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Podcast: Radio Mukambo #492 – Animal Breakout

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #492 – Animal Breakout

Breakout is the title of Echoes of Zoo‘s debut album, on which animals literally break out their cages on a soundtrack made of adrenaline fuelled jazz infused with an eclectic range of western, oriental and African influences, made in Brussels. Album of the week on Radio Mukambo. We also listen to...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #491 – Tribal Futurism

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #491 – Tribal Futurism

Guedra Guedra‘s debut LP Vexillology is kicking down borders, offering listeners an experience made from hypnotic and rhythmic arrangements rooted in ancient cultures. From his Casablanca studio, the Moroccan genre-defying producer serves an elevation of tribal consciousness and underground futurism. Vexillology is album of the week on Radio Mukambo, out on On...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #490 – Transformation & Cure

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #490 – Transformation & Cure

Pancada Motor: Transformação e Cura is the 7th album by DJ Tudo e Sua Gente de Todo Lugar from São Paulo (Brazil), a breed of Brazilian field recordings made between 2007 and 2019 and recordings with traditional and modern musicians during trips around the world. Calling for “Transformation and Cure”: the...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #489 – Afro-Colombian Take-Over

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #489 – Afro-Colombian Take-Over

Plenty of Afro-Colombian music on Radio Mukambo this week. Starting with the marimba and percussion driven Batea, debut album by Bejuco, a powerful band rooted in the Colombian Pacific with a fresh and contemporary feeling. We also listen to a new single by Abelardo Carbono x Meridian Brothers and a...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #488 – Grabbed by the Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #488 – Grabbed by the Groove

“El Hal” is the feeling that comes when playing music, forgetting where you are. The feeling of being grabbed by the music and lost in the groove. A title that says it all about the third album from the London/Moroccan collective Electric Jalaba around Moroccan-born singer and guimbri player Simo...
Podcadst: Radio Mukambo #487 – Women’s Voices

Podcadst: Radio Mukambo #487 – Women’s Voices

Specially for International Women’s Day, this podcast is entirely dedicated to women’s voices. And for the first time in 10 years, basically all tracks come from Be My Voice, a NYP Records-compilation by Global Riddims and Mukambo. Discover 15 female artists from around the world fighting for female rights and...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #486 – Black History Month Belgium

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #486 – Black History Month Belgium

During this month of March, the fourth edition of Black History Month Belgium will be taking place through virtual performances at AB & many other venues, including Belgian-Ghanian multi-instrumentalist Esinam and the Afropean slammer Badi. Check blackhistorymonth.be for the full programme. Radio Mukambo offers you Afro-grooves all year long, but...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #485 – Legacies & Legends

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #485 – Legacies & Legends

This week Radio Mukambo celebrates legacies and honours legends. “Legacy +” is our double LP of the week, by Femi Kuti and Made Kuti, son and grandson of the great Fela Kuti. Both bring their own peculiar blend of afrobeat. We also pay tribute to two legends who left us:...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #484 – Mandinga Dub

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #484 – Mandinga Dub

A full hour of dub on Radio Mukambo, starting with our album of the week Mandinga Dub by André Sampaio meets Victor Rice. Brazilian music inspired by West-Africa getting the dub treatment. The rest of the podcast is full of dub crossovers with ethiojazz, afrobeat, Afro-Brazilian rhythms, Indian sounds & Balkan...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #483 – One Who Grooves

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #483 – One Who Grooves

Azmari is the “one who praises” in Amharic, an Ethiopian singer-musician, comparable to the European bard or the West African griot. The Brussels-based ethiogroove collective is a 21st century version of Azmari, blending African and oriental melodies while providing a fresh take on the ethiojazz sound. Their debut album Samā’ī is...
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