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 !
This week World Vibes has two musical themes of interest ! First our featured new album from Fuzhion priestess, classically trained Cuban flautist, percussionist, singer-songwriter La Dame Blanche ! And a selection of Hot New Hits from a diverse number of places on the planet , with new genre fuzhions as Wolof-Rock-Jazz-Afrobeat Dance to Teen-Urban-Reggaetón ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details !
Our first hour starts our first track from Afro-Cuban Yaite Ramos Rodriguez aka La Dame Blanche (The White Lady), daughter of Jesus ‘Aguaje’ Ramos of Buena Vista Social Club orchestra fame, and her latest album ‘Bajo el mismo cielo’ (Under The Same Sky), where she pursues her unique fuzhion of Hip Hop, Cumbia, Dancehall & Reggae, with hints of her classical flute and her Cuban Santeria Voodoo beliefs ! In between we hear new sounds from Lyon based DJ and Cotonou singer with James Stewart & Basile Olatunde (France-Benin), Urban-Reggaetón from Havana born, Miami based Teen sensation Malú Trevejo and Gente de Zona (Cuba-US), love rap duet best sung with MHD & Wizkid (France), hard love from Alessandra Amoroso (Italy), with one more Reggae track from our featured album before ending the first hour with a new hit from African Reggae star Natty Jean (Senegal). A cornucopia of new sounds from the world, enjoy !
Our second hour continues with our two musical themes, starting off with a new Hit from anger-channeling dance star Petite Noir (South Africa), then on to our new track from our featured album from La Dame Blanche with the first of guest artist Flamenco singer Sergio Aguilera (Spain), and intersperced with new hits from Soukous inspired Cane Suga (Guadeloupe-France), laidback Reggae balladeer Protoje (Jamaica), dramatic love from Elisa (Italy), a new hit from Wolof-Rock-Jazz-Afrobeat wunderkid Sahad & The Nataal Patchwork (Senegal), talent and bones from Madrid based trio Sidecars (Spain), love paradise with rapper singer OrelSan (France), ending the hour and show with two more tracks from our featured album with La Dame Blanche accompanied by Rincon Sapiencia (Brazil), then back to Afro-Cuban roots for the last track. A plethora of new sounds and inspirations, enjoy !