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Each month we present to you the top world music album releases, as seen through the eyes of the World Music Charts Europe and Transglobal World Music Chart. At the end of each year, both monthly listings add up to the winner of the WOMEX Label Award and its runner-ups.

For the World Music Charts Europe (WMCE), the world's first association of its kind, Radio DJs and programmers from 24 European countries collect their top albums of the month - usually presented in the DJs' programmes and the channels that present them. EURORADIO offers the opportunity to syndicate these programmes to members of the exchange system.

Transglobal World Music Chart (TWMC) was conceived in 2015 as an open network of music activists spreading world, roots and traditional music. It is open to makers and...

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We bid a sad farewell to a dear friend and recording artist of the Piranha family;, a great musician from Zimbabwe, a beautiful person beyond his music, a UNICEF ambassador and much more - Oliver Mtukudzi.

"It is difficult to say what type of music I play. I don`t stand for one type of music. What counts is the message and the beat. I have tried to combine some of the beats which are the true, free expressions of Zimbabweans from each region where that kind of music is sung and danced in order to make a national rhythm."

These are the first lines that you read when opening the booklet of Oliver Mtukudzi’s “Shoko” album. Produced by Piranha in the early 90s, this album includes some of the greatest hits of Mtukudzi's early years.

For his international debut, Mtukudzi came to Berlin in...

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How crazy can experience be?!

We are excited to present to you JUNOON! A festival night filled with Live Performances, DJs and discussion.

Dealing with questions of rebellion against repression, ongoing struggles and social injustice. The festival aims to break borders and create meaningful encounters of thoughtful reflections and joy with exceptional artists.

The extended lineup of the night will lead you into a crazy world through contemporary music.

The artists list includes names like; the latest 2018 WOMEX showcasing artist - Wael Alkak, the Palestian DJs SAMA and Jazar Crew and many many others.

For the full lineup check the official Facebook event here

SAVE THE DATE: Sat 23 Feb 2019
WHERE: Mensch Meier // Storkower Straße 121, 10407 Berlin

...and some small teasers:





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Following our latest reissue of Ali Hassan Kuban’s 1989 "From Nubia To Cairo" release, the Berlin-based collective aJan, known for their seamless syntheses of Electronic and traditional music, are now here to demonstrate their new take on "Mabruk" (Congratulations).

The aJan Remix skips the extended brass intro of the original track and dips right into the infectious Oud sounds that make the tune so danceable, condensing the six-minute wedding stomper to three ecstatic minutes. Adding tasteful House beats and subtle synth sounds while retaining the vibe of the original, aJan have created a new kind of party mover and shaker for DJs and casual listeners alike.

Play it at a wedding or play it at a club. But do play it loud.

SAVE THE DATE: 15 February 2019

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Each month we present to you the top world music album releases, as seen through the eyes of the World Music Charts Europe and Transglobal World Music Chart. At the end of each year, both monthly listings add up to the winner of the WOMEX Label Award and its runner-ups.

For the World Music Charts Europe (WMCE), the world's first association of its kind, Radio DJs and programmers from 24 European countries collect their top albums of the month - usually presented in the DJs' programmes and the channels that present them. EURORADIO offers the opportunity to syndicate these programmes to members of the exchange system.

Transglobal World Music Chart (TWMC) was conceived in 2015 as an open network of music activists spreading world, roots and traditional music. It is open to makers and...

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