NPR Series: Alt.Latino
The Pachanga Files: Rockanroleando In Austin05/22/15
If you couldn't make it to one of Alt.Latino's favorite Latin music festivals, don't sweat it: Here's music from the show that we recorded live.
Pop Picks From Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico And Beyond
This week on Alt.Latino, co-host Jasmine Garsd tries to play only songs by Miguel, but is thwarted.
The Honduran-Canadian Singer And The Swedish Band: An...
We're doing one of our favorite things: sharing new music with our listeners. We've got Mexican bluegrass, Venezuelan retro and a Honduran crooner who makes beautiful music in Canada.
Grab Your Bionic Chanclas: Alt.Latino's Mixtape For The...
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.
It's Beginning To Feel A Lot Like Spring: An Alt.Latino...
For some, warm weather might be associated with sweet, breezy music. For others, it might be the sultry grooves of Cuban soul singer Alex Cuba.
A Cuban Soul Singer Walks Into A Colombian Party, And The...
Alt.Latino brings a mix of Cuban soul, Colombian dance, Mexican-American hip-hop, y mucho mas.
Hear 6 Latin American Artists Who Rock In Indigenous...
This week, Alt.Latino plays songs sung in indigenous Latin American languages: Mapuche, Tzotzil, 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: The Villains Of Valentine's...
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...
We've also got some odd combinations that turn out fantastically well, including Bolivian indigenous folk and electronic music, Mexican ranchero pop love songs and more.
Chilean Rock, Colombian Soul And Some Texas Punk
The show's first new music show of 2015 features a fierce new track by Chilean singer Camila Moreno.
Latin Symphony: How Classical Music Saved Dinorah...
On Alt.Latino, hear from an educator whose life's work is to bring classical music to young Latinos.
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 term — 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.
Starting 2015 On The Right Foot: An Alt.Latino Dance Mix
Let's start the year right! 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.
The Best Of 2014: Alt.Latino Listeners' Picks
Listeners chime in with their own favorites, including Chicano Batman and Helado Negro.
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