Riverboat Records/World Music Network Wins WOMEX Label Award!
World Music Network's original premium artist label Riverboat Records has been named the top independent world music label by winning WOMEX's 2013 Label Award!
Already an institution in its eighth year, the annual WOMEX Label Award is hotly contested and warmly anticipated by all who value the contributions of independent record labels. Created as a joint project with the World Music Charts Europe (WMCE), the selection for the WOMEX Label Award is made using the monthly charts of 48 radio broadcasters from 25 countries. Riverboat Records will be receiving the WOMEX Label Award at an Awards Ceremony at this October's WOMEX in Cardiff.
Riverboat Records would like to say a big thank you to our artists, whose brilliant albums topped the charts:
- Debashish Bhattacharya & Friends: Beyond the Ragasphere
- Monoswezi: The Village
- Nuru Kane: Exile
- Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis: Greekadelia
- Etran Finatawa: The Sahara Sessions
Click on the album cover below for audio, video and more...
New City Music, Chicago: 'a great showcase of the funky sounds currently made in Crescent City'.
The Guardian, UK, 3*** stars: 'A classy compilation'.
Guardian, UK 4****stars: 'A highly original, compelling set'.
Froots, UK: '... a superb album of an under-represented music ... and comes highly recommended'.