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Location:

Albany, NY

Description:

Fans hoping to get their fix of the best new Latin rock, funk, hip-hop and electronic music need not wait for terrestrial radio broadcasts: The Latin Alternative is available on-demand. The program focuses on crossover-friendly Latin rock, electronic, funk and hip-hop artists, spotlighting acts such as Manu Chao, Cafe Tacuba, Aterciopelados and Los Fabulosos Cadillacs.

Twitter:

@LatinAlt

Language:

English

Contact:

The Latin Alternative 3304 Mildred Lane Lafayette, CA 94549 323-496-9662


Episodes

The Latin Alternative Show 1429

1/12/2015
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Today we're gonna party like it's 1999.... Yes, 'The Latin Alternative' revisits 1999, a seminal musical year for the development and artistic breakthrough of artists in the genre. Featured acts include Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Cafe Tacuba, Joe Arroyo, Control Machete, and Jaguares.

Duration: 00:57:15


The Latin Alternative Show 1424

1/12/2015
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This week we take it back to the old country with a spotlight on Spain's contributions to the Latin Alternative movement. From pioneering Spanish rock acts of the 1960's like Los Brincos and Monolo y Ramon to cutting edge indie artists like Polock and The Pinker Tones, we've got España covered.

Duration: 00:57:15


The Latin Alternative Show 1406

1/12/2015
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This week we are joined by Enrique Bunbury, the iconic Spanish rocker who co-founded Heroes del Silencio and went on to an even more accomplished solo career. Plus new music from Ana Tijoux, Fidel Nadal, Campo and much more!

Duration: 00:57:00


The Latin Alternative Show 1420

1/12/2015
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This week we're celebrating the 50th anniversary of Fania Records, the iconic label that single-handedly changed the history of Afro-Caribbean music and engineered the explosion of Salsa and Boogaloo. Featured artists include Ruben Blades, Tito Puente, Ray Barretto, Hector Lavoe and much more.

Duration: 00:57:00


The Latin Alternative Show 1427

1/12/2015
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This week we delve into the wonderful head-trip of Latin Psychedelia, featuring our favorite psychedelic-tinged tracks of all time. Featured artists include Os Mutantes, El Chicano, Chicha Libre, Fruko y Sus Tesos, Brownout and more.

Duration: 00:57:15


The Latin Alternative Show 1431

1/12/2015
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Uruguay is a country of just 3 million people, but seemingly has one million artists. Our co-host Josh Norek recently visited Uruguay to spotlight its thriving indie rock, electronic and hip-hop scenes. Artists interviewed in this episode include Sante Les Amis, Campo, Rikki Musso of Cuarteto de Nos, and MC Santi Mostaffa.

Duration: 00:57:15


The Latin Alternative Show 1408

1/12/2015
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This week we bring you our inaugural survey of Colombia's Latin Alternative scene, both past and present. From the electro-cumbia grooves of Bomba Estereo and Monareta to old school tropical legends Fruko y Sus Tesos and Grupo Niche, we've got the best of Colombian rock/electronica/funk/tropical music all here in this special episode.

Duration: 00:57:00


The Latin Alternative Show 1432

1/12/2015
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This week we are extremely honored to be joined by Saul Hernandez, the frontman of Mexican rock icons Jaguares and Caifanes. Saul Hernandez joins us for a special one hour 'takeover' episode in which he talks about his new solo album 'Mortal' as well as classic Jaguares/Caifanes tracks. He also takes a turn as a guest DJ, spinning some of the songs that

Duration: 00:57:15


The Latin Alternative Show 1423

1/12/2015
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Mexico is a powerhouse of Latin-Alt music, and this week we turn a spotlight to the country's rich rock and electronic scenes and history. Featured artists include Cafe Tacuba, Nortec Collective, Carla Morrison, Mexican Institute of Sound, Jaguares and much more.

Duration: 00:57:00


The Latin Alternative Show 1426

1/12/2015
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With the recent passing of Latin rock icon Gustavo Cerati after a tragic five year coma, we pay homage to Cerati's influential career in a special one hour episode. We survey Cerati's work as the leader of pioneering Argentine rock band Soda Stereo, as well as his more experimental solo albums which explored the intersection of trip-hop, rock and electr

Duration: 00:57:15


Latin Alternative Podcast 20

3/22/2013
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Café Tacvba "Takeover" Episode

Duration: 00:57:10


Latin Alternative Podcast 21

3/22/2013
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Kinky "Takeover" Episode

Duration: 00:57:10


Latin Alternative Podcast 18

8/8/2012
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Ozomatli "Takeover" Episode co-hosted by Wil-Dog

Duration: 00:57:24


Latin Alternative Podcast 19

8/8/2012
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Los Lobos "Takeover" Episode co-hosted by Louis Perez

Duration: 00:57:24


Latin Alternative Podcast 17

5/21/2012
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Latin Hip-Hop special w/Ana Tijoux, Orishas & more!

Duration: 00:57:32


Latin Alternative Podcast 16

3/23/2012
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Girl In a Coma interview, Los Lobos & more!

Duration: 00:57:20


Latin Alternative Podcast 15

12/14/2011
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Calle 13 interview, Ritmo Machine & more!

Duration: 00:57:20


Latin Alternative Podcast 14

9/29/2011
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La Vida Boheme interview, Gaby Moreno & more!

Duration: 00:57:19


Latin Alternative Podcast 13

8/16/2011
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Diego Garcia interview, Rey Pila, Calle 13 & more!

Duration: 00:57:15


Latin Alternative Podcast 12

6/21/2011
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Los Amigos Invisible interview, Diego Garcia, Chocquibtown & more!

Duration: 00:57:19

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