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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...
Podcast: Rhythm Passport Presents… #2 (December 2021)

Podcast: Rhythm Passport Presents… #2 (December 2021)

Rhythm Passport holders, welcome to a new round-the-world journey to discover some of the freshest tunes coming from the four corners of the world… In the second episode of Rhythm Passport Present, in collaboration with Thamesmead-based radio RTM.FM, we set things in motion in Japan and in around two hours’ time...
Podcast: Out Of Africa #8

Podcast: Out Of Africa #8

This show is dedicated to the Angolan Independence Day, commemorated on the 11th of November of 1975, dedicated as well to its people and marvellous country. The show kicks off with Bonga and its wonderful voice, music’s extracted from his debut albums, Angola 72 and Angola 74, then we travel...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #514 – Jimi Hendrix of Highlife

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #514 – Jimi Hendrix of Highlife

This week we dive into the Golden Sixties and Seventies of highlife music with Oliver Nayoka, a Nigerian singer & guitarist, mixing highlife with heavy Congolese guitar. Aja Wele-Wele sounds like a vinyl coming straight from the ’70s but was made today, reshaping the history and conception of highlife earning himself...
Podcast: Rebel Up Nightshop #89

Podcast: Rebel Up Nightshop #89

Nightshop for November via Radio Campus Bxl and shared on Rhythm Passport & Groovalizacion Radio with +3 hours of new global sounds. 3 songs of the day via Angola, Lebanon and Colombia (La Perla). Our albums of the month take us to Mali via mandinke guitar strings of Boubara Badian...
Podcast: Rhythm Passport Presents… #1 (November 2021)

Podcast: Rhythm Passport Presents… #1 (November 2021)

Thanks to the cool people at Taco!, the Thamesmead-based artist-led organisation, we are finally back “on air”! After a few months of radio silence, we are indeed pretty excited about our new monthly residency at one of the most vibrant community-led stations in London, RTM.FM, and to introduce you to...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #513 – Black Ants Groove Together

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #513 – Black Ants Groove Together

This week we fly to the Congo to make sure that Black Ants Always Fly Together, One Bangle Makes No Sound. A surrealistic title for the fourth full-length album by the legendary Congolese polyrhythmic trance collective Kasai Allstars, our album of the week out on Crammed Discs. We check more...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #512 – Groove in the Jungle

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #512 – Groove in the Jungle

Radio Mukambo takes you to Italy for some deep funk cooked up with African and Latin roots by Vito Lalinga on Guru in the Jungle, our album of the week. A fusion of styles and grooves with fat beats and an overall jazz and Afro-Latin vibe. We also listen to...
Podcast: Out Of Africa #7

Podcast: Out Of Africa #7

Out Of Africa A trip into world music through an African perspective, insight and inspiration! We all came from Africa! In this show, we travel from Congo's beautiful voices, Franco and its famous O.K Jazz Orchestra, jazz from Ethiopia, the famous ethio-jazz, with its oriental expressions, and South African jazz, with...