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Podcast: Radio Mukambo #492 – Animal Breakout

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #492 – Animal Breakout

Breakout is the title of Echoes of Zoo‘s debut album, on which animals literally break out their cages on a soundtrack made of adrenaline fuelled jazz infused with an eclectic range of western, oriental and African influences, made in Brussels. Album of the week on Radio Mukambo. We also listen to...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #466 – Invisible Invasion in the Land of Breaks

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #466 – Invisible Invasion in the Land of Breaks

This week we have two cd’s of the week. Adventures in the Land of Breaks sounds like a hiphop/broken beat soundtrack for an imaginary Tarantino movie, orchestrated by Funky Bijou from France, out on Sterephonk. Global Control / Invisible Invasion is a trip to India and Carnatic singing through bass by Tunisian...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #464 – Capoeira Chegou pra Groovar

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #464 – Capoeira Chegou pra Groovar

Special podcast this week, entirely dedicated to capoeira music and its main instrument, the berimbau, to celebrate its 30th anniversary of capoeira group Porto de Minas from Belo Horizonte (Brazil). As it is the group I trained with for about 3 years, I dedicate this podcast to Mestre Niltinho, Negoativo...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #458 – Groove Revelation

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #458 – Groove Revelation

During a trip to Ethiopia, pianist and composer Daniel Moreau was inspired by the sounds he heard at “Timkat”, the mystical festival that gives title to our cd of the week, an encounter between the French ethiojazz band Ethioda and rapper Mac Singe. Radio Mukambo also serves Brazilian afrobeat, a...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #456 – In/depen/dance

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #456 – In/depen/dance

This podcast is my way to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Congo, through contemporary musicians from Kinshasa & the Congolese diaspora in Brussels. Including a re-take of the classic “Indépendance Cha-Cha” + the master of Congolese guitar Dizzy Mandjeku. In Belgium it’s mainly through rap & slam that the...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #449 – Let the Groove Fly!

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #449 – Let the Groove Fly!

On their debut album Alewa (cd of the week), Santrofi brings a new wave of fresh highlife directly from the streets of Accra, Ghana. The eight musicians around bassist and producer Emmanuel Ofori are deeply rooted in vintage Ghanaian highlife music, with influences ranging from the fast-paced pulse of 70s...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #446 – Cadence Revolution

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #446 – Cadence Revolution

This week, Radio Mukambo takes you to the French Caribbean to discover Disques Debs, a label that released hundreds of records, playing a pivotal role in bringing the creole music of Guadeloupe and Martinique to a wider international audience. “Cadence Révolution: Disques Debs International Vol. 2 (1973-1981)” is our cd of...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #442 – Corona Groove Sessions

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #442 – Corona Groove Sessions

Corona or not, we groove on! With “Groove Sessions Volume 5” (cd of the week) by Chinese Man, Scratch Bandits Crew & Baja Frequencia, celebrating the 15th anniversary of the label Chinese Man Records with a mix of scratch, trip-hop, dub & tropical rhythms. Radio Mukambo also serves new singles...
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.41 – Groovalizacion Radio – Mukambo

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.41 – Groovalizacion Radio – Mukambo

View Groovalizacion Radio bio here Mukambo – Best of 2017 Mukambo mixtape for Rhythm Passport On this exclusive Groovalizacion Radio mixtape for Rhythm Passport, Mukambo brings the best global grooves the year has brought us so far. From afrobeat, ethiojazz and Latin vibes over Brazilian carimbó and Touareg beats to global hip-hop...
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.17 – MUNDO FM Collective – Radio Mukambo

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.17 – MUNDO FM Collective – Radio Mukambo

View Mundo FM Collective bio here   Radio Mukambo The Brussels Electronic Marathon inspired Mukambo to make a mix in which he wanted to break the narrow-minded view of electronic music. Electro is much more than house or techno, as this small sample of the wide variety of electronic rhythms made...
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