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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 always thrilled when music from our repertoire has a place in interesting projects. This time, Boban Markovic Orkestar's song “SAT", from "Boban i Marko" album, is featured in the trailer of "Earth Speakr".

"Earth Speakr" is started by artist Olafur Eliasson, who works with sculpture, painting, photography, film, installation, and digital media. Its mission is to invite kids to speak up and record their ideas about the wellbeing of the planet and adults to listen up to what they have to say, share it with others, and create augmented reality Loud Speakrs to demonstrate the kids' message. The project is funded by the Federal Foreign Office on the occasion of the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2020 and realized in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut.


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We are more than happy to see our beloved artist, Stella Chiweshe, performing live from the Berlin rooftops this Saturday at the 20 Sunsets festival.

Organized by the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, the festival invites the city to its rooftop terrace at dusk, rediscovering the bond between arts and the outdoors. On six weekends there will be concert sets, films, readings, and talks by and with Berlin’s international artists and cultural professionals.

Our own Stella Chiweshe will perform this Saturday, July 18th, at 20:00 at HKW. A rebel at heart, as she describes herself, against all conventions of traditional forms, she never ceased to expand the potential of her beloved instrument, the mbira. Living between Zimbabwe and Berlin, the queen of the Zimbabwean mbira is one of the most...

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One of the rare chances to see Rasha Nahas performing live again in Berlin is coming up: the Palestinian singer song-writer, guitarist and performance artist from Haifa will close the 16th edition of the "Kleinen Verlage am Großen Wannsee" on July 11th, under the Corona stars it will be a livestream event only.

The festival is celebrating the Independent publishing houses in Berlin and takes place at the beginning of each summer in the gardens of Literarischen Colloquium at the Wannsee banks. This year, it has a focus on Lilienfeld Verlag, and after readings sessions, workshops and book raffles, Rasha Nahas will be on stage as the music act that traditionally closes the festival.

Rasha’s „Weltoffenes Berlin" residency for 2020 is backed up by Piranha Records in cooperation with the...

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The Independent Label Market is coming back on the 3rd of July on Bandcamp for a global online label market, and we are more than happy to include our upcoming release Afropentatonism in their selection.

As the Covid19 pandemic has put the music industry on hold, the ILM is going online, and teams up with Bandcamp to support independent labels from Europe and beyond!

On 3rd July, when Bandcamp is waiving its revenue share for 'Bandcamp Friday', connect to the ILM Bandcamp page to find special offers from the best indie labels around the world, available for 24 hours and with 100% of sales going directly to the independent labels.

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