Tag Archives: Groove

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...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #509 – Global Afrobeat Movement is Back!

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #509 – Global Afrobeat Movement is Back!

The 15th of October marks the anniversary of Fela Kuti, godfather of afrobeat, and is also the date Mukambo releases the second Global Afrobeat Movement compilation on NYP Records, including Jumbo System from Toulouse (France) who combine afrobeat with the power of a marching band. Their debut EP is our...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #503 – Sahara Grooves

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #503 – Sahara Grooves

This week we travel to the Sahara desert in Niger to dance to some Touareg blues by Les Filles de Illighadad and Dag Tenere, both serving their own blend of Tamasheq sounds. Iswat by Dag Tenere (“the desert’s children”) is our album of the week. Radio Mukambo also takes you to...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #502 – Confusing Musical Universes

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #502 – Confusing Musical Universes

On their debut album “Round”, Rumble interweaves samples from all walks of life and from all eras. Confusing musical universes, traveling from old school hiphop to digital boom bap, combining trip hop with bass music & dancehall. The French hiphoppers’ debut is album of the week on Radio Mukambo, out...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #501 – Groove Machine

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #501 – Groove Machine

Radio Mukambo serves a Swedish cumbia band mixing analogue sound with brass and Beastie Boys energy: Cumbiasound‘s debut EP Maquina is our album of the week. We announce Jam’in Jette on tour at FIRM with Daniel Dzidzonu (afrobeat), Azmari (ethiogrooves) coming to Brosella XXS. Furthermore we listen to new afrobeat...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #499 – Afro Power Ensemble

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #499 – Afro Power Ensemble

Muito Kaballa‘s second album Mamari, the first one with the Power Ensemble, is album of the week on Radio Mukambo. Jazzy afrobeat made in Cologne (Germany). The podcast also serves touareg rock, Brazilian rap, Ghanaian afrofuturism, rubacumbia, French hip-hop, Ethiopian tradition embracing the sound of machines and some heavy dub...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #497 – Future Sound of Afrobeat

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #497 – Future Sound of Afrobeat

This week Radio Mukambo only serves afrobeat. Some sounds you’ll recognize as afrobeat, others may be what the future of afrobeat will sound like. Which is the case for Tony Allen‘s posthumous album “There Is No End”, more hiphop than afrobeat, except for the drumming, of course! The master drummer...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #494 – Refugee Encounters

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #494 – Refugee Encounters

M’berra is the story of a collective of Malian musicians from the M’berra Refugee Camp in southeast Mauritania meeting Italian producer and electro-shaman Khalab in a tent city rising out of the desert, out of nothingness, at the border with Mali in West Africa. Brought together by spirit and circumstance,...
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...