Steadily but surely creating a niche for herself, Meesha Shafi boasts of a multitude of talents. A graduate from the NCA in Lahore, she is a popular artist with a flair for oil on canvas. The gifted gal has also dabbled in acting and modelling along with representing L’Oreal Paris … Read more
A super intense season of Coke Studio is set to air this summer with as many music legends as pop and rock stars. Well guys, the time has finally come to start raving about the upcoming Season Three of Coke Studio (CS).
The set has been altered so artists can feed off of each others vibes to present “something that comes straight from the heart and goes to the heart.” By simply bringing aboard a wide array of artists, CS’s music will attempt to bridge gaps created by culture, age or ethnicity.
The Sufi feel is retained with Arieb Azhar reprising his poignant vocals to some great music. Last season turned Saeein Zahoor into a household name, you will similarly see Fakir Juman Shah showing us that music is in every corner of our country if you search for it.
Qawwali is more prominent this season as we hear the wails of Rizwan and Muazzam who sound terrific, even in the absence of music. Zeb and Haniya, who immortalized their song ‘Paimona’ are back too.
Fakir Juman Shah Led by Fakir Juman Shah, the Shah Jo Raag Fakirs are continuing the over 250-year-old tradition of singing at Bhit Shah, the fakirs’ voices piercing the air at the shrine every single night. Each fakir, in fact, performs a different day of the week from sundown to … Read more
Abida Parveen Iconic, profound, subliminal — to wax lyrical of Abida Parveen is natural. A legend both at home and abroad for her grace and soulful Sufi strains, Parveen over the years has stayed true to her classical origins, which she mastered under the tutelage of Ustad Salamat Ali Khan. … Read more
A rich fusion of culture, tradition and history, Pakistani music is derived from diverse elements and various musical influences. Within this dynamic musical environment, Coke Studio has emerged as a musical fusion platform of exciting elements and influences, ranging from traditional eastern, modern western and regionally inspired music coming together to form a distinctive Pakistani sound.
Bringing alive the magic of live recordings and performances, Coke Studio
If your visa is stuck in a processing queue at an embassy, or your vacation plans have been derailed because of the riots in Thailand, worry not. This summer – despite the rising temperature – has some fun stuff to offer. 1. Shopping As fashion week collections begin to trickle … Read more
After the unprecedented national and international acclaim of seasons one and two, Coke Studio reignites our pride and passion with a return to the heart of the live recording studio with a new artist line up, spiritual music, an innovative house band, a reinvented set and an inspiring new series … Read more