DJ Rekha sifts through the avalanche of year-end new releases with a tracks played for the first time on this week’s podcast. Plus, new Nucleya and zzkrecords’ Nicola Cruz whose Ecuadorian sounds feel a little subcontinental.
Gippy Grewal new track fuels it up for the Punjabi comedy movie Mar Gaye Oye Loko while Byg Byrd and Sidhu Moosewala contribute Dollar for Dakuaan Da Munda, plus slew of new tracks from Horsepowar, Anik Khan, Dounia and secular wishes for non-secular holiday.
A new tropical bass sounding collaboration with Jassie Gill, Badshah & B. Praak. Another 90s bhangra track grafted into Bollywood dance number as we see the return of Yo Yo Honey Singh with Punjabi royalty Navraj Hans and Neha Kakkar. Plus Brooklyn Shaanti, Indian Trap.
Joe Virgillito looks at prediction markets and their relationship to elections. Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay on new movie Birds of Prey.’ Plus a preview of Pom Pom Squad’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Pom Pom Squad is the brainchild of musical force Mia Berrin. While the band’s name and imagery might evoke something fun and light, the reality is far darker and much, much heavier. Musically and… | watch
Kazu Makino, best known as the lead singer of indie rock legends Blonde Redhead, recently released her debut solo record. In this intimate session, Kazu joins us along with Darian Thomas for a selection of stripped-down performances from the dreamy album. | watch