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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 (#15 to #1)

Podcast: Radio Mukambo’s Top 30 Albums of 2020 (#15 to #1)

The last podcast of the year must be the best, that’s why Radio Mukambo brings you the top 15 albums of 2020. 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...
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 #476 – Umbundu Beats

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #476 – Umbundu Beats

Batida is back with a collection of remastered tracks, unreleased mixes and lost versions on Um, a title with a double meaning as it’s both number 1 in Portuguese as “hmm”, an Angolan sound to start many words in Umbundo language, the main language spoken in Huambo, the city where...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #475 – Groove Judgement

Podcast: 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 #474 – Maloya Power

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #474 – Maloya Power

This week Radio Mukambo travels to Reunion Island in the Indian ocean off the east coast of Africa for some powerful maloya music sung in Réunion Creole by LiNDiGo. Their 7th album “Kosa Néna” is our cd of the week, released by the French label Hélico Music. We listen to...
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...
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