Tag Archives: Arab

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #503 – Sahara Grooves

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #503 – Sahara Grooves

This week we travel to the Sahara desert in Niger to dance to some Touareg blues by Les Filles de Illighadad and Dag Tenere, both serving their own blend of Tamasheq sounds. Iswat by Dag Tenere (“the desert’s children”) is our album of the week. Radio Mukambo also takes you to...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #489 – Afro-Colombian Take-Over

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #489 – Afro-Colombian Take-Over

Plenty of Afro-Colombian music on Radio Mukambo this week. Starting with the marimba and percussion driven Batea, debut album by Bejuco, a powerful band rooted in the Colombian Pacific with a fresh and contemporary feeling. We also listen to a new single by Abelardo Carbono x Meridian Brothers and a...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #488 – Grabbed by the Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #488 – Grabbed by the Groove

“El Hal” is the feeling that comes when playing music, forgetting where you are. The feeling of being grabbed by the music and lost in the groove. A title that says it all about the third album from the London/Moroccan collective Electric Jalaba around Moroccan-born singer and guimbri player Simo...
Corona Grooves – Best of 2020 mixtape

Corona Grooves – Best of 2020 mixtape

2020 has been a rough for musicians, artists and creatives, but the year also brought us lot of good music. Get ready for over 3 hours of trans-Atlantic and pan-African grooves, going from afrobeat over Afro-Latin to ethiojazz, from Maloya rhythms over Wassoulou blues to global hiphop, from reggae/dub over...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #447 – Think Global, Play Local!

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #447 – Think Global, Play Local!

Corona and the lockdown are causing a huge financial crisis in many sectors of the economy, hitting the musical sector extra hard with all club concerts and festivals cancelled until the end of August. The sector launched the hashtag #playlocal to support local bands once the club gigs and festivals...