Week of 01/15/17

Premiere DateJan 15, 2017
Categories Electronic Music World
00:00 Mic Break
01:05 Jind Mahi Panjabi MC
05:59 Dhol Jageroo Panjabi MC
10:15 Makhana Panjabi MC
13:57 Kuriyaan Panjab Panjabi MC
18:35 Jatti Panjabi MC
23:26 Bari Barsi Panjabi MC
27:10 Nach Di Di Panjabi MC
31:15 Picha ni Chad Di Panjabi MC
35:01 Moorni Panjabi MC
39:23 Mic Break
42:07 GT Road Panjabi MC
47:47 Bheer Panjabi MC
52:30 Dil More De Panjabi MC
58:27 Outro
59:38 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

Panjabi MC

Panjabi MC

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…