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. Still in a Malkit Singh state of mind, Rekha pulls out some more track from the earlier part of his career as well as updated version of Jind Mahi included on the Bend it Like Beckham soundtrack and his collaboration with PBN. In the beyond section Rekha drops vibe building bhangraesque selects she played before Malkit’s performance at Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival.
8/7-Escape to NY- Shinnecock Reservation, Southampton, NY
8/18-Basement Bhangra w/ Sikh Knowledge+Humble the Poet at SOBs New York, NY
9/4-Bollywood Disco at Drom, New York, NY
J. McVay presents his ‘Films of the Decade’ list. Plus some favorite 1st Person segments and BTR Live Studios performances. And we hear a couple of artists J interviewed earlier this year. | listen