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Author Madrid, Alejandro L.

Title Nor-tec rifa! : electronic dance music from Tijuana to the world / Alejandro L. Madrid
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 254 pages) : illustrations
Series Currents in Latin American & Iberian music
Currents in Latin American & Iberian music.
Contents Origins revisited: myth and discourse in the Nortec collective -- Tradition, style, nostalgia, and kitsch -- Getting the word around -- "Where is the donkey show, Mr. Mariachi?": reterritorializing TJ -- Producers, DJs, VJs, fans, and the performance of Nor-tec -- Dancing with desire -- Nor-tec and the postnational imagination
Summary Marketed as a kind of 'ethnic' electronic dance music, Nor-tec samples sounds of traditional music from the north of Mexico transforming these sounds through computer technology used in European and American techno music and electronica. This is an account of this music and the city that fostered its birth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-242), discography (page 241), and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Colectivo Nortec.
Electronic dance music -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California) -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195326377
0199716897 (electronic bk.)
1435642155 (electronic bk.)
9780199716890 (electronic bk.)
9781435642157 (electronic bk.)