All posts by benjamin.tollet

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #522 – Meus Brasis

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #522 – Meus Brasis

“Meus Brasis”, my Brasils, not one sound but various sounds, not the typical samba, forró or sambareggae you’re used to, but the sounds of the northeast and the north, and the digital productions of the 21st century. It almost all comes from two albums by two of the greatest ambassadors...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #521 – The Fifth Heaven

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #521 – The Fifth Heaven

The fifth volume of the Global Riddims compilation on NYP Records is just delicious. Fresh tunes from Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Arab world and everything in between, by one of the curators on Groovalizacion Radio. Radio Mukambo also pays tribute to the great Orlando Julius, Nigerian highlife and afrobeat...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #520 – Reggae-dub take over

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #520 – Reggae-dub take over

This week it’s strictly reggae and dub on Radio Mukambo. New productions from the past few weeks including The Spy from Cairo‘s new album “Animamundi”. We go from big names like Clinton Fearon, Groundation and L’Entourloop to emerging reggae singers and dub producers. You can download Radio Mukambo on www.radiopanik.org/emissions/radio-mukambo/...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #519 – Metropolitan Maloya

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #519 – Metropolitan Maloya

Ti’Kaniki pursues its passion for maloya and its various evolutions on Douz, album of the week on Radio Mukambo. United by their common passion for maloya, the collective brings together musicians from Reunion Island and metropolitan France with diverse origins. This French Maloya fusion is only the start of one...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #518 – Zenitude from Addis

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #518 – Zenitude from Addis

It’s been too long I’ve been able to make a podcast, so here’s a playlist with some of the freshest tunes of the past few weeks. Grooves ranging from Afro-Caribbean over Arab-jazz to Afro-Zen, some cumbia, funana and spiritual jazz. Album of the week is “The Buzz and the Bells”,...
Mix: International Women’s Rights Day – 100% Female Power!

Mix: International Women’s Rights Day – 100% Female Power!

For International Women’s Rights Day, we play tribute to all women in music with this Strictly Female mix going from afrobeat, Lusophone sounds & ethiogrooves over Arab, reggae & dub to Latin, hip-hop & global bass. Power to the Women! Tracklist: Organic Soul – Frap Frap The Afrorockerz feat. Ruth Tafébé –...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #517 – Magmatronics

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #517 – Magmatronics

After a winter break in Senegal, Mukambo is back with his first podcast of the year. Brining us some sounds from Senegal, including Sahad and D.A.B.A., and exploring the new afro-sounds that came out in the first weeks of 2022. The Belgian ethiogroove quintet Black Flower delivers the album of...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #516 – Top 21 of 2021

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #516 – Top 21 of 2021

It’s the first week of the year so time to treat you to the best albums of 2021. A global trip that will take you from Colombian Pacific tot a refugee camp in the desert, from adrenaline fuelled jazz to the Beastie Boys making cumbia in the Congo. Ethiogrooves, Latin...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #515 – United Nonsense

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #515 – United Nonsense

For the last normal podcast of the year, we have two albums of the week: U.N. (United Nonsense) is the debut of Swedish afrobeat band Olumo Soundz, so true to the foundations of afrobeat that we sometimes have to snap to make sure we’re not listening to Fela Kuti! The...
Mukambo Mixtape – Let’s Felabrate 2021

Mukambo Mixtape – Let’s Felabrate 2021

For the second year in a row, Mukambo and NYP Records teamed up to prove the global afrobeat scene is more alive than ever. Mukambo compiled 21 bands from the four corners of the earth, bringing their own blend of afrobeat to pay tribute to the Black President Fela Kuti...