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 the Bhangra set focuses on Bikram Singh who is celebrating the release of his new album, Bik.I.Am. In the beyond set, Rekha drops some Bollywood disco classics, and a track from Rajstar’s critically acclaimed, album, Rahman Noodles, plus a special xmas treat.
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
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
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