Tag Archives: Afrobeat

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: 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...
Daily Discovery: BANTU feat. Seun Kuti – Yeye Theory (Live)

Daily Discovery: BANTU feat. Seun Kuti – Yeye Theory (Live)

Enjoy “Yeye Theory” live rendition by Lagos-based 13-piece afro-funk and afrobeat ensemble Bantu from their set at the Freedom Foundation Africa Festival also featuring Seun Kuti as special guest.   You can listen to and buy Bantu’s latest album Everybody Get Agenda following this link: https://backl.ink/142773136  
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...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #511 – Confusion Break Beats

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #511 – Confusion Break Beats

DOPE BEATS for DOPE PEEPS is the name of our album of the week, a compilation celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Switchstance Recordings. Twenty years of searching for ultimate freedom, whether in their musical movements or in “switching” between styles. We listen to six artists from the German label, each...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #510 – Behind the Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #510 – Behind the Groove

This week The Selenites Band takes us Behind the Mask to discover their original compositions where Ethiopian music of “Swinging Addis” encounter kraütrock, psychedelic music and afro-jazz, made in France. We also discover more tracks from the second Global Afrobeat Movement compilation, out on NYP Records, including He K Tombe from...