DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, 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. The most ubiquitous and popular vocalist in Bhangra music today, Miss Pooja, takes over the Bhangra set this week. The beyond section kicks off mellower vibes with Cheb I Sabbah(currently looking for $upport for his battle with cancer), Anjali and Thievery Corporation.
7/7 Basement Bhangra at SOBs, New York, NY
7/9 Black Cat, Washington, DC
7/21Basement Bhangra at SOBs, New York, NY
8/4 Basement Bhangra at SOBs, New York, NY
The psych-rockers just wanna jam and share their music with the world—is that so wrong? | read
A short film featuring NYC artist and musician Joanna Sternberg. | watch