Empresarios – Verano Caliente Mix (June 2012) MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Washington DC’s Empresarios have been putting out regular Soundcloud mixes for awhile now and they are always chock full of groovy, funky tunes. It’s summer too, so let’s funk it up with the latest mix the band are labeling the “Verano Caliente Mix”. The band’s personal style ranges from salsa and cumbia to house, all dancey and all steeped in deep funk. Did I mention this new mix is super funky? Well, it is and is perhaps their longest mix to date. In addition to new and exclusive music from the Empresarios, this mix also features voice-overs, introductions and commentary by Empresarios bandleader Javier Miranda. Miranda can also be heard providing live conga augmentation sporadically on this mix. You can set this thing to repeat and power an entire Saturday night summer party. Line up the mojitos and call your friends. Best of all, the whole mix is downloadable. Full tracklist below the jump.


Empresarios — Space Selecta (Dub Architect Remix)

Empresarios — Rom Pan Fila

Shabba Ranks — Respect

Uptown B.E.P. — FK1000

Althea and Donna — Uptown Top Ranking (Lance Herbstrong Remix)

Fania All-Stars — Que Pasa

Congo Sanchez — Oleada Calor

Shinehead — Know How Fi Chat

Natalie Storms — Beat that Chest (JStar Remix Instrumental)

Ganjah Posse — Say Listen to Me (Acapella)

Main Source — Just Hangin’ Out

See-I — Dub Revolution (Omegaman Remix)

Damian Marley — Khaki Suit

Natalie Storms — Beat that Chest (Sleng Teng International Riddim)

DJ Negro — Andres_Landero vs The Roockie

N.W.A. — Always into Somethin’

Wiz Kidz Team — In My Heart Version

Toy Selectah feat. DJ Blass — Sonidero Compay feat. DJ Blass

Empresarios — Grouper Soup

Cappleton — Wings of The Morning (Acapella)

Nightmares on Wax — The Sweetest

Novalima — Ruperta (Zeb Remix)

El General — Tu Pun Pun

Empresarios — Estereolismo

Herb Alpert — More And More Amor (Empresario’s Overdub Mix)