BFR Sound System

BFR Sound System

BFR SOUND SYSTEM is owned and operated by Indian reggae artists Delhi Sultanate and Begum X. aka Samara Chopra, lead singers of The Ska Vengers and co-founders of Word Sound Power. BFR Sound System performances consist of a selection of strictly vinyl records playing a range of Jamaican genres as well as a vast collection of exclusive dubplates recorded it Jamaica's leading Reggae artists.

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BFR Sound System To Celebrate 3-Year Anniversary With Show In New Delhi

Three years ago, Begum X and Delhi Sultanate ran an Indiegogo campaign that successfully culminated with the two The Ska Vengers members realising their long-standing dream of creating a custom-built...

Hundreds Of Artists & Cultural Practitioners Unite Across Cities In India To Fight For Democracy & Against Hate

It's a critical moment in India's history, one that could potentially alter the future of the country. Democracy has been taken hostage in India by cries of hate, propaganda, censorship and...

Mini-Documentary 'Reggaeology' Maps The Rise Of Indian Reggae

“Reggae is what you make of it. For some, it stands for one love, sure. For others, it's revolution.” - Neil Fraser aka Mad Professor It would be a difficult ordeal to try and map what inspired...

Reggae Festival Goa Sunsplash Announces Names For Its 2019 Edition

Conceived in 2016 as a celebration of reggae music and culture, Goa Sunsplash returns for its fourth edition in 2019 to Madrem, Goa – this time as a two-day festival, from January 12-13. Founded by...

Magnetic Fields Announces First Wave Of Names For 2018 Edition

The wait is over - Magnetic Fields Festival has just released the first phase of it’s 2018 line-up. Magnetic Fields is notorious for pushing future-facing sounds from India and around the world, as...

BFR Sound System Back With More Sessions

After a long hiatus, Bass Foundation Roots Sound System is back for another series of sessions featuring Delhi Sultanate and Begum X. For those not in the know, Bass Foundation Roots is a unique...

Daphni, Khruangbin, Josey Rebelle, Sassy J Added To Magnetic Fields Festival Line-Up

Joining the likes of Four Tet, Ben UFO, Special Request, Jayda G, Machinedrum, and TEEBS at Magnetic Fields Festival this year will be Caribou’s elusive dancefloor alter ego, Daphni; Swiss DJ and...

ECHO Travels To Mumbai & Bangalore With Special Sound System Show In New Delhi

A one-of-a-kind club night, ECHO will travel to Mumbai and Bangalore before a very special, show on a Sunday afternoon in New Delhi. Taking place at the sprawling cluster of warehouses that make up...

Watch: A Year Of BFR Soundsystem Via Al Jazeera

Over the course of a year, Delhi-based filmmaker Vikram Singh followed musician Taru Dalmia on his travels with BFR Sound System. Convinced of the role reggae can play in political activism, Taru has...

Gig Preview: BFR Soundsystem At Champa Gali

The BFR soundsystem is all set to hold its much-anticipated second edition at New Delhi’s picturesque Champa Gali on 22 October. If you’ve been following our website in the past, you probably...

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