Miami-based Toto Gonzalez, otherwise known as Mr. Pauer, is a world traveller and DJ whose journeys have influenced his global dance sounds.
Miami-based Toto Gonzalez, otherwise known as Mr. Pauer, is a world traveller and DJ whose journeys have influenced his global dance sounds. Mr. Pauer is releasing his debut album, Soundtrack, next week and the style of his tunes is something he fittingly labels "Electropical". The Venezuelan born artist describes his artistic approach: "Living back in Venezuela I grew up listening to Anglo and Spanish rock, my mother used to listen to boleros, my dad to traditional Venezuelan music, my older brothers to American '80s pop, and to socialize I had to learn how to dance salsa and merengue. Magically after years, I connected dots unconsciously creating an array of sounds that identify with the culture I grew up with." It's a heady stew and today we present the premiere of his new mixtape as an advance teaser for the release of Soundtrack.
01 La Murga de Panama – Willie Colon (Mr. Pauer remix)
02 Rhinestone Eyes – Gorillaz (Mr. Pauer remix)
03 Cumbion Del Sur feat. Itagüi – Mr. Pauer
04 La Cumbia Prohibida – Niña Dioz feat. Li Saumet / El Remolon & Villa Diamante
05 Que Si Que No – Mr. Pauer
06 Abrazame – Los Rakas (Uproot Andy remix)
07 Lullaby – The Cure (Mr. Pauer Remix)
08 Mente De Mente – Mr. Pauer