Groovalizacion Radio is a collective of DJs, journalists and cultural activists from all over the world whose podcasts highlight the latest worldwide trends of global urban music and explore their local roots. Created in 2008 to promote cultural encounters and experimentation.
Now for the first time in Brussels with a party celebrating global sounds & urban grooves to dance all night long! With special guest DJ Makala aka Global Funk from Basque Country + 4 Belgium-based Groovalizacion Radio DJ’s: Mukambo, Rebel Up SebCat & Pedrolito!
▲▽ Global Funk Soundsystem (radio gaztea): DJ Makala, based in San Sebastián (Basque Country), spans more than two decades as Club and Radio DJ, embracing an ever increasing range of musical styles: from Afrobeat to funk, soul to reggae, ska to hip hop, boogaloo to dub, rocksteady to jazz – all mixed, cut and ready to be enjoyed. Since 2008 he organizes the monthly Global Funk Parties and he presents the weekly Boom Shaka Laka radio show on Radio Gaztea since 2005. In Brussels he’ll bring Denis Barzaga with him, Cuban percussionist from Guantanamo to serve mix of hot Caribbean and tropical sounds, from classic to modern, genre-crossing, with his Global Funk Soundsystem.
▲▽Radio Mukambo (BRUZZ/Radio Panik): weekly podcast immerses you in Afro-grooves and the pulsation of our cities where sounds get mixed up to create world fusion without borders. Radio Mukambo started on Groovalizacion in 2012 and in Brussels it can be heard on BRUZZ & Radio Panik. DJ Mukambo was the driving force behind the popular Groovalicious parties and now has launched this new party Groove Kilombo as a continuation of Festa Mukambo.
Rebel Up Nightshop (Radio Campus Bruxelles): global music radio show broadcasted from Brussels, makes us discover all sounds from the global underground, from ethnographic to vintage, pop and contemporary electronic music from far away and sometimes upclose. Rebel Up SebCat will take us on a trip around the world, no passport, visa, guide book or vaccine shots needed!
Pedrolito Radioglobal! (Muevelo): originally hailing from Argentina, Pedrolito is one of the main DJs in Europe mixing Reggaeton, Cumbia and Tropical Bass. Currently broadcasting on Groovalizacion, regular contributor on Rhythm Passport and running the regular Latin urban Muevelo party in Paris, Prepare to get down low on the dancefloor!