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 New Album from Angolan KuduroAfroHouseFunk artiste Diron Animal ! And a selection of Hot New Hits with new fusions ranging from NewWave DanceHall Jam to LingalaTribalGarageRock and others, all from a surprising number of places on the planet ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour starts a New Hit from Lagos based NewWave DanceHall Jam multimedia artist Santi (Nigeria), then our first track from our featured album ‘Pair’, the second solo album from Nirox Romão aka Diron Animal, in between which tracks we hear more new sounds from voice artists for love Elodie & Marracash (Italy), Rap to BluesJazz conversion with Sly Johnson (France), a return from RobotTechnoPop duo (see photo) Fangoria (Spain), a return hit from Master Song Craftsman Steiphan Eicher (Switzerland), and after one more track in Portuguese from Lisbon based Diron Animal from our featured album, the first hour ends with a new creation in SoftFolk from the duo Les Frangines (France). New sounds and creations, enjoy.
Our second hour continues with our two musical themes, starting off with new sounds from ‘Rap best sung’ duo Nekfeu & Damso (France-DRep Congo), HipHop meets Reggaetón with classic acts Piso 21 & Black Eyed Peas (Colombia-USA), then we sample our next track from Cazenga, Angola born, now Porto Portugal based KuduroAfroHouseRock artist Diron Animal (Angola), interspercing album tracks with new sounds from wordsmith rapper Student kay (France), a surprise new sound from our featured album’s artist’s former band KuduroRock duo Throes + The Shine (Portugal), ‘save the planet’ from MandingoReggae king Tiken Jah Fakoly (Ivory Coast), a surprise duet with Arianne & Shaggy (Italy-Jamaica), and after one last happy dance track from our featured album, we end the hour and the show with a LingalaTribalGarageRock warning from duo Tshegue (France-DRepCongo). Astounding to inspiring new sounds, enjoy !
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 !