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 Album from young Acadian singer-songwriter (see photo), Caroline Savoie ! And a new selection of Hot New Hits with everything from Afro-Kwaito-ElectroBeat to Oz-inspired SchlagerPop, from a surprising number of places on the planet ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour starts with a New hit from ‘Schlager Queen goes Antipodean’ Beatrice Egli (Switzerland), then our first hit from our featured album ‘Pourchasser l’aube’ (Chassing dawn) the newly released second album from Moncton born Acadian artiste Caroline Savoie (Canada), in between whose tracks we hear more New Hits from ever romantic La Grande Sophie (France), tongue-in-cheek Canary Islands comperes Don Patricio ft Cruz Cafune (Spain), innovating at 83 years old with legendary Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry (Jamaica), finding Paradise Lost in Miami with Max Pezzali (Italy), and after one last hit from our featured album from Caroline Savoie, we end the first hour with a new hit from re-morphed Les Amazones d’Afrique (Mali). New inspirations, new influences and new creations, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our two musical themes with a first new hit from smile inspired Modà (Italy), then on to our next track of very autobiographically inspired compositions from our Featured Album artiste, Caroline Savoie, and intersperced beteween album tracks we hear new sounds from Mr ‘Dub in Africa’ with Manjul & Ténin Massaran Kouyaté (France-Mali), third Remix for LatinoDance boys Ozuna with Daddy Yankee ft J Balvín & Farruko with Anuel AA (Puerto Rico-Colombia), futuristic Afro-Kwaito-ElectroBeat with Muzi (South Africa), HipHop duet to their Football Coach with Soprano and Vincenzo (France),and after an already Award-winnig last track from our Featured Album from Acadian Caroline Savoie, we end the programme with a stunning Electro-Maloya-Trad track from Patrick Manent (Reunion). A stunning aray of 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 !