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 our featured Vinyl Album from the archives, digitalized, from Congo’s master Soukouss and Rumba guitarist Dr. Nico and his 1969 album ! Then a selection of Hot New Hits from the Americas to Europe and Africa ! Click on ‘World Vibes’above for more details. A show not to be missed.
Our first hour starts with our sampling of our featured album ‘L’Afrique danse No 8’ released in 1969 by Docteur Nico & Orchestre African Fiesta (DR Congo). Born Nicolas Kasanda wa Mikalay (see photo) in the Kasai region of Congo in 1939, Dr. Nico is widely hailed as a finger-picking master of Congolese Rumba and a creator of Congolese Soukous. He passed away in 1985. In between tracks from our featured album we hear New Chart Hits from young twins Gemeliers & Miss Ventino (Spain), life circles from Hamburg based Johannes Oerding (Germany), far is fine from duetting couple Aliose (Switzerland), fated to fame with rapper Moreno (Italy), ending the hour with new Highlife from giant Blay Ambolley (Ghana). Eclectic mix of songs new and old for all tastes, enjoy !
Our second hour continues with our sampling of tracks from our featured album from master guitarist Dr. Nico, who received the outstanding accolade of being personally visited, while in Paris, by no less then Jimi Hendrix ! In between we hear new Hot Hits from Miami based Danny Ocean (Venezuela), atypical love from Jennifer Lopez & Gente de Zona (USA-Cuba), Germanic pop from Slavic singer-songwriter Mark Foster (Poland-Germany), life changing love from Diana Fuentes & Gente de Zona (Cuba), love with reason from Benji & Fede ft Annalisa (Italy), a new remix with Kingston style from Enrique Iglesias ft Sean Paul (Spain-Jamaica), ending the hour and the show with more stunning Bissa Djeka dance-trad from Hawa Boussim (Burkina Faso). A cornucopia of sounds new and old for one and all, enjoy !