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Miami’s reggae rock / Latin roots sextet play the Design District with Uma Galera in support
Miami, FL – January 13, 2015 – Bachaco leaf-cutting ants make their moundy homes in the Venezuelan rainforest and are often used by the native Indians to make a picanteor hot aphrodisiac. Miami’s version, the hot and spicy reggae rock / Latin roots groupBachaco, known nationally and internationally for its bilingual party-with-a-conscience sound, will celebrate the release of a new single called “Sunfire Girl” on Saturday, January 30th, 2015 at The Stage Miami (170 NE 38th Street, Miami, FL 33137) with local soul / folk / ska outfit Uma Galera. The show is open to 21 and over and doors open at 10 p.m.; cover is $10. The single will become available digitally on Tuesday, January 27th on
The band’s new single is an ode to a lady with a “cool vibe and a sweet smile” croons lead singer, Venezuelan Eddy Morillo. Musically, the band’s reggae chops have never sounded better, featuring dance hall-styled vocals with just the right amount of reverb drench and effects, an excellent mix of skanking and arpeggio guitars, tight, low-end bass lines, Caribbean beach-tinged horn lines – all held together by a solid, if not steady back beat. “Sometimes she’s sweet, sometimes she’s sour, but I’ll take her any day, any hour, girl you got the power over me,” proclaims Jamaican lead guitarist and vocalist Matt Jacquette. This “Sunfire Girl” is so hot she literally burns through currency with a lighter.
The track follows a summer 2014 single called “Good Morning,” which will be included along with “Sunfire Girl” on a forthcoming, full-length reggae music release calledSunfire and subsequent tour this spring. The band is also comprised of Morillo’s brother Jose on bass, Domingo Medina on drums (Venezuela), Alexander Cruz(Puerto Rican) on trombone and Alexander Coombs (of Cuban / Jamaican descent) on trumpet. The band’s diversity is just one factor that makes its sound unique.
Add to the mix an eight-year track record of writing and recording in addition to hundreds of shows throughout the U.S. and Canada plus Latin America and you get a seasoned, but still extremely vibrant and relevant Latin / Caribbean fusion band. Learn more about the band at www.BachacoMusic.com and preview the single by clicking here.
For more details about the January 30 show, call 305.576.9577 or visit www.TheStageMiami.com.
Formed in 2007, Bachaco has performed more than 300 concerts and festivals from Argentina to Canada sharing the stage with the likes of Stephen Marley and theMarley Brothers, Natiruts from Brazil, Israel Vibration, Toots & The Maytals,Ozomatli, Cultura Profetica, Gondwana, Los Pericos, Los Amigos Invisibles,WAR, King Chango and many more. Bachaco has also showcased during the SXSWand LAMC music conferences with the support of publishing titan BMI. Their music naturally flows in English and Spanish, but the true language Bachaco speaks is the vibe they transmit: High Energy Groove!
Bachaco’s 2012 self-titled debut includes the hit Latin Roots singles “Jamaican Cumbia,” “Cumbia Pa’ La Nena” and “Ni Una Lagrima” and has been featured onMTV Tr3s, MTV Latin America, CNN en Español, Telemundo, iTunes “New and Noteworthy,” Sirius XM Radio, About.com, MSN Latinzine, BMI.com, Gibson.com, AOL Radio’s Rock Latino Top 10, Terra.com, Miami New Times,Miami.com, El Nuevo Herald (Miami), Batanga.com, RCKLG (Argentina),Guacamaya FM (Nicaragua), Rio Live Reggae Radio (Ecuador), Remezcla and many other media outlets throughout the U.S. and abroad.
In a 2014 prime time exposure coup, the Concert Channel Sessions broadcasted Bachaco live from Hollywood, CA to more 20 countries including Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela and more. Telemundo‘s Premios Tu Mundo 2014 awarded the band a Gibson Sponsorship on national TV for winning Budlight’s Buscando Mi Ritmo music reality TV summer series. Their winning submission, the upcoming Latin Dancehall single “Tú” featuring the international telenovela rockstar, Dominican Jose Guillermo Cortines, is due for release in 2015.
In November, Ojo de Buey from Costa Rica invited Bachaco to appear at the Miami Reggae Festival with them to celebrate the release of their new single and video “Una Sola Nación” (“One Nation”), a collaboration about coming together as humans recorded at Live House Studios in Miami, FL with producer Mariano Aponte (Puerto Rico). Also in 2014, BACHACO headlined the 5 de Mayo Beach Fest (Miami Beach) with Gondwana (Chile) where they performed together on stage their Reggae Rock collaboration “Cruzando Fronteras” from Bachaco’s debut album. Matt from Bachaco is also featured on Gondwana’s latest single “Mucho Verso.”
For more information, visit www.BachacoMusic.com.