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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 at Le Poisson Rouge. This episode showcases the best Bhangra and South Asian influenced bass tracks of 2014.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 every month at Le Poisson Rouge.
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.
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.
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 interview India based producer, Nucleya. Follow her work at 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 in 1997, Rekha has produced some of the longest running and most successful parties in New York including Bollywood Disco, Mutiny, and Beat Bazaar.
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 in 1997, Rekha has produced some of the longest running and most successful parties in New York including Bollywood Disco, Mutiny, and Beat Bazaar.
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 in 1997, Rekha has produced some of the longest running and most successful parties in New York including Bollywood Disco, Mutiny, and Beat Bazaar.
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 o f 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 in 1997, Rekha has produced some of the longest running and most successful parties in New York including Bollywood Disco, Mutiny, and Beat Bazaar.
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 in 1997, Rekha has produced some of the longest running and most successful parties in New York including Bollywood Disco, Mutiny, and Beat Bazaar.
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.
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.
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.
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. 00:00 -Intro- 01:05 That Duet (Kaala Tikka for the Nazaar Mix)-Dipps Bhamrah Surinder Shinda & Gurlej Akhta 04:55-Puana Bhangra- Baljit Malwa, Tru-Skool & Kaos Productions 08:35 Hanji-Jags Klimax featuring Shin from DCS 12:44 Phatte Chuk Di- PBN & Raj Bains 17:00 Sweetu-Diljit Dosanjh 19:09 Nachdi De- Aman Hayer & Angrej Ali 23:35 Jeeja Saali- Gin & Rees ft Jagdev and Miss Pooja 28:05 Jatt Kaym- Jazzy B 31:34 Singhan Diyan Gadiyan- Jazzy B & Popsy 37:57 Mainu Sohneya Feem De Wargi Nu- Gippy Grewal & Sunidhi Chauhan 41:48 Mic Break 44:31 Mothership(Chief Boima Deep Space Space Remix)-Old Money 48:26 Boa Noite-Karol Conka 51:04 Seda-Zuzuka Poderosa and Kush Arora (Jubilee Burt Fox Remix) 55:56 Duvido-Quantic featuring Pongo_Love 59:26 Outro 60:11 Finish DJ Rekha 4/18 Black Cat DC 4/19 Tribeca Film Fest Tomorrow We Disappear After-party- Gallery Bar, NYC 5/01-Basement Bhangra with DJ Anjali and the Incredible Kid 5/25-Bollywood Disco at Drom NYC 6/20-Ottawa Blues Festival 6/21-Wanderlust, Stratton MT, Vermont Jazzy B Diljit Dosanjh
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.
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- 01:05 Singhan Diyan Gadiyan-Jazzy B & Popsy 07:19 Shaukeen Jatt- Diamon Cut featuring Nirmal Sidhu & Miss Pooja 13:07 Soorma-Diljit Dosanjh 16:29 Tallian (RBP Desi Mix) Parvinder Sandhar & Ravi Bal 20:16 Heartbreaker- Notorious Jatt(feat. Pargat Khan & Jagdev Khan) 24:18 Jatt Kyam-Jazzy B 28:00 Jigraa-Garry Sandhu & Manpreet Sandhu 31:24 Phatte Chuk Di-PBN and Raj Bains 35:40 Look & Lak(Desi Crew Mix)- Roshan Prince 39:46 Mic Break 41:35 Mast Kalander-Mika Singh and Yo Yo Honey Singh 46:02 Bell Gadi- Nucleaya featuring Chinna Ponnu & Relok 49:27 Lek U Culture (Bubu Crunk Dub)- 53:43 Lamento de un Guajiro (Uproot Andy RMX)-Fania All Stars 58:26 Cancion de Amor Colla-Kali Mutsa 59:28 Outro 60:11 Finish DJ Rekha 3/24 Chicago Sinfionetta w/ Dave Sharma 3/26- Dance Party w/ DJ Rekha Miami Dade College 4/3 Basement Bhangra 17th Birthday Bash w/Dhol Foundation and Mandeep Sethi at LPR Jazzy B Diljit Dosanjh
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 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 monthly 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 monthly 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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 

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