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Podcast: Radio Mukambo #476 – Umbundu Beats

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #476 – Umbundu Beats

Batida is back with a collection of remastered tracks, unreleased mixes and lost versions on Um, a title with a double meaning as it’s both number 1 in Portuguese as “hmm”, an Angolan sound to start many words in Umbundo language, the main language spoken in Huambo, the city where...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #475 – Groove Judgement

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #475 – Groove Judgement

This week the Toronto-based outfit Battle of Santiago takes us to Cuba for a soundclash between the spirits of the indigenous Afro-American Santería religion and rock grooves. Native percussion and call-and-response vocals encounter with modern production on Queen & Judgement, our cd of the week. We listen to new singles...
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol. 35 – MUNDO FM Collective – Global Riddims

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol. 35 – MUNDO FM Collective – Global Riddims

View Mundo FM Collective bio here Global Riddims In the nineties, London clubs like Dingwalls and Mambo Inn Club and magazines like Straight No Chaser carried the message of the new ‘jazz thang’ to the four corners of the Globe. They projected a modern, open, artistic vision where no musical categories...