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 of note ! First our Featured Eponymous Debut Album from Bogotá based Afro Futurist trio Ghetto Kumbé (Colombia)! And a selection of Hot New Hits from a surprising number of other places on the planet ! Click on 'World Vibes' above for more details.
Our first hour starts with new sounds from AfroPop songcrafter Obongjayar (Nigeria), then our first track from our featured Debut Album 'Ghetto Kumbé' from the band of the same name (Colombia), and in between more album tracks we hear new creations from Akan singing London based quartet Onipa (Ghana-UK), new SambaPop from Rio based Big Up & Seu Jorge (Brazil), more HipHopReggae from Brooklyn based Blakkamoore (Guyana-US), and after one percussion based instrumental from our featured album we end the first hour with our lockdown video & song from Brussels based Cloé du Trèfle (Belgium). Surprising new ideas and many for the dance floor, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our two main musical themes with first a new hit from two Reggae giants Cedric Myton & Rzee Jackson (Jamaica), then our next percussion based AfroHouse hit from our Debut Featured album from Caribbean to Africa inspired trio Ghetto Kumbé, and intersperced between more album songs, we hear new hits from Caribbean Creole flautist-singer and romantic Celia Wa (Guadeloupe), more chill-out Reggae from eleven member collective Danakil (France), an AfroPop cooperation between US born singer-songwriter Davido & DJ singer-songwriter Popcaan (Nigeria-Jamaica), ending the hour and the show with our last two tracks from our featured album, the last track in particular with guests the AfroCaribbean Palenque based band Kombilesa Mi (Colombia). Such a great collection of fresh inspirations and ideas for the dance floor and more, enjoy !