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Rank #51 in Music category

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Alt.Latino is a spotlight on the world of Latinx arts and culture through music, stories and conversation.

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Alt.Latino is a spotlight on the world of Latinx arts and culture through music, stories and conversation.

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Band list

By FedericoKoKo - Mar 20 2020
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Can you please list the bands and tracks you played on the SXSW episode? Thanks.

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By Dugan🐈🎧⭐️ - Apr 15 2019
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Listen to this fabulous podcast. You will not be disappointed ♥️

iTunes Ratings

440 Ratings
Average Ratings
347
46
21
12
14

Band list

By FedericoKoKo - Mar 20 2020
Read more
Can you please list the bands and tracks you played on the SXSW episode? Thanks.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

By Dugan🐈🎧⭐️ - Apr 15 2019
Read more
Listen to this fabulous podcast. You will not be disappointed ♥️
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Alt.Latino

Latest release on Jul 03, 2020

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Alt.Latino is a spotlight on the world of Latinx arts and culture through music, stories and conversation.

Rank #1: Bad Bunny En Español: El Nuevo Disco Y Sus Influencias

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

Dec 24 2018

20mins

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Rank #2: Reggaeton In The Age of #MeToo

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This week, we have a thoughtful discussion of the genre's sometimes controversial depiction of women.

Feb 16 2018

28mins

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Rank #3: Guest DJ: Café Tacvba, Mexico's Musical Philosophers

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To celebrate its new album, Jei Beibi, the iconic Mexican band visits Alt.Latino to play guest DJ — and talk about everything but the album.

May 18 2017

28mins

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Rank #4: Alt.Latino's 12 Favorite Latin Songs Of 2018 (So Far)

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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.

Jun 28 2018

52mins

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Rank #5: Alt.Latino's Sonic Altar For Día De Los Muertos

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In what's become an annual tradition on Alt.Latino, we remember those we've lost through song with reverence and a little joy.

Nov 01 2019

35mins

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Rank #6: Alt.Latino: The Many Shades of Latinx Culture

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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.

Feb 15 2019

38mins

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Rank #7: Heritage Month Special: Mexican Music Then And Now

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Three portraits of musicians and a filmmaker who illuminate distinct forms of Mexican music expression.

Sep 18 2019

32mins

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Rank #8: Alt.Latino's Favorites: The Songs Of 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.

Dec 21 2017

48mins

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Rank #9: 'Afilando Los Cuchillos": A Soundtrack To A Social Movement In Real Time

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Three of Puerto Rico's biggest musicians release a protest song through social media that challenged the island's governor.

Jul 25 2019

29mins

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

Dec 15 2017

59mins

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Rank #11: Guest DJ Kali Uchis On How Astrud Gilberto And N.E.R.D. Inspired Her Debut Album

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The Colombian-American singer recalls her favorite childhood memories tied to music and plays some of the songs that inspired her debut album Isolation.

Apr 12 2018

35mins

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Rank #12: Encore: Cuba: While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed

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The musical exchange between the United States and Cuba goes back to the 19th century. Thankfully, the two countries' political standoff never filtered down to musicians.

Jul 12 2017

28mins

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Rank #13: Alt.Latino's Midsummer New Music Roundup

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Beat the heat with this sampler of new tunes, including everything from rock to Latin jazz to electronic to cumbia and flamenco.

Jul 29 2017

28mins

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Rank #14: 3 Afro Dominicana Writers Reflect On Their Truths

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Music and identity dominates a wide-ranging conversation with writers Elizabeth Acevedo, Amanda Alcantara and Danyeli Rodriguez del Orbe.

Aug 16 2019

35mins

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Rank #15: New Music Highlights Nuance of Identity

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

Aug 09 2018

38mins

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Rank #16: Guest DJ Ozomatli Covers Mexican Classics With A Reggae Groove

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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.

Jun 22 2017

28mins

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Rank #17: Lila Downs Celebrates Culinary And Cultural Sides Of Chile

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The iconic Mexican vocalist and composer Lila Downs uses music to celebrate chiles.

May 09 2019

37mins

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Rank #18: Alt.Latino Looks Back At The Best Music Of 2019

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What is "Latin music" when it encompasses Chicana punk, mariachi music, urbano and Cuban funk? We dive into a year that gave us new music from Fea, Flor de Toloache, Sech and Bad Bunny.

Dec 20 2019

45mins

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Rank #19: Guest DJ: Fabi Reyna, She Shreds Magazine Founder And Musician

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The musician and magazine publisher talks to Alt.Latino about guitar players and issues of representation on this week's show.

Aug 18 2019

44mins

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Rank #20: Mid Summer New Music Round Up!

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Great new music to get you through the rest of the summer!

Aug 03 2018

29mins

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The Afro-Latinx Experience Is Essential To Our International Reckoning On Race

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"Blackness is heterogeneous." On this week's episode, deep conversations about the Afro Latinidad and Blackness.

Jul 03 2020

44mins

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Alt.Latino's Favorites Of The Year (So Far) Reflect Our Times

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Our annual mid-year survey contains music that speaks to the current health crisis, as well as the fight for racial equality.

Jun 26 2020

52mins

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Juanes Turns Inward

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Juanes reflects on lessons learned from the world-wide pandemic, how Latin music has changed in the last ten years and his love of Metallica and Bruce Springsteen.

Jun 19 2020

27mins

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Rita Indiana, La Monstra, Returns With 'Black Sabbath Dembow'

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"Music is more democratic than literature." Ten years after releasing her debut album, the Dominican musician and novelist returns with Mandinga Times.

Jun 17 2020

28mins

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Alt.Latino's 10th Anniversary!

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Over the past decade, Alt.Latino has covered immigration, LGBTQ concerns, fights for social justice and, of course, music. Looking back this week, we revisit our very first episode and pilot.

Jun 15 2020

37mins

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Lila Downs And Gina Chavez: Two Mujeres With Messages

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These conversations with Lila Downs and Gina Chavez explore identity, the power of language and listening to our ancestors for guidance.

Jun 12 2020

39mins

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From The Alt.Latino Archives: Protest Music That Inspires And Moves

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Music gives voice to frustration and anger. On this episode, we listen to musicians demand social justice in song and action.

Jun 05 2020

29mins

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Natalia Lafourcade Searches For The Soul Of Son Jarocho

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The Mexican folk music of Veracruz is a pathway not just to her own cultural and familial roots, Natalia Lafourcade says, but also offers a balm for these times.

May 22 2020

42mins

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The Pandemic's Impact On The Latino Community

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This week, we host a roundtable with reporters covering the coronavirus and how infections have adversely impacted communities of color in the U.S.

May 15 2020

41mins

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How Some Indie Musicians Innovate And Improvise During Coronavirus

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From a virtual songwriting camp to studio session work, we check back with Davíd Garza, Rocio Marron and Making Movies' Enrique Chi about what they're doing to generate some income during quarantine.

May 08 2020

29mins

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New Music For Being In And Out And About

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Hit play on new songs from Chicano Batman, Lido Pimienta and Helado Negro for your indoor and socially-distanced outdoor activities.

May 01 2020

38mins

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Cándido Camero, Latin Jazz Pioneer, Turns 99

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Hear an interview with the great Cuban percussionist as he remembers Havana nightlife in the 1940s and the pulsing streets of New York just after World War II.

Apr 24 2020

29mins

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Listener Picks: Songs Of Hope And Calm

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If there was ever a need for the healing power of music, now is that time. We put out a call for the songs helping you cope and, on this episode, we play your picks.

Apr 10 2020

56mins

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Indie Musicians On The Economic And Emotional Impact Of Coronavirus

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Davíd Garza, Making Movies' Enrique Chi and Rocio Marron share the struggle of being a working musician during this time.

Apr 03 2020

29mins

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The Bands We Wanted To See At SXSW 2020

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In the wake of the cancellation of SXSW this year, Alt.Latino explores the bands we had wanted to see this year in Austin, Texas.

Mar 20 2020

59mins

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Calma: A Meditative Playlist For A Challenging Time

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We use the music of pianist Omar Sosa this week to calm our anxieties and fears during an uncertain time.

Mar 13 2020

35mins

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Spring Forward With Bad Bunny, Alice Bag And Princess Nokia

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Bad Bunny's YHLQMDLG is the buzz of the Latinx internet, but we also speed through 14 other essential releases.

Mar 06 2020

49mins

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The Meteoric Rise Of Latin Urban Explained

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The story of Latin America has always been reflected in music. We asked a music writer, a college professor and reggaeton pioneer to help us understand the history and nuance of Latin Urban's dominance in pop music.

Feb 28 2020

24mins

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Afro-Latino Revolutionaries From The 19th Century Still Echo Today

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"If you liked Hamilton, you'll love this book," assures historian Jesse Hoffnung-Garskoff. It's a gripping read about migrants who conspired to overthrow a colonial monarchy and eliminate slavery.

Feb 25 2020

34mins

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In Cali, A Festival Celebrates The Flavors And Music Of Afro Colombian Life

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We capture the sights, sounds and even the tastes of Afro Colombian culture at the Petronio Alvarez Music Festival.

Feb 21 2020

30mins

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iTunes Ratings

440 Ratings
Average Ratings
347
46
21
12
14

Band list

By FedericoKoKo - Mar 20 2020
Read more
Can you please list the bands and tracks you played on the SXSW episode? Thanks.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

By Dugan🐈🎧⭐️ - Apr 15 2019
Read more
Listen to this fabulous podcast. You will not be disappointed ♥️