Week of 02/21/2016

Premiere DateFeb 21, 2016
Categories Electronic Music World
00:00 DJ Rekha
00:48 Yaari Jattan Di Malkit Singh
05:35 Swag Jatt Da Tigerstyle featuring Ranjit Bawa
09:39 Patt Lainge (feat. Neha Kakkar & Dr. Zeus) Gippy Grewal
13:41 Desi Da Drum Amrit Maan
17:08 5 Taara Diljit Dosanjh with Jatinder
20:03 Pind De Gerhe Rupinder Handa, Desi Crew
23:54 Bodyguard Bups Sagu
28:34 22DA Dr.Zeus, Zora, Fateh Dimaag Khraab
32:42 Att Karti Jassi Gill w/ Desi Crew
36:49 Snap Back Mickey Singh, featuring Amar Sandhu
40:46 DJ Rekha
42:33 U Make My Love Go Jay Sean featuring Sean Paul
46:01 Positive Up Poirier
54:19 Mayya AR Rahman
60:17 DJ Rekha
60:46 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. Follow her work on www.djrekha.com

DJ Rekha

Diljit Dosanjh

Dr. Zeus

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…