Following Ufone Uth Records 2.0, this week the televised youth music platform is set to feature talented artist Affaq Mushtaq on March 10, 2012.
A resident of Rawalpindi, Affaq has previously worked as a session musician at ATV and also as a singer on PTV and currently performs at Monal, an Islamabad based restaurant along with his brother. Affaq Mushtaq will be performing ‘Angunn’ at Ufone Uth Records 2.0, an original composition of his father, the late Master Mushtaq, who was a music composer for PTV. For ‘Angunn’, Affaq Mushtaq is accompanied by iconic guitarist Amir Zaki and drummer extraordinaire Louis J ‘Gumby’ Pinto on drums. In addition to singing, the versatile Affaq also plays the tabla, flute, keyboard, harmonium and guitar.
Speaking about Affaq Mushtaq on the Ufone Uth Records platform, Ufone Chief Marketing Officer, Akbar Khan said, “Through Ufone Uth Records 2.0 Episode 3, we have endeavoured to showcase the diverse talents of Pakistan’s youth – Affaq is distinct from a lot of youth based artists as his music has very strong traditional influences. We look forward to giving him the much deserved boost to break into the music industry with his track ‘Angunn’.”
Speaking about working with Affaq, Ufone Uth Records Producer, Louis J ‘Gumby’ Pinto said, “Affaq is a certainly our pride on the Ufone Uth Records 2.0 platform. Pakistan once again will experience a child prodigy on the show. His capability as a musician and musicianship is undeniable. An excellent singer, songwriter, keyboard player and tabla player. A complete musician and yet very humble. It was a pleasure for us at Ufone Uth Records to be documenting and recording him on the show. We hope the best for him and look forward to hearing more of Affaq in the future.”
On his experience at Ufone Uth Records studio, Affaq said, “I am pleased to be performing at Ufone Uth Records 2.0 alongside the likes of Aamir and the Uth Records team. Though I consider myself a decent singer/musician, I also believe that learning from others is an important step for self-improvement.” – Dailytimes