Tag: deeps

Win a VIP pass to Mira Veda’s Video Launch Party!

9Aug

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Mira Veda is hosting a Video Launch party for her new single “Captivated” and she wants YOU to join her! Answer the following question correctly and we will randomly select a winner!

On Mira’s first album “Infinite Love”, she collaborated with former Grammy president, who was it?

email your answer to urbandesiradio[@]gmail.com

Winners are responsible for their own travel expenses, party will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area

Sinbad Shows UDR some Twitter Love

31Mar

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Komposit’s New Media Marketing Executive, Roshni Patel, has been tweeting back and forth to Sinbad introducing him to Urban Desi Music and Culture.

Sinbad was cool enough to re-tweet our site to his followers, so they can get a taste of what the Urban Desi culture is all about!

Thanks Sinbad you rock!!!! Follow Sinbad on @Sinbadbad

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Deeps and Petz join DNR

30Mar

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Deeps (left)  and Petz (right) @ NYC Best Kept Secret (…causing trouble… at least Petz was)

Deeps and Petz, the founders of Urban Desi Radio will be co-hosting Desi Nights Radio with Ravi Kumar every friday night from 11pm to 2am.

“We feel this is a perfect match, Ravi understands our values and the type of music we want to showcase on 1170am,” says Petz. “It’s going to be great having Deeps next to me, I’ve missed having her around.”

Over the last couple of months, they both been trying to brainstorm how to keep their site going. With the support of SimplyBhangra.com and DesiClub.com, UDR has been producing podcast shows.

Check out DesiNightsRadio.com

Deeps’s Profile

4Jan

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Most people don’t believe me when I tell them I was born in Punjab, India. It’s the truth folks! I came to California with my family at the age of one and have been living in the Bay Area ever since. For all you international folks …The Bay Area is considered the greater San Francisco area. I reside in San Jose, CA which is about 45 minutes away from SF. I love taking frequents trips to the big city to satisfy my traveling hunger and not to mention…. grab some inspiration while I’m there!

My love for South Asian media/entertainment started in grade school around the age of 7. I remember being mesmersized by Bollywood movies, the songs and dance numbers. I develpoed a keen interest in how this industry actually came to be. I started reading up on all the latest entertainment news, watched star interviews, collected numerous pictures, films and music. That’s when it hit me, I wanted to do something in the South Asian media/enertaintment industry!

Name: Mandeep

Nick names: Deeps, Mandy and Deepi

Star Sign: Scorpio, we’re known to be mysterious, fiesty and ‘stingers’ so watch out!

Favorite entertainment personalites: Kal Penn, Johnny Depp, Jay Sean, Kanye West, John Abraham, Aamir Khan, Bipasha Basu, Russell Peters, Michael Jackson.

Favorite music: Asian Underground, Bhangra, Indi-pop, Bollywood, Alternative, Regaee, Pop, Hip-Hop, R & B, Urban Desi and Middle Eastern sounds.

Guilty pleasures: Chocolate, Facebook and Twitter!

Countires I’d like to travel: U.K., Amsterdam, India, New Zealand, Greece and Eygpt.

Favorite passtime: making art via photoshop or acrylics on a canvas, hanging out on the beach, going to the movies, downloading music (legally!), exploring downtowns and eating different types of food!

My ideal career: Broadcast journalist for American media or Bollywood.

The Junction Ep.1 hosted by Petz – Featuring Navin Kundra

1Jan

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The Junction was started on a UK Radio Station called AsianFX, after the station folded it went on hiatus. It’s back on Urban Desi Radio bringing you a mix of imports from the UK while balancing tracks from the US.

In March ’09, Petz interviewed Navin Kundra – you will be able to hear bits and pieces

1. Tere Liye – Navin Kundra

2. Mehbooba – Navin Kundra

3. Down – Jay Dabhi Mash Up

4. Do you remember- Pree Mayall

5.  My Life – Pree Mayall (feat. Missive, Mandeep Sethi and Eternal)

6.  Operation Bluestar 1984 – Mandeep Sethi

7. Chori Chori Takna – Dark MC

8. Original Nutta (Sam Sam Remix) – UK Apache

9. Outer Space – S Endz

10.  Jhagade – Mixman Shawn remix