Tag Archives: Bixiga 70

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #505 – Tribute to Scratch: Rest in Dub

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #505 – Tribute to Scratch: Rest in Dub

Last Sunday the Upsetter Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, the greatest producer of reggae history, passed away aged 85. He left us a wealth of reggae and dub music from Bob Marley and The Congos to contemporary collaborations with bands from around the globe. We listen to some of his work with...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #484 – Mandinga Dub

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #484 – Mandinga Dub

A full hour of dub on Radio Mukambo, starting with our album of the week Mandinga Dub by André Sampaio meets Victor Rice. Brazilian music inspired by West-Africa getting the dub treatment. The rest of the podcast is full of dub crossovers with ethiojazz, afrobeat, Afro-Brazilian rhythms, Indian sounds & Balkan...
Your Ticket to… 2018 (in 10+ Albums)

Your Ticket to… 2018 (in 10+ Albums)

By now, you’d already know that we don’t like charts, ranks or hierarchies. So, of course, we have compiled a list of our favourite albums of the year (next to songs and videos), but more than a ranking, we prefer to call our choices a “music guide to 2018”. To...
Playlist: Bixiga 70 (October 2018)

Playlist: Bixiga 70 (October 2018)

Bixiga 70 (who are ready to take London by storm with a show at the Jazz Cafe tonight) have just released one of the best albums of the year for Glitterbeat Records. Titled Quebra Cabeça (‘puzzle’ in English), the work is brimming with Afro-Brazilian rhythms, instrumental far-out creativity and radical attitude. So, we couldn’t help...
Visions of Sound – August 2018

Visions of Sound – August 2018

We’ve partnered with Groovalizacion Radio to bring you a monthly collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Visions of Sound – July 2017

Visions of Sound – July 2017

We’ve partnered with Groovalizacion Radio to bring you a monthly collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Playlist: Womad 2017

Playlist: Womad 2017

Heading to Womad or maybe you are already strolling along Charlton Park green, good and ready to enjoy the world music festival par excellence? We have something for you…We went through the music treasure trove that is Womad 2017’s line up and picked 20 acts you shouldn’t miss. From Thursday to Sunday, Open...