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 offers a new selection of Hot New Hits from a surprising number of places on the whole planet ! With new genre mixes from Rn’G-Goma to NeoM’Balax Fuzhion, DubversionJive to MultilingualRapMashUps, and new sounds from Africa to the Caribbean, the Americas North & South, to Europe, the Middle East to the Indian Ocean & More ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour starts off with new creations form Stuttgart Rapper Dardan (Germany), putting the woes of the world out-of-mind with Séverin (France), iconic Madonna tries Latino with Maluma (US-Colombia), Brazil-inspired organ-backed bilingual poetry from Fishbach & Bachar Mar-Khalifa (France-Lebanon), Latin ‘lurve’ on the Dancefloor from Pitbull, Daddy Yankee & Natti Natasha (US-Puerto Rico-Dominican Rep), female empowerment from ‘Creole Queen’ Morgane Ji (Reunion), ‘going Latino’ with James Blake & (see photo) Rosalía (UK-Spain), atmospheric near fears with Malik Djoudi (France), ReggaettónLove from Luis Fonsi, Sebastián Yatra & Nicki Jam (Puerto Rico-Colombia-US), ending with a splendid love balad while enjoying the spoils of the port with Les Ogres de Barback (France). A cornucopia of new inspirations and sounds, enjoy !
In our second hour we continue our selection of new hits with a ‘Diss All Rap’ from Aya Nakamura (Mali-France), classic Bossa with a Master from Beirut-born Yara Lapidus & Chico Cesar (Lebanon-Brazil), NeoM’Balax Wolof Fuzhion from Giant Youssou N’Dour & Jean-Pierre Rykiel (Senegal-France), rap best sung going with the flow Ridsa (France), Dub version Jive from Seattle based Clinton Fearon (Jamaica-US), new sounds from actress-circus performer-singer-songwriter newcomer Aloïse Sauvage (France), multilingual genre-mash-up creations from Montreal-based 6 member Nomadic Massive (Canada), ‘Neue Deutsche Härte’ fare for the radio from Rammstein (Germany), impressive Rn’G or RockReggaeRap n’ Goma from Mayotte born Baco & Urban Plant (Comoros-France), ending the hour and the show with a technoambiancemood piece from painter-songwriter newcomer Johan Papaconstantino (France). A plethora of new expressions and sounds, 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 !