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The Namesake
The Namesake

This soundtrack to the Mira Nair motion picture "The Namesake," starring Kal Penn, Tabu and Irrfan Khan is responsible for implanting the sincere depiction of Jhumpa Lahiri's book onto the big screen. The music to the film is superbly composed...

Midival Punditz - Remixed
Midival Punditz - Remixed

These guys refuse to disappoint. Having done only two full-length albums, they have rapidly become the poster boys for South Asian-bourne breaks/house/trance/downtempo music. With their latest release via Six Degrees Records, they have brought...

The BILZ
The BILZ

The BILZ new self-titled album brings a whole new dimension to the South Asian urban music scene. You can hear their hit track "2 Step Bhangra" blazing on the mainstream airwaves in North America, Trinidad & Tobago, Mauritius, and the U.K....

Chicken and Rice
Chicken and Rice

Chicken and Rice: Yeah... we all know this as the spot people line up after the 'after-party' in NYC for all those NY, Jersey and Connecticut party goers. But it's also the title of Eternity and Raja Wilco's latest mix-disc: "Chicken and...

La Ghriba: La Kahena Remixed
La Ghriba: La Kahena Remixed

DJ CHEB i SABBAH is the only one of his kind. Using his roots from Africa, South Asia and influences from the Middle East, Sabbah gives you a conglomeration of different genres of music. Sabbah chose eleven different remixers, both old...

Outer Perspective
Outer Perspective

Fusing Naked Beats takes you to another world where music controls your energy, emotion, and complete spiritual existence. The energy and perfection of the beats and melodies in the new album Outer Perspective, get your blood flowing and...

West Coast Desi
West Coast Desi

Well I must say, this is the first full Desi rap CD I've ever listened to. I was always impressed by the bits of rap in Desi remix CDs, but this really was a treat. Who am I kidding, treat? It was off da hook!...

InvAsian
InvAsian

There has been a sudden fuse between Middle Eastern and Indian tunes that may be retracing history or simply bringing together two alike cultures. The album INVASIAN has a strong Middle Eastern presence in some tracks which makes their album...

First Blood
First Blood

Big Suga Kane is breaking grounds with his album FIRST BLOOD and his other more recent album that he co-produced "West Coast Desi." This album in particular is an awesome fusion of Desi music and Rap. And by fusion I don't mean they were...

Rise
Rise

Anoushka Shankar is a musical phenomenon. Her music gives you chills, faith, serenity, nostalgia. The album Rise, is a definite must have, especially for those into innovative musical pieces. Every track is gorgeous each with its own milieu...

DigitalBhangra.com Mixtape Bhangra Vol. 1
DigitalBhangra.com Mixtape Bhangra Vol. 1

DigitalBhangra.com's first mixtape is a full Bhangra library on one CD. For Bhangra music fans this CD compiles the best tracks of over twenty artists. Artists include Punjabi MC, Punjabi By Nature, Bikram Singh, to name a few. DigitalBhangra.com...

Kasam Se
Kasam Se

"Kasam Se" marks the debut of studio musician turned solo artist, Ajay, who's collaborated with icons like Jamiroquai, The Brand New Heavies and Apache Indian. Aside from working with mainstream acts, he's also caught the attention of none...

DC's Platinum Vol. 2
DC's Platinum Vol. 2

Platinum Productions presents their latest album - DC'S Platinum, Volume 2. This group of six DJs has put a variety of different remixes and collections of songs onto this CD....

The Art Of Sound
The Art Of Sound

DJ Niral is one of the younger DJs on the DJ circuit. He's heading in the right direction with the awesome graphics for his new CD "The Art of Sound." His new CD is similar to the mixes you hear out at clubs. The mixing itself is what we're...

The Category Killer - Level 5
The Category Killer - Level 5

DJ Flawless is back and ready to shake the remix world with his new beats! Level 5 is a composite of hit pop songs from the past and present along with club beats composed by Chicago's very own DJ Flawless. 35 tracks of non-stop energy will...

High Commission Bhangra Edition
High Commission Bhangra Edition

High Commission has taken us beyond our high expectations from their last CD. Their new CD "Back In Business" is jam packed with 63 tracks and sexy remixes that'll have you "bruah-ing" all night. These guys really know how to keep energy...

Broken English
Broken English

Karsh Kale has been away for some time, at least publicly speaking. But he hasn't disappeared, far from it. He has been busy working on his latest release, Broken English. What an interesting title, but we will get into that in a little...

Bombay Dub Orchestra
Bombay Dub Orchestra

A name like Bombay Dub Orchestra and images of an insane Bollywood movie come to mind. This exotic blend of sitars, sarangis, tablas, strings and subtle electronica is anything but a high shrieking lip-sync, so don't let the "dub" fool you....

Jahta Beat
Jahta Beat

DJ Drez is probably a name that not too many of you are familiar with. But this cat has just released a title called Jahta Beat, a mind blowing compilation of Hip Hop and urban sounds intertwined with some classic-sounding Eastern music....

Desis Goin Diamond
Desis Goin Diamond

DJ Sharad has been a prominent name on the South Asian scene for some time now. After a short hiatus he returns with "Desis Goin Diamond." A CD that is full of drops and tracks from today's hottest South Asian artists. Some of the notable...

The Compilation Mixtape
The Compilation Mixtape

To express oneself through music is a gift and only a few people on this planet have the ability to actually harness this gift and make it into a reality. This mixtape consists of a group of talented individuals who have accomplished just...

Cali Desi Collabo
Cali Desi Collabo

Cali-Desi-Collabo, the name pretty much says it all. Rishi Raj has released a CD, which showcases different flavors of music, namely Bhangra, Hip Hop and Rock. I have never heard anything like this ever before and it takes quite a lot of...

M! M! M! Masala! Mehndi! Masti!
M! M! M! Masala! Mehndi! Masti!

"Masala! Mendhi! Masti!" is a must have addition to your CD collection. This CD is an amazing compilation of South Asian talent from various parts of the world. The artists featured on this CD have performed for Masala! Mehndi! Masti: North...

Gemini
Gemini

Hey now! I always find it really interesting and impressive when I see South Asians involved in Rock and Roll or pretty much any other type of music outside of Hip Hop and RnB. Not only does it show their very creative talent, but it also...

Rama Sutra
Rama Sutra

Rama is hitting the airwaves with a juicy blend of smooth R&B vocals, funky Sitar riffs and thought provoking lyrics with his debut album "Rama Sutra." This CD has an interesting amalgamation of political ideology and corporeal lyrics. Rama...

Punjab
Punjab

Sahil K and DJ Naag from POHP released their latest mix CD called Punjab, which has been causing my speakers to vibrate non-stop ever since I first played it. Its a rare treat to get a really good remix CD, and even more scarce are good...

Fused Rocking Beats Vol 1
Fused Rocking Beats Vol 1

Magna along with Sharnita Athwal from UK's Shaanti are hitting the decks with a killer club banging compilation guaranteed to heat up dance floors the world over. This fourteen track CD features must haves from The Kalyan feat. Lembher Hussainpuri,...

This Life
This Life

Very cool! That was my first reaction to the first track, "This Life." This is the debut album of a newcomer onto the music scene, Sarfraz Shaikh. Sarfraz, a singer and songwriter from India has put together a work that consists of pop rock,...

Flawless Victory 4
Flawless Victory 4

DJ Flawless, I like the name and I like the town this guy comes from. For as far back as I can remember, Chicago has stamped and delivered the most talented DJs to us. Sure, New York has its fair share of great DJs, California seriously...

Aaja Sajana
Aaja Sajana

"Aaja Sajana" is British born Ajay's solo EP, which is a precursor to his debut album "Sitting Down Too Long." This eight track EP is nothing but perfection both lyrically and musically. Before focusing on a solo career, Ajay was a studio...

Digital Asia
Digital Asia

I love getting a CD, listening to it, absorbing it and then reviewing it! I feel truly blessed to be able to give my input on something that thousands of people listen to. With that said, I hope this CD that I am about to tell you about...

Massari
Massari

When you're in Massari's world, the women are beautiful; you have designer clothes and a never ending supply of Dom Perignon. If you're looking for something to listen to while you're getting ready for a hot night out, this album is for...

Rock Candy
Rock Candy

"Rock Candy", Shaheen Sheik's second album is a rock and folk music compilation with a vibe of fusion. Shaheen combines Eastern instrumentation like the Tabla, Ghungroo and blends them with the acoustic guitar. The CD's overall sound is...

Bhood
Bhood

With a nice bright red color, you cannot help but have your eyes peeling at BHOOD. The CD is billed as "A collaboration of Indian and urban artists." I know we have all heard music that has been described with a similar notion. Rightfully...

DC's Platinum Vol 1
DC's Platinum Vol 1

DC's Platinum, which I believe has some of its roots stemming from Desiness Productions has released its debut CD appropriately titled DC's Platinum. I don't know who actually remixed it, but it says mastered by Sensation. Inside the CD,...

Global Supremacy Vol 1
Global Supremacy Vol 1

DJ Sensation is back with his latest release, "Global Supremacy Volume 1." This time with a new crew, Blazin Beats. Sensation was previously teamed up with Desiness Productions, before which he was a part of the After Dark DJs. Over the...

Bhangra Blast 2
Bhangra Blast 2

DJ Harry, previously know as DJ Intensive Harry, brings us the second of his "Bhangra Blast" series. His earlier "Rise To The Groove" and "Bollywood Hungama" volumes of Hindi and Punjabi remixes did fairly well. How would Harry fare when...

Take It How You Want It
Take It How You Want It

Digispace Records presents a collaborative effort by some up and coming artists (Sundance-Lot-Amita-and Sandeep), dubbed "Take It How You Want It." The previously mentioned four group members are accredited with the Hip Hop and R&B vocals...

Bas Hun
Bas Hun

Like woah, popping this into my player, I did expect to hear a good Punjabi album, but after hearing the pretty entertaining Intro, I knew I was in store for a great one. With music by Aman and vocals by Charan Chann, this is a CD that will...

Deeper
Deeper

Chances are that you are reading this review on a website of some South Asian relevance. Chances are that you already know who Sumeet is, and you've already bumped with Agony on more than one occasion. Chances are that you're bumpin Agony...

Midival Times
Midival Times

If you're feeling down, if you're feeling high, even if you're feeling in between, this release will bring you into a zone, an undefined place where you will feel chill, safe, sexy and above all, enchanted. When I think of goodness in music,...

Exclusives
Exclusives

Bikram Singh, I've been a fan of his for a very long time now and its good to see him releasing an album. A high caliber one at that. With 12 main tracks and 3 bonus tracks, its a marathon of flavorful track after flavorful track. Bikram's...

Touch The Skyy Vol. 2
Touch The Skyy Vol. 2

DJ Skyy, its good to see this cat back in action again (CD wise I mean). It wasn't too long ago that I had the pleasure of reviewing Touch The Skyy Part 1, so getting this really gave me something to look forward to. You people probably...

Desi Dance Party For Dummies
Desi Dance Party for Dummies

Desi Dance Party For Dummies, now, if you want to talk about being creative, I think these guys take the cake. Very cool cover and very cool theme. These guys got it down so packed that they even broke down the track list by chapter. We...

The Hitmaker Vol. 2
The Hitmaker Vol. 2

2 years ago DJ Volcanik released "The Hitmaker," and the CD helped to solidify his claim as superproducer. So when I saw that preview CDs of the follow-up were being handed out at SASA 2005 in California, I made sure that I got my hands...

Judgement Day 3
Judgement Day 3

Hmmmmmm, I have not, at least I can't remember if I have, listened to a really good Hindi remix CD in a very long time!! When I popped this into my player, I was expecting a lackluster experience, the cover isn't too catchy. Well, as the...

Imperial Pt. 2
Imperial Pt. 2

Its been a while and Montreal's Bad Boy is finally back. DJ Vicious is once again raising the bar for the competition with his newest release. Imperial Part II, which sold out in Montreal music shops during its first week out and is currently...

Three
Three

RDB (Rhythm Dhol Bass to anyone who's been living under a rock for the last 5 years!) have had an unpredictable style over the years. As the early garage trends seem to have faded, RDB have struggled to establish a trademark sound to be...

Flawless Victory Level 3
Flawless Victory Level 3

Here we have a megamix remix CD from DJ Flawless. Listening to the CD, I noticed a definite distinction between the first half and second half. Tracks 1-25 had a House/Techno'ish non stop flow of songs. We kick it off with a remix to 'Mahi...

Bad Boy Squad
Bad Boy Squad

Suga Kane Records drops this compilation CD on us, and drops it hard. New Castle's Bad Boy Squad brings us hot blazin Punjabi tracks from greats like Surinder Shinda, Kuldip Manak, Hans Raj Hans, Surjit Bindrakhia and Labh Janjua. With a...

The Mixman Show
The Mixman Show

The Mixman Show, when I first heard the title, I was like ok, I wonder what this is... the title eludes to a show, but then its a CD. Well, lo and behold, thats exactly what it is. Its a show on a CD. Hosted by the man himself, Bohemia,...

In Tha Mix 2004
In Tha Mix 2004

Party Over Here Productions (POHP) presents their 5 Year Anniversary CD, their 25th album overall. They've established themselves as the premier promotional group in both the Atlanta and Chicago areas by being one of the top DJ crews in...

Paisa
Paisa

Punjabi singer Manak-E is back with his latest installment titled "Paisa." If you don't recognize the name but you've been to a South Asian party where they've played Bhangra, then you've definitely heard him. He's the man behind the now...

Chinchila Fur
Chinchila Fur

You may have already heard the name Sir Aah, as he's released a debut album, been featured on NiteLife Agency's mixtapes, some radio shows, and DesiClub.com's very own "South Asian Experience" CD, dedicated to promoting original and talented...

1207 - The Detroit Project
1207 - The Detroit Project

Its yo boy, Kidd Skilly!! Back in action. Really fast too. Here I am in January of 2005 and I thought I wouldn't hear anything new from this guy for a while now - but no. Luckily, Skilly has been working while everyone else hasn't. 1207...

Romeo
Romeo

Jazzy B is no newcomer to the game, he's already had a plethora of hit albums and singles under his belt. On his latest release titled Romeo, we can expect no less from this veteran of the Punjabi music scene....

Sold My Soul
Sold My Soul

Even if you don't know the name Gubi Sandhu, you most definitely have heard his distinct voice smash various Untouchables UK hits over the years. Remember MC Metz & MC Trix's "Sah Rukh Da" or RDB's "Aja Mahi" or "Doveh Nachieh" or "Dil Karda"?...

Whindi City Remix
Whindi City Remix

It seems as if South Asian DJs are slowly moving back to doing remix albums rather than mix CDs and this latest release from DJ Nayak & DJ Khiladi is an example of this trend. The first track, "Aaja Sohniye" from the film Mujhse Shaadi Karogi,...

Yours For The Taking
Yours For The Taking

Signia is the latest Punjabi talent to hail from Canada. The duo, LV and San-J, recently performed at the Zee International Bhangra Championships in New York and have dropped their first album, entitled "Yours For The Taking." Their style...

This Is How It's Done: Old Skool New Skool
This Is How It's Done: Old Skool New Skool

DonRajaz Squad, a New England based promotional crew, present DJ Blaze's "This Is How It's Done: Old Skool New Skool." In the recent months, South Asian DJs have been using mix CDs to get their name out there, so I was expecting the same...

Touch The Skyy
Touch The Skyy

We haven't seen or heard anyone representing Chicago for some time now. We have POHP from Chi-town holding it down, Lil Cee, DJ Aladdin and a few others. But its been a while since I've heard a new comer, new to me anyway, come onto the...

Its Not A Game LS Pt. 7
Its Not A Game LS Pt. 7

We've got Part 7 of DJ Lost Soul's Mix CD series. I just remember listening to his Part 6 a few months ago, apparently that wasn't enough and we had to get hit more than once from DJ Lost Soul this year. Thank the lord! This release is hosted...

Jersey's Here
Jersey's Here

All Star Ent has been releasing a MIX CD every quarter. And why not? That kind of promotion definitely cannot hurt right? The good thing here is that its a different set of DJs or DJ thats behind each release. The last one being DJ Spin...

Call it what you want...
Call it what you want...

E=MC, after making some noise through-out the UK and North America with RDB and on his own, has released "Call it what you want..." under the UntouchablesUK label. And no wonder, because this is a talent worth investing in. E=MC was working...

Solo
Solo

After collaborating on previous albums with DJ Sunny on "Excitation" and DJ Ravi on "Amped," DJ HPS ventures out alone this time to show off his individual talent on "Solo."...

Punjabi 5-0/Supafly Bindi
Punjabi 5-0/Supafly Bindi

We have the Dum Dum Project, guys who've been prowling about on the scene for quite some time now. With their hit single Punjabi 5-0 having reached levels of popularity that some could only envy, DPP is releasing this EP as a precursor to...

Amychophobic
Amychophobic

DJ Aphlatoon, quite an interesting name, no? I think this is an Urdu word, but I'm not 100% sure. Anyway, this is the first time I am hearing the name and the music. The CD cover and the inlay weren't really impressive in terms of quality,...

Capital Punishment 2
Capital Punishment 2

This release comes to us from Washington DC's premier promotional and DJ crew, Night Life Agency. Having become synonymous with amazing parties and music in the DC region, the NLA has released the sequel to Capital Punishment from earlier...

Lucky Seven
Lucky Seven

Alright, Sir Aah. We have a South Asian new comer on the Hip Hop scene and his name is Sir Aah. Gotta admit, the name is one that is not easy to forget. Sir Aah comes to us from Washington DC, and this is his debut release. Now, I have to...

DJ Robby for President
DJ Robby for President

DJ Robby, straight outta Detroit, hits us up with his mix CD titled 'DJ Robby for President'. Like I said in an earlier review, with so many mix CDs coming out from South Asian DJs, you have to do something different to set yours apart....

Uforia
Uforia

Here we have Uforia by DJ Aman. I've been hearing DJ Aman's name being thrown around a lot as of late so I was anxiously waiting to get my hands on this CD. The title speaks volumes for the content on this release. We've got 12 tracks, including...

Undisputed
Undisputed

Sahara returns with their eagerly awaited release titled "Undisputed." For those who don't know, Sahara is a Punjabi group out of the UK headed by lead singer Herbie. They released an album a few years back, "Access All Areas," which was...

Absolut Bhangra
Absolut Bhangra

DJ Impact and Dhol Beat International started out as relatively unknown artists when they burst onto the scene winning the North American Punjabi Conference DJ and Dhol competitions a few years back. They went on to produce 2 highly successful,...

Mixtape Gurus
Mixtape Gurus

DC's Dynasty, a group of 5 DJs - Essence, Quest, Ravi, Vishal, and Sani, put out an excellent Hindi/Bhangra remix album a few years back titled "Emperors of Harmony." However, after that CD, we saw no more major releases from the crew. Their...

Sexy Dancin'
Sexy Dancin'

As I was shaking and grinding away at a club in New York I thought it had everything going for it. Except for one key ingredient. Rick Ramdehal's Sexy Dancin' was missing from the club's music selection. And why shouldn't they have it? I...

Agony
Agony

We've all been exposed to Sumeet's sultry voice by now, on the radio, at clubs, in our cars, at home, this girl has snuck up behind us and entered our favorites list. When the song Agony first released by Elephant Man, we all fell in love...

Californian Desi Part II
Californian Desi Part II

The follow-up to DJ Ravi's Californian Desi starts off with a banging intro. It employs a new style that could become the next big wave in the Desi remix industry, "Rock and Dhol." Ravi fuses DJ Desi Texan's Kangna with a White Stripes'...

All Star Radio
All Star Radio

In the fall of 2003, DJ Sharad of New York's All Star Entertainment released an album that helped to spark a Mix CD craze that the scene is in the midst of today (this is after KaliKwest's Mix CD onslaught through-out 2003). Fast forward...

The Next Movement
The Next Movement

DJ Ohm's name has been floating around the Desi scene over the past year. Signed up with White Label as a resident DJ, he's had a chance to make his presence felt on the East Coast. With "The Next Movement," he's getting into the Mix CD...

Bombay Boogie Night
Bombay Boogie Night

If I had to make a CD with the hottest sounds of the South Asian music industry in the past year or so, it would sound something like Bombay Boogie Night. Yes, I realize the title is cheesy, and with the album coming straight out of Germany,...

Indystructable
Indystructable

When Indy Sagu's first CD, aptly titled "The Debut," was set to release, there was a lot of hype surrounding Untouchables UK's newest artist. After listening to that album, I found it to be pretty good, but not the outstanding work I had...

Desi Vibes (Remastered)
Desi Vibes

Desi Vibes was originally released in 1999 by Dum Dum Project. Both, its sound and release were revolutionary in the impact they had on the South Asian underground movement and on up and coming DJs. The release topped some of the most popular...

Rare Elements
Rare Elements

Sometimes when you're standing in the kitchen and in a creative mood you take all the spices and leftovers you can get your hands on and throw it in a pan. You mix it all up and hope that no matter what happens it'll taste good. My kitchen...

High Commission Bhangra Edition 1
High Commission Bhangra Edition 1

Holy crap, if I were on a desert somewhere and Bhangra was my water, I would be asking for this CD!!! I'd be having mirages of DJ YA's (Youth In Asia) non-stop onslaught of Bhangra music. 58 whole tracks. I can honestly say that I enjoyed...

Mixology
Mixology

DJ Insomnia - This has got to be one of my favorite DJ names out there. DJ'ing is all about nightlife and nothing encapsulates that more than the word Insomnia. DJ Insomnia actually has a bit of a history with DesiClub.com. Word has it that...

A New Dawn
A New Dawn

Listening to this CD, I can completely agree with the title. It is indeed A New Dawn. After being bombarded with Mix CD after Mix CD in the last few months, it was refreshing to put an old school style Hindi remix CD into my player. Don't...

Desi Sensations 2
Desi Sensations 2

DJ Sensation, its been some time since I have seen or heard anything from this cat. Missing from the album is DJ Rick, who I have grown accustomed to seeing alongside DJ Sensation. DJ Rick's absence is a noticeable one....

Rhythm Zone
Rhythm Zone

Desiness Productions, these guys have been putting out CDs for I don't know how many years now. One thing that must be noted and respectfully so, is that their CDs are always of high quality and their sound is always pleasing to the ears....

Capital Punishment Vol. 1
Capital Punishment Vol. 1

From the intro right to the end, I was into this Mix CD (or tape for those of you stuck in the 80's). Distributed at Bhangra Blowout and probably played to death by all of the people who drove back home from the non-stop party weekend. I...

Lost Soul's Part 6
Lost Soul's Part 6

Its a challenge, no doubt about it. DJ Lost Soul Part 6, The Next Up Movement - DJ LS is letting everyone know who the original South Asian Mixtape DJ is, and yes, it is a fact that DJ Lost Soul was the first one to do a Hip Hop mixtape...

Heat - The Mixtape
Heat - The Mixtape

The beats just don't stop on this onslaught of the latest blazin hip hop tracks and some exclusives from one of my favorite new rappers, Kidd Skilly. Its really amazing to see Desi DJs progressing to the point where the days of being limited...

Hindi Hungama 2
Hindi Hungama 2

Extra Hot DJ's (DC Boyz) have over the past few years produced some of my all time favorite albums. Their fusion of Bhangra, Hip Hop, House, and Hindi mixes is impeccable. These guys are talented and know how to use and create the best beats,...

Nothing To Hide
Nothing To Hide

Looking at the cover of this CD I saw the usual half dressed model next to the "creative" title Nothing To Hide, and with 2 unknown DJ names at the bottom, I really wasn't expecting much but your typical Desi remix album, which as of late...

DSNY 2004
DSNY 2004

Here we have what appears to be the latest release from Desi Sounds of New York, a group that's been around since what seems like forever and a pioneer in making the Desi remix scene as we know it today. However, certain things make me doubt...

Beyond Desi
Beyond Desi

Fresh Fuff fuff fufffRESH - DJ Fresh! Out of DC, no, not DesiClub, but the one in Maryland. I love saying the name, and I loved listening to his debut CD just the same. 20 Tracks with two intros, you've got the works here. The intros themselves...

Dil Jania
Dil Jania

Listening to Prince Ghurman's new album "Dil Jania" reminded me of Preeti Sapru and the songs that she used to sing. Dil Jhania featuring the harmonious voice of Manpreet Akhtar is a brand spankin' new album with music by Prince Ghuman himself....

Danger 3
Danger 3

How come most of the titles that come from the UK have scary names like "Danger," "Serious Threat," "The Massacre," "Inferno" and so on. It makes me wonder, I guess these guys are just really intense and it shows in the music. With Danger...

Mehsopuria - The Album
Mehsopuria - The Album

These days when you go to your local desi store to buy a Punjabi album you end up walking out with something your parents would be horrified to listen to. I can't tell you the number of times I've put an album with Punjabi music on at home...

Mye Slang
Mye Slang

Now listen to me, in a recent review I did, I asked when America was gonna start producing original and brilliant Desi music. Well, lo and behold, that day came sooner than I thought! Kidd Skilly, straight out of Detroit, Michigan is among...

Da Next Session
Da Next Session

Manake! Its the man with Da Next Session. I gotta tell you, the UK man, I cannot wait for that day when America is producing this kind of stuff. It just flows into my ear and through my body. Real quick track listing, Jee Karda, Virsa Part...

The Movement
The Movement

Karmacy, the South Asian hip hop crew that is made up of the four members Swap, Sammy Chand, Nimo and KB, have brilliantly incorporated intelligent thought into music. Imagine that huh? No fluffy hair-brained songs about dancing in the rain...

Desi Mix
Desi Mix

Now, here we have another Mix CD from KaliKwest, and this is supposedly from a female Desi DJ named DJ Sohni. Now, I have a very hard time believing that DJ Sohni really exists. I've been in this scene too long to believe this without seeing...

Fusion 2K4 Tour MixTape
Fusion 2K4 Tour MixTape

This is the Fusion 2K4 Tour MixTape featuring Raje Shwari. Raje is the host of this CD and it is, I am told, supposed to be the mix CD that's better than one of my favorite from 2003, "The Takeover." Now, I disagree with that, because while...

The Warm Chill
The Warm Chill

Picture this: Uptown in a Metropolitan city, crowds of young funky people with purple streaks in their hair who follow a vegan diet. They go to there favorite Coffee shop or Jazz club to relax. What's the only thing missing from this scene?...

Ishq De
Ishq

"Ishq De," the brand spankin new album by Ishq is definitely in a different category from the stuff we're used to hearing. I took one look at the title and confidently pegged it as a typical Punjabi dance type album. Boy was I ever wrong!...

Under Construction II
Under Construction II

Timbaland & Magoo have done it again. They've created another masterpiece. "Under Construction Part II," their latest album lives up to the expectations of their fans... AKA me!...

Essential Asian Flavas - The Future Cutz
Essential Asian Flavas - The Future Cutz

Outcaste Records lets out the third in its Essential Flavas series at a time when Urban Asian sounds are ripping through the UK club scene. Our immediate reaction to the word 'essential' is that this is a must have CD, but are the tracks...

Dance Radio Asia Vol. 2
Dance Radio Asia Vol. 2

Doesn't it look like the whole world is jumping on the "Bhangra" Bandwagon? Every DJ and remixer wants a piece of the action. With the flood of Bhangra remix CDs out there so many choices are present, how do you determine the ones worth...

Dil Mangda Tera
Dil Mangda Tera

I chose Mantra's Dil Mangda Tera to be my source of entertainment on my 64 mile commute to work everyday. On the first day of listening to it I thought I was listening to my old Backstreet Boys album. On the second day of listening to it...

MIB: Unbreakable
MIB: Unbreakable

When I first got a hold of MIB Unbreakable I was skeptical. I don't really care to listen to Punjabi music, because I'm more of a rhythm and blues kind of girl. How was I going to listen to this whole CD so I could review it? I popped it...

BMW: The Bollywood Connection
BMW: The Bollywood Connections

With Desi DJs leaning towards mixtapes in 2003-04, it's been a while since I've seen an old school remix CD being released. Who better to do it than one of the originators of Desi remixes, Toronto's DJ Jiten....

Beatz 2 Da Streetz
Beatz 2 Da Streetz

What's the deal? What's the deal with all these mixtapes coming out now? Well, as long as its all filled with creamy gravy, I guess its all good. I've been MIA for a while, I know. Why? None of your business. So here I got my hands on DJ...

Club Vibes
Club Vibes

I remember my days as a college freshmen getting so excited about the Desi parties that would take place on the weekends. It was so fun to get together with all my friends and shake my booty to all the new and old remixed hindi songs,...

DJ Sharad Fall 2003 Mixtape
DJ Sharad Fall 2003 Mixtape

So what does one of New York City's hottest DJs do to spice up his name? He comes out with a mixtape. For those of you still unfamiliar with this concept, which has caught on like wildfire in the Desi scene ever since KaliKwest/BPR started...

The Score
The Score

Wack MC's, wack DJs, radio garbabe, I'm tired of this man. My sentiments exactly, and that's how "The Score" starts up. There are shout outs to the dirty South and the East coast, so I was feelin' this - sorry my West coast peoples, but...

Xclusively Bhangra 2
Xclusively Bhangra 2

I hadn't seen or heard anything from Washington DC's Desiness in a few months so I was starting to wonder what became of the DJs behind the first Xclusively Bhangra release. Well, just when the production of some very high-grade remix CDs...

The Takeover
The Takeover

What happens when you put together some evil ass energy and fuse it with one of America's leading DJs? DJ Alvin D put together some absolutely mind blowing remixes here with the latest and hottest Hip Hop and Bhangra tricks. If someone asked...

Unstoppable
Unstoppable

If there are any DJs that really impress me with the success that they have experienced its gotta be RDB. Why? Because I remember when desiclub.com was just starting and I remember getting emails from these guys when they were working on...

BPR's Bhangra PartyMix Vol. 1
BPR's Bhangra PartyMix Vol. 1

BPRCrew.com - Check it out. These guys have been putting out these Mixtapes and have pretty much revitalized the entire scene with them. With a total of 30 tracks here, you get a feeling of some hardcore, straight up Bhangra. I know I was...

Infinite Love
Infinite Love

I'll tell you, with all of the talk I hear about people doing unoriginal work and Desis not being creative enough and so on and so forth it was so refreshing to hear the music of Mira Veda. I just have one question, where has she been all...

Tabla Beat Science DVD
Tabla Beat Science DVD

I don't think there has been a production in recent memory that has created such a buzz in the mainstream and underground worlds. Sure, PMC broke the barrier with Jay Z's help, but I'm not talking about that mainstream here. Tabla Beat Science...

Bollywood Flashback Vol. 1: The1Shanti
Bollywood Flashback Vol. 1: The1Shanti

This is a collection of various tracks from a collection of works from The1Shanti, Cavo and Sho 'Nuff to name a few. There are eighteen tracks here in total, and its just a ride I took over and over again. Some tracks sound very similar...

Brooklyn Jive Talk
Brooklyn Jive Talk

The1Shanti, this cat is making moves globally. Popping in Brooklyn Jive Talk, you're in for an Indian Hip Hop surprise. No, he doesn't sing in Hindi, its all English rhyming going on here. But you can definitely taste the masala in Shanti's...

Digital Desi
Digital Desi

This CD starts off with the popular Kenz/Ishq Records hit Hai Hai, which is pretty old now, but it was nice to hear it being used in a pleasing manner again. Digital Desi is the name of this DJ... with a nice website and a good selection...

Ajay B Mixtape Vol. 1
Ajay B Mixtape Vol. 1

Alright, what do we have here? Ajay B's Mixtape Volume 1, recorded live at the Space Nightclub in Ottawa, Canada. Pretty impressive I thought to myself. I pop it into my player and I'm like ok, this is Tigerstyle playing here... but thats...

Desi Platinum
Desi Platinum

I do believe this is the first time I've heard the British Rock Band Queen's "We Will Rock You" on a Bhangra album, and how tight does it sound? Well, you need to go out and get yourself this album and find out. Its a breath of fresh Bhangra...

Don't Take It Personal
Don't Take It Personal

We've got 30 tracks on this Hip Hop remix. Wait, what's with all of the Hip Hop remixes that are coming out? What happened to the Hindi Remix CDs? *sigh* How times have changed. Anyhow, "Don't Take It Personal" isn't so much a Desi release,...

KaliKwest's The Next Level
KaliKwest's The Next Level

Put away all of your CDs and make sure you've got the proper audio equipment. Once you've done this, drop this CD into your player and just be really careful with the things around you. Why? Because I haven't heard tight Bhangra/Hip Hop...

A Head of My Time
A Head of My Time

Alright, I'm not gonna be around the bush. I didn't like this CD. It definitely had some good mixes on it, but all of the talent and all of the ideas that went into this CD were completely destroyed by the very annoying and screeching "DJ...

Urban Underground
Urban Underground

2003 has been a great year for Asian beats, with the mainstream success of Panjabi MC and the breakthrough of Bobby Friction and Nihal's Radio 1 show the mainstream has been getting a taste of what we underground heads have known for a long...

As Far As
As Far As

As Far As the mind can wander. That's where this album takes you. With music spanning three continents and nine languages, dj Cheb i Sabbah takes us to places we can only imagine. With a total of fourteen tracks to stimulate the mind, this...

Liberation
Liberation

So basically, ever since the release of Karsh Kale's "Redesign", I've never been the same. Musically speaking ofcourse. Why You ask? Because towards the last few times I listened to that album, I started feeling discontent again. That familiar...

Time To Take Notice
The DJ Lost Soul Show

DJ Lost Soul has been keeping things on lockdown for quite a while now. And with the release of his latest MixCD, he continues his reign as the South Asian Sensation. "Time To Take Notice" is a 2 Part MixCD featuring 50 Cent on the 1st CD...

Beware of the Boyz
Beware of the Boyz

Tired of the every day run-of-the-mill remixes? Well, you should check out "Beware of the Boyz," which captures the best of Hip Hop and Bhangra. Bhangra has taken its leap into Hip Hop quite enthusiastically. What happens when DJs and MCs...

Limits Push Themselves
Limits Push Themselves

Now here was an album I was anxious to hear (no pun intended). "Limits Push Themselves," the brand new release by Anxious Blue featuring 12 amazing tracks that once again provide the medium for a journey into the soul....

Adrenaline
Adrenaline

There's no doubt that DJ Rush has talent when it comes to spinning at events, but a small part of me preferred his first CD "The Beginning" a little more than I did "Adrenaline." DJ Rush has put together a Bhangra mix tape of old school...

Ground Zero 3: The Final Cut
Ground Zero 3: The Final Cut

After about a three year absence from the remix scene, DMS Productions contributes Ground Zero 3 - The Final Cut. Unlike their previous two releases, DJ Jose goes solo with this 14 track CD. I like the cover, it is something different as...

Bhangra Blast
Bhangra Blast

Bhangra Blast is the latest release from DJ Harry of Intensive sounds. I have never heard any of their previous projects and wasn't expecting much from the CD. After hearing the whole thing, I was proven wrong. This has to be one of the...

Dance Radio Asia
Dance Radio Asia

With all the hype surrounding Panjabi MC and a handfull of others producing original Desi tracks, many of which are going mainstream, many have written off the remix industry entirely....

Breakthrough
Breakthrough

After tearing it up all over Toronto and spinning alongside some of the biggest names in this business, BBC Soundcrew has finally released their 2nd album appropriately titled "Breakthrough." The hottest duo in the Toronto Desi scene,...

Xclusively Bhangra
Xclusively Bhangra

I said it was comin' and here it is ya'll. Twenty-One kick a$$ Bhangra tracks from Desiness Productions' DJ Rick and DJ Sensation. Xclusively Bhangra is just that, exclusive, hardcore Bhangra-laced tracks. I haven't heard a full onslaught...

Pure Masti 2003
Pure Masti 2003

With a total of fourteen tracks on this Remix compilation, DJ Mast and DJ Mosaic put together quite an impressive collection here. Initially, when listening to this CD, I kept on comparing it to a few other releases that recently came out....

Juz Bounce
Juz Bounce

It's been a long time. For many months I've wanted to contribute a review, but that driving force was just lacking....

Black Light: After Dark Dubz
Black Light: After Dark Dubz

After his 5 impressive releases Dutty Flex is back yet again, and on his 6th release titled Black Light he takes it back to the old school (at least in terms of Bollywood classic songs)....

Excellence 2
Excellence 2

DJ Starr returns with his latest installment of Excellence. This 16 track CD boasts songs from the latest Bollywood movies and top South Asian singers. It includes songs that compliment its release during the Spring season. Excellence 2...

Krave Kruise 2003 - Fast Cars Edition
Krave Kruise 2003 - Fast Cars Edition

Straight out of Montreal, Canada we got DJ Krave who just Kruises on with 43 amazing Hip Hop, R&B and Reggae tracks with just a little teaser of Malkit Singh. After just reviewing a couple of other Canadian albums of the same type,...

The Hitmaker
The Hitmaker

Alright ya'll, one word to describe this piece, M-U-S-I-C! Did I spell that correctly? DJ Volcanik, by calling himself Superproducer, does himself no justice, because he is beyond that, if thats possible. I didn't expect The Hitmaker to...

Bollywood High Volume One
Bollywood High Volume One

So we've got 21 tracks here, all done with high quality production work with a tasteful and wide variety of songs. DJ Ashu, who is also RBC's afternoon/evening Radio host, has delivered an entertaining album to say the least. Each track...

Desiness - Xtreme Xtacy III
Desiness - Xtreme Xtacy III

Straight outta Washington DC and into my 6-Disc Changer, day in, and day out. I still haven't gotten tired of this CD, and I've had it for well over a month now. Its got twenty-one tracks on it, and with the latest Bollywood songs being...

Karibbean Thrilla
Karibbean Thrilla

Hot on the heels of his last release Dutty Flex is back. And this time he's brought along some friends - proving that New York City is not only the capitol of the World but its probably the capitol of Desi DJs as well....

Garam Masala Vol.2
Garam Masala Vol.2

Released towards the end of December 2002, Garam Masala 2 by DJ Riz is another bass line driven, dance floor remix CD that deserves the attention of depraved music fans everywhere. GM2 features a professionally rendered cover, similar to...

Lost Soul Part 4 - First Reaction
Lost Soul Part 4 - First Reaction

What do we have here? This is the first Desi-produced CD I've heard with actual big mainstream acts on it. DJ Lost Soul is getting shout outs from the likes of P. Diddy, Jay-Z and many more top notch hip hop artists and DJs. This cat has...

Canadian Desi
Canadian Desi

Hold up! What we've got here is a lethal injection of some hardcore music. Yes, DJ Aps from Canada is in full effect on this, his latest release. Canadian Desi, as DJ Aps is, has 20 tracks on it in total, and they are all strictly Bhangra/Hip...

Dancehall Curry
Dancehall Curry

Is Abbey Philip crazy for coming out with a CD mixed with reggae, Indian, and hip hop beats? It's a nice attempt for Wickid Stylz (AB's stage name), to do something different. I haven't heard Indian reggae surfaced since the Apache Boom-Shakalaca...

Rise N Shine 4
Rise N Shine 4

Anyone that has followed the remix scene since its inception has heard the name DJ Sunshine. Whether it was the Bhangra remix scene they followed or not, DJ Sunshine's amazing remix ability and production values have made his albums a must-buy...

The Imperial
The Imperial

Well here's a CD that I've waited patiently for during the last few months. It has been one of the most anticipated mix CDs coming out of Montreal, DJ Vicious - The Imperial....

Lethal Remixes
Lethal Remixes

Finally, DJ Kamran has returned to the remix scene and the buzz surrounding this album has been simply amazing. DJ Kamran, one of the originators of the desi remix scene under the ABC banner has finally released his newest remix...

Hindi Hangama 2002
Hindi Hangama 2002

I know that this CD was released a while ago (towards the end of 2002), but does it matter that the review is late? Well it would matter if you already bought the CD, but then again you probably felt like you got your money's worth anyway....

The Desi Beat Factory 2
The Desi Beat Factory 2

Its gonna get you, and get you good. The Digital Roots, a team of remixers from Canada and the unidentified mad dhol scientist from the states have put together a compilation that is sure to cause stress on all the woofers in every speaker...

New York Underground Vol.1
New York Underground Vol.1

At the amazing low price of $2.50 one can't go wrong when picking up a new release from a no name remix DJ with a no frills CD release. Well, at least that's what I thought when I picked up NYU volume 1 during my Thanksgiving holiday. The...

The Mix Vol.1
The Mix Vol.1

For what seems like forever, those of us in the East coast have seemed to be in limbo when it comes to new remixes. In other words where is the SoundTripps crew, the ABC DJ's, the boys from Karma, DJ Ashish, DJ Sharad? At this point, hell...

Let the Music Play
Let the Music Play

Some remixes make you "nod your head," some make you "shake your ass" and some simply make "you wanna jump jump." Sandeep Kumar's sophomore release "Let the Music Play" makes you want to do all this, and more....

Triple X-Rated 2
Triple X-Rated 2

Now here is a Promo album coming out of the Toronto Club Scene, "X-Rated" part 2 by DJ Clymaxxx. Clymaxxx, a DJ known for his triple turntable style definitely showed off the skill on this album with 16 amazing tracks that featured the illest...

Revolution: New York Mix
Revolution: New York Mix

With a total of 11 tracks, Revolution by DJ Shawn delivers to the expectation of being on the T-Series label. Its a remix album, but with a tasteful and professional sound. My favorite tracks include 5, 6, and 7. "Jatti" from Nakhra Chadi...

Mixtro 4: Purplex Frozen 2002
Mixtro 4: Purplex Frozen 2002

On a recent road trip up to the Falls of Niagara, I packed up and in my stable of trusted CDs, I tucked away a copy of Purplex....

Rise to the Groove Vol.3
Rise to the Groove Vol.3

Seemingly releasing 1-2 CDs a month, DJ Intensive Harry has again released another remix CD continuing his Rise to the Groove series. And more than likely at least another 2 CDs between the time you read this review and the time this CD...

Garam Masala Vol.1
Garam Masala Vol.1

Garam Masala vol 1. by DJ Riz is a 14-track firecracker of a remix CD wrapped in a box beaten with an ugly stick. But my friends, don't let that stop you from picking up this awesome CD....

Detroit's Finest
Detroit's Finest

Without going into the obvious title comparison's between NY's Finest 1 & 2 and Detroit's Finest, I couldn't help but wonder if this release from DJ Naveen would be comparable at any level to NY's Finest so I had to pick it up. With an...

DJ Bombay Boyz: Future Sounds of Bollywood
DJ Bombay Boyz: Future Sounds of Bollywood

From the designers of the new Soundtripps.com website, B.Boyz Entertainment introduce DJ Bombay Boyz' Future Sounds of Bollywood - a 15 track remix CD, that doesn't quite reflect my new favorite CD cover. And judging from the original cover...

Addicted 2 Fahim
Addicted 2 Fahim

To be completely honest, I'm not in favor of compilation CD's - especially when they're bad. Supposedly this is part 2 of a series called Addiction. With a total of 15 tracks that are mostly Punjabi remixes from other DJ's/Producers like...

DesiGrooveRadio.com
DesiGrooveRadio.com

DesiGrooveRadio.com - if you haven't actually listened to the online radio show yet, then you're already missing half a brain from music deprivation. If you are familiar with it, then you've ofcourse heard of the album that DGR recently...

Club Karma - soothing sounds of the asian underground
Club Karma - soothing sounds of the asian underground

What we have here is an album that is quite capable of becoming a mainstream (aka Western) hit. "Club Karma - soothing sounds of the asian underground" is music inspired by the DV-Film "Yogita," a film by Rohit Karn Batra. With twelve perfect...

2-Steps Ahead
X-Crew's 2 Steps Ahead

Look out! Its the X-Crew and they're taking no prisoners. We're pleased to bring this album to you guys, because thats what we're best known for here at DesiClub.com - bringing you the latest and most exclusive info. X-Crew is a group that...

Redesign - Realize Remixed
Redesign - Realize Remixed

You've probably heard Karsh Kale's "Realize" by now, if you haven't then wake up damn it. The popularity and success of that album wasn't enough for him, so Karsh released "Redesign - Realize Remixed." Its a remix (duh) from the likes of...

Asian Massive
Asian Massive

Six Degrees Records has gone beyond Asian Underground with the sounds of Asian Massive. Being at the forefront, they've released a compilation album with artists such as dj Cheb i Sabbah, Zakhm, Karsh Kale, and MIDIval PunditZ. The album...

MIDIval PunditZ
MIDIval PunditZ

The duo that comprises MIDIval PunditZ comes to us from New Dehli, India. Its been noted that they are the very first Indian electronica band to sign with an International label - Six Degrees Records. Gaurav Raina and Tapan Raj have been...

Bohemia Vich Pardesan De
Bohemia Vich Pardesan De

Looking for something different? Are you tired of the same songs getting remixed until you're ready to puke? And the same Punjabi rap with the tedious Dhol beat that has been played out by Daler Mehndi? Well its time you add "Bohemia Vich...

Da Original Ballerz
Da Original Ballerz

Punjabi Rappers? Is that possible? It sure is! Everyone must check out this album by Born Brown Productions called "Da Original Ballerz." This is the project child of Dos and Jay Dosanjh. The lyrics are real and as blunt as hell....

Bhang(ra) This 2
Bhang(ra) This 2

I remember interviewing DJ Banti last year. Something about his words struck a chord in me. I knew he would be successful at whatever he did. Every response he gave to me was insightful and refreshing. But then the tone changed....

The Family
The Family

Werd... Volcanik Entertainment. The Family. Looking at the cover of this album, I thought to myself, holy sh*t. Yeah, thats what I thought, how sh*t could be holy I have no clue. But anyway, after that thought passed through my head, I then...

VIVA!
VIVA!

Yeah!!! An all Indian girl band. Spice Girls, look out!! Oh, I forgot, the Spice Girls are gone. Anyway, its VIVA! Five extremely cute and sexy girls with voices that will make you fall hard for them. I can see why N'Sync and the Backstreet...

Tabla Beat Science: Live in San Francisco at Stern Grove
Tabla Beat Science: LIVE

We first reviewed Tabla Beat Science: Tala Matrix over a year ago, and the album left a 10 foot impression on the minds of everyone who listened to it. Now, Tabla Beat Science: Live in San Francisco at Stern Grove, re-opens the gap left...

Piya Bavari
Piya Bavari

Abhijit Pohankar's latest release, Piya Bavari, is not out of the ordinary for this talented keyboard player/conceptual virtuoso. His musical talents combined with his father's (Ajay Pohankar) classical vocals have made Piya Bavari a wonder...

Ekatman
Ekatman

You ever hear a tune that you know you're going to be listening to for at least 10 or 20 more times? Even if you don't want to, you know you'll be playing it over and over again sooner or later. Thats the feeling I got after I heard Ekatman,...

Deep
Deep

Alright, got this CD and have been sitting on it for a while, trying to make it out. This is definitely, I mean definitely a unique CD. As far as South Asian music goes anyway. Actually, I don't think I can put it into the SA category....

Sacred Offerings
Sacred Offerings

You guys must be thinking that we're going crazy with all these Non-Bhangra, Hindi Remix CD's. But you know what? The scene is just really slow right now and you guys all know that. There have only been a handful of powerful Hindi remix...

The Shape of Ragazz to Come
The Shape of Ragazz to Come

The Shape of Ragazz to Come... Kalyan Pathak and Jayho Jazzmata. Jayho Jazzmata is not the name of a person, it means Praise be to mother jazz in Hindi and is a band. This is another release out of Chicago and is an unfamiliar sound to DesiClub...

True Players (Jay and Dee)
True Players

We've got another good Untouchables Records release for you... Lethal Dholis, RDB, and names like that come to mind, but ofcourse the True Players stand tall in there own right. Jay and Dee's (True Players) debut album has a total of ten...

Shanti
Shanti

I've got a real calmer for you here. Shanti by Abhijit Pohankar. Its another TIMES MUSIC release, and well, quality and beauty are the two words that come to mind when listening to this. Actually, thats because I'm listening to it while...

DC's Dynasty
DC's Dynasty

Alright, DC's Dynasty, The Emperor's of Harmony, DJ's Vishal, Essence, Quest and Ravi. The CD has a total number of 22 tracks. I know, thats a whole lotta music. But is it any good? You know, quantity vs. quality type of thing. Well, go...

Excellence
Excellence

After his start with DSNY and the success of the Untouchable Series, DJ Starr moves a step forward and debut's this CD under his own Label, StarrLife. Excellence features 17 tracks, all of which are well mixed and produced. DJ Starr experiments...

Rise to the Groove Vol. 2
Rise to the Groove Vol. 2

The sequel of Rise to the Groove is 17 remixed songs from movies like K3G & Style to name a few by DJ Intensive Harry. Groove2 also features someone named DJ Saif, but no credits are given. So like me you're probably wondering where the...

Hindi Remix 2002
Hindi Remix 2002

DC's self proclaimed Finest Enigma DJ's produced the aptly named Hindi Remix 2002 complete with 11 and 1 bonus track from DJ Kamran featuring Blitzkrieg. Hindi Remix 2002 features remixed tracks naturally from K3G, Pyaasa, and Chori Chori...

Fully Loaded: The Emperors of harmony
Fully Loaded: The Emperors of harmony

It is a fact for the last year that if you pick up any 3 remix CD's in stores you're guaranteed at least 2 of the following: substandard cover artwork, reused beats, similar mixes and at least one remix featuring reggae's unwanted bastard...

Da Ride
Da Ride

I picked this one up in Jackson Heights after the storeowner reluctantly shook his head yes to "is it good?" Plus I was curious to see if a DJ has yet to define a Saturday night ride to the club. At least that was the thought that first...

Heaven
Heaven

Whether or not DJ Hazel actually exists is a question that I'll leave up to you to decide, but considering the way DJ's nowadays wont take responsibility for their work leaves only one obvious conclusion. In any event, Heaven is a 12 track...

Mix-tro / Fed Up 3
Mix-tro / Fed Up 3

After the classic releases of Fed Up 1 & 2, Dutty Flex is back with Fed Up 3. With no warning I happened to spot this CD online and thus began my search. With my trusty inkjet copy of the CD cover, I combed all of Edison, NJ (where all the...

Desert Groove
Desert Groove

Desert Groove is a compilation album of various artists within the global pop scene. As an indication of what you can expect to hear, remember that Jaguar commercial with Sting? Well we start the album off with Sting's Desert Rose featuring...

Big Drum : Small World
Big Drum : Small World

The album starts out with a surprisingly tame sound. You've got birds chirping and the sounds of the earth. I'm like Hmmmmm, is this really the Dhol Foundation? And yes, the music got even nicer and even more creative, while still soothing...

Untouchable 2
Untouchable 2 The dynasty of DSNY which has been around since the beginning of the remix game proves that it is actually... "Untouchable." I've asked around, and this CD has been selling like hot cakes. Your flipping from a groovy Reggae remix of Ranjhana...
Yoga Nidra 2
Yoga Nidra 2

I was having a very foul week a few of them ago, and I started to get really depressed. Whatever right? Well, things got severe, but I didn't let go of hope. Why am I talking about this crap? Well, I got this CD today, its called "Yoga Nidra...

Faiz by Abida
Faiz by Abida

Ok, you might be wondering what I'm doing reviewing an album with Ghazals on it. Well, I actually listen to everything, and especially since the Remix market is just about deceased now, I'm just keeping my horizons expanded even greater....

Digen's Jalwa
Digen's Jalwa

Holy crap, Ojha Awake, Awake Ojha... Awake... the Jalwa starts out just right! I don't know how many of you are familiar with this track/album, but it is absolutely phenomenal!!! But thats not the only thing thats great about this Remix...

Patel Scope 2
Patel Scope 2

With a total of 15 tracks, this album went as undefined in my categories of music. I mean it has hip hop, Bhangra, hindi and another language which I couldn't understand (thats not a bad thing). But after I went through the entire album,...

Big B Masala Mix
Big B Masala Mix

Looking at this album seemed like I was just being stalked by my TV. Pepsi is splattered all over this CD, but I guess thats cool because someone's gotta make money right? The Big B Masala Mix deserves our charity!...

Romanov Party Mania
Romanov Party Mania

Got another one straight outta India. Desis representin' big time from the mother land. DJ Nasha here gives us Romanov's Party Mania. Its got a talented DJ behind it and some good remixes. I wish North American DJ's would go back to this...

Insomnia 3
Insomnia 3: Final Insomnia

DJ Vicious, who blessed us with his very first album, Insomnia, is up to the 3rd part in his series. Vicious is from Montreal and from my understanding, he's the major Desi DJ in Quebec. So when he puts his talent on a CD, the result has...

Hip Hoperation
Hip Hoperation

DJ Banti, Chicago's answer to the latest Remix guru came out with "Hip Hoperation" - an all Hip Hop Hindi/Bhangra remixed album. Now, Banti's previous releases, and I don't have to name them since you should ALL know of them, were completely...

Mix-tro (Fed Up 2)
Mix-tro (Fed Up 2)

DJ Dutty Flex returns with part 2 of the Fed up series, and just like the previous, this second installment continues the trend of almost entirely reggae/Hindi remixes. Where the first CD's tracks 1-8 were banging reggae/Hindi remixes which...

Mix-tro (Fed Up)
Mix-tro (Fed Up)

I've said it once and I might as well just say it a million times; never judge a book by its cover. With that said onto the review, DJ Dutty Flex may not be as recognizable a name like DSNY, or say ABCD within the desi remix genre, still...

Destiny 2
Destiny 2

Honestly, I haven't had the pleasure to listen to the first incarnation of Destiny from DJ Khushu, but I highly doubt that it deviated much from Destiny 2. Evidently released under the SoundTripps label, Destiny 2 features 13 remixed tracks...

Maa Shakti
Maa Shakti

Ok, you guys might think that I'm losing it. I mean I'm listening to something that my friend's grandmother listens to. Its called "Maa Shakti" - now, putting it on, I was expecting to just go to sleep. But it actually got me into this real...

Surya
Surya

Panjabi MC is back with his new EP "Switchin'" also with a new record label (Moviebox) and beats. "Switchin'" a 7 track album, in a garage flavor! Yes a garage album! If you don't know what garage music is, here's a little example, just...

Escape Vol. 1
Escape Vol. 1

Yes, the Envy & Roma II label that have brought us various ground-breaking compilations including hits such as 'Dream Team I & II' and their last release, 'The Slayers', have done it yet again with their latest offering called 'Escape...

Dance With Me (Aaja Ni Aaja)
Dance With Me (Aaja Ni Aaja)

Kam Dhillon? This young lad from Southall, London, may not have been known by many a few months ago, but after his scorching debut release called 'Dance With Me (Aaja Ni Aaja)', he is now a household name! The Bhangra industry today...

Knowledge
Knowledge

This CD was literally being thrown at me in Jackson Heights, out here in Queens, NYC, could I refuse; especially a double CD? The cover as you can see of Knowledge is pretty dull; it had no sense of creativity anywhere. But I've learned...

Desi Explosion 1, 'The Launch'
Desi Explosion Volume 1

I don't believe anyone would dispute NYC as the center of the Desi remix scene. However, I'm beginning to see a trend here. In the last little while, Chicago remixers have definitely made their mark. Sure, TS Soundz may be a duo of the past,...

The Main Event 3
The Main Event 3

Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to THE MAIN EVENT. This one also coming out from NYC in the memory of the WTC attack. So be sure to think of and pray for the ones that we lost in the attacks. The CD contains remixes from various artists which...

New York's Finest 2002
New York's Finest 2002

And rollin'! YOW word UP my desis! Glad to see you here ...

Sriva - Why (9 Answers)
Sriva - Why (9 Answers)

OK, it is safe to say that we have come to the point where Hindi remix albums are about as popular as the Ku Klux Klan group is in Harlem. Sad, but true. Thus, we as Desis are willing (or should be willing) to start listening to other...

Blowin Down The House
Blowin Down The House

Alright, this isn't a DESI Remix album, its a HOUSE Remix album. So what DJ Evil *V did was, he put together the phattest and most popular House music together and made one intelligent 16 track album with it. The result here is fantastic...

Sugar N' Spice
Sugar N' Spice

Released on a "label" that has already dropped 2 gems for 2001, namely DJ Satya's Sugar N' Spice and Jigga Jatts Bhangra Blowout 2001, Sugar n Spice is a quiet remix CD that has no creativity in CD cover design like the aforementioned releases,...

Panjabi Hit Squad
Panjabi Hit Squad

Yo Yo Yo, whhhhaaazzzzaaaa. This is Reminisce comin' back ...

Fast and Furious (Trance vs. Bhangra)
Fast and Furious (Trance vs. Bhangra)

Just like everything in life, music also comes full circle. Such is certainly the case with the desi remix industry as of late. With poor releases saturating the scene for many years, light can finally be seen at the end of the tunnel. Consistently...

The Enigma
The Enigma

After waiting what feels like a millennium for RB (formerly of DJ Karma) to complete and release (assumingly) his previously titled "The NYC Nightlife Album", I've finally gotten my dirty hands on RB's solo debut of The Enigma. After months...

Desi Sensations
Desi Sensations

Only until recently have I been positive about some good albums coming out, and I thank god that we have another one to tell you about. Only this one is all Punjabi/Bhangra. Yeah! I got my hands on this puppy only a day ago and have listened...

Bad Boys Killer
Bad Boys Killer

Kiddah? Reminisce is back with the bad boyz killer. Hmm, Bad Boys Killer, does that ring a bell? I know it does. Yes folks, this is another compilation of Panjabi albums but this one is actually good. It has all the nice songs from different...

Xtreme Xtacy II
Xtreme Xtacy II

Aw Yeah, see now that's what I call Hot Shhhh. Dj Rick & Dj Sunny B really know how to rock the party. Xtreme Xtacy II just came out and boy when I popped it into my CD player, the whole roof came down. The CD is loaded with 21 hot remixes...

Prestigious Touch
Prestigious Touch

Whhhhhhaaaazzzaaaa y'all. Reminisce is back AGAIN with another one straight out from the UK. Prestigious Touch by DJ Bilks and Jita Sagoo dropped on the scene back in October and I've had this album since October but never got the chance...

Play Back
Play Back

Hey Mr. Dee-Jay, put another record on, I wanna dance with my baebay !!! Yup Yup Yup, This one is coming straight out from the UK by Rishi Rich, a very talented Desi cause the brother got some phat skills. His album 'Play Back' is enriched...

The Dynasty
The Dynasty

Guess What Boys & Girls?!!!! Reminisce is back and this time, with a vakhri kisam di Dynasty de naal. This Album, "The Dynasty" is remixed by DJ Sony (Soundz of New York City). All I have to say to Sony puttar is, Chakde Pathay Shera. Let's...

DJ Gudah 2002
DJ Gudah 2002

Well Hello there. I'm back with this Hot Seller... NOT. This one was requested by one of DesiClub.com's visitors so I grabbed the CD and wrote a novel on it. Ok, it goes a little something like this. I really really really disliked this...

NY's Super Vishal
NY's Super Vishal

So what can be said of the current remix scene? Well, I'll break it down for you. Its definitely not dead as most people love to say these days. It is still going through its awakening period, and yes, it has been a long one. The volume...

DJ Oddme
DJ Oddme

DJ Oddme, I bet thats a name you've never heard before. Well, get used to it because this guy is off his freaking rocker. His original self-titled album is about to hit stores (not just your local Desi shops either) and it is definitely...

Killa Instinct
Killa Instinct

No-No-No-Notorious, Yeah, that's how this phat CD kicks off. After the success of his album "Deadly Games", this Babr Sher brings a hot new seller to the market. This CD has 8 tracks plus a video on it. So kick back, relax and let Reminisce...

Jus' Chillin'
Jus' Chillin'

YOW! This is trix AKA Reminisce at your service. I got XLNC's new album in hand and it's called "Jus' Chillin". Hey if that's the concept then let's grab our parathas and lassis, and go chill with XLNC. The album is loaded with 8 blasting...

Hey DJ
Hey DJ

Now why would people want to get me upset, huh? Everyone hates compilations, am I right? People want something that is original - or at least packaged with something new. So thats exactly why I got upset when I heard this album. I was actually...

Chicago Dance Project
Chicago Dance Project

Another one outta Chicago, Chicago Dance Project by DJ Assasin. At first I thought this was going to be another run of the mill albums using the Chicago anthem to just make some sales. As you all know, Chi-town has been the producer of some...

V-2 Mirza
V-2 Mirza

For all of you people who've been waiting for DJ Ladla to drop his next album, the time has come. I just got my hands on it, and well, its got a total of 12 tracks on it (Three bonus tracks), out of which I really enjoyed 9. Let me just...

Uncensored 2
Uncensored 2

Uh Huh, Yeah!!! You're listening to the boy from the big bad city, this is Reminisce. I'm back with my fellas' from the capital. This time, I got something new for all of you. Ladies and Gentlemen, what you are about to experience may be...

RDB
RDB

YEAH!!! You are listening to the boy from the BIG BAD CITY; this is Reminisce. This time, I'm back with a delightful treat for you folks. The long awaited album of RDB DJs has finally arrived. The album is just TOO DAMN SWEET. It's packed...

MIB 4
MIB 4

Greetings my fellow earthlings, what's going on? Ok this time the ' §liçk trïx dc ' got a new seller in his hand. Yes Mundiyon te Kuriyon, this album was requested by one of our visitors, Neda. So I grabbed the album and it turned out to...

This Is Los Angeles
This Is Los Angeles

Honestly, I don't know much about Sandeep Kumar. I do know he's a resident DJ In Los Angeles and that he regularly spins house and trance. In reality, I don't know much about the whole desi music scene in Los Angeles either. Thus...

The Beamer
The Beamer

So I found out about this album through my older brother - I have now officially stolen it from him and I've been housing it ever since in my stereo. I have not ejected the CD once since I put it in and its been about a week already....

Nasha 2000
Nasha 2000

I'm starting to take an agressive approach as to what people are putting out there. The only reason this thing caught my eye is the HUGE marijuana leaf that someone thought was a good idea to be placed on the cover. And the fact that it...

Dhol Jageero Da
Dhol Jageero Da

Yow! Take a good look at this cover! Have you ever seen this guy before?? Do you recognize him? Cuz this guy is most wanted! Yes truly ... By whom? Well, by Bhangra fans!!...

The Desi Beat Factory
The Desi Beat Factory

DJ Harmony aka Mandeep Pabla, has created a cd titled The Desi Beat Factory to help out the upcoming desi remixers and producers in the ever growing population of the Desi music scene. When DJ Harmony was starting out he said he had no where...

Da Bomb
Da Bomb

It's a decent album. I'd suggest for you to go and buy it if you're into the typical British album featuring mostly garage beats. The first track "Chan Makhna Ve" is done brilliantly in a house n garage mix. The idea for the song is...

Club Vibes Vol. 1
Club Vibes Vol. 1

They say your past inevitably shapes your future. Such would certainly be the case of T.S. Soundz, the dynamic duo out of Chicago made up of Tony Talwar and Sunny Singh. Together, they have had unparalled success in the desi remix...

Reaction
Reaction

Being out of the scene for the last few months really gave me a chance to breathe, but at the same time the tragedies out here in NYC was also a time of reflection and composure for me. In the end 2001, for the microcosm that Desi Music...

Mix Master 2
Mix Master 2

So the same person that brought us the Mix Masala series (1-3) is now turning up the heat a bit with the signature house and dance beats remixed with taste to the Bollywood songs we're all into currently. All of them, from "Pyaar Ishq Aur...

Life After Death
Life After Death

I wouldn't suggest for you to go out and buy it right now unless you have money to waste. It only has six tracks out of which only one is worth listening to. "Holli Holli is the only track with originality. The two tracks done by...

Dynasty
Dynasty

YoO! WAAT UPPPPPPP!!! I iz back bhaiyon aur bhaiyon ki behnoon, with some news for you and unfortunately, it's not good news. Wanna hear the sad news? Alright, the news is that I WASTED my $15 on this CD. Aarrrgghhh, I hate it. Let me tell...

Desi Hangama 2001
Desi Hangama 2001 (Chapter 2)

Look who's baaaaaaaaaaaaccccckkkkkkkkkk!!. That's right boys and girls, the DC BOYZ are back. Now that we have learned Chapter 1, it's time to get a dose of Chapter 2. Extra Hot Djs have done it again, after the great success of Desi Hangama...

Main Hoon Tanha
Main Hoon Tanha

Oftentimes, when Desis come out with something extraordinary in the realm of ANYTHING, these people are compared to their mainstream American counterparts. For example, people might say that this DJ is an "Indian DJ Skribble," or that that...

Club Traxx
Club Traxx

Club Traxx by DJ Romy is a hot album. Let's start with the intro...the most unique Intro I have ever heard. Listen to it yourself...it's creative and something that has never been done by Desi DJ's. It's a request from a kid for a remix,...

Bhang This
Bhang This

Holy crap, this DJ Banti, if I ever meet this guy I am gonna ring his neck. I thought maybe his previous albums, Club Chicago and Club Anthems were great and that was it. But after listening to Bhang(ra) This, I couldn't stop, I just couldn't...

Anything But Silent
Anything But Silent

Say what you will about Bally Sagoo, he has always been one to follow his own rules. Ever since his mega successfull "Bollywood Flashback", he's been fighting the notion that he has lost his "touch". Since that time, he has released numerous...

The Dum Dum Project 2001: Export Quality
The Dum Dum Project 2001: Export Quality

After the success of The Dum Dum Project Vol. 1: Desi Vibes, Sean Dinsmore and the rest of his crew return to bring you the next edition of their popular and ever continuing Dum Dum Project. Even though Export Quality features a mediocre...

12" Deadline
12 inch Deadline

Like in every scene, there is an underground and a respective mainstream of followers and Rap is not exclusive of this. We all know the more mainstream Rappers like Ludicrous, Jay Z, and Shine to name a handful of recent hit makers, there's...

The Way It Is
The Way It Is

Not much can be said of Sukshinder Shinda, ...except for the fact that he is the most underrated music producer in the South Asian music industry. Time in and time out he has produced stellar albums and has given the listener something...

Strictly Punjabi 2
Strictly Punjabi 2

Okay, here's the back-story from me on this..I strictly picked up cause someone posted his website once on the board....

Pure Hip Hop
Pure Hip Hop

You know what folks, I have to really give it up to DJ Sanj. Why you may ask?? Well, what other South Asian music producer has had the privilege to work with the likes of Snoop Dog, Dr. Dre, Method Man, Puff Daddy, 112 and other hip hop...

Pure Garage II
Pure Garage II

When it comes to the name Garage, then it must be related to the U.K. - And as Garage has become the most happening style of music today in good old England, everybody and anybody is into it. And ofcourse so is the Bhangra scene. In nearly...

Pure Chaos
Pure Chaos

The name Ninder Johal sounds quite familiar right? Yes he's the owner of Nachural Records. So this time he decides to get some tracks from the past and mix them with todays styles. The 6 track album is cool and ready made for the dance floor....

Live Wire
Live Wire

The Terminator! Wasn't that Arnold Schwarzenegger?? But now there is a new Terminator in the Bhangra scene who has just made his debut with this album. So I thought to myself, let's see what this new Terminator was capable of. The album...

Desire
Desire

Well you would think that with his mediocre release of Desi Spice a while ago, DJ Sohna would grasp the concept of producing creative tracks. For the sake of argument Desi Spice did contain a few well-done tracks like the Chand Sitara remix...

Blazin Beats: The Southern Theory
Blazin Beats: The Southern Theory

This CD caught my eye cause of the cover. It's nice and silver coated. But other than that, it really has nothing else going for it except maybe for the extra huge inside cover which is filled with the usual Shout Out's and pictures....

Bhangra Blowout 2001
Bhangra Blowout 2001

Even though there's already a Bhangra Blowout CD out, I didn't think it would hurt to pick up another release from BB8. Jigga Jatt is a name that for some odd reason I cant place where I've heard it before..? Maybe he was a regular on the...

Untruly Yours
Untruly Yours

Well, since we can all see that B21 is having "technical difficulties" releasing their album, we have been treated yet once again to those lovely, not over priced (sarcastic) EP'S. This time around it comes at the hands of Bally Jagpal and...

Sounds of the City
Sounds of the City

Sounds of the City was one of those CD's that were given away free if you were at Bhangra Blowout 8 this year. If not you'll be able to pick it up in Desi stores soon if not already. Continuously mixing the latest in Progressive house to...

Saaun Di Jhadi
Saaun Di Jhadi

So after the great success of his first album, "Neendra," he is back again this year with his second release "Saun Di Jhadi." The taste I've seen in both of Babbu Maan's albums is quite matching and he is still carrying it on and singing...

Generation M.
Generation M.

As many eagerly await the release of Jay's "NY's Finest Part 3" and DJ Groove's "Mix Master Volume 2", the Masala crew made up of Yogi, alxXx and Sunil T hailing from Texas, more specifically H-Town drop a joint of there own, "Generation...

Divine Phase One
Divine Phase One

This is by far the best remix album I have heard in a few months. Lets start out with the cover...absolutely uniquely designed. Nice background, wiry effects... notice they didn't slap on a pic of one of the Khans just to sell albums. Then,...

Bhangra Blowout 8: Soundtrack
Bhangra Blowout 8: Soundtrack

I didn't make it to BB8 as I'm sure that many of you didn't either. So for all of you, here's what I think of one of the CD's to come out of BB8 this year. Aptly titled Bhangra Blowout 8: The Soundtrack, features a collection of 10 tracks,...

Pure Garage 2
Pure Garage 2

The team behind the massive club and UK hit album "Pure Garage" is back with "Pure Garage 2". And man, I tell you, this is definitely the remix album of the year so far....

Turntablism
Turntablism

I never got the chance to hear the ground breaking sounds of Desi NuSchool Beats by DJ Swami, so when a very close friend of mine had Turntablism by DJ Swami, you know i had to have it. I couldn't afford to miss another album from the UK...

Indian Masala Mix 1
Indian Masala Mix 1

Yeah, I know it's a phat cover, but you need to see it in real life to truly appreciate the artwork. You might also notice that the producers Kulisch & Vana aren't Indian and that's because they're not. They're from Vienna. By the way don't...

Passage To India
Passage To India

I've got another surprise for you. North American Remixes are dead... someone please prove me wrong. Please. That being the case, I checked out something totally different. An Indian Comedy CD! Now, my Hindi/Urdu isn't so great, I can speak...

Club Spice New York
Club Spice New York

My, how we have grown during the years. The last time I saw a pic of Magic Mike was on his Reincarnation CD which I couldn't bring my self to buy. Not that it was bad or anything like that (actually I still haven't bought it so don't quote...

Club Chicago
Club Chicago

Once I saw the cover to this CD and read the title, I had to pick it up there and then. Honestly, I thought it was the highly anticipated sequel to Mixmaster from DJ Groove. I don't know why..The first thing came to my head when I saw the...

Chicago Club Anthems
Chicago Club Anthems

According to my friendly neighborhood Desi shopkeeper this CD came out before the impressive Club Chicago. But what the hell does he know? I picked up DJ Banti's Club Chicago weeks before Chicago Club Anthems came out...oh well. The main...

The Bhangra Filez
The Bhangra Filez

The long awaited/anticipated Bhangra Filez 2001 by DJ harmony has finally arrived. When you pop this CD into your stereo (however this entire album is available on mp3.com/djharmony to download for free) you will definitely see DJ Harmony's...

Why?Zer
Why?Zer

D/I/P or shall I say the Dance/In/Pleasure Boyz are back this year with a new property "WHY?ZER", which is their latest album release on the envy record label. The Guys Sanj, Bassi, Davi and Tarly are doing the great jobs behind the mic...

The Master
The Master

DJ Chino is the name behind this album, but looking at the cover we see a muscle, has the man DJ Chino been doing some bodybuilding? No!!! the body has been borrowed from Bruce Lee (A good one there from the man himself!)....

Seeti Te Seeti
Seeti Te Seeti

Kamaljit Neru, is the lady who the people are blowing the seetian for. And for a very good reason, she has presented a very good Punjabi Bhangra album. The 8 track album has some very good dance tracks and some good slow numbers too....

The Remix Stories
The Remix Stories

I recall DJ Sapna as one of the members of the Ryhthm Nation Squad. Lets begin with the cover...a pic of Shahrukh and Aishwarya. I guess taken from Mohabbatein...not very creative there. When I popped this album in my car stereo, I first...

Pyar Kar Le
Pyar Kar Le

Gurdas Maan, one of the kings, is here this year with his latest album "Pyar Kar Le." The guy has just been through a rough tragedy, shortly after the release of this album. His Pajero (Mitsubishi Montero) had a head on collision with a...

Play It Loud
Play It Loud

The Guru, who is a new guy around the hood, comes out with an album that is mostly Bhangra type with an 80's kind of style. When I looked at the cover I thought this would be a very funky and wild album but realistically, it isn't that...

Oh Laila
Oh Laila

He's back and this time with more style, but where did he go in the first place? Tarsem Singh Jarnail or otherwise known as Taz after 'Nasha' comes up with a fusion of dance and well put lyrics, 'Oh Laila!' Start with the 'Pyar Ho Gaya-...

Nishani Pyar Di
Nishani Pyar Di

Jassi is back this year like every year with his latest package "Nishani Pyar Di." This is a wicked album with a taste of modern folk!!!...

MIB 2.5
MIB 2.5

Well, after all the hype surrounding the release of MIB 2.5, you ask yourself, "Was it really worth it?" You might think that with 12 tracks on this album, there has to be at least one good song... well think again. Add the always intuitive...

Jhanjharia
Jhanjharia

Hans Raj Hans is back this year with his very new Hindi romantic album "Jhanjharia." This time, instead of singing the Bhangra tracks he has presented a hindi album with some new music directors - Ali & Ghani, who show in this album, their...

Insomnia
Insomnia

So what happens when England's own releases another Bhangra album? Pure pleasure in listening to it is one of the side effects. That is one difference I've noticed in comparing American Bhangra and British Bhangra, the Desi Brits have a...

Husn Da Jadu
Husn Da Jadu

Manmohan Warris, who is already known for his great superior voice and styles has come back after some years with his latest offering "Husn Da Jadu." The word "Jadu" means magic and the guy is right because the magic is working really well!!!!...

Gani
Gani

The king A.S. Kang bursts back on the scene to expand the musical vocabulary of our times. Gani lets it all hang out with three excellent numbers, including 'Gani', 'Mitro' and the track that's been in hiding for the past 30 years - 'Terian...

Gabroo Mar Mar Jaan
Gabroo Mar Mar Jaan

"Gabroo Mar Mar Jaan" and the Gabroo in this album is the Mega-Man Ranjit Mani, who is very well known for his style of lyrics. This album is full of hot Bhangra dance tracks with plenty of dhol....

Extreme Jadoo 3
Extreme Jadoo 3

"Extreme Jadoo 3" is a 10 track CD by Canadian Earl Ferns who is one of the few old school players still in the game. There are remixes of songs from Champion, Misson Kashmir, Fiza, Hamara Dil Aap Ke Paas Hai and a couple of Punjabi...

Billo Mera Dil Le Gayee
Billo Mera Dil Le Gayee

Its time to bow before the new ruler, The Prince - Yudhvir Manak, the son of the king of folk, Kuldip Manak. Yudhvir just stepped into the Bhangra scene with his debut album "Billo Mera Dil Le Gayee." This is an album that shows rich quality...

Udeekan
Udeekan

Missing someone special? Well I guess that's what Dolly Singh is feeling - she is a new face from the city of the Golden Temple, Amritsar! This is a very good melodious album and has very nice lyric's, The song's "Udeekan" and "Bhattiyan...

Pay Attention
Pay Attention

Bhinda Jatt is back after releasing a remix album "Its All Good". I'm going to say this straight up. It's not as good as his last album "California King, Aaja Nachle." The music is produced by "Harjinder Boparai." It's an eight trax album!...

Nach Nach
Nach Nach

Malkit Singh, well well well. DesiClub is proud to say that Malkit himself gave this copy to us for review. Malkit looks for feedback from the greatest South Asian website in the world, we're not surprised. We're not sure if this album has...

Mahi Mahi
Mahi Mahi

Mirror mirror on the wall, who are the Punjabi Munde? Tell me all!! Well the Punjabi Munde are two buddies "Satnam and Jaswant" making their debut with Mahi Mahi. There's one thing I always wonder about India, that is why does everyone...

Lak Tunoo Tunoo
Lak Tunoo Tunoo

Well if you've had enough of smelling what "The Rock Is Cooking", now check out what Bindrakhia has already cooked for ya!!! Yes! It's his new album "Lak Tunoo Tunoo."...

Desi Vibes 1
Desi Vibes 1

Unlike, ADF's Community Music I was anxious to pop this CD into my player. I was curious to see how more legalized mainstream South Asians saw the definition of Remix. Don't let me confuse you this is NOT a remix album on the surface. At...

Community Music
Community Music

Being a remix fan, I had to literally be pushed into picking up this album. ADF's first album was released in '95 since then they've managed to unknowingly become one of the ambassadors of the now popular South Asian Underground movement....

Mystique 2
Mystique 2

Well, its finally here, the long awaited Mystique 2, by DJ Harry of SoundTripps. Can you imagine the anticipation for this album? It was building for over 2 years and finally DJ Harry had the decency to give his fans what they were so desiring....

Kruel Intentionz
Kruel Intentionz

Kruel Intentionz by DJ Sandman aka "Detroit's Evil Mix Master" under the Elite 8 Entertainment label is a 3 CD set album. Discs one and two are mainly hindi mixes and CD three is all punjabi. This album was well hyped and took them the...

Kacherian 'Ch Mele Lag De
Kacherian 'Ch Mele Lag De

Now here is an album for those of you who love serious Punjabi Bhangra. Its a blasting 8 track album, by a new and very talented singer named Kulwinder Dhillon from Bathinda, man this guy has big time style!! With a very good voice to match!...

Dhai Lakh Di
Dhai Lakh Di

Here comes a Young New Face in the Bhangra Scene "Karan Jasbir" who is a Chandigarh lad ‘rocking the youngsters with his hit track "Dhai Lakh Di."...

BMW 2001
BMW 2001

After purchasing DJ Jiten's first legit release "BMW 2000" last year, I thought twice about picking his new one up. It wasn't that the first one was really bad, but at best was average for a man of his skills....

The Truth
The Truth

I really didn't have any intention of purchasing a Hindi remix CD with all the lackluster releases these days. Truth be told, I only picked up this CD because the the remixer's name was similar to my own. I know, crazy reason. Let's start...

Rolls Royce 2
Rolls Royce 2

Jennifer Lopez on the cover. That's it. That's the only reason I picked up this CD. It plainly said on the cover "Old School Mixes" and I should've learned my lesson years ago when I picked up "NYC Underground: Back in the day" by DJ Taz...

Ground Zero 2
Ground Zero: The Sequel

After reading post after post after post on our infamous message board about this CD, you could understand the interest I had in finally getting to hear it. Featuring remixes by Jose and Stefan of DMS Productions, you get 11 tracks of remixed...

DSNY 2000 Platinum
DSNY 2000 Platinum

I hate to admit it but since DSNY 3, I've been a fan of DSNY. Not a HUGE fan but a fan non the less. Even though they've been the scapegoat for many a controversy, their releases have either inspired other DJ's to do better or inspired DJ's...

DSNY 10: 2001
DSNY 10: 2001

Okay, now talk about overkill. I never even had a chance to finish my review on DSNY Platinum when I saw DSNY volume 10 2001 in the store. And don't think, that it ends here. I saw another new DSNY CD in the store, I think its DSNY 11!...

Groove Legends - The Anthology
Groove Legends - The Anthology

Groove Legends have released quite a few CD's before they got my attention with this one, The Anthology. Featuring an enormous 18 tracks, the CD is an extremely thought out and well implemented remix CD. With at least 4 other CD's out in...

DJ Sunny's Nasha
DJ Sunny's Nasha

Its been said that when DJ's in this industry want to make money or don't want to ruin their DJ name, they release a CD under a new name. Similar to what writers like Anne Rice and Steven King do on a regular basis. Except they usually have...

Tabla Beat Science: Tala Matrix
Tabla Beat Science: Tala Matrix

I have three words to describe the following album: Hypnotizing, addicting and amazing. This Indo-futurist collaboration from artists, Talvin Singh, Trilok Gurtu, Karsh Kale, Ustad Sultan Khan and featuring master percussionist Zakir Hussain...

Tales From The Darkside
Tales From The Darkside

If you didn't know already, Death Jamm is back, BUT with a NEW NAME, CORRUPT. This isn't a hard hitting bhangra album. Its their Tales from the Darkside (mellow). This is an 8 track album, 4 new tracks, and the same 4 tracks are remixed....

Hindi Club Cutz 6
Hindi Club Cutz 6

Back in 96' when the first Hindi Club Cutz came out I saw the ABC boys had started a new series apart from the Vibes 2 Ecstacy (Which was and I still will spell it wrong), and the Arabian Nights series. In movies usually...

Got Karma 2000
Got Karma 2000

Life can be really cruel when you have to live up to your reputation and therefore some great expectations. DJ Karma first released Karma the 9-track debut that blew up the DJ Karma name. Then came the follow up AfterMath and...

Fire N' Ice
Fire N' Ice

Fire N' Ice has a total of 12 tracks ranging from some of the latest movies beginning with "Bichhoo" to "Fiza" and "Dhadkan" and others. One track that really got my attention was "Priya Priya" from "Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega." This is the...

Wild Night
Wild Night

Back in '98 we saw the debut of DJ Blue with Summer Jam and more recently Millennium 2000. In August came Wild Night, a 15 track release that similar to his previous release gives enough kick to keep you from getting pissed that you just...

Twisted
Twisted

From DJ Liquid's debut CD A Night With Liquid a few years ago (pure club cuts at various clubs in NYC) I hoped to hear more stuff from this DJ. And with the release of the now classic Liquidation it was evident that underground party music...

Synkronize
Synkronize

This is Meshi's second solo album. This 6 track album contains techno and garage music. If you're into that kinda music then this album is definitely for you. "Dil Tere Naa", "Munda Nachda" & "Akh Largi", are the best. The other 3 tracks...

ShowTime: The Return of Bobby Johal
ShowTime: The Return of Bobby Johal

Honestly, I've never picked up a Bobby Johal release before. So when I picked this one up I didn't know what to expect except for the fact that it had 16 tracks and it would've had a great cover if his head shots weren't pasted all over...

Nitelife NYC
Nitelife NYC

While not as fresh as his debut release (for those who don't remember "DesiDance Mix USA" contained the well endowed #11: "Dillagi-Title Track" featuring an explosive remix of LimpBizkit's Nookie and the contagious Munda Tu Hi Punjabi by...

The Massacre
The Massacre

I heard a lot of hype about this album, well was it worth it? Yeah its okay! It could've been better, but then again, what can't be right? The Canadian Pama Sarai's debut album, is a 8 track album that features the likes of, Sardool Sikander,...

King Kong 5
King Kong 5 - 2001 Ultimate Bhangra Mix

In the past I have given much respect to King Kong mainly because of two main things one; all of the great bhangra music put together on one CD and two; the great remixes that it let you hear. In my opinion King Kong '99 was one of...

Bhangra Hot Cuts
Bhangra Hot Cuts

For me it's hard to get a hold of remixes from Canada in NYC. So when I do, I grab what ever I get my eyes on. And so, that's how I got my copy of DJ Zak of ABC Productions Solo release Bhangra Hot Cuts Vol. 1. This impressive 15 track release...

2 Hot 2 Handle
2 Hot 2 Handle

DJ Romy, a newcomer onto the scene, with his debut album "2 Hot 2 Handle," put together 17 tracks of some pretty decent remixes. I liked the album because of its lack of reggae (except for the disgusting track #15) and hip hop. You know...

Xperience
Xperience

This album comes out from the Kismet camp that offers new talent straight out of Punjab. This a 6 track album, which contains the usual Kiss N' Tell beats. The best tracks are "Hatt Ja" Pappi Gill, a dance tune: "Bungla" by Romey Gill and...

Made In England
Made In England

A couple of years ago a group called B21 exploded out onto the Bhangra scene with their debut album "The Soundz of B21", 4 years later they return with their EP "Made In England", this 8 track album includes "Darshan", "Kuriya Punjab Diya",...

Mach 1: The Speed of Sound
Mach 1: The Speed of Sound

I picked this CD up in a hole in the wall in Manhattan one Saturday night while driving around looking for something to do with an urge for good remix music. I grabbed this release because the cover was like eye candy and the name Guru...

Fired Up!
Fired Up!

Slowly, but surely if not already and as much as I hate to say it...the remix scene is/has collapsed on itself. Fortunately, I won't go on ranting about that issue because as much as we discuss it producers who've helped accomplish destroying/destroyed...

DesiNation Mixed Bhangra
DesiNation Mixed Bhangra

Here we have another very good Bhangra album (minus the very annoying reggae remix towards the end, one question: Why?). The album has a total of 17 tracks on it, and I'd say about 85% of the album is very good and a really decent effort...

Deepa
Deepa

Minesh Parekh is an 18 year old, somewhere from the UK, made his debut album Deepa. If you're wondering why he named the album Deepa, its because "He named it after a source of his inspiration, his sister Deepa." This album contains artists...

Dance Mix India 2000
Dance Mix India 2000

This month, after careful planning and contemplation I decided that I'd get my audio in tape format for about 3 bucks rather than the 10 I'd spend on the CD version-and we all know why! So into the store I went, with Hiritik on the cover...

Bootlegged
Bootlegged

Memo to all (yes - ALL) of the Desi DJs in the US who are currently in the business of compiling Hindi and/or Punjabi remix albums: STICK TO YOUR DAY JOBS AND STAY AWAY FROM THE DJ BOOTH, because a new standard has been set in the realm...

Bhangra Millennium
Bhangra Millennium

Oh yeah, a bhangra album. What is it about my music that just gets me so drunk just listening to it? I was very happy to catch Bhangra Millennium last week. Pinto Johal, a guy whose been in the remix scene for over a decade now pleasantly...

Switchin'
Switchin'

Alright, got this CD today, its called "Surya" - 8 total tracks. Its a Spiritual Hindu CD. I would say I've heard this music being played in the background when I'm eating at some nice Indian Restaurants. Now I know where they get there...

Soul Flava 2000
Soul Flava 2000

DJ Bijal's "Soul Flava 2000" hit the market on June 15 which was eagerly sponsored by RED WEAR CLOTHING. This CD is one of the best mixtape out there that I have ever heard. It has exclusives from DMX, Jugga The Bully, Gumbo, Schizo, and...

Stayin' Real
Stayin' Real

The Canadian Folksta is back with his 6th offering "Stayin' Real." "Stayin' Real" is a 9 track album. (1 bonus track, which is only on the CD - The track is a "Boliyan") The music is by Sukshinder Shinda. (The music's tight!) Shinda does...

Revolution
Revolution

Bally Sagoo's record label, Ishq Records has signed on The Dub Factory, and listening to them for the first time I can see why. The album is totally laid back and relaxing. After reading the words reggae on the cover of the album I was expecting...

Resurrection
Resurrection

During a recent trip to the Indian Music store, I expected to see the same old thing. Albums with some out of focus DJ's picture or a scantily clad female gracing the cover. I was pleasantly surprised. A CD with the shadow of a figure in...

Pure Garage
Pure Garage

"Pure Garage" targets the Asian youth of today who at home listen to the latest Hindi/Punjabi tracks aired on Zee TV or Sunrise Radio and by night lose themselves to the sounds of UK Garage. It features 9 classic tracks taken from...

Inferno
Inferno

Balwinder Safri with his fourth Solo album - "Inferno" is a 6 track album, only 2 tracks come to mind that are blazing hot, they are, "Bhangra Tan Penda," & "Yariyan." The music's by Safri himself. This could have been a bit better. Again,...

India's Most Wanted
India's Most Wanted

Okay, honestly I picked up this album because I usually venture on to the music/parties board on desiclub.com, and at one point I remember there used to be a regular person posting messages as Rav-E. So when I saw the name of Rav-E in bold...

Hai Hai
Hai Hai

Hai Hai, which is a single from the forthcoming album "Boot Legged" sets itself into 6 versions on this single release. Kenz Desai, a US based Producer made this album under the wing of Bally Sagoo and the album sets itself apart as being...

Ek Dana
Ek Dana

Daler Mehndi has done it again. The undisputed King of Bhangra has compiled another album for the masses to enjoy. "Ek Dana" contains a total of 8 tracks, all of which add a distinct flavor to the current Bhangra scene. The title track...

On Top of the World
On Top of the World

DJ Akash's debut remix album just hit stores and it was received as a surprise because I never thought DJ Akash would release an album under his name. It seemed to me that DJ Akash had his thing going with the private gigs and other engagements...

Muzik
Muzik

So DJ Sharad comes out with a 100% House/Dance album with his producer/friend Rob Stevens. Why am I reviewing this you might ask? Because the damn remix scene is crashing so hard (in my eyes) that I'm getting into other types of music now....

Moving and Grooving
Moving and Grooving

This 8 track album isn't really a bhangra bhangra album, its just a mellow album, not even ONE danceable track, but don't get me wrong, the album is tight, the music's right there, the lyrics are good. Its just sit back and enjoy kind...

Desi Spice
Desi Spice

KSP 2000 is not only a producer of its own remix albums, but it is now also starting to present titles from other DJ's as well. One such remix title is by DJ Sohna, simply titled "Desi Spice." This DJ Sohna is not the same DJ Sona who brought...

Desi Hangama 2001 AD
Desi Hangama 2001 AD

With out any backstory, I'm going to just delve into the review for this latest release from the Extra Hot DJ's. A follow up to their last CD, this 15 track CD features 2 bonus tracks from the talented SoundTripps clan. At first glance...

Blackout
Blackout

Its been a while since I've come across a Bhangra album that I became interested in, in NYC. So I'm in a place which used to be Jackson Heights, NY but is now a sh**hole full of smelly, loser desis. Oooops, I forgot this was an album review,...

Typhoon Asha
Typhoon Asha

After releasing an abundance of remix CD's, heavily influenced by the Chicago beat, Tony Talwar and Sunny Singh the members of TS Soundz finally approach a new horizon with their debut original album "Typhoon Asha" on the Novo Records label....

Trip to Strong Island
Trip to Strong Island

New York City's homegrown DJ Sharad brings "Trip to Strong Island" to the remix market at a time in which I think is the most critical. So listening to it I was more cautious of making snap judgements than I usually am. So before I start...

Triple Platinum
Triple Platinum

Two months ago DJ Groove set ablaze the net with talk about his CD MixMaster Vol.1. Two months later DJ Ashish does for New Jersey what Groove did for Chicago, with "Triple Platinum". The third installment to this Jersey DJ series. Listening...

Stayin' Alive!
Stayin' Alive!

Texas is another part of the world where the Desi scene is alive and kicking. Dallas's DJ Korrupt releases this 15 track (2 bonus titles) CD that features songs from mostly from Pukar, Badal, Mela and Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani. Also included...

Desi Grind
Desi Grind: Live from New York

With a title like "Desi Grind: Live from New York", the expectation is that the music will pretty much be remixed Live from New York clubs. DJ Nahseez releases this 14 track CD that is not Live from New York. Most of the remixes are pretty...

The Rising
The Rising

First of all if you don't have this album, your missing out on a lot of great music! This is one of the best albums that has come out in a while. The boyz from Scotland produced a different kind of Bhangra album....

Mix Master: Volume 1
Mix Master: Volume 1

When people put Chicago and remixes in the same sentence, the first name that pops in my head is TS Soundz. They practically dominated that facet of the country, if not based on their name then on their sound. With their previously released...

Millennium 2000
Millennium 2000

So far, the new millennium has a bunch of CD dedicated to reminding us that it's The New Millennium and that we're all in the year 2000. We were also privileged to a release (of which I won't mention the group's name although they're supposedly...

Mission Impossible 2
Mission Impossible 2

For anyone picking up this release the first they'll notice is the huge melons of the female on the cover. Which would be hard to not notice so please don't send me email or leave comments on how much of a pig I am. Those damn melons are...

Bollywood Flashback 2
Bollywood Flashback 2

Too much hype can be a dangerous thing. In fact, it's a double-edged sword. It can make you or break you. Quite frankly, if you don't live up to your end of the bargain, all the hoopla surrounding you can be very detrimental to your well...

Master of Destiny Part 1
Master of Destiny Part 1

So who cares that the album is late? At least we all got to hear what all the hype and energy was about. Don't worry if you haven't heard it yet your not missing anything. We all know who DJ Sanj is or was I should say. DJ Sanj and DJ Zak...

Underworld
Underworld

Underworld is Hard-E's first album to be released on Kamlee Records and is also an album in which he makes his debut as a vocalist. It's music is produced by the inspirational Sukshinder Shinda and it features a variety of artistes from...

Touch & Glow
Touch & Glow

Kulbir the hottest new sensation from Punjab, makes his debut album, a 10 tracker. The brilliant music is by Surinder Bachan. The album has all kinda of tracks, from the fast speed bhangra tracks to slow romantic numbers, from filmi tracks...

Noorie
Noorie

Bally Sagoo has done it again. The hit single from his much-anticipated sequel to Bollywood Flashback, "Noorie," has hit the market with a vengeance. Personally, I feel that Sagoo's work epitomizes what the typical modern-day DJ should be...

The Next Level
The Next Level

Without a doubt DJ Volcanik has definitely raised his own standards that he set with his self titled first release back in '98. This time his cover is WAY better than his first release. A computer generated female character created entirely...

KSP 2000
KSP 2000 - Club XTC

At first glance, you're struck with the cover design to DJ Salim's KSP 2000: Club XTC. An incredibly well done CD cover that probably takes the cake for being the best designed CD cover of the new year. I guess my efforts to push the envelope...

Got The World In Fear
Got The World In Fear

Desi is a newcomer to the DJ scene. Some of his remixes are samples and originals. Some songs have some rap/english samples in it. Got The World In Fear - Desi's debut album featuring Ajay Paul Singh (A.P.S)....

DSNY 7
DSNY 7

After the last DSNY release, this new album features new talent that is apparently breaking new ground with his renditions of the latest in Hindi music. On this 13 track CD, DJ Ali takes you on a ride that the past DSNY tried to achieve...

Death Jamm 4.5
Death Jamm 4.5

When one mentions Death Jamm, remixes of classic tracks from yesteryear spring to mind, numbers such as Safri's monster "Putt Sardaran De";, his "Boliyan";, Dippa's "Akhian Di Marr Buri";, "Jatt Di Dushmani";, etc. Off late, the series...

Nasha
Nasha

This is actually DJ Sona's first real debut album. There last one wasn't promoted as greatly as this one is being promoted and will be promoted. So not too many of you probably know about this young and talented DJ from New York City. I'm...

No Limits
No Limits

So you're wondering who the hell is Hunters?? He's a singer and a producer. He must be a new face to you, but he's been in the scene for 7 years. Hunters debut album "No Limits" features the likes of, Shin of DCS, Shazia Manzoor and a new...

Hindi Club Cutz 5
Hindi Club Cutz 5

Well, having heard this album over 100 times now, I must say, it has grown on me. When I first heard it I wasn't too impressed because it isn't something that grabs you and tells you its good. It took me a good 10-15 times to listen it before...

Gori Gori
Gori Gori

If you don't know who this guy is, he's not new to the music scene. He's one of the best. If you were into bhangra in the earlier 90's, you would have heard a group called "Geet The Mega Band." One of the best groups back in the day! Now...

Emergency
Emergency

Well, this is a new one for us here at InsomniacWeb/DesiClub. I'm sure most of you guys haven't heard of these guys..... yet, but believe me when I say you will definitely be hearing more about them in the coming months. The Googlies, a...

DSNY Millennium
DSNY Millennium

OK, first of all, I just want to say that I have nothing personal against the guys from DSNY. I wish DJs Syed, Heera, and Ace the best of luck in all of their future endeavors. I must say, however, that their latest album, "Millennium,"...

Devastation
Devastation

Cheb i Sabbah, musical adventurer, global spiritualist and producer extraordinaire has returned to the Indian subcontinent for Devotion, his seventh album on Six Degrees Records. Hundreds of artists in the world music genre, or for that...

With Love
With Love

The onslaught of albums by Shazia Manzoor, the hottest female vocalist in the industry since Sangeeta continues with this release. The playback princess of Pakistan has been snapped up by the OSA label for this album and has had her...

Unleashed
Unleashed

Ravi Bal the brilliant multi-talented musician, producer, who did the awesome music for Malkit's "Midas Touch", and A.S. Kang's "Kang Fu", has just released his second solo album "Unleased". A 10 track album. "Jeendaya Noo Maar Kurey"...

Quest 2: The Wrath of Kur
Quest 2: The Wrath of Kur

The sequel to Quest Entertainment's debut remix album by DJ Kur was well worth its wait. I recall being told that it was being released at the DesiClub.com inaugural gala (back in October of 1999), but unfortunately it was just all hype...

H & J's World
H & J's World

H & J's World is a smooth and bumpy journey through Punjabi folk music featuring mostly new singers from India, Hard-E cousin of the Canadian bhangra super star Jazzy B laces the tunes with his and partner Jassi's musical jadoo....

Desi Trespass 3
Desi Trespass 3

If Sanj can turn legal and enter the bhangra industry so can partner Zaka, whereas Sanj came in style with "North America’s Best", Zaka has entered on a very low profile with this release. It is not for the faint hearted average bhangra...

Desi Dance Party
Desi Dance Party

DJ Kucha's long awaited remix album finally came out recently and listening to it reminds me of the good old days when the remix scene was just emerging. All of the remixes on the album have an old school flavor to them, which is definitely...

2 U
2 U

Dippa of Satrang, the man who exploded on to the bhangra arena with the outstanding "BhangraMuffin" album in the early 90's, and fizzled away after his band split up is back to take on the top spot. "Nakhra", his last big hit on Jett...

Unity
Unity

This compilation album is full of tracks from today and yesterday, it unites singers such as Hans Raj Hans, Sardool Sikander, Ranjit Mani, Sardara Gill of Apna Group, Dippa of Satrang, Johnny Zee, Sonu Nigam, and Chana of VR1 fame....

Rani's Kahani
Rani's Kahani

A female desi DJ. First question I had was "Is she pretty?" After that I asked where she was from. DJ Rani, real name Ayesha, is from California, and has been planning an album for the past few months. Elite 8 and DesiClub.com finally got...

Neendran
Neendran

Babu Maan's debut album features tracks written and produced for the UK bhangra and Indian markets. From a bhangra fans point of view, it is very satisfactory; it adopts various bhangra styles, which are a joy to listen to, and is...

Eternity
Eternity

A.S. Kang is back kickin it high. After releasing two not so good albums, The disappointing, "Untouchables" and "Pure Gold", (He sounded like he was dying on the mic). A.S. Kang's Eternity, featuring D/I/P. I'm damn sure that...

BMW 2000
BMW 2000

DJ Jiten's latest album, BMW 2000, is another album with original work on it. DJ Jiten deserves a lot of respect for taking this route with his albums. The guy traveled all the way to India to get this album completed, that alone deserves...

Sub Culture
Sub Culture

Another impressive release by Sub Dub Records. I'm starting to believe there is actually hope for Western influenced South Asian music. Thank god! Listening to "Sub Culture" was refreshing all over again. I am convinced now that England...

Love 2 Love - Part V
Love 2 Love - Part V

The latest installment to Audiorec's "Love 2 Love" series features a collection of some great romantic Hindi numbers sung by Bollywood's numero uno Kumar Sanu and Audiorec's very own Nephie Rodrigues. The album boasts six tracks...

Heavy Duty
Heavy Duty

Popsy who released the highly acclaimed "Girl" single a few years back has been scooped up by Kamlee Records to produce this album, it features big guns such as Kuldip Manak, Meshi Eshara, Avtar Maniac, Ranjit Mani, Paramjit Pamma...

Got Karma?
Got Karma?

Well, the fourth installment from DJ Karma has finally arrived. You really start anticipating something like this because of the hype surrouding it. I mean the text and banners were all over the internet, how could one miss its promotional...

Dhol Beat 3
Dhol Beat 3

The people who brought out "Dhol Beat 2" bang out another installment - and not a terrible one at that. This album is guaranteed to tear up the dance floors with the dhol beats and tumbi's that it spits out. The main thing to have in...

Desi Nu Skool Beatz
Desi Nu Skool Beatz

To start with, I just want to say that I WISH more albums like "Desi Nu Skool Beatz" would come out. This album is done really well, the beats are not off, its totally original from what I can tell and DJ Swami deserves a great deal of respect...

Dance India Mix 1999
Dance India Mix 1999

ABC (Asian Boyz Club) Productions are known for releasing quality work. If you don't believe me check out the Hindi Club Cutz series, which is probably the best series to come out of Canada. What ever happened to DJ XRCST? Their recent...

The Lick
The Lick

Okay, I know what you non-UK readers are thinking, "The Lick", what the hell does that mean, well its UK slang and means the business, the works, basically the word is used to describe something which kicks ass. Now that the title...

Patola Oh Janda
Patola Oh Janda

Since there were a lot of postings regarding this CD as of late, I decided I'd go out and get it. It was a safe bet, I believed, since their first one was decent....

Love 'N' Let Love
Love 'N' Let Love

Love 'N' Let Love is Azmat's second release on the Audiorec label; the producer was responsible for the successful "Power Packed" remix series which was released in the early 90's. In this album he has acquired the vocal talents...

Living Loud
Living Loud

Sukshinder Shinda's follow up to "Another Level", is some what very different, his last album experimented with different beats, different genres and styles of music, this album is all out hard desi and very different in sound. It...

Ground Zero
Ground Zero

DJ Jose and Stefan, east coast DJ's who are starting to get some recognition in the circles of desi music. The album is called "Ground Zero" - I was really looking forward to checking this one out because of the name and the cover. Aishwarya...

Back to Basics IV
Back to Basics IV

Mookie, when I hear that name I think good remixes, finally! "Back to Basics IV" - the only series of hindi remix albums that is actually as good as the first. Not like some other DJ's who are up to number 5 in there series but seem like...

Bhangra Punjab Da
Bhangra Punjab Da

Pardesi Bhangra Music Machine are back, minus the bhangra in the name and plus a new top vocalist, who goes by the name of Harjit Singh. This name may ring a bell if you bought his solo album (Ready or Not) a few years ago. They...

Absolute
Absolute

The day I purchased this CD, my Intent was to acquire DJ RANI, unsuccessful in that attempt, I got the second installment of Absolute, by DJ Himanshu & DJ Kaos (not the same Kaos of Total Kaos) and Dance Mix India 1999 by Zak & Kamran....

Vibes 2000 - The Resurrection
Vibes 2000 - The Resurrection

Vibes 2000 is another release by Elite 8 Productionz in California. ABC productions, after relocating, are positively back on the scene. Vibes 2000 has 16 tracks in total and track #16 is a bonus track by Soundtripps DJ Harry. The best songs...

True Players
True Players

The latest release from the Zahid Productions, the label responsible for introducing and making LL Cool Singh an overnight star in the Bhangra Industry is looking to create and make a success out of Master Mixx Singh, their latest signing....

North America's Finest
North America's Finest

This is Sanj's first legal remix release, it contains some of the biggest bhangra hits from the Roma label, the tracks he has remixed are taken from various albums such as "24/7" by the Safri Boys, Surinder Shinda's "Putt Sardaran...

Max Power
Max Power

This is yet another remix album, which has landed on the British shores without any trace of its origin or any info of the remixer. Many of you remix fans, may not give a care about these details cos all you guys want is a good set of mixes...

Kick Back 3
Kick Back 3

The album known as Kick Back 3 is undoubtedly one of the most professionally remixed albums I have ever heard in my lifetime as a DJ. I think Tony Talwar and Sunny Singh just may have kicked out Mookie (a very hard thing to do) when...

Here and Now
Here and Now

Four by Four are a bhangra singing group from Gravesend, Kent, that's South East of England for the international readers. They were formed in the mid-nineties and now have over 50 members. The troupe has won many awards all over the...

Desi in the Mix
Desi in the Mix

The latest release from DMC, the record company which likes to release Punjabi albums by the truck load and steal album titles from other record companies in the industry has a new remix album to offer us. The six-track album is by DJ Gillyz...

Dark and Dangerous
Dark and Dangerous

Jagpal, the man who rose to overnight stardom in 1997 and created mass hysteria on the desi streets and dance floors across the globe with his debut album "Live & Direct" is back with "Dark & Dangerous." In between working on these albums,...

Yaaden - Looking Back
Yaaden - Looking Back

Yaaden, the perfect title to an album that is set as a tribute to the great Kishore Kumar. The artist, who is cordially named "Happy" recorded six tracks from some of the best work of Mr.Kumar.... listening to this album takes you back to...

Secret Weapon
Secret Weapon

"Secret Weapon" features some great vocalists such as Hans Raj Hans, Kuldip Manak, Sardara Gill, Dilshad Akhtar, etc. The remixing is done by one named Daddy Singh, he's a new lad on the scene and is pretty good, even though he is...

Put Sardaran De 2
Put Sardaran De 2

This is very much a remix album containing mostly previously released tracks on the Roma label. It kicks off with a remix of Ranjit Mani's "Akh Lar Gaye" from the "King of Kings" compilation album, the original track was on a hip...

MIB 2
MIB 2

This album is one of the very few all out bhangra remix albums available in the underground market; it contains some serious ass whooping mixes by the Canadian munday. It's selling like hot jalebi in the UK and does not fail to disappoint...

Me and You
Me and You

Shazia Manzoor's latest offering since her collaboration with Bally Jagpal on "Dark & Dangerous" is a treat for her growing fan base. Two new producers, Minesh Parekh and Zafir Zaman support her hypnotising vocals on this album....

Liquidation
Liquidation

What a relief it can be sometimes to go to the desi audio store. The last few weeks that I've been going to my local desi store I was constantly disappointed by brand new CD's that had songs that were at least 5 years old. Its like hello!?!...

DSNY 2000
DSNY 2000

The new album by DSNY is an album that has no explanation for itself. I, ofcourse, do not mean this in a good way. This album is what is causing the remix scene to die out. Its horrible, there are lyrics left and right on this album. But...

Case of Bass 5
Case of Bass 5

The fifth installment to the Case of Bass series by the Dholl Company contains 10 old and new tracks in the mix. The album features the likes of Hans Raj Hans, Daler Mehndi, Ranjit Mani, Heera, Alaap, Azaad, Nirmal of Shava Shava and Sukhdev...

Bad Boys
Bad Boys

These guys seem like they really tried hard to achieve a good entertaining album. They could have done a lot better but the album is still somewhat alright. You can tell they worked hard on it, and they deserve some respect for the effort...

Soha
Soha

Hold on, another good album from Mookie? How is it possible that he hasn't disappointed us yet with a crappy album? Well, whatever the reason for his positively entertaining albums, I just hope he keeps up with his good luck streak, which...

Midsummer's Dream 3
Midsummer's Dream 3

This album had me kinda upset. If you have heard the first two albums by DJ Scorpio you will know why this one will kind of disappoint you. The first two albums barely had any lyrics, good beats, less talk, and more hype. But this album...

America's Most Elite
America's Most Elite

From the creator of "360 Degrees of Bhangra" and the smash hit "Mystique," comes "America's Most Elite." Now, reviewing this album wasn't too hard, almost all of the tracks are very smooth and don't really disappoint you. The album has 24...

2 Lethal Desi
2 Lethal Desi

There was a lot of hype surrounding this release cos this is the follow up release from Kissmet Records who debuted with Jet Jagpal's awesome "The Gifted Ones." If you thought that was hot, give this baby a spin and I guarantee that you...

One Step Ahead
One Step Ahead

This is an album full of desi tracks with a modern vibe. The music is composed and produced by Mac-G, another desi artiste on the scene without a face, like LL Cool Singh, this guy wants to stay behind the scenes and let all his music do...

Sunsets in the Morning
Sunsets in the Morning

"Sunsets in the Morning", isn't that an oxymoron, literally impossible by the mere definition of the words? After being handed this album, I stood there staring at the cover thinking, what a dumb name for a CD. "Sunsets in the Morning",...

Insomnia: Montreal's First Most Finest
Insomnia: Montreal's First Most Finest

The producers of this album were smart to pick a catchy and meaningful name for there respectful album. We're not just saying that because it shares our name sake but this album really is very well put together. From the looks of it we cannot...

Planet Odyssey 2
Planet Odyssey 2

Before I begin, I want to tell DJ Apu to know that Michael Jackson in your remixes is just not cool! I am really sorry to start of this review in this manner, but I couldn't believe my ears when I heard the former king of pop. Phew! Ok now...

Gifted Ones
Gifted Ones

This album by Jett Jagpal features the likes of Kuldip Manak, Ranjit Mani, Sardara Gill of Apna Sangeet, Dippa of Satrang and Jinder Jinda. Jett has been working in the bhangra industry for many years, this is his first venture as a producer...

Dreams Can Come True
Dreams Can Come True

At first glance, "Dreams can come true" by DJ Dream, probably has the most distinct CD cover to ever hit a remix CD, besides "Mystique". And with the "Apache Indian" caption it even lured me to grabbing it. Furthermore, it was Engineered...

New York Style II
New York Style II

"Tera Rang Balle Balle" is what New York Style II begins with. How many of you out there really liked this song and wanted to actually hear it remixed? Not many I'm sure. This album is totally professionally remixed, as is expected from...

Club Karma
Club Karma

Club Karma is the third release by DJ Awesome One and DJ RB who combine to form DJ Karma. Among the select few respected DJ's in New York City and the Tri-State area, DJ Karma has been bringing us entertaining parties and albums for more...

Va's Finest
Va's Finest

These two fairly new Dj's on the scene, DJ Kunal and DJ P2, give us an album titled "Indian From All Directions" with a total of 13 tracks on it, four bhangra and nine hindi remixes. This is the type of album you would have to listen to...

Mystique
Mystique

DJ Harry and B2, two New York Disc jockeys have just come out with another album impressively titled Mystique. I was offered the chance to review it last weekend and wasn't too excited about it. After being pressured a bit, I checked it...

The Beast From the Middle East
The Beast From the Middle East

Beauty and the beast, The music this beast has compiled is best described as beautiful. Thats to put it in a nice way, but when it comes down to it, this album is phat as hell. Just comes straight out with the fast dhol beats of bhangra...


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