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Mankirt Aulakh teams up with Gurlez Akhtar, plus a lot of throwbacks sprinkled in the first segment. In the beyond set, we hear new tunes from Arooj Aftab, electronic musician Renu, and India’s Dee MC.
Specialist and Tru-Skool have influenced many a bhangra producer, as evident in the DJ Frenzy’s track with Raf-Saperra. The beyond section features tracks for the compilation, Inquilab, which features music written, performed, composed and produced by South Asian women, trans, nonbinary and/or gender fluid sonic artists. From the Subcontinent to the diaspora across the globe, these artists span across genres and fields in the music industry: film scoring, spoken word, lo-fi, electronica, pop, vocals, carnatic fusion, jazz, hip-hop, R&B, sound design, EDM, etc.
Kulwinder Billa returns with a sequel to his hit Palazzo, cleverly named Palazzo 2. Jaz Dhami drops a new collab with urban desi crooner Sama Blake. The beyond segment revisits a song from Riz Ahmed’s breakup album, in celebration of his Oscar nomination.
As the farmers struggle continues in India, a slew of tracks have been released. Not all are worth listening to, but DJ Rekha selects some favorites. Plus, Desi Frenzy, famous for bhangra mash-ups, releases a beautiful track with Jaz Dhami.
The vocal versatility Jaz Dhami is on display in this week’s bhangra set while DJ Rekha showcases their favorite tracks from icon British rebel rousing, Asian Dub Foundation’s, first album, Facts and Fictions.
New instant classic from Gippy Grewal and Sudesh Kumari plus Jasmine Sandlas reunites with Amrit Mann for something sweet, Tigerstyle returns and some Holi songs old and very new for the beyond segment.