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German-born, NYC-based musician Leni Stern talks about her African music influences on today’s interview guest on The Jazz Hole with Linus
Hop on the Worldwide Hour and harness your Summer grove with music from Baaba Maal, El Rego, Konono No.1, and XIXA.
Hop on the Worldwide Hour and hear music from Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble, Baaba Maal, Manu Chao, and Chico Mann.
Bhangra and Beyond is a weekly music show hosted by DJ Rekha, a cultural instigator, recognized worldwide for being one of the first DJs to merge classic Bhangra sounds into the language of contemporary electronic dance music. The first 40 minutes or so of the show comprise of Bhangra tracks fast and slow, classic and new.  The of style of Bhangra, which is a form of Punjabi(a region divided by Indian and Pakistan) folk music and dance, is contemporary and produced for a global dance floor. Rekha’ shares her deep knowledge and personal connections with many of the artists featured in this segment.  After the break the remaining 20 minutes provide the listener with a deep dive in the analogue and digital creates of DJ who has spun numerous genres and venues across the globe.  Featuring South Asian leaning bass this set finds itself showcasing everything from A Tribe Called Red(mistaken Indian identity intended) to diasporic rappers over folk music, to dubstep renditions of sub-continental tropical bass. DJ Rekha is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties which takes place the monthly at Le Poisson Rouge. Follow her work on www.djrekha.com
DJ Wynn is sharing world music from A through Z. This mix is A through D and features Amadou & Mariam, Balkan Beat Box, Cesaria Evora, and Dele Sosimi.
It’s Wednesday with DJRePete and he’s spinning a mix that’s sure to please. Hit up some upbeat alt with Mike Pace and the Child Actors and Bombadil, low-fi with The Prefab Messiahs and Drug Cabin, and soft electronica with In-Flight Safety and Waxahatchee. Plus, festival info along with artists Toro Y Moi and Hot Chip. And an R&B set featuring Saun & Starr who will be gracing the stage at Lincoln Center later this summer! Tune in for the details and your midweek music fix with DJRePete on BTR!

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