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 of note ! First our Featured Eponymous Debut Album from Bogotá based Afro Futurist trio Ghetto Kumbé (Colombia)! And a selection of Hot New Hits from a surprising number of other places on the planet ! Click on 'World Vibes' above for more details.
Our first hour starts with new sounds from AfroPop songcrafter Obongjayar (Nigeria), then our first track from our featured Debut Album 'Ghetto Kumbé' from the band of the same name (Colombia), and in between more album tracks we hear new creations from Akan singing London based quartet Onipa (Ghana-UK), new SambaPop from Rio based Big Up & Seu Jorge (Brazil), more HipHopReggae from Brooklyn based Blakkamoore (Guyana-US), and after one percussion based instrumental from our featured album we end the first hour with our lockdown video & song from Brussels based Cloé du Trèfle (Belgium). Surprising new ideas and many for the dance floor, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our two main musical themes with first a new hit from two Reggae giants Cedric Myton & Rzee Jackson (Jamaica), then our next percussion based AfroHouse hit from our Debut Featured album from Caribbean to Africa inspired trio Ghetto Kumbé, and intersperced between more album songs, we hear new hits from Caribbean Creole flautist-singer and romantic Celia Wa (Guadeloupe), more chill-out Reggae from eleven member collective Danakil (France), an AfroPop cooperation between US born singer-songwriter Davido & DJ singer-songwriter Popcaan (Nigeria-Jamaica), ending the hour and the show with our last two tracks from our featured album, the last track in particular with guests the AfroCaribbean Palenque based band Kombilesa Mi (Colombia). Such a great collection of fresh inspirations and ideas for the dance floor and more, enjoy !
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.