Tag Archives: Tropical

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...
Daily Discovery: Acid Coco –  Hoy Como Siempre

Daily Discovery: Acid Coco – Hoy Como Siempre

Electro-Caribbean Colombian duo Acid Coco recently released their brand-new single “continuing and evolving their signature electro-punk-cumbia sound”.   ‘Hoy Como Siempre’ comes eight months after the publication of the duo’s debut album “Mucho Gusto” (El Palmas Music) and anticipates their second LP, out later this year.   Find more info...
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: Frente Cumbiero – Jaley Jaley (Video Oficial)

Daily Discovery: Frente Cumbiero – Jaley Jaley (Video Oficial)

Colombian ‘Tropicanibalist’ Frente Cumbiero just released a video for their tune ‘Jaley Jaley’ extracted from their latest album Cera Perdida: https://ffm.to/ej91v8m The album, published in November on Biche, is a “very Frente Cumbiero” response to 2020, reflecting on the Colombian state of affairs and the protests happening around the country...
Daily Discovery: Meridian Brothers – Cumbia del Pichamán (en vivo)

Daily Discovery: Meridian Brothers – Cumbia del Pichamán (en vivo)

Check out a live rendition of ‘Cumbia del Pichamán’ by Bogotà-based experimental and psychedelic cumbia band Meridian Brothers.   The song, a very Meridian Brothers’s version of Dusty Springfield’s “Son of a Preacher Man”, is extracted from the band’s latest album Cumbia Siglo XXI and released by Bongo Joe Records: https://meridianbrothers.bandcamp.com/album/cumbia-siglo-xxi...
Corona Grooves – Best of 2020 mixtape

Corona Grooves – Best of 2020 mixtape

2020 has been a rough for musicians, artists and creatives, but the year also brought us lot of good music. Get ready for over 3 hours of trans-Atlantic and pan-African grooves, going from afrobeat over Afro-Latin to ethiojazz, from Maloya rhythms over Wassoulou blues to global hiphop, from reggae/dub over...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #481 – Groovecasting 2021

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #481 – Groovecasting 2021

The first podcast of 2021 announces some exciting albums coming out in the first half of the year. Going from global afrobeat from Brazil over Chile to Japan, a few promising Belgian releases to the newest NYP Records compilation presenting Tropical Beats. By the end of the podcast, we dig...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #473 – Kosmo Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #473 – Kosmo Groove

This week we travel to Ghent (Belgium) to listen to Kosmo Sound‘s debut album “Antenna”. This six-piece dub formation brings a combination of solid bass and drums with fresh storytelling melodies on saxophone. Out on on Zephyrus Records. Radio Mukambo also announces new albums by Elida Almeida (Cape Verde), Las...