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Podcast: Radio Mukambo #500 – 10 Year Celebration

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #500 – 10 Year Celebration

Ten years of making radio and 500 podcasts, that’s what Mukambo is celebrating this week. So we have a special program talking you through the very vest albums of those ten years. Get ready for a trans-Atlantic trip going from Africa over Latin America to Europe, and a pan-African ride...
Mix: Mukambo’s Pan-Afrobeat Mixtape

Mix: Mukambo’s Pan-Afrobeat Mixtape

Twenty+ years after Fela Kuti‘s death, afrobeat seems to be more alive than ever! Over the past two decades, afrobeat bands have arisen in the four corners of the earth, some paying homage to Fela, other playing their own blend of afrobeat, mixing their roots with Fela Kuti and Tony...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #481 – Groovecasting 2021

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #481 – Groovecasting 2021

The first podcast of 2021 announces some exciting albums coming out in the first half of the year. Going from global afrobeat from Brazil over Chile to Japan, a few promising Belgian releases to the newest NYP Records compilation presenting Tropical Beats. By the end of the podcast, we dig...
Online Event: Yo Canto a la Diferencia

Online Event: Yo Canto a la Diferencia

Two weeks ago, we had the honour and pleasure to run an inspiring online streaming event dedicated to Chilean music and some of its most gifted artists. It featured acts reflecting in their music “another Chile”, portraying their everyday life and setting to sound the joys as well as the...
Album Review: Newen Afrobeat – Curiche (May 2019)
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Album Review: Newen Afrobeat – Curiche (May 2019)

Newen Afrobeat are from Chile rather than Lagos, but are proof that afrobeat has become a global music to address injustice. Formed in Chile in 2009, Newen translates as ‘strength’ in the indigenous (and marginalised) Mapuche language, and the seven songs that make up the collective’s third album Curiche speak up...