DJ Rekha 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. This week bhangra set pays tribute to legend Kuldip Manak who passed away this week and DJ Sanj who birthday it was this week. The beyond section diggs up some old track from virtuoso, Nitin Sawhney.
12/10 Imani Uzuri’s Mosaic – Harlem Stage, New York, NY
12/25 Bollywood Disco Xmas at Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NY
12/29 Bikram Singh Record Release Party at Basement Bhangra, 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