Tropical Pressure Festival

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3 days packed with live bands, DJ's, music and dance workshops, yoga, kids' play & craft sessions, storytelling, healing treatments and World music films.

Tropic Pressure Festival celebrates the rich cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean on the cliffs of Cornwall.

There is plenty to do for all the family with a dedicated kid's zone, entertainer, storytelling, workshops, craft activities and circus skills, and a dedicated quiet family camping area.

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Gallery: Arsenal Of Sounds Opening Party W/ Malphino & Let Drum Beat @ Woolwich Works (London; Friday 2nd September 2022)

On Friday the 2nd of September, we officially launched Arsenal of Sounds, a year-long music series happening every first Friday of the month at Woolwich Works organised by Rhythm Passport with the support of Arts Council England. …and we did it in style, hosting two bands enriching, diversifying and jazzing up the London music…

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Rhythm Passport Free Compilation – Vol. 74 – August 2022

Download this exclusive FREE Rhythm Passport album TODAY! Preview of the album: This Album is no longer available however if you want to receive exclusive access to a free album like this each month just sign up to our monthly newsletter by filling in the form below:    Holiday season might be…

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Podcast: Radio Mukambo #519 – Metropolitan Maloya

Ti’Kaniki pursues its passion for maloya and its various evolutions on Douz, album of the week on Radio Mukambo. United by their common passion for maloya, the collective brings together musicians from Reunion Island and metropolitan France with diverse origins. This French Maloya fusion is only the start of one…

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Podcast: Radio Mukambo #518 – Zenitude from Addis

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Artists: Afro-Zen Allstars , Akram Abdulfattah , Alpacas Collective , Bonga , Dowdelin , Fogo Fogo , K.o.g. , Konkolo Orchestra , Paul Boutique , Rhabdomantic Orchestra , The Bongo Hop , Ti’Kaniki , Yohann Le Ferrand

Podcast: Rhythm Passport Presents… #4 (February 2022)

Rhythm Passport holders… welcome on board! The fourth Rhythm Passport Presents round-the-world flight is ready to take off from the RTM FM studio and for the next two hours we will travel together in sound from Japan to Brazil. So, sit back, relax and get ready to listen to the…

Artists: Bab L' Bluz , Bandua , Ben Marc , Candeleros , Chacalón Y La Nueva Crema , Chancha Via Circuito , Diogo Ramos , Dirtwire , Dowdelin , El Khat , Gonora Sounds , Ibrahim Babayev , Isaac Sasson , Joseph Ray , Jr Thomas & The Volcanos , Juanita Euka , Ka Safar , Kansado , Lakou Mizik , Lenna Bahule , LNDFK , Pastor Champion , Rokia Kone , The Ano Nobo Quartet , The Busy Twist , The Super 20 , Warsaw Afrobeat Orchestra , YIN YIN

Rhythm Passport Free Compilation – Vol. 67 – January 2022

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Artists: Al Doum and the Faryds , Dowdelin , EDKUB , Franz Von , Gonora Sounds , Groundation , Rokia Kone , Romperaryo , The Busy Twist , The Diasonics , Walaa Sbait , Warsaw Afrobeat Orchestra

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Podcast: Radio Mukambo #508 – Afrobeat Unite

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Podcast: Radio Mukambo #483 – One Who Grooves

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Preview: Femina Del Fuego – Fundraising Festival, Facebook Live Stream (Saturday 13th June 2020)


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Preview: Que Dia Es Hoy? (What Day is Today?) – Live Music from Colombia (Saturday 16th May 2020)

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At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some…

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Gallery: Malphino @ Pizza Express Live Holborn (London; Wednesday 2nd October 2019)

It’s not every night that all the Pizza Express Live audience divert their attention from their pizzas, stand up from their chairs, move their tables away and dance to the notes played on stage. With Malphino, who performed at the Holborn venue on 2nd November, that was quite natural and…

Artists: Malphino

Podcast: Listen to the Label Vol.7 – Wonderwheel Recordings (September 2019)

In our new podcast series, we’ve chosen to focus on who provide us with the precious “raw material” for our listenings and features: quality new music! We are talking about those heroes who decided to launch, nurture and cultivate a record label (better if with an ‘independent’ in front of it). As the…

Artists: Nickodemus

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