29th Haftanama Patari

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XULFI BOYS ARE BACK! ​*running around in circles*​

Pakistan aur uss ke muzafat mein Nescafe Basement Season 4 ka waqt hua chahta hai. Basement is here, with another wehshi season, starting with “Tere Jeya Hor Disda” and “Jadu Ka Chiragh“. Utter brilliance. We don’t know how they do it but whatever they’ve done with Tere Jeya is intoxicating and from our stats, people can’t stop listening to it. It came out a day before V-day so kafi logon ke bae ke sath kafi points bhi ban gaye thay.

P.S. We use ‘boys’ as a gender neutral term huehue.

“They Can’t Stop To People Love” – Malka-e-WTF Qandeel Baloch

In case you missed it, our pyaray prez, Mamnoon Hussain said Ishq-e-Mamnoon (Valentine’s Day) shouldn’t be celebrated because it’s “not part of our tradition”. This statement enraged a lot of people and everyone responded in their own way but the best argument was by our Malka-e-WTF who said in her vlog “They can’t stop to people love”. As soon as we watched the video, we were convinced and decided to put out a Valentine’s Day Playlist to help people to love people. But since Patari is a platform for everyone, we also put an Anti-Valentine’s Playlist for those who want to stop to people love. Check them out if you’re still drooling over bae or sad-ing over your single life.

Mujh Se Pehli Si Muhabbat Meray Mehboob Na Maang – Faiz Ahmad Faiz

This is what I texted bae on V-day when she asked about chocolates that I forgot to buy because everyone knows that pehli si muhabbat = chocolates. Thank you Uncle Faiz for penning this beauty. This week was also Faiz’s birthday (Feb 13) and we are celebrating it with Osman Raja’s ‘Hum Dekhain Gay‘, another gem by Faiz. (No, you can’t send this to the girl who said no to being your valentine).

Malang-e-Azam is the Backs!

Malang-e-Azam is back. Yassss. We’re talking about Asrar, who just released his new song “Malango”. Time to ​Mast Hua​​ in Malango?

600 Saal

E-Sharp is releasing a new album, ‘600 Saal’. (No, this isn’t a tribute to Qaim Ali Shah). After a highly successful debut album, BYJ, they are back with another big one. The first track, ‘Do Lafz‘, is up on Patari. Check it out!


New Album!

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Nescafe Basement Season 4Nescafe Basement.

Patari Exclusive!

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LamhaySyed Yorguc Tipu Sharif.

New Track!

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MalangoAsrar.

Patari Exclusive!

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Do Lafz E Sharp.

New Track!

4-soch

Dosti Wala GanaSoch.

New Track!

5-ali-sethi

Mahi MeraAli Sethi.

New Track!

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Dil Ki Baatein (Piano Version)21 The Band.

Patari Exclusive!

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NakhreyZURB The Band.

Faiz Special!

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Hum Dekhain GayOsman Raja Band.


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Until the next Haftanama – Dhayr sara pyar,

Team Patari.


28th Haftanama Patari

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Patari Dooba Cricket ke Rang Mein! 

Jashn-e-kirket hua shuro, Patari hui garam aur dhana dhana dhan! The long awaited PSL finally kicked off with a lot of bad camera angles but great cricket (and Twitter trolling). We had a full cricket scene going on on the homepage, with team anthems, songs and our own playlist. If you’re the type that doesn’t like to see Umar Akmal absolutely dominating the Gladiators or have no idea who Nawaz is but still want to retain your kirket-izzat status, check out our anthems playlist.

Yaar De Veray Ayee

Remember the Humsafar’s OST craziness? Our stats show Mann Mayal’s OST will beat it. We now have the full version and God, it’s akheer tareen. QBae <3.

Taqwacore!

Remember The Kominas? The 2005 punk-rock band that rose to cultural prominence for progressing the genre of ‘Muslim Punk’ in the US? The ones who produce music influenced with Turkish and Irani psychedelic rock, Punjabi folk, surf rock, reggae, disco and dub? Yeah, their album is right here. Front and samnay.

The Great Disillusion

The D/A Method is going to be performing live on the 13th of February, at Alliance Francaise, Karachi 8 p.m. sharp! Agar aap ke room ki bedsheet bhi double hai, aur sirf aap he single reh gaye hain to zaruur jayen (kidding, take your plus ones too pls).

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Patari Exclusive!

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HeroNaseer & Shahab.

New Playlist!

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PSL AnthemsAb Khel Ke Dikha.

New Track!

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Mann Mayal OST – Quratulain Balouch.

Featured Album!

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Escape to Blackout Beach – The Kominas.

Compilation Album!

4-noor-jahan

Showcase South Asia – Noor Jehan.

Patari Exclusive!

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Tum Phir Yaheen – Samie Tariq.

New Track!

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Ooh Kill Em (Punjabi Remix) – Guru Lahori.

Featured Album!

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The Great Disillusion – The D/A Method.

New Track!

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Hael – Hael.

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Until the next Haftanama – Dhayr sara pyar,

Team Patari.

27th Haftanama Patari!

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Dear, Yahan Dekhein Pls.

Lots and lots of new stuff coming your way! Naya homepage to hai he, but two super awesome things coming up that have us really excited:

  1. Naseer & Shahab’s new track releasing this weekend.
  2. The D/A Method‘s live gig! For further details, check out our Facebook page or Salt Art’s.

Bird Under Water


For Patari employees, there’s a high five moment when we upload and release an artist we love. It was sometime in 2011, when a member of qaum-e-Patari went to attend an Arooj Aftab concert and fell in love with Mann Kunto Maula. One of the most mesmerizing voices you’ll ever hear, Arooj makes you bae her music from the very first moment. iphone 5s remplacement écran It’s so soothing, we can’t find words to explain it. We’ll just call it Arooj Aftab’s magic. Check out the magic album here.

Queen Noor

Speaking of magic and soothing voices, Nayyara Noor’s compilation album is out this week. Let the queen take you down memory lane, with her rass gullay jaisi meethi awaaz.

Espresso Lounges

What’s it like to sit with bae at Espresso Lounge and talk about Sufis and Philanthropy? It’s Very Sexy. Don’t believe us? Sun lain.

Attention, QB Lovers Association (AKA Everybody)

QB is back with a bang. Whattay song. Whattay OST. We released the mini-version last week, but we now have the full version of Mann Mayal’s OST. You’re welcome!

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Featuring Album!

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Bird Under WaterArooj Aftab.

New Track!

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Sehra Main Safar OSTShuja Haider.

New Track!

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Bol (Acoustic Live) – The Sketches.

Patari Production!

4-aslis

Patari Aslis – Volume1.

New Track!

5-shorbanoor

Very Sexy – Shorbanoor.

New Track!

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Anday Wala Burger – SomeWhatSuper.

Compilation Album!

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Showcase South Asia (Vol. 6) – Nayyara Noor.

New Track!

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usəd tø – Block-2.

New Track!

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Robin Williams – Hasan Abbas.

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Until the next Haftanama – Dhayr sara pyar,

Team Patari.

Zohaib Kazi’s Ismail Ka Urdu Sheher

In case you missed it over the holidays, Zohaib Kazi’s album is out in full. The album features a roving cast of Karachi’s best musicians: Jaffer Zaidi, Zoe Viccaji, Sara Haider, Omran Shafique, Abbas Ali Khan among other.

The record was released with an accompanying graphic novel, and is a sketch of space, of the future, of the unchartered – most importantly of something new and different. In its newness the album retains a familiarity of early 2000s Pakistani pop. It has spiritual links to Coke Studio, as it does to Junoon’s Piya and to Vital Signs’ Hum Tum. This is an album of sound-scapes, but it still makes still, for great pop.

Kazi’s journey to this point is quite remarkable, and there is no doubt now that he ranks among the country’s best record producers.

This is Ahmer Naqvi in a profile on Kazi for the National:

In what was the first of many serendipitous moments, a friend noticed that three of the tracks he had made seemed to be hinting at a larger vision, and he encouraged Kazi to pursue it. Those three songs were part of a film soundtrack Zohaib was working on that had only one problem – there wasn’t any film. iphone 5s replacement screen Spurred by his friend’s encouragement, he decided to start writing the story he had wanted to be filmed.

Almost three years later, Kazi mailed a CD with one of his songs to Rohail Hyatt, one of Pakistan’s most acclaimed musicians and, at that time, the producer of the show that would define the last decade of Pakistani music – Coke Studio.