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 EP from Angola born Lisbon based GrooveBeat Kuduro queen Pongo ! And a selection of Hot New Hits from the four corners of the planet with new sounds from Africa to the Americas, the Caribbean to Europe, the Middle East and more, with everything from ElectroCreolePop to AfroFunkBeat with Balafon and Brass, and others ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour starts off with new sounds from Rome based singer-songwriter Calcutta (Italy), in a mood on the beach with Vanessa Paradis (France), the first track off our featured EP ‘Baia’ (Bay) from Africa born Lisbon raised and based GrooveBeat Kuduro diva Pongo (Angola-Portugal), then in between those tracks we hear more new hits from duetting romantics David Bisbal & Juan Magán (Spain), a tribute to his ‘hood’ in Quebec City from Biliwald (Canada), DJ project with guest vocalist disses lying lovers from Voilaaa & Ramatou Traoré (France-Mali), two Sicily based vocalists duet with Levante & (see photo) Carmen Consoli (Italy), after another DanceKuduro track from our featured EP, we end the first hour with a hot Pop hit from ex Tennis Champ Yannick Noah (France), and lastly a new take on Latino from Berlin based Pietro Lombardi (Germany). Interesting sounds to inspire and amuse, enjoy !
Our second hour continues with our sampling of tracks from our featured EP from Pongo, and new hits from ambient Rock Montréal based duo Lisbonne Télégramme (Canada), classic Latino sounds from ten member collective Yapunto with singer Nidia Gongora (France-Colombia), our next GrooveBeat Kuduro Dance hit from our featured EP ‘Baia’, and more new sounds from LatinJazz virtuosos Alfredo Rodriguez & Pedrito Martinez (Cuba-US), ‘happy in the mess’ with Angèle (Belgium), more tracks from our featured EP from Pongo, and in between new hits from Paris based Arabic singing Zalfa (Lebanon), new ElectroCreolePop from Brussels based Charlotte (Guadeloupe-Belgium), new AfroFunkBeat from Balafon and Brass based nine member collective Balaphonics (France), one last track from our featured EP from Pongo, and we end the hour and show with JazzTimbaFunk troubadour, Cimafunk (Cuba). A treasure trove of hot 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 !