March 30, 2021
Disco, pop, and funk records from India, Pakistan, Turkey, and Armenia.
In VF Live, DJs take you inside their homes, record shops, and studios for intimate sets and mixes.
Dedicated to showcasing music “from Beirut to Bangkok via Bombay”, Discostan is a multimedia platform and record label – founded by Arshia Haq, and co-run by Jeremy Loudenback.
For Discostan’s debut VF Live, Arshia plays a two-part set:
“Side A – The Disco Side, pays homage to the dance floor in all its moods, from nostalgic to cathartic. This includes some of Discostan’s favorite disco, pop, and funk tracks from the its universe.”
Watch and listen to the first set above, check out the tracklist below and stay tuned for Side B – streaming on Wednesday 21st April at 1pm BST here.
1. Runa Laila – Disco Premee
2. Babla – Zara Ahista Chal
3. Khodja Abdelkader – Ya Fatima
4. Nahid Akhtar – Tarasta Hai Yeh Dil
5. Dhira Ghosh – Daali Lackhe Phoolon Ki
6. Nereye Gidiyorsun – Nazan Özgü
7. Özdemir Erdoğan – Haydi Bastir
8. Partzer Sarer – Hrair
9. Hobob – زمونه
10. Nermin NIazi – Nainan
11. Charanjit Singh – Raga Bhairav
12. Sharon Prabhakar – Aaji Ki Raat
13. Preeti Sagar – Sham Jo Dhale
14. Musarrat Nazir – Rahen Tera Bina
Video: Pete Galindo