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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...
Best Afro-Groove Albums of 2020

Best Afro-Groove Albums of 2020

Let’s start the new year in style with the best albums of 2020. Radio Mukambo invites you to join the groove train for a trans-Atlantic and pan-African trip that takes you from Africa to Latin America, bridges the gap between Europe, North-America and Australia, passing by the Caribbean en route to...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo’s Top 30 Albums of 2020 (#30 to #16)

Podcast: Radio Mukambo’s Top 30 Albums of 2020 (#30 to #16)

2020 has been a really tough year for musicians, artists and creatives, but we’ve still been treated to a lot of good music. This week Radio Mukambo offers you the latter part of the 30 best albums of 2020 (30 to 16), including afrobeat, Afro-Latin, ethiojazz, maloya, wassoulou music, global...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #478 – Groove Like An Ethiopian

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #478 – Groove Like An Ethiopian

Quite some ethiogrooves on Radio Mukambo, starting with Eddy & The Ethiopians delivering our cd of the week. II by the collective from Eindhoven is a nice fusion of Ethiopiques (Ethiopian big band styles from the sixties and seventies) with afrobeat, jazz and funk. We also check out Azmari‘s new single, ethio/oriental...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #477 – Groove Gone Irie

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #477 – Groove Gone Irie

We don’t always play reggae on Radio Mukambo, but the truth is we really dig reggae and dub, so this week it’s going to be only reggae music! Starting somewhere between Martinique, Congo and France with our cd of the week, Iration by the female duo Mystically bringing soulful reggae...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #473 – Kosmo Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #473 – Kosmo Groove

This week we travel to Ghent (Belgium) to listen to Kosmo Sound‘s debut album “Antenna”. This six-piece dub formation brings a combination of solid bass and drums with fresh storytelling melodies on saxophone. Out on on Zephyrus Records. Radio Mukambo also announces new albums by Elida Almeida (Cape Verde), Las...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #472 – Afrofuturism meets Vintage Afro Sounds

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #472 – Afrofuturism meets Vintage Afro Sounds

Radio Mukambo takes you to Copenhagen (Denmark) to discover Nuri, an up-and-coming musician who creates his own blend of afrofuturism by combining archival field recordings from diverse African traditions with electronic beats, polyrhythmic grooves and North African trance music. His second album “Irun” is our cd of the week. We...
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 #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 #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...
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