Shayar – A musical tribute to Ahmad Faraz by Sarmad Faraz [Official Video]

August 26, 2012

Artist: Sarmad Faraz Song: Shayar Shayar is a unique musical dedication from Sarmad Faraz to his late Father—the legendary Urdu poet Ahmad Faraz. Sarmad is the founding member and guitar player of the Islamabad-based now-defunct rock back ‘Corduroy’. The tribute derives inspiration from Ahmad Faraz’s poem ‘Shayar’ from his first-ever published book ‘Tanha Tanha’ that […]

The Margalla hills are alive… with music

December 20, 2009

By Shahrukh Ali Mirza For bands right now, Islamabad, unlike the rest of Pakistan, seems like a relatively a better place to be practicing your chops in front of an audience. While people have been talking of doomsday scenarios, there are a number of countries in the world that continue to be plagued by terrorism […]