ARC MUSIC PRESENTS
THE RELEASE OF THE SINGLE
“MI BACHATICA” BY RAFAEL ENERGÍA DOMINICANA
SEPTEMBER 25, 2020
WITH LAUNCH CELEBRATIONS DURING HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CANADA: OCTOBER 2020
A PASSIONATE, DANCEABLE & CONTAGIOUS BACHATA PRODUCED BY EDWARD SEGURA IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FEATURING AN ALL-STAR TEAM OF MUSICIANS!
”He’s the real deal, a true “merenguero” and “bachatero”, 100% proud flag-bearer for Latin Music, especially the sounds and rhythms of his beloved native Dominican Republic. A truly contagious groove.” - Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
Dominican-Canadian artist Rafael Energía Dominicana will celebrate the worldwide release of his single “Mi bachatica” on the renowned record label ARC Music during Hispanic Heritage Month with Héritage Hispanique Québec (HHQ) on Friday, October 2, 2020, at 6:00 pm EST, live streaming on Facebook. Naxos En Español supports this release and invited Rafael to participate in their playlist Nuestra Música Tradicional (Our Traditional Music): https://Naxos.lnk.to/NuestraTraditionalNE
Artist: Rafael Energía Dominicana
Title: Mi bachatica
Genre: Bachata, Latin-Tropical
Words & Music: Rafael Wilsikin Medina (SOCAN)
Format: Audio (Digital single)
Label: ARC Music Release
Product #: EUCD2918
Barcode #: 5019396291829
Release Date: September 25, 2020
STREAMING RETAIL LINKS:
Apple Music: https://apple.co/3kzR81O
Smart URL: https://smarturl.it/mibachatica
VIDEO CLIP ON YOUTUBE:
“Mi bachatica” Filmed in the paradise-like city of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, also known as La Novia del Atlántico (The Bride of the Atlantic).
YANGAROO-DMDS: Broadcast quality video format with closed captions is available from Yangaroo DMDS.
September 24, 2020- ARC MUSIC presents the single “MI BACHATICA” by Rafael Energía Dominicana, a passionate, contagious, and danceable bachata that combines elements of cha-cha-cha. The song was produced by Edward Segura in the Dominican Republic, a producer with bachata running through his veins as the son of the legendary bachatero Luis Segura. “Mi bachatica” features the participation of musicians who are among the ‘all stars’ in the country. During the summer of 2019, Rafael & Energía Dominicana debuted the song and dedicated it to The Montreal International Jazz Festival’s 40th Anniversary Edition.
In pre-promotion so far "Mi bachatica" has received wonderful play that includes: Stingray Music programming on three channel “Mi Verano Tropical 2019”, “Bachateame Mami” and “Noche de Bachata”; charted on the Fuvi-Clan Bachata Chart (France); Rafael was interviewed on CBC Radio "Let's Go" in Montreal, Canada; airplay on Radio Bani-Kalle in the Dominican Republic and also on a variety of radio programs and clubs- Djs in Montreal and other cities in Canada. Rafael has performed “Mi bachatica” live at the Latin Awards Canada 2019, The Montreal International Jazz Festival and on Dominican television programs with full orchestra “De extremo a extremo”, “Bebeto TV” and more during a media tour in the Dominican Republic in 2019 in Santo Domingo, Santiago and Bani and he also shot the video clip for "Mi bachatica" in Puerto Plata, directed by Pedro Sanchez-psdroning and was debuted on "TV Plata" in Puerto Plata, Téléritmo V and Global TV in Canada are some so far.
Latin music singer, songwriter and producer Rafael Energía Dominicana is from Bani, Dominican Republic and based in Montreal, Canada. Accompanied by the dynamic orchestra Rafael & Energía Dominicana, this important figure of the Montreal Latin music scene has appeared in prestigious festivals and events all over Canada. « Rafael (Arias) sings interesting, heavy and with a great variety of riches. Perhaps it is seen as a response to the icon of Puerto Rico, Ricky Martin, Rafael's music is for me even more multifaceted. »- 4 stars **** Kenneth Hammargren, VF., Sweden (about Rafael’s debut album “Enamorarse en la playa” on ARC Music). Rafael has received recognition for his compositions that include “Merengue of The Year” for his song "Tirando duro" at the Premios Latinos Awards Canada (from his debut album "Enamorarse en la playa" on ARC Music).
Producer: Edward Segura
Rafael Wilsikin Medina, lead vocals
Camilo Bencosme, guitar
Chayanne Diverge, bass
Abel ‘Abelito’ Martinez, bongos
Angel David Paredes Jr., güira
José Frank, trumpet
Jhon Martinez, coros
Engineer: Edward Segura
Mix: Edward Segura
Master: Raul Mastering
Studio(s): On-Time Studio Segura (Location: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic); Additional vocals, Studio Loco (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Executive Producer: Rafael Wilsikin Medina
ARC Music: An historical record label and publisher in world and folk music: https://www.arcmusic.co.uk/
Héritage Hispanique Québec (HHQ): An organization that recognizes the invaluable contributions of people of Latin American and Hispanic descent on the social, political, economic, scientific and cultural landscape of Canada: https://www.facebook.com/herenciahispanicaquebec
Naxos en Español: “El Proyecto Nuestra Música” “(Our Music Project”) of Naxos en Español, part of the Naxos record label, consists of four playlists that celebrate the contribution of Latin American music to the world. These four playlists are: Our Music (orchestral), Our Piano, Our Guitar and Our Traditional Music: https://naxosenespanol.com/proyecto-nuestra-musica/ .
Here are the links to the four playlists to listen to and to share:
Nuestra Música (Our Music): https://Naxos.lnk.to/NuestraMusicaNE
Nuestro Piano (Our Piano): https://Naxos.lnk.to/NuestroPianoNE
Nuestra Guitarra (Our Guitar):https://Naxos.lnk.to/NuestraGuitarraNE
Nuestra Música Tradicional (Our Traditional Music): https://Naxos.lnk.to/NuestraTradicionalNE
RAFAEL ENERGÍA DOMINICANA
Muchas gracias, thank you, merci beaucoup: The SOCAN Foundation; Merci beaucoup a la Fondation SOCAN; We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.; The Embassy of Canada to the Dominican Republic, Ambassador Shauna Hemingway; Canada’s Honorary Consul to the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, Tim Hall; ARC Music Ltd., Naxos En Español, Naxos World, Naxos of Canada; FACTOR; Microcrédit Montréal; The Montreal International Jazz Festival; Donald Rabinovitch; @PSDRONING; Yangaroo-DMDS; Claude Thibault- sortiesJAZZnights.com.
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Montréal, Québec, CANADA