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 from Montréal based multicultural multilinguist MC Beat Possee, Nomadic Massive, celebrating their Fifteenth Anniversary with a new album ! In between we hear New Hits from a surprising number of places on the planet ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour starts off with melodic guitar mastery from Malagasy singing quintet Andro Marary (Madagascar), then on to our first track from our featured album ‘Times’of the six MC collective Nomadic Massive who rap and sing in Arabic, Jive, Creole, Spanish, French and English, and in between our sampled tracks we hear more new sounds from Psychedelic ‘70s TurkoJazzFolk band Altın Gün (Holland-Turkey), the world in a story from singer-songwriter Nek (Italy), love is forever from SouthWest band Boulevard des Airs (France), the generation gap gets crossed with dueting Calypso Rose and Machel Montano (Trinidad & Tobago), and after one more multilingual single from our featured album, we end the first hour with an inspired musical feeling from Clara Luciani (France). New sounds, new ideas, new messages and more, enjoy !
Our second hour continues with our two musical themes, starting with a new Voodoo version of a Classic Angolan Hit from Sao Paolo based Coladera (Brazil), then on to our next hit from our featured album from Nomadic Massive, originally released as a single, then in between album tracks we sample new hits from rappers turned singers Féfé & Leeroy (France), spicing up Pop the Latino way with Alan Walker & Sabrina Carpenter with Farruko (Norway-USA-Puerto Rico), TechnoSoulRap from Canberra based Genesis Owusu (Ghana-Australia), excellence like Football Stars from TheGiornalisti (Italy), and after what’s almost a multi-genre love balad from our featured Nomadic Massive album, we end the show with London based AfroElectroPostPunk band Ibibio Sound Machine (UK-Nigeria). New ideas and directions and answers, enjoy !
This week World Vibes offers a new selection of Hot New Hits from a surprising number of places on the planet ! From the Caribbean to the Indian Ocean, Africa to the Americas and Europe, with genre mashups including AfroSoulDescarga meets M’biraPercussions to Arabo AngloTokyo DubDiva duos, AfroM’GodroBlues and more ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour starts our sampling of new sounds with AfroSoulDescarga Lyons based DJ and Mbira percussion couple with James Stewart ft Martha Thom & Jacob Mafuleni (Zimbabwe-France), back to basics with blue blood born Zazie (France), Balafon master Seydou Diabaté led Toulouse based band Kanazoé Orchestre (Burkina Faso-France), Reggaetón meets Reggae with Daddee Yankee & Snow, remixed with Katy Perry (Puerto Rico-Canada-US), the ‘Black Brel’ covers the original with Oxmo Puccino (France-Mali), MooréAfroBalad from Kandy Guira (Burkina Faso), ‘no no no’ she answers with Becky G and Maluma (US-Colombia), a Marley Reggae cover with Arabic and AngloTokyo DubDiva duo Neysatu & Likkle Mai (Algeria-Japan), a tribute to a boxing genius from Marco Mengoni (Italy), ending the first hour with a rap-complaint of earaches from Roméo Elvis (Belgium). New sounds and beats to get you humming and tapping, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our selection of New Sounds with an Ode to Female Empowerment from intense young Barbara Pravi (France), Latin remixes re-mixed continue with Pedro Capó & Alicia Keyes & Farruko (PuertoRico-US), authentic AfroM’GodroBlues from Mayotte based M’Toro Chamou (Comores), Berlin based rapper of Lebanese descent Samra (Germany), septuagenarian covers his classics with young rappers with Christophe ft Nuski & Vaati (France), a classically trained singer-songwriter Ultimo (Italy), a re-released remixed hit with Sara Tavares (Portugal), highlighting the ‘African’ out of Afro-Cuban diva Celia Cruz’s hits with FonYoruba diva (see photo) Angélique Kidjo (Benin-US), Global Warming is real sing Reggae great Tiken Jah Fakoly (Ivory Coast), power balad duet with Chiara ft J-Ax (Italy), ending the show with a stunning piece of Deep Jive from London based Wiley & Stefflon Don with Sean Paul & Idris Elba (UK-Jamaica). A cornucopia of new creations and sounds to inspire and surprise, enjoy !