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A voyage across the world in search of the best new Rock en Espanol and Latin Alternative music releases. Co-hosts Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd also pay tribute to the pioneers of the genre.

A voyage across the world in search of the best new Rock en Espanol and Latin Alternative music releases. Co-hosts Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd also pay tribute to the pioneers of the genre.
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Austin, TX

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NPR

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A voyage across the world in search of the best new Rock en Espanol and Latin Alternative music releases. Co-hosts Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd also pay tribute to the pioneers of the genre.

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Spanish


Episodes

AltLatino's Best of 2018

12/10/2018
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It's been another watershed for Latin music. Altlatino's Felix Contreras, Stefanie Fernandez, Marisa Arbona Ruiz and Catalina Maria Johnson round up the year's best.

Duration:00:57:09

Pre-Winter New Music Extravaganza

11/22/2018
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A batch of new music to enjoy just before the Solstice and much colder weather.

Duration:00:34:53

Guest DJ Arturo O'Farrill: Making Music And A Statement At The Border

11/15/2018
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The latest album from O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra is a collaboration with Mexican son jarocho musicians.

Duration:00:29:15

Alt.Latino's Sonic Altar For Dia de los Muertos

10/31/2018
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Musical ofrendas highlight our annual celebration of family and friendship.

Duration:00:39:26

Jerry Gonzalez Appreciation

10/25/2018
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An appreciation for Latin jazz musician Jerry Gonzalez.

Duration:00:27:58

Rubén Blades Swings Big Band Jazz And Rumba On New Album

10/18/2018
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The iconic actor and musicians teams with Jazz At Lincoln Center to sing both bog band swing tunes and songs from his catalog.

Duration:00:47:38

Alt.Latino Icon: Jose Feliciano, Cross Over Pioneer

10/11/2018
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The iconic musician talks about his career and plays songs that influenced his music.

Duration:00:29:11

Cuban Treasures Unearthed: Remastered Cuban Jam Sessions

10/4/2018
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'The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions' box set proves these friendly gatherings were incubation chambers for Afro-Cuban music and jazz.

Duration:00:42:26

'El Tiny': A Sampler Of Latin Bands At NPR's Tiny Desk

9/27/2018
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Latin music is well represented in the popular Tiny Desk Concert series.

Duration:00:41:15

Puerto Rico One Year After Maria

9/20/2018
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A collection of stories from NPR News about the devastating storm and its aftermath.

Duration:00:48:27

La Dame Blanche: Hip-Hop Urbano Cubano

9/17/2018
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This special Spanish language Podcast Extra highlights a Cuban hip-hop artist in her own words.

Duration:00:23:19

Alejandro Escovedo: Latino Punk Pioneer's New Album

9/13/2018
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The Crossing tells a story of identity and rock and roll dreams on his newest album.

Duration:00:35:06

Samba Inspires New Novel

8/30/2018
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Air That You Breathe by Frances De Pontes Peebles captures samba's golden age.

Duration:00:39:27

New Music Highlights Nuance of Identity

8/9/2018
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Summer's almost over so we present new sounds and two video premiers from upcoming albums.

Duration:00:37:02

Mid Summer New Music Round Up!

8/2/2018
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Great new music to get you through the rest of the summer!

Duration:00:29:55

Summer Latin Music Festivals Celebrate Musical Diversity

7/20/2018
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Latinx bands who feel shut out of mainstream Fests find gigs at Latin music festivals

Duration:00:43:43

Activist Musicians Take On Trump Policies

7/6/2018
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Musicians use music to challenge the President's immigration policies.

Duration:00:45:54

Alt.Latino's 12 Favorite Latin Songs Of 2018 (So Far)

6/28/2018
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We laugh, we cry, we celebrate the best of the year so far with everything from bugalú to boleros to Latinx punk.

Duration:00:52:26

Pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa Is Part Of A Long Line of 'Amazing'

6/21/2018
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The pianist's new album is a lesson on contemporary Cuban piano, performed with a trio with strong familial ties.

Duration:00:28:42

'Vida,' The Groundbreaking Cable Drama That Gets Latinx Narratives Right

6/12/2018
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This week, Alt.Latino talks to Vida show runner Tanya Saracho about portraying Latinx stories of queerness, family and gentefication with an eye toward nuance onscreen and representation offscreen.

Duration:00:29:19