CokeStudio11 Episode 8

Previous episodes from CokeStudio11 reviews here - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7. Wah Jo Kalaam - Penned by Asrar and along with him, Shamu Bai and Vishnu played a riot of colors and beauty in what is one of the best songs in all of 11 years of the studio in Pakistan. I have always had a … Continue reading CokeStudio11 Episode 8

Mukkabaaz – Music review

Trust Anurag Kashyap to pick the 'urban' sound of Nucleya and place it in the bylanes of Uttar Pradesh...Anurag and team - Kickass! You can listen to the review of this intense album here - http://www.bbc.com/hindi/media-42582433

2017 – Hindi film songs I liked (Playlist link embedded)

This post first appeared here - https://moifightclub.com/2017/12/24/rewind-2017-film-songs-moifightclub/ To quote Stephen Witt, Listening to hundreds of new releases a year could lead to a kind of jaded auditory cynicism. Last year, I wasn’t expecting a lot, and the year was fine. This year, I wasn’t expecting much yet some albums surprised me (Thank God I have always been … Continue reading 2017 – Hindi film songs I liked (Playlist link embedded)

Chef – Music review

You can listen to the music review of this delightful album here आडियो बीबीसी संगीत समीक्षा Disclaimer - Till the time this review was recorded, only 4 songs were available.  

CokeStudio10 – Episode 5

Review links for previous episodes of CokeStudio10 - 1,2,3,4 Sab Maya hai - Sanwal has a powerful voice and you will not waste a second in the song to realise this. While Ataullah's voice is the one with deep rooted traditional touches, Sanwal comes up fluid, more contemporary and with fabulous command. Obviously the old song was re-imagined … Continue reading CokeStudio10 – Episode 5

CokeStudio10 – Episode 4

Cokestudio10 - Episode 1 review here, Episode 2 review here, Episode 3 review here With the season sounding below average to put it mildly, I was more anxious than encouraged to see this episode. A well paced Naine moray featuring Sir Aamir Zaki, Akbar ali, the fabulous houseband, a brilliant Gul Muhammed on Sarangi and a … Continue reading CokeStudio10 – Episode 4

Jab harry met Sejal – Music review

You can listen to the music review of this cracker of an album here - http://www.bbc.com/hindi/sport-40758195 After Rangoon, finally some good film music. If this blogpost could scream, it would scream out to the world how much i love this album. Pritam, there is no wear and tear I see when it comes to you … Continue reading Jab harry met Sejal – Music review

Shab – Music review

You can listen to the music review of Shab here आडियोबीबीसीसंगीतसमीक्षा https://soundcloud.com/almostareview/shab-music-review-7-july-2017-bbc-india   I think the song Afiya was supposed to be in Onir's 'I am'. Music review if 'I am' is here, just in case https://almostareview.wordpress.com/2011/04/22/i-am-music-review/ (c) For all B.B.C. recordings belongs to B.B.C. Hindi

Chann Kitthan Translation

Edit - As of 10 July 2018 (look at the pic, number of 'views' in youtube). Yet another proof that Views mean NOTHING.  Edit 10 March 2018- attended Ali Sethi Live concert where he briefly explained the meaning of the video of this song. You can see it here - https://youtu.be/gI-h7HRYrNI Ali Sethi's magnificent tribute … Continue reading Chann Kitthan Translation