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 21 years.

He is considered one of the pioneers in the new sounds of Latin electrónica receiving recognition for his debut album “Soundtrack” earning 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 music 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. 

“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 80’s pop, and to socialize I had to learn how to dance salsa and merengue. Magically after years, I connected the dots unconsciously creating an array of sounds that identify with the culture I grew up with.” -Mr. Pauer

Press Quotes

“Mr. Pauer has worked nonstop to be the musician he is today” –  MTV Tr3s

“Packed with sounds from dancehall, electrónica and dub, Mr. Pauer travels all over the USA conquering one club at a time. He is the representative of the sound he calls “Electrópico” filled with tropical essence and danceable beats”.  SXSW

“The mix that emerge is highly dynamic, danceable and the creator is Mr. Pauer”.  La Banda Elastica

"He has build a space for him into the masses where he mixes tropical with funk, rock, electronica, new wave or house with no discrimination”. Al Borde

“A tasteful rhythm mix, an extravagant culture fusion, an array of latin sounds and electronica, all in one: That is “Sountrack”, Mr. Pauer’s first CD, the adoptive child of Miami” El Nuevo Herald

"From beginning to end, “Soundtrack” Hypnotizes the audience with the electropico sound that defines Mr. Pauer”. Miami New Times

“Mr. Pauer’s Soundtrack is a solid song collection ready for the dance floor. The production mixes various rhythms in a coherent and very original EP”  Culture Remixed

Past Performances

  • 2017 / 2015 / 2014 / 2013 Latin Grammy® Official Afterparty, Hakkasan, Las Vegas, NV

  • KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic, Santa Monica, CA

  • Supersónico Festival, The Palladium,  Los Angeles, CA

  • Vive Latino 2015, Mexico City

  • Hispanicize 2015 / TECLA Awards, Miami, FL

  • BMI Latin Awards 2015, Miami Beach, FL

  • 2015 Grammy® Producers & Engineers Wing event Honoring Nile Rodgers, The Villa Studios, Los Angeles

  • KCRW's First Fridays at Natural History Museum, Los Angeles

  • Art Miami / CONTEXT VIP Opening Night, Art Basel Week, Miami, FL

  • Jack Daniel’s Sala 7 Tour (NYC, Chicago, LA, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Miami)

  • Heineken Transatlantic Festival, Miami Beach, FL

  • Central Park Summerstage, New York City, NY

  • Festival 7 Mares, Lima, Peru

  • Colombia Tour (Bogotá, Cali, Medellín, Manizales)

  • SXSW official Showcase 2012/2014, Austin, TX

  • POP Montreal Official Showcase, Montreal, Canada

  • PUMA Yacht Race, Miami, FL

  • South Beach Food & Wine Festival, Miami Beach, FL

  • ART MIAMI / Art Basel Week, Midtown Miami, FL

  • Heineken Latin Grammy VIP Lounge, Las Vegas, NV

  • CMJ 2011 Official Showcase, New York City, NY

  • Bayfront Park with Manu Chao, Miami, FL

  • KCRW Live performance at LAMC, New York City, NY

  • 2010 Official Latin Grammy Awards After party, Las Vegas, NV

  • WOMEX pre show, Copenhagen, Denmark