Together since 1989 after meeting in college, Grammy winners and Mexico City indie rockers Cafe Tacvba are rightfully credited as the preeminent band to emerge from the "Rock en Espanol" movement of the early '90s. The Mexican quartet has remained one of the biggest acts on the Latin music scene since, inspiring two generations of rockers in their wake. While critics look at these reasons to signify Cafe Tacvba's importance, legions of global music followers are enamored with them simply because of their music, with is broadly appealing not only because of its groundbreaking nature, but also because of it's fun, madcap and ever-changing.
Every studio album release by the band so far has been produced by Gustavo Santaolalla except for Cuatro Caminos with was produced by Santaolalla, Dave Fridmann (The Flaming Lips, Weezer) and Andrew Weiss (When). Cuatro Caminos was featured on several Top Albums of 2003 charts, including Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Blender Magazine and won the 2004 Grammy award for Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album.
In 2017 they released their album Jei Beibi, which won the Latin Grammy for Best Alternative Album.
With their last album "Un Segundo MTV Unplugged", Cafe Tacvba became the first band in recording a second MTV Unplugged Album giving them the option to record new versions of their songs along a full philharmonic orchestra.