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Sarika Gill
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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’ 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
New York City-based DJ Rekha is a producer, DJ personality, curator, educator and activist.  Rekha is among the first DJs to merge classic Bhangra and Bollywood sounds into the language of contemporary electronic dance music. Since establishing herself in the New York music scene with her inaugural event, the monthly Basement Bhangra in 1997, Rekha has produced some of the longest running and most successful parties in New York including Bollywood Disco, Mutiny, and Beat Bazaar. She 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
New York City-based DJ Rekha is a producer, DJ personality, curator, educator and activist.  Rekha is among the first DJs to merge classic Bhangra and Bollywood sounds into the language of contemporary electronic dance music. Since establishing herself in the New York music scene with her inaugural event, the monthly Basement Bhangra in 1997, Rekha has produced some of the longest running and most successful parties in New York including Bollywood Disco, Mutiny, and Beat Bazaar. She 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
New York City-based DJ Rekha is a producer, DJ personality, curator, educator and activist.  Profiled by CNN and called the “Ambassador of Bhangra” by the New York Times and named one of the most influential South Asians by Newsweek, Rekha is among the first DJs to merge classic Bhangra and Bollywood sounds into the language of contemporary electronic dance music. Since establishing herself in the New York music scene with her inaugural event, the monthly Basement Bhangra in 1997, Rekha has produced some of the longest running and most successful parties in New York including Bollywood Disco, Mutiny, and Beat Bazaar. This week Rekha plays new tracks from Epic Bhanga, Jags Klimax, Jasmine Sandlas, and Raghav.
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.
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 monthly at Le Poisson Rouge. 00:00 -Intro- 01:08 London- Money Aujla feature Nesdi Jones 05:34 Zulfa-Jaz Dhami 08:48 Ghaint Jeha Munda- Ishmeet Narula 12:12 Bach Ke-Sarika Gill 15:24 Akiyan DI Nasha-GV featuring Roach Killa 19:19 Pendha Gidda-Bally Sagoo 25:36 Aaja Nachiye Boliyan Paiye- Gunjan, Tigerstyle 29:57 Nai Rukiye-Jassi Sidhu and Rishi Rich 34:10 Vekhi Lagdi-Aman Hayer 39:08 Mic Break 42:14 Angel Eyes-Raghav 46:19 Jah Warriors (Joker’s Space Cake Remix)-Congo Natty 50:57 Light it up- Teamir featuring Mandeep Sethi 55:52 OXY-MO-RONS- Hoodini & KinG! 59:14 Outro 60:19 Finish DJ Rekha 2/18-3/5 DJ Rekha in India stay tuned 2/21-DJ Rekha at Grime Riot Disco- Mumbai, India 2/28-DJ Rekha Godrej Culture Lab 3/06-Basement Bhangra at Le Poisson Rouge, special performance NYC Bhangra Clique 3/22, 3/24 Chicago Sinfionetta w/ Dave Sharma Bally Sagoo Roach Killa

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