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Tierra Caliente music (música de Tierra Caliente in Spanish) is a genre of regional Mexican music.



Tierra Caliente music originated in the late 1980s in Mexico's Tierra Caliente region. The genre was influenced by the technobanda sound; essentially using the same instruments such as vocals, electric keyboards, electric bass, trumpets, trombones, saxophones and drums. Some bands also utilize accordions. Tierra Caliente emphasizes the electric keyboard, giving the genre its own signature keyboard riff. The genre's popularity was originally limited to the region in Mexico it is named after, as well as among the Mexican population from said region living in the United States, but starting in the mid-2000s, its popularity spread to other parts of Mexico; mainly in the country's Bajío region, as well as the Mexican community from said region residing in the United States.


Some of the most famous Tierra Caliente artists include the likes of La Dinastía de Tuzantla, [1] Beto y sus Canarios, Los Pajaritos de Tacupa, [2] Gerardo Díaz y su Gerarquía, [3] Triny y La Leyenda, [4] Josecito León y su Internacional Banda Roja, El Cejas y su Banda Fuego, [5] Los Player's de Tuzantla, Arkángel Musical, Tierra Cali, Toño y Freddy, Banda Los Costeños, among others.


Styles of lyrical and instrumental songs performed in Tierra Caliente include rancheras, corridos, cumbias, charangas, ballads, boleros, sones, chilenas, polkas and waltzes.

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