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Captain Planet (feat. Chico Mann) – Aguacero

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Captain Planet and Chico Mann have reunited for a slice of chilled-out global bass on this week’s top tune, “Aguacero”. It’s the first track on the new EP, More Slang from Brooklyn-based label, Bastard Jazz which also features a sweet LondonBridge remix of “Un Poquito Mas”.

Captain Planet (Charlie Bethel) began Dj-ing and making beats on a Tascam 4-track in his teens. He became obsessed with vinyl records & began digging for samples which led to a love for Reggae, Latin, and African music. Charlie’s worldwide travels and tireless search for new sounds led to a collaborative friendship with Chico Mann & to his distinctive “Gumbo Funk” style as a producer. Click HERE to grab the EP and 2014′s excellent Esperanto Slang LP.

Speaking of travel, Chico Mann has been scheduled to appear as a featured artist at the historic Manana 2016, to take place May 4-6, 2016 in Santiago de Cuba . Manana is a non-profit music festival connecting Afro-Cuban Folkloric music with the pioneers of the International Electronic music community. Built on the deep love and mutual respect for rhythm, Manana aims to create an environment of free expression and cultural exchange. The festival is a celebration of Cuba’s cultural capital, Santiago de Cuba, and a celebration of community. collaboration, and dance.

Click HERE for a full list of performers, to pledge your support, to get tickets, and travel information for this historic event. See you down there!

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Contact & Licensing Info:
Written by Marcos Garcia & Charlie Bethel.
Published by Emma Lulu Music/Music in Context LLC (BMI). Administered by Downtown Music Publishing
Contact: Damon Booth / info@notablemusic.net or Sean McGraw / seanmcgraw@dmpgroup.com
Published by Jasstard/Bazz c/o Defend Music (BMI). Master controlled by Bastard Jazz.

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Captain Planet feat. Chico Mann – Aguacero

cover 1024x1024 Captain Planet feat. Chico Mann   AguaceroAttn: global bass lovers, Captain Planet, self-proclaimed renaissance man and Gumbo Funk producer returns with another world beat dance jam featuring vocals from Chico Mann (AKA Marcos Garcia of afrobeat outfit Antibalas). the More Slang EP also includes a new London Bridge remix of “Un Poquito Mas”. Available now at iTunes.

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Notable Music Ad Reel 2015

IMG 8740 1024x681 Notable Music Ad Reel 2015A mini collection of recent television ads from around the world featuring the Notable Music catalog. Bobby Hebb‘s “Sunny”, Captain Planet & Chico Mann‘s “Un Poquito Mas”, and Freddy Fresh ft. Fatboy Slim‘s “Badder Badder Schwing”. The ads included are from Canada, Italy, and the UK. Watch the video HERE.

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Chico Mann – Same Old Clown (Kon remix)

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“I try to say the sweetest things to keep you coming back”…this week’s Top Tune is a remix of a favorite track from Marcos Garcia‘s (AKA Chico Mann) third solo LP, 2013′s Magical Thinking on Soundway Records.

Garcia is a multi-instrumentalist, producer and a founding member of Antibalas. Marcos has in the past worked with the likes of TV On The Radio, The Roots, and Dam Funk as well as remixing Little Dragon and Alice Russell.

Like many of his previous outings, Chico Mann’s Magical Thinking lp combines latin, freestyle, and 80s electro funk. On Same Old Clown, these influences provide the perfect backdrop for slinky vocals by Notable alum Kendra Morris. DJ Kon who is known as one of the best Disco/Funk/Soul/Boogie DJs in the world, provides the remix.

You can hear Garcia’s latest single “Un Poquito Mas” with Captain Planet on the album Esperanto Slang which is currently #1 on CMJ’s World Music Chart. Look out for Marcos on tour with Antibalas early 2015!

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Contact & Licensing info:
Published by Emma Lulu Music/Music In Context LLC (BMI), Contact: Damon Booth – info@notablemusic.net. Administered by Downtown Music Publishing. Contact: Sean McGraw / seanmcgraw@dmpgroup.com. Published by Boombox Amerika. Master controlled by Soundway Records.

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