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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

How Angélique Kidjo Brings Out The Africa Of Celia Cruz's Catalog

4/18/2019
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The West African vocalist talks about bringing out the Afrobeat in Celia Cruz's rich Cuban catalog with the tribute album Celia.

Duration:00:30:23

Guest DJ: Empress Of Plays Sing-Along With Some Of Her Greatest Influences

4/11/2019
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The Honduran-American vocalist shares her musical inspirations with Alt.Latino host Felix Contreras and guest host Jessica Diaz-Hurtado.

Duration:00:42:30

Alt.Latino's Primavera Extravaganza

4/5/2019
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Alt.Latino host Felix Contreras empties the mail bag that was overflowing with new music. Mexico and Spain are represented as are Joni Mitchell and Amy Winehouse.

Duration:00:45:34

Alt.Latino Food Truck Chats: Musicians Tell Their Own Stories At SXSW 2019

3/22/2019
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Over breakfast tacos and barbecue, Team Alt.Latino sat down with musicians at SXSW for interviews about their music.

Duration:01:05:42

Alt.Latino's SXSW 2019 Wrap-Up

3/22/2019
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The five nights of discoveries at SXSW 2019 served as a reminder that music can heal, challenge and change the world we live in.

Duration:00:56:51

Guest DJ Helado Negro Explores New Album and Shares Influences

3/8/2019
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The prolific electronic musician stops in to talk about his influences and his new album, This Is How You Smile.

Duration:00:28:49

A Journey Through The Music Of The Oscar-Nominated Film 'Roma'

2/21/2019
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Roma director Alfonso Cuarón handpicked artists to make music inspired by the characters from his Oscar-nominated film. The results are stunning.

Duration:00:34:01

Alt.Latino: The Many Shades of Latinx Culture

2/15/2019
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Through four wide-ranging conversations — with a punk singer, a reporter, a group of Latin American expats and singer Rita Moreno — Alt.Latino took a wide-lens survey of the cultural landscape.

Duration:00:38:47

Music and Democracy In Brazil, A Tradition of Speaking Truth To Power

2/8/2019
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Musicians have a long tradition of staring down military dictatorships and oppressive governments in Brazil.

Duration:00:36:33

New Music Winter 2019: From Iconic To New Discoveries

1/31/2019
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We're sure you've heard of Santana but do you know Y La Bamba? This week's show features new music from icons and new artists you should know.

Duration:00:33:17

With A New Book, Louie Perez Of Los Lobos Is Master Storyteller

1/18/2019
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Good Morning, Aztlan collects several well-known Perez compositions as well as his thoughts on a variety of topics.

Duration:00:29:44

Alt.Latino's American Anthems: An Exploration Of Songs That Unite

1/15/2019
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An excerpt of a year-long series featured on NPR that speak to unity and inspiration.

Duration:00:38:53

Bad Bunny En Español: El Nuevo Disco Y Sus Influencias

12/24/2018
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In an interview from Puerto Rico, Bad Bunny talks about his influences and the music on his new record.

Duration:00:20:15

Our Listeners Speak up: Their Best of 2018

12/21/2018
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Jasmine Garsd returns to review listeners' favs. We heard music we knew and also some discoveries.

Duration:00:35:38

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