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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...
Radio Mukambo 457 – Black Jesus

Radio Mukambo 457 – Black Jesus

The father of Ethio-jazz Mulatu Astatke joins forces with Melbourne-based Black Jesus Experience to deliver a delicious encounter of Ethiopian melodies with hip-hop-infused jazz and funk grooves on To Know Without Knowing, our cd of the week out on Agogo Records. Radio Mukambo also serves new stuff from Ethioda (French...
Radio Mukambo 456 – In/depen/dance

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...
Radio Mukambo 455 – Cross Continental Collaborations

Radio Mukambo 455 – Cross Continental Collaborations

Forget about Cellules Communistes Combattantes, here comes an hour of musical CCC: Cross-Continental Collaborations! Starring Kampala’s darkest electro-percussion group Nihiloxica, a project that harnesses the full force of the ancient Bugandan drumming tradition of Uganda brings it to the contemporary dance floor through a dark lens of techno sensibility. Formed...
Radio Mukambo 454 – Sounds of the Sun

Radio Mukambo 454 – Sounds of the Sun

This week we starts with a big up to Black Lives Matter and the global movement that is rising to end racism and take down statues of mass murderers and slave traders. We have a reggae track dedicated to all the haters out there!Radio Mukambo announces the first NYP Records...
Radio Mukambo 453 – Voodoo Ale

Radio Mukambo 453 – Voodoo Ale

Traditional and contemporary collide in Vodou Ale, debut collaboration by Haitian mizik rasin (roots music) band Chouk Bwa and rumbling electronic production by The Ångströmers. This hypnotic dialogue between minimalist sound design and Afro-Haitian drum talk is our cd of the week, released via Swiss label Bongo Joe Records. Radio...
Radio Mukambo 452 – Cross-Cultural Grooves

Radio Mukambo 452 – Cross-Cultural Grooves

This week, Radio Mukambo highlights two cross-cultural projects highlight: Lokkhi Terra, gapping the bridge between India and Cuba, and Dub Colossus, putting the dub into Ethiopian music. “CuBangla” is the sixth album by London fusionistas Lokkhi Terra, a great slice of bangla-afro-Latin-jazz-roots. We listen to a nice Maga Bo remix of a...
Radio Mukambo 451 – Jungle Ablaze

Radio Mukambo 451 – Jungle Ablaze

Jungle Fire literally puts the dancefloor on fire with their tropifunk made in LA, incorporating African rhythms including afrobeat with Latin funk. Their self-title third album is cd of the week on Radio Mukambo. We listen to ethiogroove, a new single by Kolonel Djafaar (Belgium), there’s quite quite some afrobeat...
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