Tag Archives: Brussels

Daily Discovery: Hands in Motion – Unison

Daily Discovery: Hands in Motion – Unison

Hands in Motion are a Brussels-based trio playing a wide range of percussive instruments from darbuka to gong, berimbau, kalimba, pandeiro, riqq, doholla, bendirs and many, many more… Their music is indeed an instrumental fusion of world rhythms from Western Africa to Latin America and South Asia to Eastern Europe. ‘Unison’...
Podcast: Rebel Up Nightshop #91

Podcast: Rebel Up Nightshop #91

Nightshop episode for January via Radio Campus Bxl, Rhythm Passport & Groovalizacion Radio with +3 hours of new global sounds, starting with a coladeira song from Cabo Verde and Turkish folk. Our albums of the month take us to sufi meditation raga’s via Tahir Qawwal, Portuguese Arabic & Sephardic jazz...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #516 – Top 21 of 2021

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #516 – Top 21 of 2021

It’s the first week of the year so time to treat you to the best albums of 2021. A global trip that will take you from Colombian Pacific tot a refugee camp in the desert, from adrenaline fuelled jazz to the Beastie Boys making cumbia in the Congo. Ethiogrooves, Latin...
Podcast: Rebel Up Nightshop #90

Podcast: Rebel Up Nightshop #90

Nightshop for December via Radio Campus Bxl and Rhythm Passport & Groovalizacion Radio with +3 hours of new global sounds. Our albums of the month take us to Iranian Kurdistan via the tanbur strings of Mohammad Heydarian on Radio Khiyaban, Lebanese-Brussels folk jazz by Molo Sayat via Zephyrus and Cabo...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #515 – United Nonsense

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #515 – United Nonsense

For the last normal podcast of the year, we have two albums of the week: U.N. (United Nonsense) is the debut of Swedish afrobeat band Olumo Soundz, so true to the foundations of afrobeat that we sometimes have to snap to make sure we’re not listening to Fela Kuti! The...
Mukambo Mixtape – Let’s Felabrate 2021

Mukambo Mixtape – Let’s Felabrate 2021

For the second year in a row, Mukambo and NYP Records teamed up to prove the global afrobeat scene is more alive than ever. Mukambo compiled 21 bands from the four corners of the earth, bringing their own blend of afrobeat to pay tribute to the Black President Fela Kuti...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #514 – Jimi Hendrix of Highlife

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #514 – Jimi Hendrix of Highlife

This week we dive into the Golden Sixties and Seventies of highlife music with Oliver Nayoka, a Nigerian singer & guitarist, mixing highlife with heavy Congolese guitar. Aja Wele-Wele sounds like a vinyl coming straight from the ’70s but was made today, reshaping the history and conception of highlife earning himself...
Podcast: Rebel Up Nightshop #88

Podcast: Rebel Up Nightshop #88

Nightshop show for October via Radio Campus Bxl, Rhythm Passport & Groovalizacion Radio with +3 hours of new global albums & sounds. 3 songs of the day via India, La Reunion and Berlin. Our albums of the month take us to Egypt (Juju Sounds) via Zimbabwe mbira sounds (Awesome Tapes...
Musical Road to Womex 2021 – Echoes of Zoo

Musical Road to Womex 2021 – Echoes of Zoo

…and now off to Belgium with Echoes of Zoo! The Musical Road to Womex we started to follow little more than a month ago brings us to Brussels today.  In the Belgian capital, we meet the quartet founded by multi-instrumentalist and composer Nathan Daems. Together with Bart Vervaeck (guitarist), Lieven...