Something, anything to get the ball rolling here.

This is an adaptation of a Sindhi folk song Moomal RanoRaat by a band The Sketches from their album Dastkari. If you recall, they were featured on Coke Studio last season.


I am almost reluctant to refer to musical groups from Pakistan as bands. For bands–even those with a distinct pop, rock or electronic sound–their understanding of classical music, ragas and tal is often masterful. The above song sits comfortably in its rupak tal (a rhythm with 7-beat iterations split as 3-2-2) and a raga that I haven’t yet identified (but I presume belongs to the khamaaj thaat?).

Link via Zeb.