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SABOR TROPICAL REMIXED EP 1.

So the original was great and got loads of love from all over the place. Here’s the remix Ep no.1 and this is sounding good too.

You can still grab an original track for free:

“Pereo Intenso” (FREE DOWNLOAD – HERE)

Also you can grab an exclusive free remix too:

Space Selecta (Empresarios Crunk Mix Mas)

Fort Knox Recordings presents Sabor Tropical Remixed EP 1
featuring exciting remixes of Empresarios by Fort Knox Five, All Good Funk Alliance, Telephunken, Shantisan, Quincy Jointz, and more.

In January 2011 Fort Knox Recordings released the debut album by DC’s own Empresarios, titled ‘Sabor Tropical.’ The album received a great reception, spending over a month in the KCRW Top 50 Chart as well as enjoying great reviews from the press and fans alike. It is with much pride and excitement that Fort Knox Recordings presents the first EP of remixes from ‘Sabor Tropical.’

The Sabor Tropical Remixed EP 1 was put together with an ear for the dancefloor. It features songs that span multi-genres, and appeal to any eclectic lovers of music. Straight out of the gates is an epic Fort Knox FiveRemint of ‘Space Selecta’ in which the funky foursome create a sick, spacey, bass heavy glitch tune. Quincy Jointz of Germany comes with a classic downtempo dub breaks remix of ‘Space Selecta’ which is sure to please all fans of the funk. The Empresarios also crafted their own ‘Crunk’ remix of ‘Space Selecta’ which is a hip-hop dance hall party tune for the ages.

Three groups of producers put their signature touches on the already housed up tune ‘Happy Track’ and the results for each are amazing. Fellow DC funk compatriots, All Good Funk Alliance deliver a percussive heavy remix that lives up to its title with tropical bass and breakbeats. First time remixers on the label, Spain’s Telephunken crafted a funky breaks remix with some heavy wobble bass that is going to be a DJs favorite for sure. Veteran production team Thomas Blondet and Second Sky’s remix has a smooth bossa nova house vibe with plenty of live instrumentation.

Rounding out the EP is Shantisan’s remix of the instrumental track ‘Lock In.’Shantisan has added live sitar and other instrumentation to really transform the tune and take it to the next level. Soundbank is a brand new production duo from Brooklyn who have given ‘Let It Up’ a full atmospheric drum’n’bass reworking, the beats are both smooth and complex.

With sounds ranging from breaks to house, bossa, drum’n’bass, hip-hop and funk, and some tropical bass thrown in, Sabor Tropical Remixed EP 1 raises the bar once again, showcasing Fort Knox Recordings in a new light.

Tracklisting for digital release (note vinyl tracklisting is different)

Tracklisting for digital release (note vinyl tracklisting is different)

1. Space Selecta (Fort Knox Five Remint)

2. Space Selecta (Quincy Jointz Remix)

3. Space Selecta (Empresarios Crunk Mix)

4. Happy Track (All Good Funk Alliance Remix)

5. Happy Track (Telephunken Remix)

6. Happy Track (Thomas Blondet and Second Sky Remix)

7. Lock In (Shantisan Bossa Remix)

8. Let It Up (Sound Bank Remix)

DJ Support from:

Jem – Soul of Man – Nice package…. FK5 rmx pips it to the post, altho Happy Track/TB & 2nd Sky rmx makes me want a cocktail cheers
Tim Love Lee – Will spin this on the radio for sure.

Nihal – Will give this a spin on BBC Radio 1 tonight and see what the audience make of it.

Omegaman – Awesome release from Empresarios. I’m thoroughly impressed with the caliber of remixes here, I will definitely be playing these in my sets

Nextmen / Brad – Fort Knox mix is the one for me! Cheers

reid speed – Let it Up is a great roller.

Bassnectar – Empresarios – Space Selecta (Fort Knox Five Remix) 7/10

Dov – Fort Knox Five Remix does the trick, solid funk with a bit of a skank to it.

Chebiji – Cheb I Saba – Nice one, as expected!

Mat The Alien – really good

AGFA – These are all super ill, really great to hear my boys Empresarios get such great rubs.

Basement Freaks – Great summer Vibes

Larry Tee – lovin it!

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