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Podcast: Radio Mukambo #443 – We No Be Machine

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #443 – We No Be Machine

Global lockdown or not, the groove must go on! Are we machines that can just be shut up and locked down? Onipa gives us the answer on their debut album, cd of the week on Radio Mukambo. From Ghana to London, Onipa (“human” in the Ashanti language) brings energy, groove,...
Mix: Radio Mukambo Entering 2020 – Best of 2019 Mixtape

Mix: Radio Mukambo Entering 2020 – Best of 2019 Mixtape

It took quite a while, actually it took a corona crisis to get time to finish this Best-of-2019 mixtape, but it was worth the wait. It’s a serious global mash-up of grooves, bass ‘n beats, 56 tracks squeezed into little more than 2 hours. Don’t forget: leave your dancing shoes...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #442 – Corona Groove Sessions

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #442 – Corona Groove Sessions

Corona or not, we groove on! With “Groove Sessions Volume 5” (cd of the week) by Chinese Man, Scratch Bandits Crew & Baja Frequencia, celebrating the 15th anniversary of the label Chinese Man Records with a mix of scratch, trip-hop, dub & tropical rhythms. Radio Mukambo also serves new singles...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #441 – Future Ethiopiques & Gnawatronics

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #441 – Future Ethiopiques & Gnawatronics

Future Ethiopiques & Gnawatronics This week Radio Mukambo focuses on two Brussels-based producers that just brought out new material: Ozferti (ethiohop) & Cheb Runner (gnawabeats). Ozferti just released his first full album Solarius Gamma (cd of the week) partly recorded in Ethiopia with live musicians, while Gan Gah presents his...
Podcast: Rhythm Passport on Air w/ Fatoumata Diawara (January 2020)

Podcast: Rhythm Passport on Air w/ Fatoumata Diawara (January 2020)

We start the Rhythm Passport On Air year with a bang! For the first episode of 2020, we hosted and interviewed a gifted musician, tireless activist and extraordinary woman, Fatoumata Diawara.  In light of her upcoming London show at the Roundhouse (on the 30th of January, part of In the Round...
Podcast: Rhythm Passport on Air w/ 47Soul (October 2019)

Podcast: Rhythm Passport on Air w/ 47Soul (October 2019)

We never kept secret that we have something for 47Soul, the London-based shamstep band, whose roots in Palestine and Jordan are reflected in their music, which is also a blend with electronic, dub and reggae. So, every time there’s an opportunity to write about or have a chat with them, well…...