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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’s shares her deep knowledge and personal connections of many of the artist feature 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 genre and venues across the globe. Featuring South Asian leaning bass this set sometimes finds itself showcasing everything from A Tribe Called Red(mistaken Indian identity intended) to Diasporic Rapper 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 Rekha is DJ, curator, educator, and activist.  Named ambassador of Bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing Bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in Bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties which takes place the first Thursday of every month at Le Poisson Rouge.
DJ Rekha is DJ, curator, educator, and activist.  Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties which takes place the first Thursday of the month at Le Poisson Rouge.
DJ Rekha is DJ, curator, educator, and activist.  Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties which takes place the first Thursday of every month at Le Poisson Rouge.
DJ Rekha is DJ, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. 00:00 Intro 01:08 Dekho Dekho-Badd Company, Mangal Singh & Ragga Sanjay 06:04 Daru (RBP Champion Sound Mix)-Surjit Khan-- 10:33 Fakir (UB40 Mix)-Sunil Sehga Featuring Pappi Gil 13:59 Gur Nal Ishq-DJ H-- 17:57 Angreji Beat-Honey Singh and Gippy Grewal 21:49 Nachale Sanu Naal-DJ Dips, Nav Sidhu & Nirmal Sidhu 26:10 Gerra de De-DJ Dips, Kaka Bhaniawala, Lehmber Hussainpuri & Miss Pooja 29:50 Menu Tere Jeya (feat. Rishi Rich)-Miss Pooja-- 33:57 Boliyaan Paavan-Bikram Singh- 37:32 Mic Break--- 39:52 Dil Mein-Nasa Munir-- 43:56 Tere Bin Nahin Lagda (Partners In Rhyme Mix)-Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan- 47:44 Ra Ra (Run Dis City) [feat. Blitz]-Roach Killa-- 51:37 Mainu Tere Jeya Sohna-Solace - Talha- 54:19 Ay-Ha!(WAFA Remix)-Tigerstyle Featuring Sarbjeet Kaur & Billa Bakshi 58:20 Outro--- 59:26 End--- DJ Rekha 12/24/12-3rd Annual Bollywood Disco Xmas at Le Poisson Rouge 12/27/12- Last Basement Bhangra of 2012 and at SOBs w/ Bikram Singh 1/3/12- Basement Bhangra moves to Le Poisson Rouge- Panjabi MC, Mandeep Sethi-early 1/5/12-DJ Rekha and Panjabi MC at Black Cat DC Surjit Khan Bikram Singh
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week bhangra set includes single releases by DJ H, DJ Dips, PBN and some older school Bhangra joinnts from B21, Satrang, XLNC. The beyond portions uncovers a Police cover by Karsh Kale, and passable remix of MC Yogi song about Mahatma Gandhi and a new beautiful new track by Niraj Chag.

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