Welcome to the official website of Yimago 9, the world music channel, playing authentic international music from all over the world. We present a wide selection of great pieces, many coming from the renowned "Putumayo Presents" collection. If you like our station, tell it to your friends, listen often, follow us on our Facebook page and make a small donation to support our broadcast. Thank you for listening! Following are short descriptions of our programs (all times Eastern).
All day Sunday from 7:00 AM
Our Sunday program presents a mix of jazz of yesterday and today with a world music flavor including dixieland and latin jazz without forgetting the old legends like Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and the newer artists like Chick Corea or Diana Krall.
All day Monday from 7:00 AM
Music and rhythms of the African nations south of the Sahara, including the islands of Madagascar and Cape Verde. You will hear afropop, soukous, african beat, and other pieces with latin, jazz, blues, hip-hop, reggae and electronica influences that are very popular on the continent.
All day Tuesday from 7:00 AM
On our Tuesday program you will find an eclectic mix of music coming from places not covered by our other programs like Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Australia.
All day Wednesday from 7:00 AM
Every Wednesday, we play American "roots" music also called "Americana" or "Adult Album Alternative" with genres that include folk, blues, cajun, zydeco, bluegrass, gospel, Native American music and alternative interpretations of country and Rhythm & Blues.
All day Thursday from 7:00 AM
On this Thursday program, you will hear the kind of music you would hear as a background soundtrack in coffee houses, bistros and restaurants of the great capital cities of Europe.
All day Friday from 7:00 AM
It's Friday! And it's time for a fiesta with the warm latin and tropical sounds of salsa, rumba, bossa nova, samba, reggae, calypso, and music from Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Cuba and other nations of Latin America and the Caribbean islands.
La boîte à chansons
Saturday from 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM
French chansons and pop songs from the 1950s, 1980s and a small selction of older and newer tracks: Edith Piaf, Georges Brassens, Charles Trenet, Jeanne Mas, Jacques Brel, and a whole lot more...
Saturday night starting at 7:00 PM
Every Saturday night, we invite you to an old-fashioned French Canadian party featuring quadrilles, cotillions, jigs, paul jones, raspas and other traditional music and folk songs from Quebec and French Canada.
Every night from Midnight to 7:00 AM
Celebrate the world all night with us (Eastern Time) as we play tracks coming exclusively from our Putumayo World Music collection.
Between November 20 and January 6 we put our regular programming on hold to become Radio *Neige-Folle*
, the very popular all-French holiday station playing Christmas music (November 20 to December 26) and folkloric songs from Quebec with a New Year's theme (December 27 to January 6).
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Yimago 9 began as a seasonal French Christmas station on December 1st, 2003. It bacame a full fledged station with a world music format on January 7th, 2019. Our streaming servers are managed by TorontoCast, a SOCAN (The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada) licensed provider. We operate in full compliance with international broadcasting laws.
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