Week of 01/22/17

Premiere DateJan 22, 2017
Categories Electronic Music World
00:00 Mic Break
01:35 Mutiyaar Jatt Di Jenny Johal
04:38 Patake Sunanda
08:07 Yaari Jatti Di Jenny Johal
11:16 Narma Jenny Johal
14:40 Bill Akh Sunanda
19:40 Paranda Kaur B, JSL Singh
23:07 Nath Dig Pey PBN, Bambi & Raj Bains
31:10 Aaja Boliyan Gunjan
35:06 2 Seater Nindy Kaur
38:44 Painkiller Miss Pooja
42:06 Mic Break
43:20 Sherni Hard Kaur
46:48 Dum Maro Dum Falu
51:13 Browngirl Aradana
55:21 Scape No.3 Anjali
58:16 Outro
60:07 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

Jenny Johal

Jenny Johal

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…