Perusing old demo tapes in a Tijuana recording studio in May 1999, Pepe Mogt came across the key elements of a new electronic border sound: forgotten recordings of the traditional Mexican tambora and norteño music. Mogt quickly alerted his friends Jorge Ruiz and Ramon Amor Amezcua. "Pepe called me to say he had the sounds he was looking for," recalls Amezcua, "so the three of us began to experiment at the same time. We would call each other really excited to talk about our advances." A week later Fussible (the duo Mogt and Ruiz), Bostich (Amezcua), and Panóptica (a fourth friend, Roberto Mendoza) burned a three-song EP. The Nortec... More >>>