Week of 07/31/16

Premiere DateJul 31, 2016
Categories Electronic Music World
00:00 DJ Rekha
01:18 Mittran Neh Peeni (Original Badboy Flava) Ashok Prince & Tru-Skool
06:04 GT Road Teh (feat. Kuldip Manak) Manni Sandhu, Tru-Skool, Kaos Productions
09:43 Kharku Diljit Dosanjh & Tru-Skool
13:17 Bhangre'ch (feat. Dippa Dosanjh) Specialist & Tru-Skool
19:48 Giddeh Vich Tru-Skool
23:53 Dhaaru Pee Ke Kaka Bhainiavaala-Specialist & Tru-Skool
27:53 Pat Liyah, JK, Tru Skool
31:28 Nashia Tho Dhoor (feat. Ranjit Mani) Specialist & Tru-Skool
35:28 Nach Ke (feat. Jaswant Heera) Specialist & Tru-Skool
39:34 Saneval Chaunk Specialist and Truskool
44:29 DJ Rekha
47:37 Flag Shopping Heems
51:33 Good Night India Humeshya
55:06 ne ja balam pardes Aroof Aftab
60:11 DJ Rekha
60:45 Finish

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 the first Thursday of every month. This week Rekha’s Bhangra selections highlight the work of Bhangra producer Tru.  Follow her work on www.djrekha.com


DJ Rekha


Diljit Dosanjh


Dr. Zeus

Host DJ Rekha
DJ Rekha is a producer, curator, and educator based in New York City. She is founder of Basement Bhangra™ and Bollywood Disco nights and co-founder of Mutiny Club night. She was named "Ambassador of Bhangra" by…