Week of 05/14/17

Premiere DateMay 14, 2017
Categories Electronic Music World
00:00 Mic Break
02:10 Red Baraat Ishmeet Narula
05:29 Punjabi Mutiyaran Jasmine Sandlas
08:48 Chandigarh Rehn Waaliye Jenny Johal
12:28 Kadar Mankirt Aulakh & Desi Routz
15:37 Roon Wargi Kulwinder Billa
19:40 Angrezi Wali Madam Kulwinder Billa, Dr. Zeus & Shipra
23:58 Mainu Sohneya Feem De Wargi Nu Gippy Grewal & Sunidhi Chauhan
27:52 Dubai Wale Shaikh Gippy Grewal & Nimrat Khaira
32:44 Baby Marvake Maanegi Raftaar
35:49 Wakhra Swag Badshah
38:59 Mercy Badshah
41:40 Mic Break
44:04 Stinging Sitars X 9 Anjali
48:44 Sitar Ritual Badmarsh and Shri
55:00 Sitar Funk Earthtribe
59:33 Outro
60:02 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

Red Baraat-Ishmeet Narula

Roon Wargi-Kulwinder Billa 

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…