The UK is finally waking up! Slowly, but steadily, we are releasing music back into the market. It’s taking longer than we all had hoped, but it’s happening, nonetheless. The UK scene v2.0 is now bringing something to the table that the Panjab market just doesn’t seem to be doing – Variety. When you look … More *NEW SINGLE* ‘Gussa Ni Karidha’ by Jr Dread & Jasjot Singh Ghuman – Out Now!
Let’s take it down a notch. Let’s step away from the dancefloor for a second. Hang on. What? We’re not on the dancefloor anymore? Weird, isn’t it? Panjabi music isn’t just about the dancefloor, you know. Even if that may be the case these days. It takes guts to go against the grain and produce … More *NEW ALBUM* ‘Reggae Wisdom’ by Desi Dark Child – Out Now!
Oh no! Not more remixes! Some say remixes destroy the essence of the original and should never be created. The others say that remixes breathe new life into the originals and expose songs to a whole new audience who may have missed the original releases of the classics. Over the years, like the mainstream Panjabi … More *NEW ALBUM* ‘Kaos Was The Case’ by Kaos Productions – Out Now!
Let’s be real. We have now entered the age of the India based artist. Selling out big arenas for their shows, artists from Panjab are currently dominating the scene, worldwide. There was once a time, in the not so distant past, where the UK was the hub for Bhangra music. Everyone used to look to … More Introducing… BROTHERHOOD
Diljit Dosanjh. Artist. Actor. Superstar. Diljit has accomplished an incredible amount in his illustrious career to date. From starting off as a budding young vocalist with his debut album, Ishq Da Uda Ada, to now more recently conquering the Bollywood scene, it’s safe to say that Diljit has become the finest export from Panjab in … More Diljit Dosanjh sells out Canada Tour!
When was the last time you ever heard of a Panjabi lyricist that was born and bred in the UK? We’ll let you take your time to think about it. Difficult, isn’t it? To have lyricists born and bred in the UK is something that just doesn’t happen. This could be for a variety of reasons. … More *INTERVIEW* UK Born Lyricist – Dhami Amarjit
‘Nazareh‘, ‘Mitran De Shaonk‘, ‘Putt Sardaran De‘, ‘Patta Lagg Ju‘, and more recently, ‘Deep Obsession‘. It’s fair to say that Gurj Sidhu has firmly cemented his place in the UK Panjabi music scene. But were those singles enough? Of course they weren’t. He’s got an album for you to dig your teeth into… Or ears … More *NEW ALBUM* ‘Sentimental Value’ by Gurj Sidhu – Out 23rd Feb 2017!
The hairstyle is back! The 90s are back! THE REAL JAZZY B IS BACK! Let’s be honest. When Jazzy B announced ‘Folk N Funky 2’, everyone was torn between being either: extremely excited that Jazzy B and Sukshinder Shinda are back together and bringing back the old sound that we all know and love, or being … More *NEW SINGLE* ‘Londono Patola Reloaded’ by Jazzy B & Sukshinder Shinda – Out Now!
The name Gurj Sidhu now carries with it a certain expectation from the listening public. Powerful folk vocals equally complimented with hard hitting beats. His previous singles have done just that. ‘Nazareh‘ and ‘Put Sardaran De‘ brought with them the reggae vibe, whereas ‘Patta Lagg Ju‘ deviated and introduced a fresh sound. The 6-Foot plus Powerhouse is … More *NEW SINGLE* ‘Deep Obsession’ by Gurj Sidhu & Kaos Productions – Out Now!
Word is Born son. And on that note, let’s get back to the programme. Every album that has featured on Flashback Fridays until now has been a 90s album, and rightly so. The 90s, for many, was such a rich time for Panjabi music. But when the tides changed course, it was difficult to see … More FLASHBACK FRIDAYS 012 – ‘WORD IS BORN’ by Specialist ‘n’ Tru-Skool