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 the New York Times. Rekha and her frequent collaborator, Dave Sharma, performed their compositions at Chicago Symphony Hall for the Sinfonetta in 2015. Rekha was the sound designer for the TONY award-winning Broadway Show, Bridge and Tunnel, received a Drama Desk Award nomination for her work on the play Rafta Rafta, and is associate producer for the NPR Radio Documentary, A Feet in Two Worlds. Her debut album, DJ Rekha presents Basement Bhangra, was released in 2007 and, in 2009, she was inducted into the NYC People's Hall of Fame. Her record label, Beat Bazaar Music, issued its debut single release, Pyar Baile, worldwide in November 2011. She has curated events for Celebrate Brooklyn, Central Park Summerstage, was a Grand Marshall of the 9th Annual NYC Dance Parade in 2015, and has performed internationally. DJ Rekha performs live the first Thursday of every month at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City and hosts a weekly podcast, Bhangra & Beyond, on BTR.



Hidden Gems

Lodged twice in the Bhangra set, and once in the beyond set, DJ Rekha sneaks in some throwbacks. Can you find them? Plus, new tunes from Garry Sandhu, Divine, Raja Kumari and Madras Cartel. Pyar Wichon Khatia (feat. Prabh Ubhi) - Bups Saggu Kohinoor - Divine, Sriram 00:00 - Intro 01:52 - Dance Floor (feat. Urban Kinng) - G. Sidhu 03:57 - Pyar Wichon Khatia (feat. Prabh Ubhi) - Bups Saggu 07:02 - Tu Nachdi - The Dark MC & Ranjit Rana 10:13 - Balle Balle Hogaye Mitro - DJ Sanj 14:27 - Rang Di Pakki - Goldy Desi Crew 17:35 - Tingo - Mickey Singh, Arjun 21:00 - Sajna De Naal - Bups Saggi (feat. Pappi Gill) 23:44 - Gabru N - Diljit Dosanjh 26:21 - Like You (feat. Loco Ink) - Garry Sandhu 29:20 - Kangna - Dr.Zeus 32:45 - Chunni Black - Jasmine Sandlas 37:03 - Mic Break 39:44 - Kasheer - Ahmer 42:59 - Kohinoor - Divine, Sriram 46:11 - Let the Hustlers Play - Hustler HC 51:57 - Kaun Hai Tu - Shah RuLe & Raja Kumari 55:10 - Goonda Gold - Madras Cartel 57:38 - Outro 58:15 - Finish


 15 October 2019  n/a