Week of 07/02/17

Premiere DateJul 2, 2017
Categories Electronic Music World
00:00 Mic Break
01:26 Moorni Panjabi MC
05:50 Nach Di Di Panjabi MC
09:54 Paranda Kaur B
13:55 Miss Kaur Bups Sagu, Kaur B
19:00 Sweeto Diljit Dosanjh
21:10 Paitala Peg Diljit Dosanjh
24:15 3 Peg Sharry Mann
27:33 Hostel Sharry Mann
32:54 Ishers Jinde Meriye, Ishmeet Narula
38:19 Ghaint Jeha Munda, Ishmeet Narula
41:54 Mic Break
45:11 Flag Shopping Heems
49:06 Jericho Asian Dub Foundation
56:03 Red Riddim (featuring Eagle Eye) A Tribe Called Red
60:06 Outro
61:32 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.

Ishers – Jinde Meriye, Ishmeet Narula 

Flag Shopping – Heems 

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…