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 on offer ! First our Featured New Album from Angolan KuduroAfroHouseFunk artiste Diron Animal ! And a selection of Hot New Hits with new fusions ranging from NewWave DanceHall Jam to LingalaTribalGarageRock and others, all from a surprising number of places on the planet ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour starts a New Hit from Lagos based NewWave DanceHall Jam multimedia artist Santi (Nigeria), then our first track from our featured album ‘Pair’, the second solo album from Nirox Romão aka Diron Animal, in between which tracks we hear more new sounds from voice artists for love Elodie & Marracash (Italy), Rap to BluesJazz conversion with Sly Johnson (France), a return from RobotTechnoPop duo (see photo) Fangoria (Spain), a return hit from Master Song Craftsman Steiphan Eicher (Switzerland), and after one more track in Portuguese from Lisbon based Diron Animal from our featured album, the first hour ends with a new creation in SoftFolk from the duo Les Frangines (France). New sounds and creations, enjoy.
Our second hour continues with our two musical themes, starting off with new sounds from ‘Rap best sung’ duo Nekfeu & Damso (France-DRep Congo), HipHop meets Reggaetón with classic acts Piso 21 & Black Eyed Peas (Colombia-USA), then we sample our next track from Cazenga, Angola born, now Porto Portugal based KuduroAfroHouseRock artist Diron Animal (Angola), interspercing album tracks with new sounds from wordsmith rapper Student kay (France), a surprise new sound from our featured album’s artist’s former band KuduroRock duo Throes + The Shine (Portugal), ‘save the planet’ from MandingoReggae king Tiken Jah Fakoly (Ivory Coast), a surprise duet with Arianne & Shaggy (Italy-Jamaica), and after one last happy dance track from our featured album, we end the hour and the show with a LingalaTribalGarageRock warning from duo Tshegue (France-DRepCongo). Astounding to inspiring new sounds, enjoy !
This week World Vibes has two musical themes of note ! First our mini musical tribute to Belgian legendary icon Jacques Brel, who was born 90 years ago this Monday 8th April ! We hear his original recordings as well as covers of his classics from some of the biggest international names in ‘chanson’ ! And we sample more Hot New Hits from the four corners of the planet ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour is entirely devoted to our mini-musical tribute to (see photo) Jacques Brel born on 8th April 1929, singer-songwriter, poet, actor and movie director ! Later in his career he also became a sailor and a pilot before passing away in 1978. We hear some of his early classic songs from the ‘50s and the ‘60s, with covers of his biggest hits recorded from the ‘70s to the ‘00s from Claude Nougaro (France), - M – [Mathieu Chedid] (France), Michel Rivard (Canada), Alain Bashung (France), Zebda (France), Arno (Belgium), and ending the tribute and the hour with the original Brel rendition of ‘Ne me quittes pas’, followed by a rousing Salsa version of the same song from Yuri Buenaventura (Colombia). Songs from the heart and more, enjoy !
Our second hour samples new hits from YBNL Yoruba rapper Olamide (Nigeria), ‘love without pain’ from Ivan Noble (Argentina), Lingala Bofenia Rock from producer Yarol and Jupiter (France-DR Congo), ‘baaaaaad thoughts’ from The Kolors & Elodie (Italy), ElectroSambaMPB from Sociedade Recreativa (Brazil-USA), Techno intimacy for the dance floor from duo Cordon Rouge (Netherlands), ‘Servis Kabaré’ TranseTrad in Creole from Trans Kabar (Reunion), dramatic love duet from now touring Biaggio Antonacci & Laura Pausini (Italy), ‘dig that Salsa beat’ from Spanish Harlem Orchestra (USA), break up song from Madrid based Leiva (Spain), ending the hour and the show with up tempo AfroBeat HipHop from Starboy & Wizkid (Nigeria). Hot sounds for the feet, enjoy !