and Sanwal on Saptak Record”, these were his words: “If you remember the record that was supposed to come out was Andholan. However, since we were signed to EMI, they had no idea what to do with the kind of record Andholan was. The band had […]