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Mix: Uprising by Christina Hazboun (June 2021)

Mix: Uprising by Christina Hazboun (June 2021)

Now more than ever, three weeks after a ceasefire ended 11 days of air raids and shelling and the international press and media coverage has returned to its low hum, it’s crucial to keep the attention from wavering, and spotlight the daily sufferings and tensions borne by the people living...
Visions of Sound (May 2021)

Visions of Sound (May 2021)

Every month, we bring you a collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Daily Discovery: Nasip Kismet –  Mihriban @Szimpla Kert

Daily Discovery: Nasip Kismet – Mihriban @Szimpla Kert

Nasip Kismet are a Budapest-based quartet formed in 2019   The band, led by Turkish-born Arif Erdem Ocak, focuses its sound on Turkish contemporary and traditional folk music, which the musicians blend with jazz, psychedelia and Balkan influences.   The sextet recently released their first EP, available here: https://ffm.to/nasip-kismet  
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #498 – Hip-Hop Caboclo

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #498 – Hip-Hop Caboclo

Gaspar Z’Africa is the greatest rapper you’ve never heard of! The adept of hip-hop culture from São Paulo went on field trips to the north and northeast in search of Brazilian beats to produce a rap album soaked in the rhythms of the country’s African and indigenous roots. “Hip-Hop Caboclo,...
Playlist: Elektric Voodoo – California Funky Fusion (June 2021)

Playlist: Elektric Voodoo – California Funky Fusion (June 2021)

Welcome June with some fresh, quality and groovy music courtesy of San Diego-based Elektric Voodoo. The Southern California septet, which moved its first steps back in 2016, have brought new meanings to the psych-rock format. Their inclusive and broad-ranging sound shaped after years spent touring far and wide across the US...
Daily Discovery: Monsieur Doumani – Pissoúrin (Official Video)

Daily Discovery: Monsieur Doumani – Pissoúrin (Official Video)

Cypriot avant-folk trio and grappa enthusiasts Monsieur Doumani have just released the first single from the namesake upcoming album Pissourin (out on September 10) via Glitterbeat Records.   As the band explained, “Pissourin, in the Greek-Cypriot dialect is translated as total darkness. It’s when our subconscious sneaks out and scratches us, messing...