Once again, like the year before last, I have been inspired by Emily Horne (of asofterworld.com) to list the books I read last year along with mini-reviews of each of them. In general, 2011 has been the Year of the Non-fiction. Like anyone sane, brought up on a diet of Rowling, C.S. Lewis, Tolkien and… Continue reading Book List – 2011
6LA8 has a new album right here. My guitar heroes (lol), Omer and Taimur, whom I am forever in awe of/proud of, have come up with some prettyy awesome stuff in their earlier album, In Wake of a Dying Nation, which, if you ever read anything on this blog, you would know was reviewed and… Continue reading The Moderate Picture
Those of you who remember this post will remember me mentioning my friend A.p. (Taimur Mazhar)’s happy-ness/melodic melancholy-causing music created with a friend under the name of 6LA8. Well to everyone’s surprise and uttermost delight (not least the band members’) 6LA8 was reviewed online yesterday by none other than MTV DESI! http://www.mtvdesi.com/2010/12/01/the-pakistani-post-rock-sound-of-6la8/ So as you… Continue reading 6LA8 on MTV desi!!!
I have the dazy, floating feeling you get when life is good these days. There was a time when feeling like this would scare the shit out of me. My reasoning went as such: If I’m feeling good now, its because something terrible is going to happen, as a result of which I will feel… Continue reading of limitless music and unending sunshine
So I thought why not start with an album review? Not that this is a review. Merely a collection of my opinions. I’ve listened to the last three or so albums of Massive Attack, starting with Mezzanine and going on to 100th Window. I would’ve gone backwards to Blue lines, had Heligoland not been released… Continue reading Heligoland.