The first track is a punjabi number (maahi maahi) and even though Shafqat's singing is flawless, the song sounds cluttered due to various instruments which are used. You can't help but feel that the nature of the song didn't need such a wide array of instruments. Mind you, the instruments are in sync but there is … Continue reading Muh Dikhai – Shafqat Amanat Ali
ABLyrics - Sameer, AbhijeetMusic - AbhijeetTimes MusicINR 96 on iTunes The album starts with Koi raja na thee rani with mellifluous singing by Abhijeet, exactly the way we remember him. The song has a quaint charm of the times gone by, when we used to look at the inlay cards of the cassettes to find … Continue reading Music review – AB – An album by Abhijeet
Shreya Ghosal has teamed up with Deepak Pandit to give us a ghazal album Humnasheen. The album starts with Ye Aasman. With rich music arrangement (that remains so throughout the album), this ghazal is treated like a typical ghazal and that's a relief. The ghazal has just the right amount of 'thehraav' that you come … Continue reading Humnasheen – Ghazals by Shreya Ghosal
Pankaj Awasthi is one of the strongest voices we have in our music scene. Some of his previous work can be found here, here and here. His characteristic shiver in the loud alaaps pierce right through your soul. Do try to catch up on some of his work if you have time. You can listen to this album here … Continue reading Somrass – Pankaj Awasthi – Review…almost!