Explore music from around the world, with presenter Pierre Tremblay. Each week he introduces a unique mix of sounds, musical styles and languages. Whether traditional or contemporary, familiar or unusual, the selections you'll hear will always be captivating.
Catch it live:
Saturday 1.10pm -3pm
This week World Vibes features a new selection of Hot New Hits from a lot of places on the planet ! From Africa to the Americas with the Caribbean, and Europe to the Indian Ocean, you’ll hear everything from Trans-Atlantic Fuzhions to Cross-Continental genre Mash-Ups, with not a few New Trad Remixes, reinvented Legendary Artists and New Divas in the mix ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more info.
Our first hour starts with new hits from legendary 60’s guitarist Boubacar 'Kar Kar' Traoré (Mali) with a new ‘Cajun’ cross-continental mashup, a trans-Atlantic Hispanic Hit from non-Hispanic Rak-Su ft Wyclef Jean & Naughty Boy (UK-US-Haiti), three different stringed instrument Maestros on the Oud, Kora and Valiha, are 3MA (Morocco-Mali-Madagascar), tongue-in-cheek Salsa doctors for boredom are Orquesta El Macabeo (Puerto Rico-US), dramatic love awaiting with Singapore born Baby K (Italy), more cross-continental jazz fuzhions from Bamako based BKO Quintet (Mali), making sure you wake up and smell it are trans-Atlantic band Dorancé Lorza & Sexteto Café (UK-Colombia), ending the first hour with a stunning Tuareg blues from Mdou Moctar (Niger). New creative sounds in a variety of mixes, enjoy ¡
Our second hour continues our sampling of Hot New Sounds with another new hit from legendary Boubacar 'Kar Kar' Traoré, love on the patio with singer-songwriter Pablo López (Spain), more tongue-in-cheek Salsa from Orquesta El Macabeo, trad two stringed lute Kologo remixed with Stevo Atambire (Ghana), remixing his own classics is Sergent Garcia (France-Spain), North Gao region new Diva is Leila Gobi (Mali), setting the record straight is singing rapper Maître Gims (France-DemRep Congo), Lyons-Cali trans-Atlantic Salsa re-mixed with The Bongo Hop (Colombia-France), ending the hour and the show with Aka pygmy inspired trance music from Gasandji (DemRep Congo-France). A cornucopia of new sounds and concepts, enjoy !