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Through four wide-ranging conversations — with a punk singer, a reporter, a group of Latin American expats and singer Rita Morena — Alt.Latino took a... [Read More]
Enjoy this sneak peek from an upcoming album by the mariachi femenin, produced by mastermind Camilo Lara. [Read More]
Celebrate love with this week's Alt.Latino playlist, stacked with romantic sentiments, a touch of bachata and breezy Cuban ballads. [Read More]
A collection of stories from NPR News about the devastating storm and its aftermath. [Read More]
Genre busting is the theme as we start Latinx Heritage Month featuring five distinct woman performers. [Read More]
This special Spanish language Podcast Extra highlights a Cuban hip-hop artist in her own words. [Read More]
The Mexican-American musician's latest album, 'The Crossing,' tells a story of identity and rock and roll dreams. [Read More]
"Samba's beating heart is actually suffering and sadness." The Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles uses Brazilian music as a backdrop for an... [Read More]
Nuyorican newcomer Kim Viera teams up with Daddy Yankee for a summer love hit, Arcangel and J Balvin go disco-over-dembow and Dillon Francis and De... [Read More]
The singer's performance at the Tiny Desk was an almost spiritual experience, leaving many at the NPR Music offices in awe. [Read More]
Collins is no stranger to protest songs. The storied folk singer weighs in on the current immigration debate with a personal, new song. [Read More]
Even from its beginnings in late-60s Oakland, the band has always stoof out. Fifty years later, its devotion to classic horn-driven soul remains unmatched, its... [Read More]
It's rock, it's hip hop, it's sung in English ... can it still be "Latin music"? Music and cultural identity intersect in surprising ways in... [Read More]
Summer's almost over so we present new sounds and three premieres from upcoming albums. [Read More]
Fania Records has a singular place in music history, mostly because it practically gave birth to the genre that became known as salsa. The musicians,... [Read More]
We're halfway through the summer. I've spent the first half covering summer music festivals and checking out new bands along the east coast. Now it's... [Read More]
Lalah Hathaway comes from royalty: Her late father Donny Hathaway 's voice was crucial for my generation, setting the bar for inspired, old-school soul singing.... [Read More]
Balún's blend of electronic pop and traditional Puerto Rican instrumentation marks them as one the island's best musical exports in a very long time. [Read More]
Every month, Alt Latino's Felix Contreras drops by Weekend Edition to share his recommendations for new music and the best music yet to come. This... [Read More]
The policy that separated children from parents seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border spurred musicians to write new songs and transform some old ones —... [Read More]
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