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When hit songs become a stairway to the top

SINGER INDEEP BAKSHI ON HOW SUCCESS MOTIVATES HIM TO WORK HARDER by ASJAD NAZIR LIKE a high-powered magnet, Indeep Bakshi regularly attracts mega hit songs and high profile collaborations. He has attained a superb body of work in a short space of time, including songs like Saturday Saturday, Kala Chasma, 36 Aayengi 36 Jayengi and […]

D Boy: Start of the next episode

THE BRITISH MUSIC PRODUCER ON HIS NEW LIFE IN CANADA, RADIO SHOW AND UPCOMING TRACKS by ASJAD NAZIR BRITISH music producer D Boy made a name for himself in the UK and then moved to Canada, where he lives today with his wife and child. He hasn’t disconnected himself from music and today balances creating […]

My playlist with Harshi Mad

UK BORN singer Harshi Mad has gone from appearing in finals of popular music reality TV shows to making a mark in India. The award-winning artist has sung in multiple languages, including for cinema, and performed at more than 1,600 shows globally. Having been connected to music from a young age, she has always had […]

Using the healing power of music

ZAHEER ABBAS KHAN ON CREATING MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS THROUGH HIS SONG FEARLESS independent artists such as Zaheer Abbas Khan are delivering the most inventive songs in British Asian music. With his new release Allah Jalashan, he has tackled the subject of mental health on a commercial song that fuses rock with classic music. It is […]

An explosive fusion of Sufi and rock music

DANISH-PAKISTANI BAND ON THEIR MUSICAL JOURNEY AND LATEST ALBUM by ASJAD NAZIR GREAT song releases find the hallowed middle ground between artistic, commercial and meaningful music. Acclaimed Danish-Pakistani rock band Rocqawali have done that with their newly released third album Kalam, which has taken sounds rooted in over 800 years of Sufi tradition and combined […]

Sing when you are winning

SINGER SHASHAA TIRUPATI ON HER MUSICAL SUCCESS by ASJAD NAZIR VERY few singers have won the prestigious National Award in India and Shashaa Tirupati is one of them. The versatile singer and songwriter added to her list of achievements with the honour, which has included delivering songs in different languages and genres. The award-winning singing […]

Finding the human connection in music

HOW RISING STAR ABDULLAH QURESHI IS MAKING HIS MARK by ASJAD NAZIR RECENTLY released romantic number Aaja was another indication that Pakistani star Abdullah Qureshi is one to look out for in the coming decade. The talented singer, songwriter and musician has had a remarkable rise in recent years that has seen him go from […]

Pakistan’s next big musical hope

NEW TALENT ABDULLAH MUZAFFAR ON HIS IMPRESSIVE RISE by ASJAD NAZIR PAKISTAN has an incredibly rich history of producing world-class singers, and there is now an exciting new generation to carry that impressive legacy forward. One of the super solo artists generating noise in the country right now and making waves internationally is Abdullah Muzaffar. […]

Ten greatest hits of singer Gurdas Maan

THIS week legendary singer Gurdas Maan celebrates his 63rd birthday on January 4. The iconic artist has entertained millions around the world with superb songs, high-energy live performances and by acting in successful films. He also inspired a generation of artists, set a high benchmark for Punjabi music and promoted positivity everywhere he has gone. […]

Best-kept musical secret in Bollywood

ACE MUSIC PRODUCER MEGHDEEP BOSE ON HIS RISE, HIGH PROFILE COLLABORATIONS AND FUTURE PLANS by ASJAD NAZIR BOLLYWOOD has a lot of secret weapons and one of them is Meghdeep Bose. The creative genius has added magic to high-profile soundtracks and helped elevate the work of A-list music directors in Hindi cinema. Big names who […]

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