MR. PAUER RELEASES HIS LONG-AWAITED SOPHOMORE ALBUM, “ORANGE” AVAILABLE ON SEPTEMBER 18 FOLLOWED BY A CHICAGO PERFORMANCE AS PART OF WORLD MUSIC FEST ON SEPTEMBER 20 IN HUMBOLDT PARK
“I titled the album ‘Orange’ because it connects deeply with joy, sunshine and the tropics. It is a ‘Pauerful’ color that stimulates creativity, enthusiasm, success and encouragement.”
We can’t get enough of anything created by Mr. Pauer who has delighted us with music since the release of his debut and Latin GRAMMY® nominated album “Soundtrack” which contains such gems as “Cumbion del Sur” “Que Si Que No” and “Get Me High.”
So we’re feeling great excitement and anticipation knowing there’s a new album he’s set to release on September 18th. This new album combines artist collaborations from four continents with different cultural and musical backgrounds, singing in four languages. The album was mixed by Mr. Pauer, and mastered by two-time GRAMMY® winner Felipe Tichauer (Ceu, Fela Kuti, Rod Steward, Tom Allen).
“Orange” is the spontaneous exploration of Electrópico™, a genre of music created by Mr. Pauer. Electrópico™ mixes Electronic Dance Music with musical genres originated between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn like Salsa, Zouk, Reggae, Cumbia, Dancehall, Merengue, Kuduro, Bolero, etc.
“The orange is the fruit that represents Florida, the state where Electrópico™ was born. The physical aspect of the orange represents the union of many wedges coming together to form one fruit; a symbolic representation of the ‘Pauer’ of teamwork in this album,” says Mr. Pauer, while he prepares for his promotional tour starting in early September.
With each of the 14 tracks, the album deepens its multicultural roots with collaborations from many different nationalities with the Electrópico™ seal and expands its reach to an international audience as well as the cultural melting pot of Miami.
1. Take You by the Hand (feat. Karina Hayes) – Australia
2. Pasión (feat, Dama Vicke) – Mexico
3. Viento (feat. Nacho Londoño) – Colombia
4. Pronto Vamo a Llegá (feat. Tumbao) – Puerto Rico
5. Pa’Lante Pa’tras (feat. Toto González) – Venezuela
6. Vou Voar (feat. Mónica da Silva) – Brazil
7. Sembrando Sonido (feat. Nina Rodríguez) – Colombia
8. Tu Cucumbia (feat. Pachanga+Pepegrillo) – Venezuela
9. Dare (Feat. Ana + Maye Osorio) – Venezuela
10. To The World (feat. Fitzroy) – Barbados
11. Looking for Your Love (feat. Sofi Encanto & Fitzroy) – Honduras & Barbados
12. Love All The Time (feat. Kiko TruRasta)
13 Perpetua (feat. Itawe) – Colombia
14. Quiero (feat. Fulano) – Cuba
“Orange” promises to establish Mr. Pauer as one of Latin Electronica’s most ambitious and defining projects in international World music. He has had many notable performances so far this year, such as the Vive Latino Festival in Mexico, Bogotá and Medellin (Circulart) in Colombia, the LAMC in NYC – where his show was named one of the best shows, by influential American radio station KCRW, and soon the Festival Supersónico in Los Angeles.
ABOUT MR. PAUER:
Mr. Pauer™ (Toto González) is a Latin Grammy® Nominated producer and re-mixer, born in the Caribbean city of Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela, based in Miami, FL. for over 20 years. He is considered one of the pioneers of the new sounds of Latin Electrónica, receiving recognition for his debut album “Soundtrack”, which earned him a nomination for “Best Alternative Album” in the 12th Annual Latin Grammy® Awards. He is a music connoisseur and researcher of percussive rhythms from around the world. Mr. Pauer is the creator of his signature sound called “Electrópico™”, a fusion of electronic dance music mixed with musical genres originated between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn like Salsa, Zouk, Reggae, Cumbia, Dancehall, Merengue, Kuduro, etc. creating a unique sound born in Miami.
He has performed at prestigious international festivals, like Festival Vive Latino 2015 (Mexico), Central Park Summerstage (NY), Festival 7 Mares (Peru), SXSW (Texas), POP Montréal (Canada), among many others. He has also shared the stage with artists such as Manu Chao, Buraka Som Sistema, Julieta Venegas, Los Amigos Invisibles, etc.