Tag Archives: Afrofuturism

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #507 – Third Generation Afrobeat

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #507 – Third Generation Afrobeat

The Anthronauts is a Swiss “third-generation” afrobeat band, fed by the music of the ancestors Fela Kuti & Tony Allen as well as by the innovations of second-generation bands like Antibalas. Their self-titled debut album (cd of the week) features the South African singer Nongoma Ndlovu and a dubmix by...
Daily Discovery: ESINAM — DEEP IN MY SOUL (Twilights Live Session)

Daily Discovery: ESINAM — DEEP IN MY SOUL (Twilights Live Session)

  Tomorrow evening, Belgian-Ghanaian singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Esinam will pay a visit to Rich Mix London to present her brand-new album Shapes in Twilights of Infinity, out on W.E.R.F. Records. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy her refined Afrofuturist electro-soul.   Support by the collaborative electro-jazz project Nikitch & Kuna...
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...
Interview: Q&A w/ Guedra Guedra – A Contemporary African Reader

Interview: Q&A w/ Guedra Guedra – A Contemporary African Reader

On the 12th of March, On the Corner Records released an album which has already “booked” its place in our ‘end of the year’ list. Vexillology, by Moroccan musician, producer, sound archiver, field recording and sound artist Guedra Guedra, goes far beyond the phonographic boundaries. The debut LP of the...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #483 – One Who Grooves

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #483 – One Who Grooves

Azmari is the “one who praises” in Amharic, an Ethiopian singer-musician, comparable to the European bard or the West African griot. The Brussels-based ethiogroove collective is a 21st century version of Azmari, blending African and oriental melodies while providing a fresh take on the ethiojazz sound. Their debut album Samā’ī is...
News: Bandcamp Your Friday (Friday, 5th February 2021)

News: Bandcamp Your Friday (Friday, 5th February 2021)

We are glad about the fact that the music lovers at Bandcamp haven’t lost their good habits and also in 2021, they will keep on supporting musicians and labels through their Bandcamp Fridays. As it happened on the first Friday of each month throughout 2020, also this year Bandcamp will...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #482 – Zigzag to Africa and Back!

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #482 – Zigzag to Africa and Back!

This week, Radio Mukambo takes you from Germany to Africa with Zik Zak, cd of the week by the German production duo Ancient Astronauts featuring upcoming vocalists and rappers from across Africa and the diaspora. We listen to plenty of new releases & remixes from Brazil, London, Afro-Colombia, Angola, Brussels &...
Podcast: Rendez-Vous à Bobo – A Beginner’s Guide To Baloji (January 2021)

Podcast: Rendez-Vous à Bobo – A Beginner’s Guide To Baloji (January 2021)

Rendez-vous with Lucas for a beginner’s guide to Baloji – the multi-faceted artist from DRC via Belgium making some of the most inventive Afrofuturist music and visuals about. Track List 1. Baloji – Le Reste Du Monde [from Hotel impala, EMI Music Belgium, 2007] 2. Baloji – Congo Eza Ya Biso [from Kinshasa Succursale; Crammed Discs,...
Best Afro-Groove Albums of 2020

Best Afro-Groove Albums of 2020

Let’s start the new year in style with the best albums of 2020. Radio Mukambo invites you to join the groove train for a trans-Atlantic and pan-African trip that takes you from Africa to Latin America, bridges the gap between Europe, North-America and Australia, passing by the Caribbean en route to...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo’s Top 30 Albums of 2020 (#15 to #1)

Podcast: Radio Mukambo’s Top 30 Albums of 2020 (#15 to #1)

The last podcast of the year must be the best, that’s why Radio Mukambo brings you the top 15 albums of 2020. Join the groove train for a trans-Atlantic and pan-African trip that takes you from Africa to Latin America, bridges the gap between Europe, North-America and Australia, passing by...