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Nortec Collective

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Nortec Collective artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Studio Sessions

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August 20, 2008 Stemming from norteno and techno, Nortec was born from traditional Mexican music and electronica.

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Interviews & Profiles

Fussible and Bostich stand at the Mexico-U.S. border; credit: CoreyTakahashi / NPR

August 21, 2009 Border crackdowns have changed the musical culture and the style of the Nortec Collective as well.

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Bulevar 2000

September 5, 2010 The group's new album, Bulevar 2000, does the unthinkable: It mixes accordions and techno.

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May 5, 2008 In "Akai 47," the Tijuana-based Nortec Collective makes a soundtrack for a digital generation.

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Reviews

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May 5, 2008 In "Akai 47," the Tijuana-based Nortec Collective makes a soundtrack for a digital generation.

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Grandma Sara Garcia holds Jasmine's mother, Marta.

May 13, 2012 Alt.Latino's Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd pay musical tribute to the women who raised them.

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NPR Artist Directory

Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

Hear concerts and interviews with the atmospheric art-folk singer.

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

Hear concerts and interviews with the grandiose art-rock band.

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Tijuana Sound Machine

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  • Album: Tijuana Sound Machine
  • Artist: Nortec Collective
  • Label: Nacional MNF Brasil
  • Released: 2008