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 new album of Caribbean Reggae from Taj Weeks & Adowa, whose members hail from various islands in the Caribbean, but none from Jamaica ! And a new selection of Hot New Hits from a surprising number of places on the planet, with Hot Hits from the African Diaspora all the way to Australia, Europe West and East, the Americas and the Caribbean in an exciting new mix ! Click on 'world Vibes' above for more details.
Our first hour starts off with the first single off the new album of Folk-Pop singer-songwriter Fito Mansilla (Spain), then we play our first track off our featured New Reggae album "To All My Relations" from Taj Weeks from St. Lucia and his band Adowa, whose members hail from Dominica, Trinidad, St. Lucia and Haiti. In between more tracks from our featured album we hear new sounds from Quito based and Portuguese singing Nicola Cruz (Ecuador), Rap best sung from brothers Maître Gims & Dadju (DR Congo-France), NeoGlam love creativity from -M- (France), musings of America from Ligabue (Italy), ending the hour with a guitar driven PopReggae track from our featured album. A mixed bag of different inspirations and creativities, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our two themes, starting with a new stream-of-thought rap from Aya Nakamura (Mali-France), then on to our first single from our featured album of mostly Reggae hits, though with a few tracks hitting Pop-Guitar or SlowJazz notes, in between we sample New Hits from AfroTechnoDance outfit from Lyons, Pat Kalla & Le Super Mojo (Cameroon-France), a full UrbanLatino hit from Inna (Romania), a new creation from Master AfroJazz musician-arranger in his 70's Ray Lema (DR Congo-France), growing up blues from Toulouse based brothers Bigflo & Oli (France), and just after our last full ReggaeTrad track from our featured album, we end the hour and the show with a visionary rap from Melbourne based Ms Sampa The Great (Zambia-Botswana-Australia). A cornucopia of stunning sounds, 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 !