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 two musical themes on offer ! First we sample tracks from our featured album, the newly released compilation “Citybeats”, a collection of Arab established and newcomer artistes and DJs from the Middle East, Near East, North Africa and the Sahara Desert ! And a selection of Hot New Hits from other places on the planet ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above on Saturday, for more details.
Our first hour sees us flit from tracks off our featured album to Hot Hits from elsewhere back and forth, starting with acoustic guitar and song from El Far3i (Palestine-Jordan), he does what he wants croons newcomer Fabio Rovazzi (Italy), Arab Posse Rap from El Far3i, El Rass & DJ Sotusura (Palestine-Jordan-Lebanon), Anglo-Hispano love balad to her roots from Kim Vieira & Daddy Yankee (US-Puerto Rico), concept Techno Poetry from (see photo) Ghalia Ben Ali (Tunisia), Gypsy Flamenco love forgotten from Kendji Girac (France), authentic Haïha Rock from Hoba Hoba Spirit (Morocco), Hispanic medicine from Anitta (Brazil), new African Reggae from Natty Jean (Senegal), ending our first hour with stunning vocals from Madrid based Rasha Sheikh Eldin (Sudan). Astounding to surprising new sounds, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our hearing tracks from our featured album the compilation “Citybeats” of Arab hot tracks, intersperced with new hits from other places, starting with TechnoArab PostRock band Jadal (Jordan), still on the charts is ‘can Whites sing Black music just as good’ rapper Orelsan & Maître Gims (France-DRep Congo), Oriental Revolution meets Rock in Maryam Saleh (Egypt), Italian anti-Fascist song sung by Madrid based TV series actors, remixed by Paris DJ are El Professor & DJ Hugel (Spain-France), stream-of-Rap with May Al Qasim (Bahrein), 70s Disco Funk with Lyon based Pat Kalla & Le Super Mojo (France-Cameroon), avant-garde Techno PostPostRock from duo Monosound (Jordan-Lebanon), newcomer turns Creole into French with Lycinaïs Jean (Guadeloupe-France), Flamenco Rap meets Reggaeton with Juan Magán & Mala Rodriguez (Spain), ‘grenade in her body’ with Southcountry newcomer Clara Luciani (France), ending the hour and the show with a virtuoso clarinet performance from composer Kinan Azmeh (Syria). A smorgasborg of new sensations for all, enjoy !