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Point Loma

Sound description

Analog experimental electronic beat tunes, aka the Nortec sound.

RIYL

Panoptica, Fussible, the Nortec sound

Inception

San Diego , 1988

Current Status

Playing and recording.

Influences

Panoptica, Fussible, Lisle Ellis, Donkey, Cosmologic, Gunther's Grass, Marcelo Radulovich, Hans Fiellestad, Marcos Fernandes, Bill Horist, Peter Brotzmann, Cross Border Trio, 2 Foot Yard, the Assholes, Thomas Dimuzio, Nathan Hubbard, Wormhole, the Nortec Collective, George Lewis, Le Quan Ninh, Mike Keneally, Ernesto Diaz-Infante, Rent Romus, Eric Glick Rieman, Michael Dessen, David Gould
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Improvisational performer Bostich (real name Ramón Amezcua) uses Point Loma as an excuse for experiments with his collection of obscure analog synthesizers. He began his career in electronic music in 1988 with the release of two ambient electronic albums. He worked with Panoptica and Fussible to establish the Nortec sound, an original musical style blending the sounds of traditional instruments of Tijuana with electronic beats. The result of this collaboration was the tune "Polaris," an aggressively danceable track that fully represented the then newly created Nortec sound, which gained Bostich the nickname "The Godfather of Nortec."

Besides touring the world and providing quality dentistry, Ramon continues working on his first all-Nortec-style Bostich album, as well as recording for future Point Loma releases.

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