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 has a mixed bag of Hot News Hits from a surprising number of places on the planet ! With two new featured EPs , from Portuguese TechnoFado DJ Tó Ricciardi and then from Gabonese singer-songwriter and poet Pierre Akendengué ! And new songs from the Americas to Africa, Europe to the Caribbean and the Pacific Isles to Central Asia, with everything from SalsaReggaetónHouse to Polynesian Love balads ! Click on 'World Vibes' above for more details.
Our first hour starts with hot new songs first from duetting singer songwriters and actors Louane and Julien Doré (France), then our first track from our featured EP 'New Works' from Lisbon based DJ Tó Ricciardi (Portugal) accompanied by singer songwriter Danaé Estrela (Cuba), more new sounds from a re-released remixed hit from the late folk artist Polo Montañez (Cuba), a Hispanic Love balad for the dance floor from Pitbull with Royce & Ludacris (USA-Cuba-Dom Rep), another track from our featured EP this time with singer Maria Do Rosario (Portugal), more new sounds from a Mandela inspired transatlantic hit from Fuse ODG with Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley (UK-Ghana-Jamaica), a new Hispanic inspired hit from Zaz (France), a bilingual Soul Love track from Sting and Shaggy with Maître Gims (UK-Jamaica-France), ending our first hour with a last track from our featured EP with singer Danaé Estrela. A mixed salad of new sounds from different places to entertain, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our sampling of new hits and also tracks from our second featured EP 'La couleur de l'Afrique' (The Color of Africa) from singer-songwriter, guitarist and musicologist Pierre Akendengué (Gabon), then in between the EP`s four tracks we sample hot new sounds from reformed singer-songwriter-musician trio Toto Bona Lokua (see photo) (Martinique-Cameroon-Congo-DemRep Congo), new hit from Morna Coladera singer Lucibela (Cape Verde), new SalsaReggaetónHouse singer Diéz Arenas (Colombia-France), a new Polynesian love duet from duo Vaiteani (Tahiti-France), a LatinoDance duet from Canary islands born Kamaleon with Anaís Delva (Spain-France), and after one more political criticism track from our seventy-four year old artist off our featured EP, we end the hour and the show with a stunning virtuoso performance from the debut album of two classically trained Persian musicians on traditional strings and percussions with Shadi Fathi on setâr and Bijan Chemirani on zarb (Iran-France). Innovative and surprising creations, enjoy !