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 new selection of Hot New Tracks from a lot of places on the planet ! From the Americas, North, South with the Caribbean, to Africa, Europe & more ! With everything from Senegalese Sagar Coltrane fuzhions to Funana Coladera Tabanca Mash-Ups, with not a few new hits from big named Classic Singers in the mix ! Click on 'World Vibes' above for more details.
Our first hour starts our sampling of new sounds with a love rap duet, best sung, from Milan bi-generational rappers J-Ax & Fedez (Italy), moody ‘love on ice’ song from classic singer songwriter Étienne Daho (France), hot Latino love on the dancefloor with Pitbull ft Fifth Harmony (US-Cuba), stunning debut from Brussels based Griot diva Hawa Seck (Senegal-Belgium), a tribute to Michel Sardou from no longer so young Kids United (France),Cuban Yoruba percussions join Jazz tenor sax with twin sisters Ibeyi & Kamasi Washington (Cuba-France-US), life is poetic pop with Cesare Cremonini (Italy), ending the hour with Afrobeat gone Jazz from legendary drummer Tony Allen (Nigeria). Hot new sounds to move and inspire even the most jaded of listeners, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our selection of hot new hits with a lyrical ode to life from our signature tune artist, the multi-media creative force known as Jovanotti (Italy), a tribute to Henri Salvador from living legend Robert Charlebois (Canada), Reggaeton puts love on the dance floor with Jennifer Lopez ft Wisin (US-Puerto Rico), a cover as a tribute to his father Feli, interpreted by son Seun Kuti (Nigeria), singing of her native city, remixed, is Camila Cabello & Daddy Yankee (Cuba-US-Puerto Rico), a subliminal question of existence from World Music giant and his better half TiPoTa & Manu Chao (Greece-France), singing life to the full is Annalisa (Italy), a tribute to her deceased parents from singer actress Louane (France), acoustic Mashups of Batuque, Funana, Coladera & Tabanca from maturing Elida Almeida (Cape Verde), holding out for the best is rapper Shade (Italy), ending the hour and the show with a stunning fusion of the traditional Sabar percussive instrument and Coltrane infused Jazz with the quartet Simon Goubert, Ablaye Cissoko & African Jazz Roots (France-Senegal). Stunning tracks for one and all, enjoy !