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Visions of Sound (April 2021)

Visions of Sound (April 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:
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #494 – Refugee Encounters

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #494 – Refugee Encounters

M’berra is the story of a collective of Malian musicians from the M’berra Refugee Camp in southeast Mauritania meeting Italian producer and electro-shaman Khalab in a tent city rising out of the desert, out of nothingness, at the border with Mali in West Africa. Brought together by spirit and circumstance,...
Daily Discovery: Meridian Brothers – Cumbia del Pichamán (en vivo)

Daily Discovery: Meridian Brothers – Cumbia del Pichamán (en vivo)

Check out a live rendition of ‘Cumbia del Pichamán’ by Bogotà-based experimental and psychedelic cumbia band Meridian Brothers.   The song, a very Meridian Brothers’s version of Dusty Springfield’s “Son of a Preacher Man”, is extracted from the band’s latest album Cumbia Siglo XXI and released by Bongo Joe Records: https://meridianbrothers.bandcamp.com/album/cumbia-siglo-xxi...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #493 – Marimba Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #493 – Marimba Groove

Voy Pa’ Allá is our album of the week, delicious marimba music from the Colombian Pacific coast, not just made by a band but by a cultural institution: Semblanzas del Río Guapi. Out on Llorona Records. Radio Mukambo also serves afrobeat from Lagos (Nigeria) and Bahia (Brazil), musical patchworks by Jaguar...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #492 – Animal Breakout

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #492 – Animal Breakout

Breakout is the title of Echoes of Zoo‘s debut album, on which animals literally break out their cages on a soundtrack made of adrenaline fuelled jazz infused with an eclectic range of western, oriental and African influences, made in Brussels. Album of the week on Radio Mukambo. We also listen to...
Playlist: Your Ticket to… Winter 20/21

Playlist: Your Ticket to… Winter 20/21

Spring, summer, autumn and… we couldn’t help, but compile a winter playlist as well Here’s another seasonal recap of (some of) the music we listened to and loved at Rhythm Passport in the last days, weeks and months. No genre or stylistic borders, the only common denominators behind the selection...