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 !
This week World Vibes has two musical themes of interest ! First our featured new album from Fuzhion priestess, classically trained Cuban flautist, percussionist, singer-songwriter La Dame Blanche ! And a selection of Hot New Hits from a diverse number of places on the planet , with new genre fuzhions as Wolof-Rock-Jazz-Afrobeat Dance to Teen-Urban-Reggaetón ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details !
Our first hour starts our first track from Afro-Cuban Yaite Ramos Rodriguez aka La Dame Blanche (The White Lady), daughter of Jesus ‘Aguaje’ Ramos of Buena Vista Social Club orchestra fame, and her latest album ‘Bajo el mismo cielo’ (Under The Same Sky), where she pursues her unique fuzhion of Hip Hop, Cumbia, Dancehall & Reggae, with hints of her classical flute and her Cuban Santeria Voodoo beliefs ! In between we hear new sounds from Lyon based DJ and Cotonou singer with James Stewart & Basile Olatunde (France-Benin), Urban-Reggaetón from Havana born, Miami based Teen sensation Malú Trevejo and Gente de Zona (Cuba-US), love rap duet best sung with MHD & Wizkid (France), hard love from Alessandra Amoroso (Italy), with one more Reggae track from our featured album before ending the first hour with a new hit from African Reggae star Natty Jean (Senegal). A cornucopia of new sounds from the world, enjoy !
Our second hour continues with our two musical themes, starting off with a new Hit from anger-channeling dance star Petite Noir (South Africa), then on to our new track from our featured album from La Dame Blanche with the first of guest artist Flamenco singer Sergio Aguilera (Spain), and intersperced with new hits from Soukous inspired Cane Suga (Guadeloupe-France), laidback Reggae balladeer Protoje (Jamaica), dramatic love from Elisa (Italy), a new hit from Wolof-Rock-Jazz-Afrobeat wunderkid Sahad & The Nataal Patchwork (Senegal), talent and bones from Madrid based trio Sidecars (Spain), love paradise with rapper singer OrelSan (France), ending the hour and show with two more tracks from our featured album with La Dame Blanche accompanied by Rincon Sapiencia (Brazil), then back to Afro-Cuban roots for the last track. A plethora of new sounds and inspirations, enjoy !