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 a new selection of Hot New Hits from the four corners of the planet ! You’ll hear New Sounds with genre blendings such as TechnoKuduroBass to AfroRockFunkBeat, amongst others, from the Americas, North, South & the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East & more ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour starts with New Hits from ‘Mambo tribute to their Heel of the Boot’ natives Boomdabash & Alessandra Amoroso (Italy), back from four year hiatus is ‘Poemer’ rapper Oxmo Puccino (France), Love Pop from newcomer Wincent Weiss (Germany), TarraxoKizombaKuduro for the Dance Floor from Pedro (Portugal), beach holidays at home with J-Ax (Italy), atypical ‘diss’ reviews from duo Pépite (France), stunning RockPop from Hamburg band Revolverheld (Germany), new TechnoKuduroBass with a Dali-esque video to match from Pongo (Angola-Portugal), ‘Pumping up the Radio’ with Nek (Italy), AfroRockFunkBeat diva Ruth Tafébé & The Afrosoul Messengerz (Ivory Coast-Belgium), ending the first hour with an acoustic ‘love-not-love’ balad from Blas Cantó (Spain). A cornucopia of soulful sounds, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our sampling of New Singles from Lyons based The Bongo Hop with Nidia Góngora (France-Colombia), ‘dissin’ for the dance floor’ with the DJ gang Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, David Guetta, Daddy Yankee & Afro Bros & Natti Natasha (Belgium-France-Puerto Rico-US-Dom Rep), JiveCalypsoRetro with The Loire Valley Calypsos (France-Barbados), one song two versions with Jason Derulo alone, then with Farruko (US-Puerto Rico), Rub-a-Dub Reggae with (see photo) The Skints and Protoje (UK-Jamaica), bilingual electro Rap with Todiefor & Shoeba ft Roméo Elvis (Belgium), a surprise tribute to friendship from Manuel Carrasco (Spain), a stunning MbalaxDance tribute from Youssou N’Dour & Faada Freddy (Senegal), straight up lobe balad from Amir (France-Israel), ending the hour and the show with HipHop balad for the Dance floor from Francofile, Smarty (Burkina Faso). A plethora of inspirations and beats, enjoy !
This week World Vibes has two musical themes of interest ! First a new selection of Hot New Hits from a surprising number of places on the planet ! And a sampling of tracks from French Reggae band Brain Dead celebrating their 20th Anniversary with a new release of their classic hits remixed, as our featured album ! Click on ‘World Vibes’above for more details.
Our first hour starts off with new sounds from Nairobi born AfroRapPercussionist Muthoni Ndonga aka Muthoni Drummer Queen (Kenya-Switzerland), ‘running for love’with Keen’V (France), next we sample a few tracks from our featured album ‘Combat 4 Dub’ from Lyons based Reggae band Brain Dead, celebrating their 20th Anniversary, with guest singers Horace Andy (Jamaica), Willi Williams (Jamaica-Martinique), Harrison Stafford (USA) and Tena Stelin (UK), in between which we hear more new singles from ElectroRap-Classical Arabic Poetry trio N3rdistan (Morocco), a rousing tribute to the Blues from 2 DJs and 3 guest singers Takagi & Ketra ft Calcutta, Tommaso Paradiso & Jovanotti (Italy), Nigeria inspired Santeria-Salsa from Bronx-Brooklyn band Okonkolo (USA), and after another track from our featured album we end the first hour with a new ‘Reggae goes Reggaetón’ hit from Sean Paul & J Balvin (Jamaica-Colombia). New sounds for the head and the feet, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our sampling New Hits from legendary Addis Ababa singer Asnake Guebreye lead EthioJazzGroove band Ukandanz (Ethiopia-France), ‘bad love bad luck’ balad from Sevillano singer Hugo Salazar (Spain), then we sample a few more tracks from our featured album Çombat 4 Dub’ with tracks featuring guest singers Macky Ruff y La Gaitana (Colombia), Sir Jean (France), Zeb McQueen (Scotland),, in between which we hear new hits from WolofRap duo Natty Jean & Awadi (Senegal), Latino Lave balad from Greeicy & Nacho (Colombia-Venezuela), stunning Yoruba AfroHouse from Niniola (Nigeria), SW Catalan Gypsy meets NE Italian accordion with duetting Kendji Girac & Claudio Capéo (France), ending the hour and the show with our last track from our featured album with special guest singer, think experimental Yoko Ono style, Emiko Ota (Japan). A plethora of new sounds, creative and experimental, enjoy !