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.
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Saturday 1.10pm -3pm
This week World Vibes has a new selection of Hot New Hits from a surprising number of places on the planet ! With new sounds from South America to North America and the Caribbean, from Europe to Africa and the Middle-East, with everything from Carimbo Chamegado to BackYard Reggae, from Susu-Fulani Cosmobeat to Minimalist AfroFunk Big Band, and more ! Click on 'World Vibes' above after broadcast for more details.
Our first hour starts with new sounds from Kompa crooners BélO with Dener Ceide & Réginald Cangé (Haiti), Latin Love from Benjamin Biolay (see photo) with Illya Kuryaki & the Valderramas (France-Argentina), homesick blues from Calypso Rose (Trinidad & Tobago), the Diva of Carimbo Chamegado herself Dona Onete (Brazil), Flamenco Salsa from Diego El Cigala (Spain), success is sweet for rap-singer Féfé (France), rapper turned MPB singer Fioti (Brazil), BackYard recorded Reggae from 70’s giant Kiddus I (Jamaica), NewTrad Kologo from King Ayisoba (Ghana), Belleville-Caracas ambiance from La Chica (Venezuela-France), ending our first hour with Wassoulou AfroBeat with Oumou Sangaré & percussionist Tony Allen (Mali-Nigeria). Good to great sounds for one and all, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our selection of hot new hits with ex-Zebda songwriter-singer Magyd Cherfi (France-Algeria), urban Susu-Malinke-Fulani Cosmobeat from Soul Bang’s (Guenea), new rebel blues from original Tuareg Desert band Tinariwen (Mali), Voodoo Afro-Funk from Peter Solo led Vaudou Game (Togo-France), stunning a cappella creations from Vocal Sampling (Cuba), Samba singing Yara Lapidus (Lebanon-France), ode to his roots from Wyclef Jean (Haiti-USA), dreamy Arabic Pop from Yasmine Hamdan (Lebanon), ending the hour and the show with blaring AfroFunk Big Band Quintet from Berlin, Onom Agemo (Germany). Original sounds for one and all, enjoy !