Tag Archives: Tropical

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...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #472 – Afrofuturism meets Vintage Afro Sounds

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #472 – Afrofuturism meets Vintage Afro Sounds

Radio Mukambo takes you to Copenhagen (Denmark) to discover Nuri, an up-and-coming musician who creates his own blend of afrofuturism by combining archival field recordings from diverse African traditions with electronic beats, polyrhythmic grooves and North African trance music. His second album “Irun” is our cd of the week. We...
Mix: Poirier – ‘Musicien du Monde’ (August 2020)

Mix: Poirier – ‘Musicien du Monde’ (August 2020)

A couple of months ago, on the 19th of June, Canadian musician, producer and DJ Poirier released his eleventh album titled Soft Power on Wonderwheel Recordings. Anticipated by “Café Com Leite” (featuring Flavia Coelho) and “Sim Bombei” (with Samito), Soft Power is a fresh, dancy and wide-ranging chapter in Poirier’s over 20-year long career, stretching...