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New Sounds

World Multiples

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Hear a load of border-crossing collaborations for this New Sounds, including a danceable Bhangra tune by a Budapest-based Balkan brass band, & more.

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PRI's The World

BollyX combines Bollywood dance moves with aerobics to make you more fit

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Have you ever done the "screw in the light bulb" dance move? How about the "picking fruit?" You'll learn them and more moves at the new BollyX fitness class.

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New Sounds

World Multiples

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Hear a load of border-crossing collaborations for this New Sounds, including a danceable Bhangra tune (dance music from the Indian subcontinent) by a Budapest-based Balkan brass band. Then there’s Bangladeshi interpretation of Afro-Latin styles by LokKhi TeRa, a London-based collective who have taken in the streets of Bangladesh, the Afrobeat clubs of Nigeria, the cantinas of Cuba and the beaches of Brazil.  On their tune, "Shokhi Kunjo Shajoa,"Indian flute soars over Cuban Santéria-style chants, steady percussion and keyboard flourishes, before horns take it higher and sweet Bengali vocals take it higher still.

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Soundcheck

The Story Of 'Punk' Magazine, Tabulating 'Thriller,' And Red Baraat

Thursday, January 10, 2013

With a new anthology collecting the best of the publication, we get the Punk story from founding editor John Holmstrom. Plus Brooklyn-based Bhangra party band Red Baraat brings its infectiously fun, high-energy songs to the Soundcheck studio.

New Sounds

World Multiples

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Hear a load of border-crossing collaborations for this New Sounds, including a danceable Bhangra tune (dance music from the Indian subcontinent) by a Budapest-based Balkan brass band. Then there’s Bangladeshi interpretation of Afro-Latin styles by LokKhi TeRa, a London-based collective who have taken in the streets of Bangladesh, the Afrobeat clubs of Nigeria, the cantinas of Cuba and the beaches of Brazil.  On their tune, "Shokhi Kunjo Shajoa,"Indian flute soars over Cuban Santéria-style chants, steady percussion and keyboard flourishes, before horns take it higher and sweet Bengali vocals take it higher still.

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Red Baraat

Monday, November 28, 2011

Bhangra funk jam band Red Baraat brings its signature brassy dance music to Brooklyn Bowl on Monday night. Download "Chaal Baby" here.

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: DJ Rehka

Thursday, September 02, 2010

DJ Rehka, New York's bhangra queen, performs at SOBs tonight. Download "Bhanghall," from her Basement Bhangra album.

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Studio 360

Basement Bhangra

Saturday, July 19, 2003

In New York a DJ forms a community around "bhangra" music — traditional Punjabi folk music with western hip-hop beats. Produced by Jocelyn Gonzales.

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Studio 360

Basement Bhangra

Saturday, August 17, 2002

In New York a deejay forms a community around "bhangra" music — traditional Punjabi folk music with western hip-hop beats.

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