Week of 09/04/16

Premiere DateSep 4, 2016
Categories Electronic Music World
00:00 Mic Break
01:07 Yaari Chandigarh Waliye Ranjit Bawa
04:10 Chandigarh Returns (3 Lakh) Ranjit Bawa
07:48 Chandigarh B21
12:47 Tankha Ranjit Bawa, Desi Routz
15:43 Nach Ke (feat. Jaswant Heera) Specialist & Tru-Skool
19:49 Danger Ginni Mahi
24:55 Narma Jenny Johal, Desi Crew
28:21 Gabbroo Jassie Gill
31:43 Lethal Combinatio Roach Killa, Bilal Saeed
35:27 Bombae Fuse ODG, Zack Night, Badshah
39:28 Mic Break
46:51 Tere Khyal Nitin Sawhney
52:08 Yemen Cutta Connection Dub Black Star Liner
56:14 Blue Pepper (Far East of the Blues) The Sachal Ensemble Feat. Wynton Marsalis
59:56 Leysh Nat'Arak (TJ Rehmi remix)
59:38 Mic Break
60:23 Finish

This week Rekha’s Bhangra selections are fast tempo Bhangra classics plus a new track from Malkit. The beyond set pays tribute to Ranbir S., a seminal for in the South Asian remix scene and former resident DJ at Basement Bhangra. 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.


DJ Rekha


Diljit Dosanjh


Dr. Zeus

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…