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Podcast: Radio Mukambo #451 – Jungle Ablaze

Podcast: 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...
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 #449 – Let the Groove Fly!

Podcast: 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...
Podcast: Rhythm Passport on Air w/ Trad. Attack! (April 2020)

Podcast: Rhythm Passport on Air w/ Trad. Attack! (April 2020)

Despite the lockdown, Rhythm Passport On Air is back! For the April episode of our podcast, we had the pleasure to meet Estonian contemporary folk sensations Trad. Attack! We had a chat about their new release Make Your Move and how digging through the Estonian heritage audio archives has helped to provide the...
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...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #446 – Cadence Revolution

Podcast: 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...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #445 – Carapaus on Dengue Fever

Podcast: 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...