Week of 05/21/17

Premiere DateMay 21, 2017
Categories Electronic Music World
00:00 Mic Break
00:59 Makhna Gurdas Maan
05:47 Makhana Panjabi MC
09:27 O Chan Mere Makhana Balvinder Safri
15:24 Kadar Mankirt Aulakh & Desi Routz
18:31 Roon Wargi Kulwinder Billa
22:37 Punjabi Mutiyaran Jasmine Sandlas
26:03 Red Baraat Ishmeet Narula
29:19 London Money Aujha featuring Nesdi Jones
33:47 Baby Marvake Maanegi Raftaar
36:52 Oye Oye Tasha Tah
40:37 Mercy Badshah
43:18 Chakkme (feat. PAM) Fateh
46:32 Mic Break
50:43 Her Madame Gandhi
54:18 Urban Gamaka Navatam Music Collective
60:13 Outro
60:30 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

Makhna-Gurdas Maan 


Punjabi Mutiyaran-Jasmine Sandlas



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…