Tag Archives: Konono No.1

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.25 – DJ Kobayashi

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.25 – DJ Kobayashi

View DJ Kobayashi bio here Track List: Intro by The Sway Machinery (00:00) Hakombinator by Trampulina (01:04) Pasare Calatoare (Rafael Aragon Remix) by Fanfara Electronica (01:38) Nightshift by Stas (06:21) Cumbia (Wood ‘n’ Soo Reboot) by Empresarios X Nickodemus (09:03) Malukayi (feat. Konono, No. 1) by Mbongwana Star (12:23) Atar by Grup...
Your Ticket To… 2016

Your Ticket To… 2016

This month’s playlist is a bit different from the ones you’re used you to: no style or genre introduction. Instead, we chose to celebrate 2016 and wanted to do it in “our way”. We picked some of the best tunes we have listened to throughout the year and asked our contributors to...
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.17 – MUNDO FM Collective – Radio Mukambo

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.17 – MUNDO FM Collective – Radio Mukambo

View Mundo FM Collective bio here   Radio Mukambo The Brussels Electronic Marathon inspired Mukambo to make a mix in which he wanted to break the narrow-minded view of electronic music. Electro is much more than house or techno, as this small sample of the wide variety of electronic rhythms made...
Rhythm Passport Free Compilation – Vol. 5 – August 2016

Rhythm Passport Free Compilation – Vol. 5 – August 2016

Download this exclusive FREE Rhythm Passport album TODAY! This is our fifth instalment of Rhythm Passport’s FREE monthly compilation album our gift to YOU, our newsletter subscribers. Play it at the gym, while you’re doing the washing, driving…wherever! Discover new music from the world of Rhythm Passport. Only available until 23rd August 2016...
Review: Konono No. 1 @ Rich Mix (London, 30th July 2016)

Review: Konono No. 1 @ Rich Mix (London, 30th July 2016)

The Grammy award winning group Konono No. 1 was formed in Congo in the late 1960s. Their distinctive sound is driven by three likembas (bass, medium and treble thumb pianos). What separates them from so many traditional acts is the rudimentary, homemade amplification of the likembas. This sound is also known...
WOMAD 2016 Highlights: Sunday

WOMAD 2016 Highlights: Sunday

It’s been a few years since Konono No 1 first burst onto the WOMAD scene straight from the streets of Kinshasa with their fresh irresistible dance groove, and they’re still bursting with an unpretentious energy. Their wonderfully low-tech instruments – thumb-pianos, cowbells & drums and even amplification – are made...
Womad UK 2016

Womad UK 2016

It’s less than a month until the most exciting world music event of the British Summer: Womad UK 2016. To help you to make the most of the four days, but also tempt you to join us on the green of Charlton Park, we have gone through the thrilling line up...
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