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Podcast: Radio Mukambo 471 – Budapest Groove x Kampala Fire

Podcast: Radio Mukambo 471 – Budapest Groove x Kampala Fire

Radio Mukambo takes you to Budapest to discover the pioneering Hungarian afrobeat group The Mabon Dawud Republic. The young band already toured in Ghana where they recorded with highlife legend Pat Thomas and vocalist and kologo player Stevo Atambire. Their debut LP is our cd of the week, on out...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo 470 – Nasty Piece of Work

Podcast: Radio Mukambo 470 – Nasty Piece of Work

After a week of absence to promote Mukambo‘s newest mixtape Let’s Felabrate 2020 – Global Afrobeat Movement, Radio Mukambo is back with a global trip that starts in Venezuela. Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos fuse traditional Afro-Venezuelan rhythms with futuristic Latin jazz, psych funk and afrobeat on “Bichos”, our cd...
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: 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: Radio Mukambo 462 – Killer Grooves

Podcast: 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...
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