Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito García + the M19s Band| The LP, The Live Set and The App

No Requests

Stretch and Bobbito’s debut album No Requests explores the legendary DJs’ vast musical knowledge with covers of songs directly from their record crates!

Featuring the M19s, a band of elite hand-picked musicians, the gatekeepers of ‘90s Hip Hop step outside their foundational genre base to produce Latin, Afro-beat, Samba, Jazz, Reggae, and Soul reinterpretations of dance floor bangers—ranging from popular to rare and obscure—which loosely depart expected structure and create new nuances to familiar tunes. The group also offers original compositions along the sonic journey. All tracks have one goal in mind: GROOVE!

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Produced by Stretch and Bobbito

The band: Drums by Camilo Molina / Percussion by Orlando Vega / Bass by Luques Curtis / Keys by Axel Tosca / Trombone by Corey King / Trumpet by Jonathan Powell / Flute/sax by Gabrielle Garo / Violin & Vocals by Mireya Ramos / Guitar by Bryan Vargas / Vocals by Edson Sean/Nekaybaw/ArinMaya

Featuring appearances by:  Eddie Palmieri / Grandmaster Caz / Lord Sear / Rich Medina / Maimouna Youssef / Tato TorresJose Parlá

No Requests will be released on 10x Grammy Winner Eddie Palmieri’s newly formed label, Uprising Music, in collaboration with Ropeadope Records.

The Live Set merges a core band with ground-breaking guests into a continuous sonic journey guided by Stretch and Bobbito, who will seamlessly incorporate DJing in and out of songs performed live.

The App will be the first ever interactive media tool to allow fans, musicians and DJs to engage with Stretch and Bobbito’s music on their mobile devices. The App, which comes with sheet music for each instrument, allows users to isolate, mute, solo, pan and fade any instrument while controlling tempo and/or creating loops.

Check out the demo video here.

Louis Marks