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Nortec (from the combination of "norteño" and "techno") is an electronic musical genre from Tijuana (a border city in Baja California, Mexico) that first gained popularity in the late 1990s. Nortec music is characterized by hard dance beats and samples from traditional forms of Mexican music such as Banda sinaloense and Norteño - unmistakably Mexican horns are often used. Norteño (literally meaning northern in Spanish, and also known as conjunto) is a traditional style of Mexican music that originated in rural northern Mexico in the early 20th century, a form of music based largely on corridos and polka. ... Electronic music is a term for music created using electronic devices. ... Musical genres are categories which contain music which share a certain style or which have certain elements in common. ... Tijuana [tixwana], is the largest city in the Mexican state of Baja California and the seat of the municipality of Tijuana; the citys current mayor is Jorge Hank Rhon of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). ... Baja California (literally lower California in Spanish) is the northernmost state of Mexico. ... Banda is a brass-based form of traditional Mexican music. ... Norteño (literally meaning northern in Spanish, and also known as conjunto) is a traditional style of Mexican music that originated in rural northern Mexico in the early 20th century, a form of music based largely on corridos and polka. ...


In 1999, Pepe Mogt was experimenting with both Norteño (popular folk music in Tijuana) Sounds and Electronica. This sound would turn out to be Nortec, a style he created and later shared with a group of likeminded musicians that would eventually turn into the Nortec Collective.


Situated near the United States border, and in the US cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Tijuana's musical scene is heavily influenced by tourism, and in particular, an international night life, a co-operative local musical community, and a steady supply of visiting DJs from the US. Many Mexicans from Mexico City frequently shuttle between Tijuana and Ibiza, Spain (a world renowned party club location), further exchanging and enriching the music. Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1,290. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Americas Finest City Location Location of San Diego within San Diego County Coordinates , Government County San Diego Mayor City Attorney         City Council District One District Two District Three District Four District Five District Six District Seven District Eight Jerry Sanders (R) Michael Aguirre Scott Peters Kevin... DJ or dj may stand for Disc jockey, dinner jacket The DeadJournal website, or Djibouti. ... Mexico City (Spanish: Ciudad de México, México D.F. or simply México, pronounced /mexiko/ in IPA) is the capital and largest city of the nation of Mexico. ... Flag of Eivissa (Ibiza) Eivissa or Ibiza is one of the Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea (), belonging to Spain. ...


As a result, Tijuana has around 40 nightclubs that play music that, by normally conservative club standards, is contemporary and even avant-garde. The DJ's of these clubs have unique non-competitive associations and share music. The result is a wide variety of dance beats in the clubs. For other meanings of DJ, see DJ (disambiguation). ...


Nortec has lost some of its popularity due to the rise of Reggeaton. This page is a candidate for speedy deletion, because: test page If you disagree with its speedy deletion, please explain why on its talk page or at Wikipedia:Speedy deletions. ...


See also

Nortec Collective Nortec Collective is a group of musicians that together and separately make music representative of the Nortec musical style. ...


External links

  • Nor Tec Collective Official Site
  • (Spanish)(English)Mil Records
  • Acamonchi Design Studio
Techno
Acid - Detroit - 4-beat - Gabber - Ghettotech - Hardcore - Happy hardcore - Minimal - Nortec - Rave - Schranz - Tech house
Other electronic music genres
Ambient | Breakbeat | Dance | Drum and bass | Electronica | Electronic art music | Hard dance | Hardcore | House | Industrial | Synthpop | Techno | Trance

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Nortec (from the combination of "norteño" and "techno") is an electronic musical genre from Tijuana (a border city in Baja California, Mexico) that first gained popularity in the late 1990s.
Nortec music is characterized by hard dance beats and samples from traditional forms of Mexican music such as Banda sinaloense and Norteño - unmistakably Mexican horns are often used.
Nortec has lost some of its popularity due to the rise of Reggeaton.
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