Tag Archives: Podcast

Radio Mukambo 456 – In/depen/dance

Radio Mukambo 456 – In/depen/dance

This podcast is my way to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Congo, through contemporary musicians from Kinshasa & the Congolese diaspora in Brussels. Including a re-take of the classic “Indépendance Cha-Cha” + the master of Congolese guitar Dizzy Mandjeku. In Belgium it’s mainly through rap & slam that the...
Radio Mukambo 455 – Cross Continental Collaborations

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...
Radio Mukambo 454 – Sounds of the Sun

Radio Mukambo 454 – Sounds of the Sun

This week we starts with a big up to Black Lives Matter and the global movement that is rising to end racism and take down statues of mass murderers and slave traders. We have a reggae track dedicated to all the haters out there!Radio Mukambo announces the first NYP Records...
Radio Mukambo 453 – Voodoo Ale

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...
Radio Mukambo 452 – Cross-Cultural Grooves

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...
Radio Mukambo 451 – Jungle Ablaze

Radio Mukambo 451 – Jungle Ablaze

Jungle Fire literally puts the dancefloor on fire with their tropifunk made in LA, incorporating African rhythms including afrobeat with Latin funk. Their self-title third album is cd of the week on Radio Mukambo. We listen to ethiogroove, a new single by Kolonel Djafaar (Belgium), there’s quite quite some afrobeat...
Radio Mukambo 450 – Mutant Groove

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...
Radio Mukambo 449 – Let the Groove Fly!

Radio Mukambo 449 – Let the Groove Fly!

On their debut album Alewa (cd of the week), Santrofi brings a new wave of fresh highlife directly from the streets of Accra, Ghana. The eight musicians around bassist and producer Emmanuel Ofori are deeply rooted in vintage Ghanaian highlife music, with influences ranging from the fast-paced pulse of 70s...
Radio Mukambo 446 – Cadence Revolution

Radio Mukambo 446 – Cadence Revolution

This week, Radio Mukambo takes you to the French Caribbean to discover Disques Debs, a label that released hundreds of records, playing a pivotal role in bringing the creole music of Guadeloupe and Martinique to a wider international audience. “Cadence Révolution: Disques Debs International Vol. 2 (1973-1981)” is our cd of...
Radio Mukambo 445 – Carapaus on Dengue Fever

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...
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