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 offers a new selection of Hot New Hits from a surprising number of places on the planet ! From the Caribbean to the Indian Ocean, Africa to the Americas and Europe, with genre mashups including AfroSoulDescarga meets M’biraPercussions to Arabo AngloTokyo DubDiva duos, AfroM’GodroBlues and more ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour starts our sampling of new sounds with AfroSoulDescarga Lyons based DJ and Mbira percussion couple with James Stewart ft Martha Thom & Jacob Mafuleni (Zimbabwe-France), back to basics with blue blood born Zazie (France), Balafon master Seydou Diabaté led Toulouse based band Kanazoé Orchestre (Burkina Faso-France), Reggaetón meets Reggae with Daddee Yankee & Snow, remixed with Katy Perry (Puerto Rico-Canada-US), the ‘Black Brel’ covers the original with Oxmo Puccino (France-Mali), MooréAfroBalad from Kandy Guira (Burkina Faso), ‘no no no’ she answers with Becky G and Maluma (US-Colombia), a Marley Reggae cover with Arabic and AngloTokyo DubDiva duo Neysatu & Likkle Mai (Algeria-Japan), a tribute to a boxing genius from Marco Mengoni (Italy), ending the first hour with a rap-complaint of earaches from Roméo Elvis (Belgium). New sounds and beats to get you humming and tapping, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our selection of New Sounds with an Ode to Female Empowerment from intense young Barbara Pravi (France), Latin remixes re-mixed continue with Pedro Capó & Alicia Keyes & Farruko (PuertoRico-US), authentic AfroM’GodroBlues from Mayotte based M’Toro Chamou (Comores), Berlin based rapper of Lebanese descent Samra (Germany), septuagenarian covers his classics with young rappers with Christophe ft Nuski & Vaati (France), a classically trained singer-songwriter Ultimo (Italy), a re-released remixed hit with Sara Tavares (Portugal), highlighting the ‘African’ out of Afro-Cuban diva Celia Cruz’s hits with FonYoruba diva (see photo) Angélique Kidjo (Benin-US), Global Warming is real sing Reggae great Tiken Jah Fakoly (Ivory Coast), power balad duet with Chiara ft J-Ax (Italy), ending the show with a stunning piece of Deep Jive from London based Wiley & Stefflon Don with Sean Paul & Idris Elba (UK-Jamaica). A cornucopia of new creations and sounds to inspire and surprise, enjoy !