Coke Studio, Pakistan’s biggest music platform, is back and it has a lot of surprises in store for us; the first one being their newest segment, Coke Studio Explorer. Coke Studio Explorer features musical maestros, Zohaib Kazi and Ali Hamza, who have traveled across Pakistan to discover sounds that have never been heard before.
During the course of their journey the Coke Studio producers come across individuals with unbelievable ability and an unparalleled devotion to music. With the desire to uncover this talent and with some ingenious use of technology, the producers are bringing to us something that promises to be a an audio and visual treat.
Shamu Bai and Vishnu: This brother sister-duo has incomparable vocal prowess. They are classically trained and their music is raw and captivating.
Ariana and Amrina: Born in the snow-capped Bamuret Valley, Ariana and Amrina are all set to mesmerize the audience with their upbeat and soulful voices.
Mangal, Darehan and Shayan: This dynamic trio belongs to the Dera Bugti community of Balochistan. They create unique sounds with their deep and cyclic overtone vocals.
Mishal Khawaja: Born in Pakistan and raised in Toronto, Mishal Khawaja has exceptional songwriting skills and arresting vocals.
Qasamir: Famous for their soft vocals, Qasamir – led by Altaf Mir – captures the audience with their sound that is both humbling and grand.
Through the efforts of Coke Studio Explorer, Coke Studio aims to capture the true spirit of music in Pakistan and live up to its name as the Sound of the Nation.