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 sampling of Hot New Hits from the four corners of the planet ! With new sounds, cross-continental cooperations, blendings and genre mash-ups such as Akwaaba Shaku, Techno Chamamé Cumbia and more, from Africa and it’s Diaspora, the Americas North and South, to Europe, the Caribbean and more ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour starts our selection of New Sounds with Akwaaba Shaku inflected Afrobeat from London based Afro B (Ivory Coast), big band Trad Gnawa Jazz from Aziz Sahmaoui & University of Gnawa (Morocco-Senegal), Reggaetón Trap meets Urban Latino with Pedro Capo & Farruko (Puerto Rico), a new first release posthumous cover from the late great Alain Bashung (France), a re-released 90’s ‘Mestizo’ classic with Amparanoia & Manu Chao (Spain-France), Italy based father and daughter Djeli-Griot trad with Baba & Djana Sissoko (Mali), Caribbean Creole Jazz with the Tony Chasseur led Creole Big Band (Martinique), award winning Bassa singing composer Blick Bassy (Cameroon), ending the first hour with a quircky thematic feline puzzle from Feu!Chatterton (France). A plethora of new sounds and creations, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our selection of New Hits from London based Electro Afro Funk band Ibibio Sound Machine (Nigeria-UK), pensive Hispanic Romance from Carlos Baute & Marta Sanchez (Venezuela-Spain), celebrating Africa’s love for Cuban music with Bassakou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba (Mali-Cuba), crazy love experimental with Hoshi (see photo) & Gaëtan Roussel (France), an explosive mix of cigar smoking Santería HipHop Dancehall from La Dame Blanche (Cuba), deep cellular memories from Jean-Louis Murat (France), the new National Eurovision Song from Mahmood (Italy), stunning Tuareg BluesRock from Brussels based Kel Assouf (Niger-Belgium), minimalist Retro GirlRock from trio Juniore (France), new Techno Chamamé Cumbia from new diva La Yegros (Argentina), another National Eurovision Song from Bilal Hassani (France), ending the hour and the show with a Trad Morna Funaná duet with Lura & Gaël Faye (Portugal-Cape Verde-Burundi). A veritable maelstrom of Hot Hits for the senses, enjoy !