Week of 06/11/17

Premiere DateJun 11, 2017
Categories Electronic Music World
00:00 Mic Break
01:29 Kaniyan (with Jatinder Shah) Kaur B
05:14 Naag The Third Jazzy B
10:35 Red Baraat Ishmeet Narula
13:50 Punjabi Mutiyaran Jasmine Sandlas
17:15 Nakhre Jassi Gill
20:42 Roon Wargi Kulwinder Billa
24:48 Angrezi Wali Madam Kulwinder Billa, Dr. Zeus & Shipra
29:07 Oye Oye Tasha Tah
32:51 Na Ja Pav Dharia
36:14 Move Your Lakk Diljit Dosanjh, Badshah & Sonakshi Sinha
39:23 Oye Hoye Oye Hoye (Pieces of Me) Jaz Dhami
42:16 Mic Break
45:17 America Mulatu Astatke vs. K'naan ft. Mos Def (Uproot Andy RMX)
50:11 Ya Bnayya Omar Souleyman
56:57 Making Money Feat. Warrior Queen Kush Arora
60:36 Outro
60:56 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

Kaniyan (with Jatinder Shah)-Kaur B

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…