Simon Vozick-Levinson
May 02, 2008 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Tijuana Sound Machine

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Bostich, Fussible
genre
Electronic

We gave it an A-

The freewheeling spirit of Tijuana Sound Machine finds an appropriately eclectic voice here. Ramon ”Bostich” Amezcua and Pepe ”Fussible” Mogt, two of the Nortec Collective’s four producers, spend the disc hopscotching through genres: Latin horns and accordions share space with metronomic house beats, while Daft Punk-esque vocoders drone over acoustic indie-rock strumming. As the styles tumble harmoniously into one another, Bostich + Fussible hit a sweet spot that’s less ”world music” than blissfully whirled music. A-
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