Tag Archives: Latin

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: Radio Mukambo #509 – Global Afrobeat Movement is Back!

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #509 – Global Afrobeat Movement is Back!

The 15th of October marks the anniversary of Fela Kuti, godfather of afrobeat, and is also the date Mukambo releases the second Global Afrobeat Movement compilation on NYP Records, including Jumbo System from Toulouse (France) who combine afrobeat with the power of a marching band. Their debut EP is our...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #508 – Afrobeat Unite

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #508 – Afrobeat Unite

After 10 years of making a podcast, it was time for a change. So from now on, every Wednesday at 9am Brussels time, you’ll hear Radio Mukambo live ‘n direct on Radio Panik 105,4 FM from Brussels. Plenty of afrobeat this week with Ogun Afrobeat from Madrid, Spain, delivering our...
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: Radio Mukambo #503 – Sahara Grooves

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #503 – Sahara Grooves

This week we travel to the Sahara desert in Niger to dance to some Touareg blues by Les Filles de Illighadad and Dag Tenere, both serving their own blend of Tamasheq sounds. Iswat by Dag Tenere (“the desert’s children”) is our album of the week. Radio Mukambo also takes you to...
Playlist: Don Jaga (July 2021)

Playlist: Don Jaga (July 2021)

Less than a week to go to our next appointment with Sounds of the World, the music series, part of the Greenwich Family Arts Festival calendar, that Rhythm Passport is curating in partnership with Tramshed. On Sunday 18th of July, at the Garrison Church in Woolwich, we will present an evening of global...
Visions of Sound (June 2021)

Visions of Sound (June 2021)

Every month, we bring you a 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:
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...