Tag Archives: Bantu

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #486 – Black History Month Belgium

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #486 – Black History Month Belgium

During this month of March, the fourth edition of Black History Month Belgium will be taking place through virtual performances at AB & many other venues, including Belgian-Ghanian multi-instrumentalist Esinam and the Afropean slammer Badi. Check blackhistorymonth.be for the full programme. Radio Mukambo offers you Afro-grooves all year long, but...
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...
Your Ticket to… 2020 (in 100 songs)

Your Ticket to… 2020 (in 100 songs)

With a new year just started, it’s time to tidy up our most recent music listening(s) and find out what the mad, mad 2020 offered us when it came to new songs. Despite what we all had to bear, music brought us plenty of relief. So, check out our most...
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...
Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #78

Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #78

Enjoy three hours of fresh global sounds! Starting with 4 songs of the day by James Stewart & Ayuune Sule (France/Ghana), Meliza (Guadeloupe), Arp Frique (Netherlands/Cabo Verde) and Burkina Azza (Burkina Faso/France). Our albums of the month start with free jazz by Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes (International Anthem), followed...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #475 – Groove Judgement

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #475 – Groove Judgement

This week the Toronto-based outfit Battle of Santiago takes us to Cuba for a soundclash between the spirits of the indigenous Afro-American Santería religion and rock grooves. Native percussion and call-and-response vocals encounter with modern production on Queen & Judgement, our cd of the week. We listen to new singles...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #468 – Global Afrobeat Movement

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #468 – Global Afrobeat Movement

Twenty years after Fela Kuti‘s death, afrobeat is more alive than ever. Literally every continent has afrobeat bands and it’s safe to say there are more than a hundred bands spread over fifty countries. Mukambo created “Global Afrobeat Movement” with the aim of promoting the current global afrobeat scene, prompting...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #467 – Everybody Get Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #467 – Everybody Get Groove

This week we travel to Lagos, Nigeria, to discover the new album by BANTU, the collective led by Ade Bantu that has been serving a tasty fusion of afrobeat, Afro-funk & Yoruba music for over 20 years. Everybody Get Agenda is cd of the week on Radio Mukambo. We also...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #462 – Killer Grooves

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #462 – Killer Grooves

“Heart Math”, the new album by Californian producer and turntablist The Gaslamp Killer, is cd of the week on Radio Mukambo. We also listen to new remixes by Fokn Bois (afrobeat/s), Cumbia Cosmonauts (cumbiastep) & Amerigo Gazaway (hiphop) ++ new singles by Abelardo Carbono (champeta), He K Tombe (afrobeat), Raul...