A recent comment by Ali Noor suggested the latter. But it isn't as simple as that.
Over time, as both material and cultural violence has plagued their society, their music has assumed a greater role.
The Lahore Music Meet served as a reminder about how important music is to Pakistan and its people
An event like the LMM could finally force executives to confront the larger diversity of Pakistani music.
The inspiration to create soul-stirring music can come from a stroll in a souk, a metaphor in a poem or even a sticker
The underground musician who went missing from the scene many years ago recently resurfaced with a new album
Boom Boom showed off his star power by pulling off the event’s most redemptive moment, the team selfie.
Did Ayyan or Mubasher Lucman come out on top? Did ASWJ accomplish more than Reham? Find out here.
Could, Janoobi Khargosh, a relatively unknown underground band be the best thing to happen to Pakistani music?
Political expression in Pakistan isn’t restricted to protests and shouted slogans, music has also been a messenger.
Tactically, Misbah’s side has developed a formula of playing at the UAE which has made the destination into a fortress.
Debut album of Zia Zaidi, 'Dead City Dreamer' is a work of astonishing quality and self-awareness.
The #Mpower Fest aims to link the socially conscious with opportunities to effect positive change in the society.
Some say he has forever missed his chance. An optimist like me might argue that the myth of Messi is yet to be made.
Absence of record labels, concerts and promotion by local media means that musicians have to do every thing themselves.
This weekend, the show brought together the best of elements to make for some compelling ‘reality TV’.
Initially, the show raised questions like what would be considered Masterchef abilities in a Pakistani context?
During a recent trip to Lahore, I had a very disconcerting experience. One Saturday night, I decided to visit a new...
With upcoming films that repopulate cinematic imagination, Pakistani cinema is building a cohesive identity for itself.
"Eyes are the most vital part of body and culture. They can bring out many meanings, and are a complete subject."