Pakistan’s leading independent publisher, #MarkingsPublishing, unveil the very first appearance of their ninth title and first music publication-record “#IsmailKaUrduSheher” by Zohaib Kazi, using the official poster dilemma. #IsmailKaUrduSheheris Pakistan’s first project the mediums of novella, a music album plus a music video together and is slated to get a December 2015 release. Really with #IsmailKaUrduSheher, #MarkingsPublishing and Kazi offer twelve music tracks on the record alongside the reimagining of those tunes into words by Kazi in the form of over a 100 page novella. The project attracts on a visual image from the first chapter within an animated music video type that is iconic and branches out further.
#IsmailKaUrduSheherdraws on science fiction’s story to narrate the journey of a futuristic Earth’s Large Hadron Collider experiment whose repercussions have experienced a ripple effect on the fabric of the universe, challenging the very existence.
Ismail Alset, who’s the world’s foremost scientist, stands clueless and follows’ breadcrumbs’ in hope to find solutions a journey which will cause bigger revelations concerning his personal life and the universe.
Speaking about the initial Pakistani music novel-record, CEO Markings Publishing, Kiran Aman said;
“Markings started having a vision to nurturing a platform that supports a diversity of expression. We pride ourselves on taking care of projects that are bold and first. “Ismail Ka Urdu Sheher” is a one of its type concept of a music publication-album. It’s courageous, original and unique; making it an ideal project for us to be a part of – a first of many for Mark!”
Producer Zohaib Kazi has said, “I meant to come up with something that supplies the audience with a deeper awareness of experience of music and story-telling. I wouldn’t call it experimental because it is been carefully crafted to ensure it is understood by everyone and enjoys it.
Zohaib Kazi is a composer, writer and producer who made his approach to the mainstreammusic in 2009 with back-to-back releases of songs Raat Bazaar and Maan Lo that topped most TV music charts that were followed by Kinara, Black Coffee, Sahara and Sapnon ka Sheher to much acclaim.
Markings was founded by Kiran Aman in 2010 with a vision to nurturing a platform that encourages a diversity of expression. Truly in its sixth year, Markings continues to supply paths for giving voice through pictures, words, performance, along with other alternate types of communicating having established eight critically acclaimed and award winning titles before.
Published by Markings and produced and imagined by Zohaib Kazi, the limited edition music book-album will likely be launched with more details on the album, video and novella in December 2015 across Pakistan to follow shortly.