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Disco Dildar

Asian Never one to merely scrape the surface of a niche genre the Finders Keepers bloodhound digs deeper still into the core of the Indian subcontinent exhuming a concise party pack of opulent offcentre Pakistani party targets driven by the pounding drum box rhythms of some of Lollywood pops most notorious studio scientists 'Disco Dildar' features rare pluggedin proxy pop from some of the country's lesserknown teen flicks spanning the late 1970s and 80s featuring drum heavy disco guesstimates built around multilingual lyrics celebrating Saturday nights disco dildars and Hindustani Hogmanays These original synthdripped 45 EPs are not from the front of the pile nor the quirky result of some token musical tourism The music found here once soundtracked rebellious allnighters and hotel bar rendezvous from films of which your parents might have not approved hence their scarce obtainability Again the Sounds Of Wonder team who bought you Thai Dai Life Is Dance Ilectro Bollywood Bloodbath and others share equal doses of the excitement wonderment and bewilderment that comes when first needledropping these elusive gems Featuring the cut and paste electronics and fuzz tones of flightless super heroes such as Tafo Ashraf Rana and Ahmed whilst voiced by Mehnaz Runa Laila and Queen Noor Jehan it is plain to hear why the work of these DIY cosmic composers have eclipsed the collectable desirability of filmic fruits igniting dance floors and providing sample fodder of the wider continent for WuTangular producers in their stride This workshop funk redefines both DIY and disco revealing a whole new side to world music and marks Pakistani pop cultures transformation from disposable and indefinable to indispensable Form a circle Disco Dildar is now in rotation

  • 1. Disco Dildaar Mera - M. Ashraf & Noor Jehan
    2. Tere Saath Mulaqaat Ek Raat Ki - Tafo Brothers & Nahid Akhtar
    3. Too Hai Phool Main Dali - M. Ashraf & Nahid Akhtar
    4. Tere Mere Larr Gaye - Kamal Ahmed & Mehnaz
    5. Oh My Darling - Misar Bazmi & Runa Laila
    6. Dil Dil Dil Sambhala Na Jaye - M. Ashraf & Nahid Akhtar
    7. Badal Aur Bijli - Sohail Rana
    8. O' Piya Piya Piya Ho - Kamal Ahmed & Nahid Akhtar
    9. Aesh Kiye Jaa Subh-o-shaam - Kamal Ahmed & Nahid Akhtar
    10. Happy New Year Tafo Brothers & Noor Jehan - Tafo Brothers & Noor Jehan

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