Tag Archives: Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #453 – Voodoo Ale

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #453 – Voodoo Ale

Traditional and contemporary collide in Vodou Ale, debut collaboration by Haitian mizik rasin (roots music) band Chouk Bwa and rumbling electronic production by The Ångströmers. This hypnotic dialogue between minimalist sound design and Afro-Haitian drum talk is our cd of the week, released via Swiss label Bongo Joe Records. Radio...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #452 – Cross-Cultural Grooves

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #452 – Cross-Cultural Grooves

This week, Radio Mukambo highlights two cross-cultural projects highlight: Lokkhi Terra, gapping the bridge between India and Cuba, and Dub Colossus, putting the dub into Ethiopian music. “CuBangla” is the sixth album by London fusionistas Lokkhi Terra, a great slice of bangla-afro-Latin-jazz-roots. We listen to a nice Maga Bo remix of a...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #450 – Mutant Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #450 – Mutant Groove

Plenty of afrobeat again this week on Radio Mukambo as we announce the GLOBAL AFROBEAT e-FEST, a Facebook live stream mini-festival this Saturday by Rhythm Passport & Mukambo. With a live set by Carapaus Afrobeat feat. Kologbo, DJ-sets by Chief Commander Yaaba, Eric Soul & Mukambo. Three talks: Women in...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #447 – Think Global, Play Local!

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #447 – Think Global, Play Local!

Corona and the lockdown are causing a huge financial crisis in many sectors of the economy, hitting the musical sector extra hard with all club concerts and festivals cancelled until the end of August. The sector launched the hashtag #playlocal to support local bands once the club gigs and festivals...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #445 – Carapaus on Dengue Fever

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #445 – Carapaus on Dengue Fever

No corona nor bats on Radio Mukambo this week, but mackerels on dengue fever! The mackerels (carapaus) bring us to Lisbon, where a bunch of Brazilian and Portuguese musicians are making their own blend of afrobeat. Carapaus Afrobeat deliver our album of the week, Dois. The dengue virus, a mosquito-borne...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #443 – We No Be Machine

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #443 – We No Be Machine

Global lockdown or not, the groove must go on! Are we machines that can just be shut up and locked down? Onipa gives us the answer on their debut album, cd of the week on Radio Mukambo. From Ghana to London, Onipa (“human” in the Ashanti language) brings energy, groove,...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #442 – Corona Groove Sessions

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #442 – Corona Groove Sessions

Corona or not, we groove on! With “Groove Sessions Volume 5” (cd of the week) by Chinese Man, Scratch Bandits Crew & Baja Frequencia, celebrating the 15th anniversary of the label Chinese Man Records with a mix of scratch, trip-hop, dub & tropical rhythms. Radio Mukambo also serves new singles...
Playlist: Zakia’s Soul City (November 2018)

Playlist: Zakia’s Soul City (November 2018)

We keep on discovering the DJs who will let you dance the Soul City nights away, the Jazz Cafe‘s refreshed Saturday club night. This time is the turn of Zakia Sewell, a London-based DJ and producer who was also part of the Honest Jon’s family until a few months ago. Today, Zakia...