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Podcast for October 9th, 2021

Tony’s out on assignment this week, while Paul recaps the 10 Years of Luce Unplugged panel discussion.

Nic D – Icee Pop [single]
Empresarios – Welcome to Puerto Rico feat. Desi Hyson [Warriors EP]
J Scienide x Body Bag Ben – Stepping Stone [single]
Backbeat Underground – Cramp Your Style feat. Nneka Lyn [Mutual Housing Association]
Coral Benders – Beatnik Behavior [single]
TonalTheory – Existential Beings Among Us [Existential Beings Among Us EP]

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DC Music Rocks Festival videos

Even though drummer Brian Nelson-Palmer called time-out on his community radio show and podcast DC Music Rocks this year, his other initiatives as a dynamic supporter of DC music continue, most notably his annual August showcase at the 9:30 Club. This year the festival partnered with Luke Justin Roberts of Ivystone Records to produce live performance music videos of the five stellar and diverse show headliners: dance-rock band Iza Flo, Eli Lev‘s indie folk, punk rockers More AM Than FM, Latin “tropicaliente” Empresarios, and catchy pop-rock Sub-Radio. Crank this playlist and grab your tickets now for Saturday Night’s packed lineup!

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Podcast for May 23rd, 2018

This week, Tony has a bad case of the grumps, while Paul feels bad for short people.

Olivia Mancini – Be Where You Are (Unreleased Version) [If We Knew Then – A Compilation ]
Governess – Space Garbage [Zero]
Drew Kid – Wherever You Are feat. Deborah Bond [For You, For Me Too]
Box Era – Church Dog [Xanadu EP]
Empresarios – Noche De Cambumbeo [Cambumbeo EP]
Inkmink – Where Is The Body [How the Body is Seen]

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Podcast for October 20th, 2015


Paul & Tony interrupt their hardcore gym training routine, buffing up for the fall season, to bring you fierce workout jams from our favorite new DC releases!

Empresarios – The Vibes feat. Ephniko [The Vibes]
Teen Mom – Someone Just Like You [Groovy]
New Boss – Owls [Twee Boogie Vol. 1 & 2]
Dead Professional – Downtown at Sundown [Young Hardware]
Hemlines – Crosshairs [All Your Homes EP]
Columbia Nights – Glide feat. Vaughan Octavia [In All Things]

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Afternoon Streaming: DJ Mixes by All Good Funk Alliance & Empresarios

Here’s a couple of hot new DJ mixes from Fort Knox Recordings bands to get you through the afternoon and onto the weekend!
All Good Funk Alliance – Radio SoLoud 19.02.2013
(free download at http://www.mediafire.com/?biv696kjt8xkswm)

Empresarios – Surviving The Golden Age DJ Mix – March 2013
(free download at https://www.facebook.com/EmpresariosMusica/app_220150904689418)

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Free Herb Alpert Dubplate by Empresarios

Eclectic latin dance band Empresarios headline an impressive lineup of local bands Saturday night at The Hamilton that includes Thievery Corporation drummer Congo Sanchez and reggae rockers Nayas. If you haven’t yet been to The Hamilton, it’s a glamorous space and a perfect spot to have dinner and see live music. The Empresarios created their own “dubplate especial” of Bittersweet Samba by Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass and they’re giving it away like an early Christmas present.

Download it for free on their Facebook page and RSVP for the show here.

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Empresarios – Bailando video

It’s only Wednesday but I’m already thinking about the weekend. This Friday night the Rock & Roll Hotel hosts some fresh Latin sounds with headliners Bachaco from Miami, NYC’s Spanglish Fly and DC’s own Empresarios. The Fort Knox Recordings ensemble specializing in Tropicaliente release a set of remixes next Tuesday for their recent EP release Volume, featuring mixes from Skeewiff, Rob Paine and this hot track from G-Flux.

We’ve also got a steamy music video for you to enjoy, the Videokillers Electro Remix of Bailando, from last year’s Bestia EP.

Empresarios Flyer

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Empresarios – Estereolismo video

This Saturday night Vienna hotspot Jammin Java brings together a great bill of local bands with reggae, dub and latin influences. Headliners Nayas are joined by Dub City Renegades and Fort Knox Recordings artists Empresarios. Percussionist and band leader Javier Miranda leads this talented group in mixing cumbia, salsa, house and reggae to tear up dance floors all over town. Check out the video for the track Estereolismo, from their recent EP Volume.

Bonus: Empresario and DJ Sonny Cheeba recently put together the third in his DJ mix series Verano Caliente. Perfect for easing into the weekend!

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Empresarios – Rompan Fila video

Tropicaliente! Latin super-group Empresarios team up with rudeboys of ska The Chariots for an awesome night of grooving at the posh club The Hamilton. The Chariots have released a free track called Judge Not to get you in the mood for fun.

Meanwhile Empresarios have cooked up another snazzy music video, this time for Rompan Fila, from their recently released Volume EP on Fort Knox Recordings.

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Empresarios vs. Nate Dogg – Regulate Mis Amigos video

With summer’s heat comes the killer all-day pool parties around town. Tomorrow the Capitol Skyline Hotel hosts the Mother Trucker Pool & Food Truck Party, bringing DC’s best food trucks out to play. Providing the bumpin’ soundtrack to the festivities are the top tier talent on the Fort Knox Recordings label, including All Good Funk Alliance, Nappy Riddem, FK5 vs Thunderball and the Empresarios. To get you warmed up for this, check out the video for the John Bowen mashup of the new Empresarios track Para Mis Amigos with the classic track Regulate by Warren G & Nate Dogg. Plus download the track for free!

Mother Trucker flyer

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