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Podcast: Radio Mukambo #469 – Global Afrobeat Revival

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #469 – Global Afrobeat Revival

Compiled for NYP Records, “Mukambo presents Global Afrobeat Movement” is for free download or nyp (name your price) on Bandcamp. Last week’s Radio Mukambo offered a sneak preview of the compilation, this week we continue with contemporary afrobeat from Chile, Brazil, Portugal, Mozambique, Spain, Nigeria, Cape Verde ++ two bands...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #468 – Global Afrobeat Movement

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #468 – Global Afrobeat Movement

Twenty years after Fela Kuti‘s death, afrobeat is more alive than ever. Literally every continent has afrobeat bands and it’s safe to say there are more than a hundred bands spread over fifty countries. Mukambo created “Global Afrobeat Movement” with the aim of promoting the current global afrobeat scene, prompting...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #467 – Everybody Get Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #467 – Everybody Get Groove

This week we travel to Lagos, Nigeria, to discover the new album by BANTU, the collective led by Ade Bantu that has been serving a tasty fusion of afrobeat, Afro-funk & Yoruba music for over 20 years. Everybody Get Agenda is cd of the week on Radio Mukambo. We also...
Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #76

Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #76

Sweet September, 2,5 hours of music with 7 albums of the month and songs of the day. Starting with 3 songs of the day by Andy One, Penny Penny and Kemal Rachid. Our albums of the month start with traditional ritual Hauka folk music from Niger by Lingo Seino and...
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 #465 – Backwoods grooves

Podcast: 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 –...
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 #463 – Wild Turtle Groove

Podcast: 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...
Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air – TootArd (August 2020)

Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air – TootArd (August 2020)

There’s no doubt that, since last time we met them two years ago, the Nakhleh brothers have grown up, changed and arguably matured. Musically, they sound like two different people. As much as TootArd, the group they founded in Majdal Shams (their hometown on the Golan Heights) in 2010, sounds...
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