Haseeb Peer is an engineering student from Kashmir who follows Pak Music Industry closely. He intends to pursue journalism and writing in future. He can be reached on twitter at @saeedhaseeb

Pakistani Musicians: Full of hope!

by haseeb - on Dec 22nd 2012
Pakistani Musicians in yeh hum naheen

By Haseeb Peer (Srinagar, Kashmir) A half a decade ago, I and most of my friends were oblivious of the datum that Pakistan possessed a music industry that could compete with some of the superlative music industries of the world. The only substantial thing from the Pakistani side, apart from Ghulam Ali and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, that had...

Review: Kahin Nahin By Mustufa Pervez

by haseeb - on Dec 21st 2012
Mustufa Pervez in Kahin Nahin Music Video

By Haseeb Peer People from the medical profession are rarely seen as to being ensnared by any other profession or infatuation apart from their native work of serving the people by curing their diseases; but Mustufa Pervez is an exemption to all of this. Having started his career in the field of music with the help of his brothers by releasing...

Entity Paradigm [EP] Ajab Tamasha Review

by haseeb - on Dec 13th 2012
EP's Ajab Tamasha Music video Review

by Haseeb Peer On a hot may afternoon as I was surfing through some Pakistani music websites looking for a new release from any of the major heavy weights, startling news popped in at the corner of the page- “Entity Paradigm had broken again”. This time two of the Band members had left the band, leaving the fans in a sense of disarray...

The Sketches – Main Sufi Hoon (Song Review)

by haseeb - on Dec 7th 2012

By Haseeb Peer

What would happen if a drummer like Gumby, who has had a history of operating with some of the high-flying bands of Pakistan, and Faraz Anwar, who has been called as “Pakistan’s master of progressive rock” collaborate with the enthralling Sufi Music inspired band “The Sketches”? The result is Main Sufi Hoon!

The Sketches Main Sufi Hoon

Main Sufi Hoon is a tremendous collection of poetic verses penned down by Bulleh Shah and Sachal Sarmast, now presented by The Sketches duo Saif Samejo and Naeem Shah, and mixed in New Mexico, United States by Jono Manson. It is an astonishing attempt to promote peace in Pakistan – a place that has often been characterized with dark shades of aggression and bloodshed. (more…)

Goher’s False Promises: Is the new JAL Album Coming or Not?

by haseeb - on Dec 2nd 2012
Goher Mumtaz on vocals

by Haseeb Peer In the autumn of 2011 deplorable news took over the Pakistani music arena – Jal the band had broken up once again. This was the band’s second break up after their first one had happened more than half a decade ago when Atif Aslam split up due to indifference with the endowed and artistic Goher Mumtaz to pursue on...