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Pakistani EDM[1] is a music genre, heavily inspired/influenced from top EDM Producers such as Martin Garrix, David Guetta, DJ Snake, DJ Khaled etc. But Pakistani EDM is a bit different from others as it mixes Pakistani Traditional Music, Beats, Culture and vocal in a bit Desi(Asian) way. This music genre is still somehow, unknown in some cities or areas of Pakistan. But Musicians Like Talal Qureshi, Krewella, Abdullah Siddiqui and Deejay Error (Real name: Saqlain Malyk) are introducing this genre and inspiring musicians, everyday.[2][3]

History[edit]

EDM is a music of newly born Generation. These days, EDM is the most popular genre in the world. But when it comes to Pakistan, this genre is still in development. There are several Musicians, who are trying to introduce this genre in Pakistan. Such as Abdullah Siddiqui, Deejay Error, Talal Qureshi, and etc.

In 2012, an 11 years old boy (Abdullah Siddiqui), started making EDM tunes in his room. People loved his music, and everyone was wondering, how can a 11 years boy can make bangers. In 2017, a 17 years old boy (Deejay Error), started making EDM beats on his personal laptop, using FL Studio windows app. In the starting, his music was a failure, but then people started to subscribe him on youtube and then He started making EDM songs. These two kids are known as the Pillars of Pakistani EDM.

Genre Development[edit]

Pakistani EDM[4] is still an Emerging genre of music in Pakistan. Pakistani EDM is a music genre, heavily inspired/influenced from top EDM Producers such as Martin Garrix, David Guetta, DJ Snake, DJ Khaled etc. But Pakistani EDM is a bit different from others as it mixes Pakistani Traditional Music, Beats, Culture and vocal in a bit Desi(Asian) way. This music genre is still somehow, unknown in some cities or areas of Pakistan. But Musicians Like Talal Qureshi, Krewella, Abdullah Siddiqui[5] and Deejay Error are introducing this genre and inspiring musicians, everyday. There are several Musicians, who are trying to introduce this genre in Pakistan. Such as Abdullah Siddiqui, Deejay Error (Real Name: Saqlain Malyk), Talal Qureshi, and etc.

In 2012, an 11 years old boy (Abdullah Siddiqui), started making EDM tunes in his room. People loved his music, and everyone was wondering, how can a 11 years boy can make bangers. In 2017, a 17 years old boy (Deejay Error), started making EDM beats on his personal laptop, using FL Studio windows app. In the starting, his music was a failure, but then people started to subscribe him on youtube and then He started making EDM songs. These two kids are known as the Pillars of Pakistani EDM, Because these two kids have done a lot, to introduce EDM in Pakistan. And the best and the most noticable thing is that, they both are two young to make a visionary difference in music industry.

Then comes the younger ones, such as Krewella, Talal Qureshi etc. Krewella is a girls duo, started making EDM Songs in early 20s. They are Pakistani-American internet persons. Their songs went viral in America, because they were living in America. They went to USA to focus on their Music Career. Because at that time, EDM music genre was completely unknown in Pakistan. So there was no scope for an EDM producer. After establishing their music career, they came to Pakistan to inspire dreamers.[6][7]

Artists[8][edit]

  • Krewella
  • Abdullah Siddiqui[9][10]
  • Talal Qureshi
  • Natasha Baig
  • Deejay Error[11][12]
  • Lost Boy
  • Abeer Sheikh
  • Saqib Malik
  • SAAD[8]

See Also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "How Pakistani Electronic Music scene is becoming somewhat… super". Red Bull. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  2. "French DJ-duo FDVM talks bringing electronic dance music (EDM) to Pakistan". The Express Tribune. 2019-02-17. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  3. "Pakistan's EDM scene: SomeWhatSuper'b". Red Bull. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  4. "Spotify: Atif Aslam is the most streamed local artist in Pakistan". Something Haute. 2021-04-04. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  5. "This 18-year-old is bringing Electronic Dance Music to Pakistan". The Express Tribune. 2019-03-18. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  6. "PSL 2021: EDM-heavy official song 'Groove Mera' released". www.geosuper.tv. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  7. Syed, Madeeha (2019-09-08). "Musical duo SomeWhatSuper brings a desi twist to Pakistan's EDM scene". Images. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Ali, Maha (2019-10-21). "Here's a list of the coolest Pakistani electronic music artists". cutacut. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  9. "Abdullah Siddiqui's latest album covers his life". The Express Tribune. 2021-01-27. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  10. "Abdullah Siddiqui creating shockwaves with EDM in Pakistan | Entertainment - Geo.tv". www.geo.tv. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  11. "Deejay Error from Pakistan". Popnable.com. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  12. "Top 40 Music Charts from Pakistan (21/05/2021 - 27/05/2021)". Popnable.com. Retrieved 2021-08-25.


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