Week of 07/24/2016

Premiere DateJul 24, 2016
Categories Electronic Music World
00:00 DJ Rekha
01:22 Panjaban Panjabi MC
05:36 Nachna Nai Onda Company & Ashok Gill
09:52 Touchwood Moneyspinner
13:54 Hot Kuri J12
18:46 Panj Bindiyan Omnious DJs
22:55 Johal Boliyan Kulvinder Johal
27:17 Mele Wich Jatt Dr. Zeus
36:03 Das Ja Edit DJ Sanj
36:06 Saneval Chaunk Specialist and Truskool
41:06 Whiskey Di Botal Vargi(Remix) Bally Sagoo
46:30 DJ Rekha
49:19 Meh Sherabi Swet Shop Boys
52:32 Bhung Ho Kominas
57:46 The Knowing Anik Khan
60:21 DJ Rekha
60:37 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. This week Rekha’s Bhangra selections are what she deems comfort feel good Bhangra follow by a slightly left field Bhangra inspired electronic mix. Follow her work on www.djrekha.com

DJ Rekha

Diljit Dosanjh

Dr. Zeus

Host DJ Rekha
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…