Cafe Tacvba's Groundbreaking Influence, Then And Now10/24/14
Alt.Latinocelebrates aLatin rock legacy, plays new music, and discusses the filmThe Book Of Lifewith NPR's Mandalit Del Barco.
'Midnight In Mexico': The Alt.Latino Interview With Journalist Alfredo...
Alfredo Corchado covered the Mexican drug war during its bloodiest peak. He joinsAlt.Latinoto discuss his bookMidnight In Mexicoand the music he enjoyed while writing it.
New Cuban Hip-Hop Meets Old Cuban Soul
Alt.Latinotakes a trip into the vault to remember Graciela, the Queen Of Latin Jazz, but also showcases a great new Cuban jazz singer and rapper named La Dame Blanche.
From Puerto Rican Soul To Ranchero Punk, New Obsessions In Latin Music
This week onAlt.Latino, hosts Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras document their latest musical passions, including amazing music from the Los Angeles Tropical revival and new Latin soul.
For The Love Of Ricky Martin: In Praise Of Latin Pop
Vocal coach Ximena Mor (ofThe Voice Mexico) joins Alt.Latino's Jasmine Garsd to discuss why Latin pop stars don't always get the credit they deserve.
Gustavo Cerati: Listeners Look Back At A Latin Rock Legend
Alt.Latino celebrates the singer-songwriter and Soda Stereo leader, with guest host Ernesto Lechner.
Remembering Gustavo Cerati With The Artists He Influenced
This week on Alt.Latino, we play new music rooted everywhere from Colombia to Los Angeles and beyond. All the artists we play — on this week's show and elsewhere — owe a debt to Latin music legend Gustavo Cerati.
Ahi Esta El Detalle: Remembering Cantinflas, "The Charlie Chaplin Of...
Mario Moreno was one of the funniest comedians in Latin America, and his character, the goofy but witty Cantinflas, made Spanish speakers across the world laugh. We discuss his impact on Latin culture. (Please note there is no music in this episode...
Songs As Soundtracks To The Story Of Latin Life
This week on Alt.Latino, hear more new music including a Mexican legend, a mesmerizing French-Cuban duo and much more.
Puerto Rican Princesses And Mexican Centaurs
This week hear a wide-ranging mix of new music, with everyone from young Nuyorican performer Princess Nokia to Brazilian legend Sergio Mendes.
On The Turntables: Guest DJ Miss Mara
Alt.Latino sometimes invites DJs to come on and spin records. This week: Miss Mara, who spins fun, eclectic mixes at a popular Mexico City bar called El Imperial.
The Undeniable Strength Of A Great Song
All of our featured artists this week speak to us in distinct musical settings: cumbia, electronica, downtempo and even a 1970s funk remake. It's a powerful reflection of just how broadly Latin music is being expanded, but what all these selections...
From Alt.Latino, Five Conversations With Latin Music's Finest
Hear five different conversations with artists from the Latin music scene including Rene Lopez, Los Rakas and more!
A Tour Of Spanish Harlem, Birthplace Of Boogaloo
On this show, we walk through New York's Spanish Harlem alongside DJ Turmix. He gives us a tour of El Barrio and one of the amazing musical genres born there: Boogaloo.
Treasure Hunt: Discoveries From The Latin Alternative Music Conference
This week's show has musical treasures we uncovered during our trip to the Latin Alternative Music Conference. From a hypnotic Dominican songstress, to a dramatic Chilean pianist, and a Cuban crooner who is gracefully coming into her own.
Kickin' It In NYC: The Latin Alternative Music Conference At 15
Heargood conversation and songs on this week's show. We attended the LAMC...the annual gathering of up-and-comers and true legends. We hosted a panel with key decision-makers in the industry anddiscussedhow the Latin music industry and its audiences...
Immigrant Voices: Writers Share Stories Of Coming, Staying, Going Back...
In the new bookImmigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories,writers from around the world explore the immigrant experience. Hear their stories — and music from Cuban pianist Omar Sosa.
A New World Of Expression: Latino Identity Through Music
Alt.Latino celebrates its fourth birthday with musicians from Winnipeg to Buenos Aires. Together, the selections reflect a new Latino identity, with sounds both new and traditional.
Guest DJ With Adrian Quesada, A Man Who Needs Four Bands
Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath, The Echocentrics, Ocote Soul Sounds and Spanish Gold all capture the vision of the Austin musician. This week on Alt.Latino, Quesada spins some of his favorite music.
The New Sounds Of Brazil: Artists To Watch
Brazil is in the spotlight right now, both for World Cup festivities and for its tense social and political situation. But onAlt.Latino, Brazil has always been in the spotlight: We constantly dedicate shows to the Latin American giant's rich musical...
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