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 your friends, listen often, make a small donation, and share the station on social networks. Thank you for listening!
Following are short descriptions of our programs (all times Eastern)
Monday from 7:00 AM until 10:00 PM
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.
Tuesday from 7:00 AM until 10:00 PM
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, Australia and the Pacific islands.
Wednesday from 7:00 AM until 10:00 PM
is our North American music program. Every Wednesday, we play American and Canadian singers & songwriters with genres that include folk, blues, cajun, zydeco, bluegrass, gospel, quebecois french, indigenous, and non commercial country and rhythm & blues.
Thursday from 7:00 AM until 10:00 PM
On our Thursday program, you will hear the kind of music you would hear as a background in coffee houses and restaurants of Europe especially France, Italy and Spain but also Greece, the United Kingdom and a few more.
Friday from 7:00 AM until 10:00 PM
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 without forgetting indigenous Andean nations.
Saturday from 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM
Sunday from 7:00 AM until 10:00 PM
Our daytime weekend 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 and Diana Krall.
Saturday from 7:00 PM until 10:00 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 10:00 PM to 7:00 AM
Celebrate the world all night with us (Eastern Time) as we play tracks coming exclusively from our Putumayo Presents
world music collection.
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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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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).