Grab Your Bionic Chanclas: Alt.Latino's Mixtape For...04/23/15
You knew this was going to happen eventually—might as well face it with a mix of great music.
'I Could Fall In Love': Selena's Legacy, 20 Years Later
It's been 20 years since the "Queen Of Tejano Music" was murdered. Alt.Latino looks at her legacy.
Fried Neckbones With Sazón: An Ode To Latin Soul
Alt.Latino spins essential Latin soul records and showcases new artists who are continuing the tradition in Puerto Rico, Colombia, Miami and points beyond.
Alt.Latino's Grown And Sexy Mixtape
Champagne, chocolates, silk sheets - and this Alt.Latino mix of sensual songs, with music from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil and Argentina. No romantic evening would be complete without it.
Surviving SXSW, With An Assist
Alt.Latino's hosts called on others to help them wade through the talented Latin artists at this year's festival, including Buraka Som Sistema, Gina Chavez and Macaco.
It's Beginning To Feel A Lot Like Spring: An Alt.Latino...
Hosts Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd bring you great new music from across the Spanish-speaking world.
A Cuban Soul Singer Walks Into A Colombian Party, And The...
We dug into our recent listener suggestions and found some real gems: a mix of Cuban soul, Colombian dance and Mexican-American hip-hop.
Hear 6 Latin American Artists Who Rock In Indigenous...
This week, Alt.Latino plays songs sung in indigenous Latin American languages: Mapuche, Tztotzil, Guarani, Quechua and Tz'utujil from Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Guatemala and Mexico.
Alt.Latino Picks Its Favorites From NPR's Tiny Desk Contest
NPR Music received roughly 7,000 videos from artists looking to perform behind the Tiny Desk. Here, we take a look at some of the best Latin entries.
What's Love Got To Do With It: Alt.Latino On The Villains...
Following the time-honored Alt.Latino tradition of hating Valentine's Day, the show revisits the greatest villains of Latin love songs.
A Bolivian Folk Singer Walks Into A Portuguese Dance...
This week, we've got some odd combinations that turn out fantastically well, including Bolivian indigenous folk and electronic music, Mexican ranchero pop love songs and more.
This Week On Alt.Latino: Chilean Rock, Colombian Soul And...
Alt.Latino's first new music show of 2015 features a fierce new track by Chilean singer Camila Moreno.
History Goes To The Illustrators: 'A Contrarian History Of...
Lalo Alcaraz and Ilan Stavans' new book isn't just hilarious; it's also important. Like all good history books, it makes a point to say something important about the present and the future.
Saudade: An Untranslatable, Undeniably Potent Word
The Portuguese termsaudade, which embodies a particular mix of melancholy, longing and loss, has no direct equivalent in English. But it does find full expression in bittersweet music. Singer Luciana Souza and producer Beco Dranoff join Felix and...
Starting 2015 On The Right Foot: An Alt.Latino Dance Mix
NPR's Otis Hart stops by to spin some hot new Latin electronic dance music.
An Alt.Latino Christmas, With Cantigas In Concert
Celebrate the season with songs from across the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking world. D.C.-based choral group Cantigas joins us live in NPR's Studio 1 for a program of holiday music that's a perfect soundtrack for digesting 2014 and celebrating the...
The Best of 2014: Alt.Latino Listeners' Picks
Listeners chime in with their own favorites of the year, including Chicano Batman and Helado Negro.
Hear The Songs Alt.Latino Missed In 2014
So much fantastic music comes across Felix's and Jasmine's desks that a lot ends up getting left out of the weekly show. This week, they share some of the artists they feel they unfairly neglectedin 2014.
Alt.Latino's Favorite Latin Music Of 2014
Hear an eclectic batch of highlights, from a young Colombian soul singer to a Puerto Rican rocker.
Alt.Latino's Thanksgiving Mix: Music For Thought
We bring you music that will help you dance and digest the holiday meals, but we also are bringing you songs to tune into while we all try and digest what's been going on in the world recently, whether it's a Mexican hip-hop group performing in the...
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