Tag Archives: hiphop

Radio Mukambo 475 Groove Judgement

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...
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...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #463 – Wild Turtle Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #463 – Wild Turtle Groove

Strange title? Not if you listen to La Gallera Social Club‘s fourth album “Tortuga Salvaje”, a surprising journey through the energy of Latin American folk, centuries-old Amerindian and Afro-Venezuelan traditions meeting the cosmic tones of the 70’s and contemporary digital experiments. We also listen to new singles by Afro Iná...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #462 – Killer Grooves

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #462 – Killer Grooves

“Heart Math”, the new album by Californian producer and turntablist The Gaslamp Killer, is cd of the week on Radio Mukambo. We also listen to new remixes by Fokn Bois (afrobeat/s), Cumbia Cosmonauts (cumbiastep) & Amerigo Gazaway (hiphop) ++ new singles by Abelardo Carbono (champeta), He K Tombe (afrobeat), Raul...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #461 – Four Elements

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #461 – Four Elements

German rapper LMNZ just released second EP of the ‘Elements Series’. Four EPs (Air, Water, Fire & Earth), four (hiphop) elements. Each album is dedicated to its element. On the second one, “Water”, the beats and riddims produced by Morry ‘DaBaron’, bass player of the French reggae group Dub Inc....
Podcast: Grooves Against Covid – Deconfinement Mixtape

Podcast: Grooves Against Covid – Deconfinement Mixtape

On this global mash-up of grooves, Mukambo serves some of the best music that 2020 has brought so far. Covid has made it a year to forget, but musically 2020 is a hit. From reggae/dub to afrobeat, creole sounds to Latin beats, ethiogroove to hiphop, Congotronics to global crossover, plus...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #455 – Cross Continental Collaborations

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #455 – Cross Continental Collaborations

Forget about Cellules Communistes Combattantes, here comes an hour of musical CCC: Cross-Continental Collaborations! Starring Kampala’s darkest electro-percussion group Nihiloxica, a project that harnesses the full force of the ancient Bugandan drumming tradition of Uganda brings it to the contemporary dance floor through a dark lens of techno sensibility. Formed...
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 #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...
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