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Daily Discovery: AMAMI – Soleil (BJR066)

Daily Discovery: AMAMI – Soleil (BJR066)

Amami are a Geneva-based trio formed by Raphaël Anker, Gabriel Ghebrezghi and Inès Mouzoune. The band is ready to release Soleil, its second album, out on Swiss label Les Disques Bongo Joe in late August: https://amami.bandcamp.com/album/soleil The first single extracted from the album is its track, which can be described as “gothic-tropic, as it embraces the...
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,...
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...