Nortec Collective is a group of experimental artists from Tijuana that prides itself on technical-savvy. Its name refers to its sound — a 21st-century fusion of Norteno folk music with electronic beats and production. The group’s Grammy-nominated members, Bostich and Fussible, are still obsessed with space-aged innovation from the border. But Corey Takahashi found that some of their latest projects have taken them closer to traditional–even classical!–collaborations. Corey brings us this report from Los Angeles and Tijuana.
Read the transcript or listen here. Sorta fun, but not my all time fav.