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 album celebrating the twentieth career anniversary of Marseilles based Reggae Big Band ‘Raspigaous’ ! And a selection of Hot New Tracks from a surprising number of places on the planet ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for details.
Our first hour starts with a pro-environment composition from Sao Paolo based Rael (Brazil), then our first track off our featured album ‘Nouvel R’ (New Reggae Airs) from Lionel Achenga led Raspigaous (France), then in between album tracks we hear more new sounds from latina proud Jennifer Lopez (US), stunning Jazzed-up Cumbia from Roberto Fonseca (Cuba), emo tribute to ‘mother’ from actor M. Pokora (France), and after one particular inspired tribute to their native city of Marseilles from our featured album, we end the first hour with a prosaic love balad from Montreal based Pierre Lapointe (Canada). New inspired sounds and creations, enjoy !
Our second hour continues with our two musical themes, starting with a new ‘Afrobeat meets Harlem’ duet between Seyi Shay & Teyana Taylor (UK-Nigeria-US), then our next Beat based track form our featured Big Band Reggae album ‘Nouvel R’ from Raspigaous, and in between more album tracks we hear new sounds from international Big Band outfit Sir Jean & NMB Afrobeat Experience (France-Namibia-US), Reggaeton love from CNCO & Manuel Turizo (US-Colombia), well crafted Raio Pop from newcomer Elisa Erka (France), a girl with her ways from duetting Sofia Reyes & Jhay Cortes (Mexico-Puerto Rico), and after one last ‘mould breaking’ track from our featured album, we end the hour and the show with an acoustic ArabFolk track from Paris based Souad Massi (Algeria). Quircky, unpredictable and different new 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 !