Chaotic Karachi: Expressions for Sanity

Episode 19 of the TIMEZONES podcast series, co-initiated and co-produced by Norient and the Goethe-Institut. According to the rapper and comedian Ali Gul Pir, Karachi is the most misunderstood place in the world. For TIMEZONES, he produced an episode that will give you a «real» feel of what it’s like to be an artist in this city of a million plus dreams, hopes, and problems.

Imprint and Credits


A podcast by Ali Gul Pir

Co-initiated and co-produced by Norient and the Goethe-Institut

Featuring: Babar Mangi, Sarah Waqar, Shehzad Ghias, Gul Muhammad Recorded at BigFoot Studios

Includes a bonus talk, moderated and produced by Rafay Mahmood, featuring Bilal Ali

Sampled tracks/sounds
00:58 – Bigfoot Music feat. Gul Mohammad: «Haiderum»
03:56 – Ali Gul Pir X Babar Mangi: «Ghareeban Ja Khwab»
04:54 – Sehra music recorded by Babar Mangi (unreleased)
07:42 – Bigfoot Music feat. Kami Paul, Gul Mohammad & Khurram Iqbal: «Maslat»
09:54 – Sarah Waqar: «Nothing Else Matters (Acoustic Instrumental)»
15:13 – Babar Mangi: «Ghareeb Ka Bar»
16:13 – Sound from a political address

Artistic Editor: Suvani Suri
Project Management: Hannes Liechti
Video Trailer: Karrl
Jingle Voiceover: Nana Akosua Hanson
Jingle Mix: Daniel Jakob
Mastering: Adi Flück, Centraldubs
Artwork: Šejma Fere
Copy Editing: Kathrin Hadeler

The TIMEZONES podcast series is co-initiated and co-produced by Norient and the Goethe-Institut. This episode is supported by Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts Council.

Sendedatum: 31/01/2024 18:30 - 18/01/2024 19:00


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