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It has been a musically exciting year for us in Piranha and we were happy to see music from our repertoire featured in great movies and projects. As we are only a few days before New Year's Eve, we would like to highlight our favorite placements of 2020.

We were especially proud of listening to Fanfare Ciorcalia's "Balada Lui Loan", "Lume, Lume" and "Moliendo Cafe" as well as their recording of "Disco Dzumbus" with Boban Markovic in Borat's Subsequent Movie soundtrack.



Moreover, the "Here We Move Here We Groove" movie, which premiered at IDFA 2020, follows Piranha recording artist Robert Soko, DJ and ‘founding father’ of BalkanBeats SoundSystem, in his quest for a new sound. We were thrilled to see some Piranha titles from our beloved WATCHA CLAN included in the soundtrack.



Finally, one of...

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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 each month - usually presented in the DJs' programmes and the channels that present them.

As we now getting closer to the end of 2020, the WMCE have announced their favorite 200 tracks of this musically exciting year! We are thrilled to see our latest album ''Afropentatonism'' being listed in number #60!

For your ears only, one of our favorite songs out of...

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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 are very excited to announce that 33 1/3 years after the debut international release of our beloved artist Stella Chiweshe, we will be making this groundbreaking album available once again. Remastered from analog tapes, Ambuya! will come out on 180g vinyl and CD, including a 1988 "John Peel Session" as a bonus.

Released in 1987, Ambuya? was the album that broke through Stella to the word, and pioneered in breaking down boundaries in music: she worked with the British world-indie legends 3 Mustaphas 3 and played an electric instead of a traditional acoustic Mbira. Not many voice-mbira-dzavadzimu-marimba-hosho-electricbass-and-drums albums had been recorded up to that point.

In addition to the reissue, Stella Chiweshe is working on a project that will take her back to the hills of her...

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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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