Browsing: Music

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Melody In Music

Mixing modern melody with prose and poetry, Kashmir’s new-age singers and musicians have resurrected folk songs in a different way.…

Culture
Rising Voices

Waqar Khan and Ishfaq Kawa’s songs on Youtube have fetched them millions of views. Their emergence in Kashmir’s cultural space…

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Band Making

Singing might have been a simple exercise at some point in time. Not anymore. A city singer had to struggle…

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New Virtual Stars

A Ladishah artist and a singer, both students, make a splash on Kashmir’s social media and outside the region as…

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Fading Sounds

An uncle and a nephew could be the last makers of Sarangi and Swarnai, the two key musical instruments of…

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A Sufiyana Group

Five young girls picked up the art of playing intricate musical instruments with a serious bid to revive Kashmir’s fading…

Careers
Virtual Gulrez

A post graduate in environmental science recorded a Kashmiri song. Watching it emerge as a smash hit on the web,…

Careers
Golden Voice

A faith healers son, Kabul Bukhari did his primary schooling in Karnah and then in Srinagar. He finally flew to…

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For Social Cause

Ahmad Najeeb meets a Sopore boy who raps for the social cause and has vowed not to make money from…

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Boy Singer

Two years after his affluent parents sent him to Jammu for better education, they got the surprise that their son…

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Reso-Nation

As strife created gulf for expression for pain and despair, the feeble movement of turmoil art took over. Soon the…

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Sarangi Lover

Fighting a protracted battle at home to choose music as a career, Iqbal Shah finally started making and playing the…

Life Story
Change of Heart

Despite a difficult childhood and lifelong disability Riyaz A Wani established himself as a professional singer. But then everything seemed…

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Melancholic Melody

No recognition, no respect, not enough money to feed his family, still Noor Mohammad Shah sings to keep the art…

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Hafiz’s Journey

He refused to be just another skilled labourer working his eyesight out in penury in Srinagar’s downtown. His calling was…

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