Tag Archives: Brazil

Podcast: Out Of Africa (August 2021)

Podcast: Out Of Africa (August 2021)

In this show we go deeper into jazz in its limitless facets and styles, although limited in time but never in space, we dive into spiritual jazz, funky jazz, afrobeat jazz, and afro-cuban jazz. We are one and music is the bridge to Oneness! Music is the glue that connects...
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...
Mukambo Mixtape: Chico Science Vive – Viva o Manguebeat

Mukambo Mixtape: Chico Science Vive – Viva o Manguebeat

Tribute to Chico Science, the Brazilian Fela Kuti, godfather of manguebeat. His crossover of Pernambucan traditions like maracatu, coco, ciranda & embolada with ’90s culture (hip-hop, rock) gave birth to a whole new style and movement called manguebeat, the beat of the mangrove. With his tragic death in 1997, the...
Mukambo Mixtape: Forró de Macumbeiro – Baião Temperado

Mukambo Mixtape: Forró de Macumbeiro – Baião Temperado

This mixtape was inspired by the rising global trend of organizing forró balls, first in the Southeast of Brazil (São Paulo/Rio), then in the US and Europe. Not exactly the kind of forró I discovered in Pernambuco, at Chimchim da Baiana (Olinda) and such places. Another kind of forró and...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #501 – Groove Machine

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #501 – Groove Machine

Radio Mukambo serves a Swedish cumbia band mixing analogue sound with brass and Beastie Boys energy: Cumbiasound‘s debut EP Maquina is our album of the week. We announce Jam’in Jette on tour at FIRM with Daniel Dzidzonu (afrobeat), Azmari (ethiogrooves) coming to Brosella XXS. Furthermore we listen to new afrobeat...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #500 – 10 Year Celebration

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #500 – 10 Year Celebration

Ten years of making radio and 500 podcasts, that’s what Mukambo is celebrating this week. So we have a special program talking you through the very vest albums of those ten years. Get ready for a trans-Atlantic trip going from Africa over Latin America to Europe, and a pan-African ride...
Playlist: ‘Flying With Baba Zula’ by Adriana Cordeiro (June 2021)

Playlist: ‘Flying With Baba Zula’ by Adriana Cordeiro (June 2021)

Although we hardly venture into the movie and documentary realm, we love to make some excursions when we can and spread the word about stimulating releases. Constantly Flying, a new film dedicated to Baba Zula, one of the most significant Anatolian rock bands, is indeed a refreshing and intriguing work...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #499 – Afro Power Ensemble

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #499 – Afro Power Ensemble

Muito Kaballa‘s second album Mamari, the first one with the Power Ensemble, is album of the week on Radio Mukambo. Jazzy afrobeat made in Cologne (Germany). The podcast also serves touareg rock, Brazilian rap, Ghanaian afrofuturism, rubacumbia, French hip-hop, Ethiopian tradition embracing the sound of machines and some heavy dub...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #498 – Hip-Hop Caboclo

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #498 – Hip-Hop Caboclo

Gaspar Z’Africa is the greatest rapper you’ve never heard of! The adept of hip-hop culture from São Paulo went on field trips to the north and northeast in search of Brazilian beats to produce a rap album soaked in the rhythms of the country’s African and indigenous roots. “Hip-Hop Caboclo,...
Daily Discovery: Rodrigo Amarante – Maré [OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO]

Daily Discovery: Rodrigo Amarante – Maré [OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO]

Brazilian singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger Rodrigo Amarante just released ‘Maré’, a new single anticipating his second solo album Drama, out July 16 on Polyvinyl Record Co.: https://rodrigo-amarante.ffm.to/drama   “You may know Rodrigo Amarante already. You may have heard “Tuyo,” his theme tune to the Netflix drama Narcos, or the Little...