Panoptica is a moniker used by Roberto A. Mendoza from Tijuana, Mexico.
Roberto Mendoza has been one of the main figures in the Mexican electronic scene since the late 80s, founding bands like electro post-industrial outfit Artefakto and in the late 90s the Tijuana based norteña-meets-techno Nortec Collective. He has also been releasing tracks as Panóptica and it was under this name that English DJ John Peel took notice, inviting him to do one of his Peel sessions for the BBC in 2001. In 2005 Roberto had embark on finishing 2 projects one called "Desierto" and the other R. Mendoza where friends like David J. (Bauhaus, Love and Rockets) lend a hand on bass and guitars.
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