Explore the rise of the Punjabi UK garage in this new film

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22 November 2021



Based on archival footage and interviews.

A new documentary – titled The birth of Punjabi Garage – tells the story of the rise of the Punjabi garage in the UK.

Co-produced by Yung Singh and Cameron Barnfield of Ministry of Sound, The birth of Punjabi Garage explores the rise of the genre in the late 90s, focusing on its development to the present day.

The short brings together archival footage from the late 90s and early 2000s, as well as a variety of interviews with key figures, produced in tandem with Yung Singh.

“The documentary contains a plethora of never-before-seen archive footage showing exactly what it was like in the garages and studios of the young guys in Bradford and Manchester from the start, to the events, weddings and festivals that marked their success.” , share the filmmakers.

The birth of Punjabi Garage is “reserved by Yung Singh and his iconic Boiler Room, paying homage to the alumni who paved the way for the continued South Asian presence in British dance culture.”

It is the “first documentary to explore the genre. Documentaries have covered Bhangra, the ’80s Daytimers and the Asian Underground, but the involvement of the South Asian diaspora in the Garage scene of the early 2000s was never covered and so we are proud of you there. ‘to bring !

Singh himself notes that The birth of Punjabi Garage is not “a definitive story”, but rather aims to “give a glimpse of how things started”.

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