The moment has actually come. Just like the remainder of the world, when the Covid-19 pandemic very first burst out and lockdowns began being taken into area, our songs celebrations too are now going online.
The 12th Tehzeeb Celebration, which has actually developed a reputation for hosting performances by several of the best musicians and acts in classical (and sometimes classical-rock) songs in Pakistan, will certainly be streaming its three-day occasion online from July 30 till August 2, 2021. There’s something magical regarding being able to listen and also stream an entire concert online while tackling your day. It brings the concert, your preferred artists into your residence.
At the same time, the yearly music celebration that’s been occurring in Hyderabad-Jamshoro for the last six years, as well as which is constantly endangering to be the ‘last one,’ Lahooti Melo, has actually also decided to go electronic this year. Holding to their values of spotlighting indigenous folk music (with a mix of pop occasionally) predominantly from Sindh– but likewise including musicians from throughout the country and also in some cases past– they released their first ‘dispose’ of tracks from Lahooti Melo 2021 over Eid.
In ‘Khumariyoon’, the Peshawar-Islamabad based important act known for playing music that is a party of Pashtun society, Khumariyaan, collaborate with Akbar Khamiso Khan, a virtuoso on the bansuri who plays usually Sindhi tunes. It’s an intriguing combination, due to the fact that both sets of artists appear to find from really various ends of the nation and also both play music soaked in their very own native cultures.
Khumariyaan and Akbar Khamiso Khan’s ‘Khumariyoon’ marries Sindhi and Pashtun music as well as rhythms effortlessly
The track opens with Akbar Khamiso Khan playing a mournful solo prior to the tabla participates an upbeat rhythm. After that the remainder of the Khumariyaan band takes part, first with the rhythm guitar section complementing the audio pace of the tabla.
Akbar Khamiso plays a delighted, playful riff on his groove that seems to be the main ‘carolers’ sound of the track. Farhan Bogra then duplicates the exact same riff on his rabab prior to heading right into the ‘verse’ area of the track via his rabab, this time around with Khamiso copying him.
As well as by doing this, the musicians go back and forth, offering each other area to lead as well as comply with. If one didn’t know better, one would certainly assume they had actually been jamming to music together for a long time. But that’s the beauty of music– even if you talk various languages or belong to vastly different locations and societies, via songs you can recognize and also interact with each other. Music is the language you have in common.
Do watch out for Akbar Khamiso’s little flute solo in the direction of the end, with Farhan Bogra joining him just as he’s about to finish.
‘Khumariyoon’ is a light-hearted, fun number that’s simply packed with pleasure. Common of Khumariyan tracks, Khumariyoon makes you want to stand up as well as dance– however dancing of what region? Sindh or Khyber Pakhtunkhwa? Khumariyoon is a seamless partnership of these 2 societies. In one track you get to experience both the variety and also the convergence of two clearly separate (in regards to music) societies in the country. It’s attractive.