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 outstanding musical themes on offer ! First we riffle through the archives for music celebrating the upcoming Carnival-Mardi Gras festivities, happening in a lot countries next week on and leading up to Tuesday the 25th ! And in between those a new selection of Hot New Hits from a lot of other places on the planet ! Click on 'World Vibes' above for more details.
Our first hour starts the ball rolling with new hits alternating with Carnival classics, beginning with new 'joy guilt' laden Emma (Italy), classic Salvador da Bahia 'Carnaval' fare from 'bloko afro' group Ara Ketu (Brazil), new Latino 'bye ex' balad from Daddy Yankee & Sech (Puerto Rico-Panama), classic 'Carnaval de Québec' track from V'la L'Bon Vent chorus (Canada), new love balad from Rome based Ultimo (Italy), classic 'Carnaval de Barranquilla' fare from legendary Fruko y sus Tesos (Colombia), new stunning Pop orchestra arrangements from Mark Forster (Germany), classic miners' 'Diablada' song from 'Carnaval de Oruro' musicians (Bolivia), new social commentary from Rap best sung artist J-Ax (Italy), ending the first hour with a classic Marimba carnival fare from Chichicastenango musicians (Guatemala). A plethora of great sounds both new and old, enjoy !
Our second hour continues with our two musical themes intertwinned, beginning with 'reminiscin' balladeer Cesare Cremonini (Italy), classic 'Carnaval de Santiago' song from Eliades Ochoa fronted Cuarteto Patria (Cuba), new first time collaboration for Tainy & Sean Paul & Mozart La Para ft Cazzu (Puerto Rico-Jamaica-Dominican Rep-Argentina), classic 'Compas Muffin' Carnaval hit from 'Misik Rasin' band King Posse (Haiti), winter's emotions from Tiziano Ferro (Italy), classic 'Calypso Carnaval' steeldrums from Port-of-Spain band (Trinidad & Tobago), a new tribute to everyday heroes from singing rapper Soprano (France), classic MariachiMarimba Carnival strings from Veracruz guitarists (Mexico), a new love balad from recently solo Tommaso Paradiso (Italy), ending the hour and the show in rave form with a two song segue of the same song from classicist Mamou band, followed by the LingalaAcadian version from Pierre Kwenders & Radio Radio (USA-DemRep Congo-Canada). Classic sounds reinterpreted to new versions of classic genres, all good, enjoy !
This week World Vibes has two superb musical themes on offer ! First our Featured Album, the latest one from Italian Soul n' Blues maestro Zucchero 'Sugar' Fornaciari ! And a selection of Hot New Hits with everything from LingalaTeknoKintueni to ElectroChamameCumbia, WolofElectroSabar to AfroHipHopAltJazz and more, from a lot of places on the planet ! Click on 'World Vibes' above for more details.
Our first hour starts with LingalaTeknoKintueni Dance hit from Kinshasa based sextet Kokoko! (DemRep Congo), then our first track from our featured album 'D.O.C.' for the Italian 'Protected Designation of Origin' normally for good quality wines, rebranded by Zucchero Fornaciari as 'Disco di Origine Controllata' (Record of Protected Origin), his latest 'authentic, genuine and quality' album yet; and in between more album tracks we hear new sounds from Puteaux based 'Black Music' Rap poet Edgar Sekloka (France-Cameroon-Benin), a return to the charts with ElectroChamameCumbia queen La Yegros (Argentina), new WolofElectroSabar sounds from trio Guiss Guiss Bou Bess (Senegal-France), new AfroHipHopAltJazz songstress Lady Donlil (Nigeria-US-UK), ending the first hour with a soulfull melancholic biographical composition from Zucchero. Stunning and inspiring new sounds, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our two musical themes with a first new hit from ElectroDancehall duo L'Enterloop & Skarra Mucci (France-Jamaica), then our next stonking energy hit from our featured album 'D.O.C.' with Soul boss Zucchero, and in between more album tracks we sample new sounds from duetting 'Aloned' singer-actress Izia & Dominique A (France), rapping for the women are Les Amazones d'Afrique with Niariu & Ami Yerewolo (Mali-Guinea-Ivory Coast), mellowed Rock giant Jean-Louis Aubert (France), a 20th anniversary SambaHipHop Remix with Rio based Marcelo D2 & Sain (Brazil), and after one last energy Rock piece from our featured album, we end the hour and the show with a genre-gender bending play on words with newcomer Hildebrandt (France). A variegated plethora of new inspirations and expressions, enjoy !
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.