Tag Archives: Cumbia

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...
Album Review: El Buho – Natura Sonora [Shika Shika; November 2021]
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Album Review: El Buho – Natura Sonora [Shika Shika; November 2021]

El Buho – globetrotting DJ and producer Robin Perkins – took nature as inspiration for this latest release, a marrying of folk, electronica and found sound. Self-proclaimed ‘owl by night, environmentalist by day’, Perkins’ reverence for the natural world shines through in this downtempo organic electronica that is bright with...
Album Review: Manzanita y su Conjunto – Trujillo, Perú 1971 – 1974 [Analog Africa; July 2021]
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Album Review: Manzanita y su Conjunto – Trujillo, Perú 1971 – 1974 [Analog Africa; July 2021]

Savour, swing, rhythm and joy distinguish the magic guitar of Manzanita, spanning around the golden age of Peruvian Cumbia. Trujillo, Perú 1971 – 1974 comprises the personal style developed by the self-taught guitarist Berardo Hernández (1943-2007). Along with his Conjunto: Antonio Medina (bongos), Héctor Mattos (congas), Ricardo Valles (timbales), Enrique Ibérico...
Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #86 (Summer)

Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #86 (Summer)

Nightshop summer show for July & August via Radio Campus Bxl, Rhythm Passport & Groovalizacion Radio with 3 hours of new global sounds. 4 songs of the day from Brazil to Niger, Romania and France/Morocco. Our albums of the month start in psychedelic mood with Derya Yildirim & Grup Simsek...
Podcast: Out Of Africa (July 2021)

Podcast: Out Of Africa (July 2021)

This show is a trip through world music and global beats searching for the Oneness in humanity, regardless of all geographical, political, economic and all kinds of divisions, and identifications we might all have, in these times of uncertainties we search for Unity.  The unity that music brings to us…...
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...
Daily Discovery: Canto a Bachué – Amaru Tribe

Daily Discovery: Canto a Bachué – Amaru Tribe

Amaru Tribe are a folktronica duo based in Melbourne formed by Australian-Colombian musicians Oscar Jimenez and Katherine Gailer. ‘Canto A Bachué’, their latest single, brings forward their very own ‘Oceanic cumbia’ creating a musical bridge between the Latin American and Australian cultural roots of the artists. The song is enriched...