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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

Amidst Political Tumult, Salvadoran Artists Across The Country Discuss Their Work

1/16/2018
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Four artists with roots in El Salvador discuss their art and the threat to the country's immigrant community.

Duration: 01:03:13


Alt.Latino Album Chat: Making Movies Talk Protest Music

1/5/2018
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Alt.Latino kicks off the new year with a new feature: the Alt.Latino Album Chat, a conversation about a new album by the artist who made it. This week, Making Movies.

Duration: 00:40:38


Alt.Latino's Favorites: The Songs Of 2017

12/21/2017
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We call on some of the top Latinx music writers to help us look back at some of their top cuts of 2017.

Duration: 00:48:38


Alt.Latino's Favorites: The Top 10 Latin Albums Of 2017

12/15/2017
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In a genre going in as many directions as modern Latin music, how do you narrow a list of albums to just a few favorites? Alt.Latino's host and guests share their attempt for 2017.

Duration: 00:59:50


Encore presentation: Festivo Alt.Latino, Gaby Moreno In Concert

12/8/2017
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Her voice dripping with Southern R&B grit, Moreno and her band never lose sight of the emotion in the holiday classics they perform at KUT in Austin, Texas from a show recorded in 2015.

Duration: 00:57:39


Alt.Latino's Last New Music Show of 2017, Featuring Calma Carmona, Boogat And More

11/30/2017
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Alt.Latino's digital and analog mail bags were still bulging with new music, even as the year is drawing to a close. Rock, hip-hop, soul and rancheras — we have it all.

Duration: 00:29:10


Alt.Latino's Deeper Dive Into New Pixar Film, 'Coco'

11/25/2017
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This week we talk about the new film Coco with an NPR entertainment reporter and some of the principals of the film.

Duration: 00:30:20


Road Trip: Alt.Latino Attends The Latin Grammys In Las Vegas

11/25/2017
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Alt.Latino makes the trek to Las Vegas to cover the Latin Grammy's! Join us for a visit to the Red Carpet!

Duration: 00:29:16


Guest DJ: iLe Shares The Classic Sounds Driving Her New Solo Music

11/9/2017
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Puerto Rican artist iLe plays Guest DJ, joining us to spin the classics from another era, the raw material that helped her create the album iLevitable.

Duration: 00:35:24


Alt.Latino Guest DJ Antonio Sanchez: Jazz Drummer, Musical Activist

10/23/2017
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The jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez is much more than that job title suggests — his new album Bad Hombre addresses current events instrumentally.

Duration: 00:29:28


Alt.Latino: A Spotlight On Playwrights With Lin-Manuel Miranda And Karen Zacarias

10/13/2017
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This week, conversations with two greats of the theatre stage — one you probably know and the other you should.

Duration: 00:29:15


Alt.Latino: A Spotlight On Playwrights With Lin-Manuel Miranda And Karen Zacarias

10/12/2017
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This week, conversations with two greats of the theatre stage — one you probably know and the other you should.

Duration: 00:29:16


'Familia' Affair: Paying Homage To Afro-Cuban Jazz Pioneers

10/12/2017
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Pianists Chucho Valdes and Arturo O'Farrill honor their fathers, Latin jazz greats Bebo Valdes and Chico O'Farrill, on a new album. Here, the younger O'Farrill discusses Familia on Alt.Latino.

Duration: 00:32:34


Before They Were Nominated: Alt.Latino As Prognosticator

9/28/2017
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Alt.Latino favorites rub elbows with Latin music superstars in this year's Latin Grammy nominations. This week we look back at how we covered them this past year.

Duration: 00:40:03


Latin Music And Los Angeles' Exchange Explored In The Massive 'Pacific Standard Time'

9/22/2017
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A massive cultural exhibit illustrates the connection between Southern California and Latin America in ways that are not so obvious.

Duration: 00:33:45


Civil Rights Icon Dolores Huerta: Tireless Rights Advocate — And Jazz Fan

9/13/2017
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Civil rights icon Dolores Huerta visits Alt.Latino to talk about the new documentary about her life. We also talk history, politics and music.

Duration: 00:30:33


Making 'Power Of Peace' With The Isley Brothers Checks One Off Santana's Bucket List

9/6/2017
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Carlos Santana teamed up with iconic soul and funk band The Isley Brothers for a new album dedicated to peace through music. On this episode, we invite them all to talk about its creation and message.

Duration: 00:29:14


Guest DJ Ozomatli Covers Mexican Classics With A Reggae Groove

6/22/2017
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The globetrotting SoCal band shares tracks from its new album Non-Stop: Mexico>Jamaica, bringing music and laughs to the studio.

Duration: 00:28:59


Guest DJ: Chicano Batman's Musical DNA

6/22/2017
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Hear how the members of this SoCal band developed the funky, one-of-a-kind sound that's helped propel it to national success.

Duration: 00:28:59


These 3 Latinx Artists Are Challenging, Changing And Reclaiming Culture

6/22/2017
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Alt.Latino's summer music magazine features three artists — the band Making Movies, the writer Gabby Rivera and the singer Natalia Lafourcade — whose work reflects the reality and joy of life.

Duration: 00:28:59

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