Tag Archives: Afrobeat

Podcast: Out Of Africa #17

Podcast: Out Of Africa #17

In this show, we travel through the sounds of fado, desert blues, afro-Cuban jazz, afro-Cuban, afrobeat, Arabic reggae, and reggae! We kick off the show with the melancholic voice of Mariza, from Portugal, in “Quem me Dera”, a song was written for her by the Angolan singer-songwriter Matias Damásio. We...
Daily Discovery: Gende – Orchestra GOLD

Daily Discovery: Gende – Orchestra GOLD

Combining Malian tradition with 1970’s Afro-rock, afrobeat and psychedelia, Oakland-based Orchestra Gold has created a very original music described as a ‘kaleidoscope of sound’. The project represents something unique that is both timeless and fresh “Gende”, their latest single, comes from Segou, in Southern Mali and for Malians is usually...
Podcast: Rhythm Passport Presents… #16

Podcast: Rhythm Passport Presents… #16

For this episode of Rhythm Passport Presents, we tried to compress, squeeze and cram 12 months’ worth of notes, rhythms and sounds from all over the world in roughly 120 minutes. Of course, we had to leave our far too many quality tunes. Still, we tried hard and did our...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #533 – Top 22 of 2022

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #533 – Top 22 of 2022

Here are Radio Mukambo‘s top 22 albums of 2022: ethiogrooves, Afro-Caribbean beats, creole sounds, Mali rock & global bass bring you to Afro-Brazilian beats, afrobeat and reggae/hip-hop in the top 3. Close your eyes and let this music journey bring you to the sounds of Caribbean beaches, African metropoles, Brazilian...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #531 – Seven Wisdoms Of Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #531 – Seven Wisdoms Of Groove

This week Radio Mukambo brings you two albums that came out before the summer but that somehow haven’t made it to the “album of the week”. So here they are: Seven Wisdoms Of Plutonia by Alpacas Collective, Afro-groovers from Leuven, Belgium, and La Ñapa by The Bongo Hop, Afro-Caribbean collective from Lyon,...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #530 – Neon Buddha

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #530 – Neon Buddha

This week Radio Mukambo takes you to Melbourne, Australia, for a delicious dose of ethiogrooves meets afrobeat. On Good Evening Black Buddha, Black Jesus eXperience fuses the heritage of Mulatu Astatke and Fela Kuti with hiphop and contemporary multiculturalism around Ethiopian/Australian singer Enushu Taye and MC Mista Monk. We also...