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.

https://www.btrtoday.com/rekha

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Amrit Maan and Deep Matta drop new tracks before year end plus choice cuts from the contest genre of the “Asian Underground” in the Beyond segment. 00:00 - Intro 01:41 - Combination - Amrit Maan 05:38 - Panjeba - Jasmine Sandlas, Manni Sandu 08:20 - Lengha - Jass Manak 11:44 - Wah Wai Wahh - Neha Kakkar & Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz 14:36 - Like You (feat...


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Keeping It Tru


DJ Rekha’s highlights some of favorite tracks from the prolific producer Tru-Skool. Plus female ciphers in the beyond segment. Jatt Da Flag - Jazzy B, Kaur-B, Tru-Skool GT Road Teh - Kuldip Manak, Tru-Skool, Kaos Productions 00:00 - Intro 01:57 - Kharku - Diljit Dosanjh, Tru-Skool 05:31 - Jatt Da Flag - Jazzy B, Kaur-B, Tru-Skool 10:19 - GT Road Teh - Kuldip Manak, Tru-Skool, Kaos Productions 14:10 - Johal Boliyan - Kulvinder Johal, Tru-Skool 18:20 - Nashia Tho Dhoor (feat...


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Rub A Dub Dub


Brand name bhangra and dub vibes in this week’s selections, plus a teaser for an upcoming special producer episode and this 9 anniversary of the show. Bulgari - Kulwinder Billa, Dr. Zeus Yemen Cutta Connection Dub - Black Star Liner 00:00 - Intro 01:32 - Bulgari - Kulwinder Billa, Dr...


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How Beautiful


The twitter banter of Jasmine Sandlas and Manni Sandhu results in a new track auto-tuned dancefloor smash, veteran feature artist Roach Killa drops a new full length album, and DJ Rekha revisits a credible iteration of a Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan/Bally Sagoo classic in the beyond segment...


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Sharing Sharry Mann


In honor of Sharry Mann’s NYC concert DJ Rekha selects her favorite tracks in the Bhangra segment. Leading the beyond set with a desi hip-hop selection tracks from Dee MCs debut album plus, Seti X...


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 12 November 2019  n/a
 
 

Vote Vote Vote


New tracks from Garry Sandhu, Jordan Sandhu, and a surprisingly credible Sharry Mann remix, plus tracks from Rashmeet Kaur’s debut and Madame Gandhi’s latest albums in the beyond segment. Bottle - Garry Sandhu 3 Peg Remix - Sharry Mann, Tatva K   00:00 - Intro 01:52 - Sip Sip - Jasmine Sandlas, Intense Music 05:28 - Bottle - Garry Sandhu 08:40 - 4 Yaar - Parmish Varma 11:38 - Teeje Week - Jordan Sandhu 14:44 - Jattiye Ni - Jordan Sandhu 17:43 - Dil Dhadke (feat...


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 05 November 2019  n/a
 
 

Fire Fire Fire


The classic duo Dr. Zeus and Zora Randhawa have another smash on their hands, while the other Randhawa gets back to his roots. Plus, a new one from violin maestro Raaginder in the beyond set. Thoko Taali - Zora Randhawa & Dr Zeus Echoes - Raaginder 00:00 - Intro 01:41 - Ik Gera - Guru Randhawa 04:41 - Pehli Tape - G. Sidhu 07:33 - Wang Da Naap - Ammy Virk 10:01 - High End - Diljit Dosanjh 12:55 - Jatt Fire Karda - Diljit Dosanjh 15:22 - 3 Fire - Sharry Mann 19:02 - Dil Dhadke (feat...


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 29 October 2019  n/a
 
 

Kohinoor


Sidhu Moose Wala and Steel Banglez finally release there long awaited collaboration, and no stranger to collaboration, Amar Sandhu teams up with Ezu plus Gully Boy Divine links with Sid Sriam on a track from his debut full length album, Kohinoor...


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 22 October 2019  n/a
 
 

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...


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 15 October 2019  n/a
 
 

Mixed Bhang


New G. Sidhu and Neha Kakkar, and Midival Pundits plus an array of tempos and styles this eclectic mix of old and new selections. Dance Floor (feat. Urban Kinng) - G. Sidhu Nukhta (feat. Kutle Khan) - Midival Punditz 00:00 - Intro 01:21 - Dance Floor (feat. Urban Kinng) - G...


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