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 Newly Released Musical Album from Franco-Algerian 'Kingston-sur-Loire' Reggae artiste Brahim ! And Hot New Hits, with everything from FrancoElectroRootsPop to ElectroAfroLatinoCumbiaMerengueBeat, with TransAtlanticElectroGrooveHipHop and more, from a lot of places on the planet ! Click on 'World Vibes' above for more details.
Our featured album starts off with Nairobi based AfroPop vocalist trio plus guitarist Sauti Sol (Kenya), then our first track from our new featured album 'Ainsi vivent les hommes' (So live men) the latest and fifth studio album from Tours based Reggae artiste Brahim Mahrez aka Brahim (France-Algeria), then in between more album tracks we hear new creations from North Ontario based Francophone ElectroRootsPop duo De Flore (Canada), multilingual multigenre Berklee College of Music graduate Saifa (Guyana), Erfurt based ElectroPopReggae DJ Clueso (Germany), Sète based lyrical sextet Zoufris Maracas (France), and after one more track from our featured album we end the first hour with a multilingual CongoRumbaRap tribute to African Success from Badi & Boddhi Satva (Congo-Belgium-Central African Rep). New musical ideas and inspirations, enjoy !
Our second hour starts off with new sounds from sizzling ElectroAfroLatinoCumbiaMerengueBeat sibling duo Sotomayor (Mexico), then our first track from 'Kingston-sur-Loire' Tours based Reaggae artiste Brahim's latest and our Featured Album, and in between succesive album tracks we sample new creations from TransAtlantic Montréal based ElectroGrooveHipHop DJ duo Of Course producing Parisian William Maurer aka Oré (Canada-France), a doubly posthumous release from two African Giants, recently deceased Afrobeat co-creator Tony Allen and AfroJazz trumpeter Hugh Masakela (Nigeria-South Africa), a return from the Corrège 'heart-on-their-sleeve' trio Trois Cafés Gourmands (France), AfroPop Queen meets AfroVoodoon Diva with Yemi Alade & Angélique Kidjo (Nigeria-Benin-US), ending the hour and the show with our last 'love addiction' Reggae track from our featured album.
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 !