Nortec Collective

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Eclectic month-long Biennial of the Americas music series starts today

    Overcast Sound​Kate Lesta of Boulder-based Communikey and JT Root of Aeon Child, who curated The Nature of Things music series with some help from MUTEK's director Alain Mongeau, have put together what looks like an insanely great and eclectic line-up of thirty artists from around the world pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Beyond Playlist: Maxwell and more

    ​Maxwell BLACKsummers' night (Columbia) Eight years have passed since Now, Maxwell's previous album. Fortunately, though, he's lost none of his musical sophistication, and he remains in possession of an impressively wide-ranging skill set -- one that allows him to achieve most, if not all, of ... More >>

  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    August 1, 2002

    Más y Más

    Monterrey's bubbling rocanrol scene whips up something Kinky.

  • Music

    December 27, 2001


    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.