All posts by benjamin.tollet

Radio Mukambo 466 – Invisible Invasion in the Land of Breaks

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...
Radio Mukambo 465 – Backwoods grooves

Radio Mukambo 465 – Backwoods grooves

With roots in the voodoo backwoods of Benin, Frankosun and The Family from Helsinki (Finland) deliver the cd of the week on Radio Mukambo. Their self-titled debut sounds like a resurrection of the Black President, Fela Kuti! We focus on the third NYP Records compilation and “African Electronic Diaspora –...
Radio Mukambo 464 – Capoeira Chegou pra Groovar

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...
Radio Mukambo 463 – Wild Turtle Groove

Radio Mukambo 463 – Wild Turtle Groove

Strange title? Not if you listen to La Gallera Social Club‘s fourth album “Tortuga Salvaje”, a surprising journey through the energy of Latin American folk, centuries-old Amerindian and Afro-Venezuelan traditions meeting the cosmic tones of the 70’s and contemporary digital experiments. We also listen to new singles by Afro Iná...
Radio Mukambo 462 – Killer Grooves

Radio Mukambo 462 – Killer Grooves

“Heart Math”, the new album by Californian producer and turntablist The Gaslamp Killer, is cd of the week on Radio Mukambo. We also listen to new remixes by Fokn Bois (afrobeat/s), Cumbia Cosmonauts (cumbiastep) & Amerigo Gazaway (hiphop) ++ new singles by Abelardo Carbono (champeta), He K Tombe (afrobeat), Raul...
Radio Mukambo 461 – Four Elements

Radio Mukambo 461 – Four Elements

German rapper LMNZ just released second EP of the ‘Elements Series’. Four EPs (Air, Water, Fire & Earth), four (hiphop) elements. Each album is dedicated to its element. On the second one, “Water”, the beats and riddims produced by Morry ‘DaBaron’, bass player of the French reggae group Dub Inc....
Grooves Against Covid – Deconfinement Mixtape

Grooves Against Covid – Deconfinement Mixtape

On this global mash-up of grooves, Mukambo serves some of the best music that 2020 has brought so far. Covid has made it a year to forget, but musically 2020 is a hit. From reggae/dub to afrobeat, creole sounds to Latin beats, ethiogroove to hiphop, Congotronics to global crossover, plus...
Radio Mukambo 460 – Global Crossover

Radio Mukambo 460 – Global Crossover

This week Radio Mukambo focuses on two Japanese projects: Tokyo-based ten-piece wild Japanese folk band Minyo Crusaders joins forces with Colombian cumbia radicals Frente Cumbiero on the EP “Minyo Cumbiero” (on Mais Um Discos), while Japanese afrobeat rockers Stepak Takraw do it without horns on the EP “Livyatan” (on Soul...
Radio Mukambo 459 – Dubbing You Crazy

Radio Mukambo 459 – Dubbing You Crazy

A lot of reggae & dub on Radio Mukambo, including our cd of the week “Dub Me Crazy” by Paolo Baldini DubFiles meets Dubblestandart. A collaboration between Vienna’s finest dub collective and an Italian producer adding modern dub technology. We highlight the EP Global Funk Sound System Vol.1 by DJ...
Radio Mukambo 458 – Groove Revelation

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...
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