Formed of the sacred tierra on both sides of the South Texas/Mexico border, Los Nahuatlatos are composed of musicians with traditional, yet modern sensibilities. While some band members are trained in classical folkloric music and dance, others are self-taught and immersed in contemporary expressionism. As individuals with distinct musical backgrounds, they’ve come together to create a sound reflective of fronterísmo— music that reflects both the conflict and harmony of the “ni de aquì, nì de alla” experience. Thriving on the contradictions of the borderlands, los Nahuatlatos are at once rural and urban, rascuache and urbane.