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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,...
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...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #508 – Afrobeat Unite

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #508 – Afrobeat Unite

After 10 years of making a podcast, it was time for a change. So from now on, every Wednesday at 9am Brussels time, you’ll hear Radio Mukambo live ‘n direct on Radio Panik 105,4 FM from Brussels. Plenty of afrobeat this week with Ogun Afrobeat from Madrid, Spain, delivering our...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #507 – Third Generation Afrobeat

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #507 – Third Generation Afrobeat

The Anthronauts is a Swiss “third-generation” afrobeat band, fed by the music of the ancestors Fela Kuti & Tony Allen as well as by the innovations of second-generation bands like Antibalas. Their self-titled debut album (cd of the week) features the South African singer Nongoma Ndlovu and a dubmix by...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #500 – 10 Year Celebration

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #500 – 10 Year Celebration

Ten years of making radio and 500 podcasts, that’s what Mukambo is celebrating this week. So we have a special program talking you through the very vest albums of those ten years. Get ready for a trans-Atlantic trip going from Africa over Latin America to Europe, and a pan-African ride...
Radio Mukambo #495 – Spicy Balaphonics

Radio Mukambo #495 – Spicy Balaphonics

Spicy Boom Boom by Balaphonics from France is album of the week on Radio Mukambo, a mix of balafon and other West-African influences with brass and afro-grooves. The podcast serves new singles by Esinam (Ghana/Belgium), Alex Figueira (Portugal/Venezuela), Rumble (France) Havana meets Kingston (Cuba/Jamaica). We discover DJ Grissino‘s new EP I’m...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #493 – Marimba Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #493 – Marimba Groove

Voy Pa’ Allá is our album of the week, delicious marimba music from the Colombian Pacific coast, not just made by a band but by a cultural institution: Semblanzas del Río Guapi. Out on Llorona Records. Radio Mukambo also serves afrobeat from Lagos (Nigeria) and Bahia (Brazil), musical patchworks by Jaguar...
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...
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 #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:...