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 a smorgasborg of musical themes on offer ! With our two Featured ‘Classic’ Albums from the archives, the 1994 ‘Spirito’ LP from Litfiba (Italy) and the 2004 ‘Dimanche à Bamako’ from Amadou & Mariam (Mali), interspersing those tracks with Hot New Hits from a surprising number of places on the planet ! This is also the last programme of World Vibes on radio 3, thanks for your listenership ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above at the start of the show to view the playlist.
Gomdé Art Melody (Burkina Faso)
Lo spettacolo Litfiba
A vida Cabruêra (Brazil)
La musica fa Litfiba
Same boat Calypso Rose (Trinidad & Tobago) ft
Patrice (Germany) & Kobo Town (Canada)
Lacio Drom (Buon viaggio) Litfiba
Diarabi Bamba Wassoulou Groove (Mali)
La vita nuova Christine and the Queens (US-France)
Beau-papa Vianney (France)
Beaux dimanches Amadou & Mariam
Exilée Jessye Belleval ft Misié Sadik
Sénégal Fast-Food Amadou & Mariam ft Manu Chao (France)
International Love Affair Keleketlal! (South Africa) & Coldcut (UK)
Coulibaly Amadou & Mariam
Venezuela La Chica (Venezuela-France)
Politic Amagni Amadou & Mariam ft Tiken Jah Fakoly
Irmon Mariana Ramos (Cape Verde)
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.