Pakistani Producer Faisal Rafi working with Grammy Award-Winning Musician

December 8, 2010

Faisal Rafi who is a Recording Producer, Percussionist, Drummer is currently working with an Internationally acclaimed classical musician, Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt who has performed in 41 countries of the world and is currently performing in Pakistan. Bhatt who is the creator of the musical instrument Mohan Veena, won a Grammy Award with US guitarist […]

Alan Simon: pioneer of body percussions in Pakistan

April 28, 2010

By Rafay Mahmood [Original Post] As a three-year-old, he spent most of his time in kitchen, concerned more with the utensils than the food — after all, the latter could not make percussive sounds. The habit continued, but the thought of playing percussion instruments professionally did not occur to Alan Simon; he wanted to be […]

Shanaakht Festival (Review)

November 16, 2009

Shanaakht Festival concludes with a fiery concert featuring Noori, Laal, ADP, Fuzon and Taal Karisma Abid Hussain Karachi As deafening noise emanated from the auditorium at the end of ‘Raag and Roll Concert’, the concluding event of Shanaakht Festival truly brought the house down with some fabulous music played to the full house, which thoroughly […]

Faisal Rafi speaks on Kaavish, music production and more

November 10, 2009

Maheen Sabeeh Karachi While Mekaal Hasan takes a step away from production (to concentrate on his music), Faisal Rafi is taking young artists under his wing and as it turns out, is working on a plethora of records at his Silent Studio (rather silently). Faisal Rafi is no stranger to the music industry and with […]

Noori Performing at Karachi – Shanaakht Festival

April 6, 2009

Noori would be performing along with Zameer at the Shanaakht 2009. The event is called Raag and Roll. It would be an evening of fusion classical and jazz. Other bands include the Kolachi Quartet with Nafeez Sahab and Nazia, Taal Karisma, Aunty Disco Project  and Zara and Shallum. Shanaakht 2009 is a free festival organized […]

Taal Karisma – C’est La Vie

I posted couple of live videos of Taal Karisma. C’est La Vie is SO awesome that I thought to make a separate post for this one  so it gets some exclusive attention. A song based totally on body percussion and without any instrument. Highly recommended stuff! Download: C’est La Vie More by Taal Karisma