Listen to Mexican Institute of Sound’s ‘Mexico’ from The Mosquito Coast, Season 1, Episode 4

Mexican electronic music project Mexican Institute of Sound’s ‘Mexico‘ was played on The Mosquito Coast last night as The Foxes are driving to the hacienda — The Mosquito Coast, Season 1, Episode 4, “Bus Stop“, which was aired on May 14th, 2021.

Mexican Institute of Sound, aka Mexico City-based DJ and producer Camilo Lara, was founded in 2004 and is still recording and performing today.

Mexican Institute of Sound’s ‘Mexico’ is from the the project’s 14-track fourth studio album Politico, which was released in 2012 via Nacional Records.


The album’s songs featured political commentary about the current day’s political and social problems in the country.

It is one of six albums the electronic music project has recorded, with its latest album Distrito Federal arriving earlier this year.

DJ Camilo Lara creates a mix of folk and other traditional music with modern electronica to create an extremely distinctive sound.

In the last few years, his work has been licensed for play on popular TV shows like Ugly Betty, Californication, Big Love, Long Way Up, Reaper and NCIS: Los Angeles.

Listen to Mexican Institute of Sound’s ‘Mexico‘ as heard on The Mosquito Coast last night on the duo’s Politico album, and in the song’s official video.


A video that has a group of protesters carrying flags and placards and demonstrating against the policies of the Mexican government, as Camilo Lara walks with them singing through a megaphone.

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Michelle Topham