Lunch at Qaraqul is a great pleasure. It is a restaurant where I always like to go back to. The ashak – a kind of ravioli stuffed with spinach – are mouth-watering, chicken is perfectly marinated and even the Kabuli pulao – the traditional Afghan dish made of rice and lamb – is less oily […]
If I were a song writer I would celebrate Kabul with a Blues. And I would call my song Burqa Blues. It would be about melancholy and resilience. It would be about strength, pain, loneliness. And about love, of course. It would be about the violent light that makes this city unforgettable. It would be […]
Have a great Rock&Roll day y’all! Enjoy Chill Morghak a beautiful song in Dari by Kabul Dreams
With Siddique, the bass guitarist of Kabul Dreams, enjoying a moment of relax during the recording of their first album. It was in the middle of a wonderful conversation on Sufi rock, Junoon and the genius of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Enjoy the music and, yes, we have revealed a bit of a secret: the story […]
In May 2011 we sat with him for a long time, he accepted to be interviewed. His answers were concise, his hands never stopped working.
Witnessing the genesis of a new music album is exciting, but when it gets to witnessing the genesis of the FIRST album it is simply thrilling! We have been spending quite some time with Kabul Dreams these past weeks: hanging out with them is great fun and watching them working really inspiring. They are focussed, motivated; have great […]
Today it has been a very good day. We met with Sulyman Qardash and Siddique Ahmed of Kabul Dreams. We went to see them a few days ago to ask them whether they wanted to be part of The Little Book of Kabul. The meeting was really interesting, they asked us a lot of very precise […]