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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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Piranha in the movies, once again! We are thrilled to see some of the finest tunes in our catalogue featured in Borat's Subsequent Movie: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan soundtrack.

Fanfare Ciorcalia's "Balada Lui Loan", "Lume, Lume" and "Moliendo Cafe" as well as their recording of "Disco Dzumbus" together with Boban Markovic's have their own role in this unpredictable movie, accompanying Borat's adventures with their Balkan vibes. The world’s greatest gypsy brass band and “The First Trumpet” of the Guca festival have contributed the perfect sound and true spirit of gypsy music to Borat's sequel.

The film is a follow-up to the 2006 comedy centering on the real-life adventures of the cult fictional Kazakh television...

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Our beloved Stella Chiweshe - the queen of Mbira music from Zimbabwe - gave an enthralling, highly spiritual performance as part of LIVING IN A BOX, a curated series of concerts by berta.berlin and Club GRETCHEN.

Born in Mujumi Village in 1946, Stella Rambisai Chiweshe Nekati began her career as a singer and playing the mbira dzavadzimu (voice of the ancestors). When she started to play the classic Zimbabwean thumb-piano in the mid-sixties, it was still practically reserved for male players. The mbira is a medium for playing songs handed down from generation to generation for centuries, songs of liberation, spiritual experience and social commentary, songs used for maintaining contact with the spirits of the Shona people. Today, Stella stands as one of the most enduring and successful...

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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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