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

30:12 | Apr 18th

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

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

42:16 | Apr 11th

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

Alt.Latino's Primavera Extravaganza

45:28 | Apr 5th

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.

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

56:32 | Mar 23rd

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

Alt.Latino's SXSW 2019 Wrap-Up

56:10 | Mar 23rd

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

Guest DJ Helado Negro Explores New Album and Shares Influences

28:39 | Mar 8th

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

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

34:03 | Feb 21st

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

Alt.Latino: The Many Shades of Latinx Culture

38:10 | Feb 15th

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.

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

36:17 | Feb 8th

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

New Music Winter 2019: From Iconic To New Discoveries

31:28 | Jan 31st

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.

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

28:45 | Jan 18th

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

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

31:24 | Jan 15th

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

Bad Bunny En Español: El Nuevo Disco Y Sus Influencias

20:19 | Dec 24th, 2018

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

Our Listeners Speak up: Their Best of 2018

31:38 | Dec 21st, 2018

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

AltLatino's Best of 2018

58:21 | Dec 10th, 2018

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.

Pre-Winter New Music Extravaganza

38:34 | Nov 23rd, 2018

A batch of new music to enjoy just before the Solstice and much colder weather.

Guest DJ Arturo O'Farrill: Making Music And A Statement At The Border

28:59 | Nov 16th, 2018

The latest album from O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra is a collaboration with Mexican son jarocho musicians.

Alt.Latino's Sonic Altar For Dia de los Muertos

38:25 | Nov 1st, 2018

Musical ofrendas highlight our annual celebration of family and friendship.

Jerry Gonzalez Appreciation

28:59 | Oct 25th, 2018

An appreciation for Latin jazz musician Jerry Gonzalez.

Rubén Blades Swings Big Band Jazz And Rumba On New Album

48:07 | Oct 18th, 2018

The iconic actor and musicians teams with Jazz At Lincoln Center to sing both bog band swing tunes and songs from his catalog.

Alt.Latino Icon: Jose Feliciano, Cross Over Pioneer

28:59 | Oct 11th, 2018

The iconic musician talks about his career and plays songs that influenced his music.

Cuban Treasures Unearthed: Remastered Cuban Jam Sessions

42:12 | Oct 4th, 2018

'The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions' box set proves these friendly gatherings were incubation chambers for Afro-Cuban music and jazz.

'El Tiny': A Sampler Of Latin Bands At NPR's Tiny Desk

40:47 | Sep 27th, 2018

Latin music is well represented in the popular Tiny Desk Concert series.

Puerto Rico One Year After Maria

48:12 | Sep 20th, 2018

A collection of stories from NPR News about the devastating storm and its aftermath.

La Dame Blanche: Hip-Hop Urbano Cubano

23:08 | Sep 17th, 2018

This special Spanish language Podcast Extra highlights a Cuban hip-hop artist in her own words.

Alejandro Escovedo: Latino Punk Pioneer's New Album

33:44 | Sep 13th, 2018

The Crossing tells a story of identity and rock and roll dreams on his newest album.

Samba Inspires New Novel

38:54 | Aug 30th, 2018

Air That You Breathe by Frances De Pontes Peebles captures samba's golden age.

New Music Highlights Nuance of Identity

38:19 | Aug 9th, 2018

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

Mid Summer New Music Round Up!

29:39 | Aug 3rd, 2018

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

Summer Latin Music Festivals Celebrate Musical Diversity

38:17 | Jul 20th, 2018

Latinx bands who feel shut out of mainstream Fests find gigs at Latin music festivals

Activist Musicians Take On Trump Policies

45:19 | Jul 6th, 2018

Musicians use music to challenge the President's immigration policies.

Alt.Latino's 12 Favorite Latin Songs Of 2018 (So Far)

52:12 | Jun 28th, 2018

We laugh, we cry, we celebrate the best of the year so far with everything from bugalú to boleros to Latinx punk.

Pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa Is Part Of A Long Line of 'Amazing'

28:28 | Jun 21st, 2018

The pianist's new album is a lesson on contemporary Cuban piano, performed with a trio with strong familial ties.

'Vida,' The Groundbreaking Cable Drama That Gets Latinx Narratives Right

29:03 | Jun 12th, 2018

This week, Alt.Latino talks to Vida show runner Tanya Saracho about portraying Latinx stories of queerness, family and gentefication with an eye toward nuance onscreen and representation offscreen.

J Balvin Won't Settle For Anything Less Than World Domination

31:28 | May 25th, 2018

After cracking the American pop charts last year, the Colombian reggaeton star is following the success of "Mi Gente" with his fifth album, Vibras. And he knows you're still listening.

Alt.Latino Encore: Remixing Classics, Fania Opens Its Vaults

29:00 | May 17th, 2018

This week on Alt.Latino, we discuss how and whether to remix legendary recordings — and, along the way, feature a new album of remixed salsa classics.

Guest DJ Los Texmaniacs: Conjunto Specialists With A Knack For 'Cruzando Borders'

29:00 | May 17th, 2018

The San Antonio-based band can trace its musical roots back to conjunto's beginnings in the early 1930s. The group plays guest DJ with tracks from its Spanglish-titled new album.

Queer, Punk And Latin: A Discussion About Sexual Identity

28:59 | May 3rd, 2018

A panel of women take on the topic of what it takes to make in in the Latin music business while staying true to your gender identity.

Tiny Desk Contest: The Latinx Artists We Loved

28:59 | May 3rd, 2018

The NPR Music staff watched almost 5,000 videos during the Tiny Desk Contest. We highlight five Latinx artists that impressed us.

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

35:28 | Apr 12th, 2018

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

Alt.Latino Extra: Cuco Is The Cariño Of Young Latinos Who Keep Dreaming

19:37 | Apr 4th, 2018

At 19, the producer and singer born Omar Banos has built a millions-strong following for his infectious dream pop — and begun testing it as a tool to help immigrant families like his own.

Alt.Latino's SXSW 2018 Preview: Amara La Negra, Balún, Bad Gyal And More

28:59 | Mar 18th, 2018

Some artists we can't wait to see at the annual music conference in Austin, Texas, representing a wide spectrum of styles and genres.

SXSW 2018 Dispatch: Live Performances From The Marias And Amara La Negra

28:59 | Mar 17th, 2018

Alt.Latino hosts our first SXSW Showcase with two bands that show off distinct styles and approaches to Latin music.

Pre- Oscar Spotlight on Two Indie Latino Films

26:15 | Mar 2nd, 2018

Latino film makers create compelling histories of two Chicano civil rights figures in their new films to air on PBS.

Guest DJ Jorge Drexler: Uruguayan Music That Shaped His Vision

28:59 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Jorge Drexler shares music from his native Uruguay that influenced his own music.

Reggaeton In The Age of #MeToo

28:59 | Feb 16th, 2018

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

For Black History Month, A Look At New Music With Afro-Latinx Roots

32:40 | Feb 8th, 2018

All the music in the show this month has a musical or cultural tie to Africa, in celebration of Black History Month.

The Alt.Latino Interview: Rita Moreno On Her New Show, Life and Accents

31:38 | Feb 1st, 2018

The iconic actress Rita Moreno talks about her new role on One Day At A Time on Netflix and offers lessons about life.

The Alt.Latino Interview: Louie Vega, A Life In Service To The Groove

38:17 | Jan 30th, 2018

The pioneering DJ and member of Masters At Work talks about his recent Grammy nomination, growing up in the Bronx, and a new collaboration with some of the Cuba's finest musicians.

New Music To Kick Off Your 2018

38:04 | Jan 18th, 2018

We've already featured some great on the blog — now we add even more great music on the podcast.

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

1:01:03 | Jan 16th, 2018

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

Alt.Latino Album Chat: Making Movies Talk Protest Music

40:38 | Jan 5th, 2018

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.

Alt.Latino's Favorites: The Songs Of 2017

48:38 | Dec 21st, 2017

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

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

59:37 | Dec 15th, 2017

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.

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

57:40 | Dec 8th, 2017

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.

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

28:59 | Nov 30th, 2017

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.

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

30:01 | Nov 25th, 2017

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

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

30:26 | Nov 25th, 2017

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

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

35:21 | Nov 9th, 2017

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.

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

31:23 | Oct 23rd, 2017

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

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

07:39 | Oct 13th, 2017

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

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

29:45 | Oct 12th, 2017

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

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

28:59 | Oct 12th, 2017

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.

Before They Were Nominated: Alt.Latino As Prognosticator

40:21 | Sep 28th, 2017

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.

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

28:59 | Sep 22nd, 2017

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

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

28:59 | Sep 13th, 2017

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

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

28:59 | Sep 7th, 2017

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.

End of the Summer Already? New Music For Cooler Temperatures

28:59 | Sep 7th, 2017

New music to drive out that endless loop of "Despacito" playing in your head! Featuring two AltLatino contributors, Catalina Maria John and Marisa Arbona- Ruiz.

"Despacito" Deeper Dive: More Than Meets The Ear

30:22 | Sep 7th, 2017

It was the No. 1 song in America for 16 straight weeks. As the summer of "Despacito" draws to a close, AltLatino explores the musical, sociological and business ripples created by the song's success.

LAMC Discoveries: New Artists You Should Know About

28:59 | Aug 7th, 2017

This week, we share our favorite discoveries from the annual Latin Alternative Music Conference in New York.

Latin Alternative Music Fests Heat Up The Summer

28:59 | Jul 29th, 2017

AltLatino's annual cruise of summer music festivals dedicated to Latin Alternative music, arts and culture. Three cities, four festivals!

Alt.Latino's Midsummer New Music Roundup

28:59 | Jul 29th, 2017

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

Encore: Cuba: While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed

28:58 | Jul 12th, 2017

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.

Music That Inspires, Classic-Rock Edition

30:07 | Jul 7th, 2017

Prompted by the song that activist Jeanette Vizguerra says motivates her — John Lennon's "Imagine" — Alt.Latino presents a mix of inspirational classic-rock songs with Latin and jazz twists.

Guest DJ Raul Midón's Eclectic Influences Make Perfect Sense

28:57 | Jun 29th, 2017

The multi-instrumentalist and vocalist blends jazz, Latin music and soul seamlessly on his new album, Bad Ass And Blind. His musical touchpoints range from Paco de Lucía to Mercedes Sosa.

Guest DJ Ozomatli Covers Mexican Classics With A Reggae Groove

28:59 | Jun 22nd, 2017

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

Guest DJ: Chicano Batman's Musical DNA

28:59 | Jun 22nd, 2017

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

These 3 Latinx Artists Are Challenging, Changing And Reclaiming Culture

28:59 | Jun 22nd, 2017

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.

Meet Me At The World Cafe: ÌFÉ Performs Live In Philadelphia

28:59 | Jun 22nd, 2017

Alt.Latino joins forces with WXPN'S World Cafe to host an electric performance by the Puerto Rican band. Back in the studio, we speak with the band about its innovative approach to Yoruba culture.

Guest DJ: Café Tacvba, Mexico's Musical Philosophers

28:51 | May 18th, 2017

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.

2013 ENCORE-Like Being Hypnotized: Guest DJ With Juana Molina

45:52 | May 12th, 2017

We were thrilled to have Juana Molina on the show in 2013 to talk about her album, Wed21, her musical influences, and how to rebel when your parents have the coolest musical tastes ever.

Guest DJ Antonio Lizana: Flamenco Jazz On Voice And Saxophone

30:05 | May 4th, 2017

The Spanish musician joins AltLatino for a bilingual show exploring the common roots of flamenco and jazz.

PBS To Rebroadcast Its Remarkable 'Latin Music USA' Series From 2009

16:40 | May 4th, 2017

AltLatino Extra presents a Q&A with the co-creator and Supervising Producer of the seminal PBS music documentary series, Latin Music USA.

Alt.Latino Guest DJ: Getting Down With Quetzal

37:36 | May 4th, 2017

Members of the Grammy-winning Chicano roots band Quetzal share an eclectic mix of what they're listening to, from Palestinian rap to Morrissey and The Smiths.

Alt.Latino's Spring New Music Roundup

33:32 | May 4th, 2017

Hear what's new in the world of Latin music with 22 albums that run the gamut from roots to electronic, rock, hip-hop, jazz and folk — and all the things that fall in between.

Guest DJ: Residente On Life And Music After Calle 13

29:30 | Apr 6th, 2017

The former Calle 13 frontman starts a new musical chapter with his latest album and documentary film, both of which are records of his two-year trip around the world.

Music Magazine: Sergio Mendoza, Vinyl Collectors And Tejano Punks On Film

31:38 | Mar 30th, 2017

Hear three mini-profiles of musicians and filmmakers whose art captures Latinx culture and identity — in three very different ways.

Latin Musicians Bring A Message Of Resistance To SXSW

29:23 | Mar 30th, 2017

A spirit of protest motivated many Latin bands at this year's festival. Hear thoughts and music from some of the artists who performed, including Gina Chavez and members of Ozomatli and Fea.

Latin Artists Represent In This Year's Tiny Desk Contest

44:41 | Mar 30th, 2017

Discover a few of the many Latin bands that submitted videos for NPR Music's 2017 Tiny Desk Contest.

Celebrating Mujeres: Butterflies, Brujas And Bey

44:14 | Mar 8th, 2017

March 8 marks International Women's Day. Alt.Latino brings in a panel of Latinx music journalists to explore contemporary feminist movements in music and culture.

Puerto Rico Marks A Century Of U.S. Citizenship And Musical Exchange

33:36 | Mar 6th, 2017

Percussionist Bobby Sanabria helps investigate the musical dialogue between island and mainland

Alt.Latino Extra: Being Unapologetic, Being Afro-Latina

26:14 | Feb 27th, 2017

Janel Martinez, founder of the blog Ain't I Latina, talks about Afro-Latina identity and the power of visibility in the media and music.

'All They Will Call You': A Writer Gives Woody Guthrie's 'Deportees' Their Names Back

30:13 | Feb 24th, 2017

Tim Z. Hernandez's new book is about the plane crash that inspired Guthrie's song "Deportee."

Get To Know Afro-Brazilian Music With This Alt.Latino Mixtape

39:02 | Feb 21st, 2017

Continue celebrating Black History Month with a dive into the vibrant world of Afro-Brazilian music, including hip-hop, funk, soul and jazz.

For Black History Month, Celebrate Afro-Latino Music With Smithsonian Folkways

44:37 | Feb 9th, 2017

With Folkways curator Dan Sheehy as a guide, Alt.Latino explores how the music of West Africa has influenced Latin America and the Caribbean.

'La Verdad': The Truth Of Latin American Hip-Hop

32:20 | Feb 1st, 2017

Hip-hop scholar Jason Nichols says hip-hop in Latin America is more than just music — it's cultural exchange. Hear a conversation and a few tracks from all over the region.

Alt.Latino Visits NPR's Newest Podcast: Radio Ambulante

26:48 | Jan 30th, 2017

Radio Ambulante is a Spanish-language podcast that features a wide array of voices and stories.

A Despedida Playlist To Bid POTUS Farewell

32:05 | Jan 18th, 2017

As President Obama leaves office, Alt.Latino digs up some of the Latin music that's found its way into the Mixtape-Maker-In-Chief's playlists.

The Alt.Latino Spring 2017 New Music Preview

36:07 | Jan 11th, 2017

Hear new tracks from Cafe Tacvba, Dayme Arocena, Chicano Batman, Hurray For The Riff Raff and more.

Alt.Latino Listeners Pick The Best Of 2016

45:36 | Dec 21st, 2016

You've heard from us about the best Latin music of the year — now, we're hearing from you.

Alt.Latino Picks The Best Latin Music Of 2016

43:54 | Dec 14th, 2016

This was a year for redefining expectations and defying conventions in Latin music. Hear 10 songs that represent just some of the highlights.

Encore: Carlos Santana Breaks Down His Band's Trailblazing Sound

30:58 | Dec 7th, 2016

The original Santana made music history nearly 50 years ago. When the band reunited for a short tour this spring, the guitarist told Alt.Latino how he and his collaborators did it.

The Sounds Of Cuba, In Exile And At Home

31:45 | Nov 30th, 2016

In the wake of Fidel Castro's death, Alt.Latino looks at the artists who remained in Cuba after the revolution and those who've left — and how their music reflects both realities.

The Lost Tapes Of Caife: A Vintage Ecuadorian Record Label Revived

29:57 | Nov 23rd, 2016

Recently, Ecuadorian DJ Daniel Lofredo Rota stumbled upon a box of tapes from his grandfather's record label. Now, he's reclaiming a lost segment of his country's musical heritage.

Alt.Latino's Post-Election Meditation: Music For Healing

31:36 | Nov 9th, 2016

Hear a special mix of meditative music, recorded before the votes were tallied, to help you get over the bruising election season.

Alt.Latino's Sonic Altar: Remembering Those Who've Left Us

44:25 | Nov 2nd, 2016

In what's become an annual Día de los Muertos tradition, we play music and personal dedications honoring the departed — from Prince to a listener's abuelito.

Latino Noir: Private Eyes And Really Bad Vatos

37:58 | Oct 26th, 2016

Good guys, bad guys, cops and intrigue — it's all part of the world of Latino noir fiction. Author Carmen Amato takes us on a tour of the genre.

Love For The Lead Guitar: Guest DJ Eljuri

36:05 | Oct 19th, 2016

The accomplished guitarist, songwriter and vocalist dives deep into the world of the lead guitar with a playlist of her favorite classic-rock icons.

What's On Alt.Latino's Playlist? The Sounds Of Cuba Today

34:35 | Oct 14th, 2016

Cuban musicians are mixing tradition with contemporary styles to create sounds that defy description or categorization. Hear a mix featuring more than 100 songs from today's Cuba.

Cuban Piano 101: A Century Of Historic Grooves

28:59 | Oct 6th, 2016

The piano is as much a defining sound of Cuban music as percussion. This week on Alt.Latino, we cover the way the country interprets Africa through the keyboard.

Cuba: While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed

28:58 | Sep 30th, 2016

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.

Tiny Desk, Huge Enthusiasm: Latin Music On Our Small Stage

41:21 | Sep 22nd, 2016

Alt.Latino samples some of the Latin artists who've performed in NPR's one-of-a-kind concert series.

Late-Summer Jams And A Viral Video From Bomba Estéreo

42:50 | Sep 18th, 2016

Music from across the Latin world, plus an unforgettable "tribute to little brown girls everywhere."

Willie Bobo: An Appreciation And A New Album

37:00 | Sep 8th, 2016

The percussionist and bandleader, who died in 1983, played a significant role in Latin jazz history. A new album of recently recovered music is cause for revisiting his legacy.

Alt.Latino Pays Tribute To Juan Gabriel

39:02 | Sep 1st, 2016

The immensely popular Mexican singer died Sunday. Alt.Latino gathers some friends to mourn his death, celebrate his music and unpack his legacy.

'There Are No Rules': Fea Talks Latina Punk

46:24 | Aug 18th, 2016

The Texas punk band joins Alt.Latino to discuss beauty standards and Latina identity — and to share some loud music with a wicked sense of humor.

Make Your Own Latin Music Scene

32:23 | Aug 11th, 2016

On this week's Alt.Latino, hear new sounds from musicians who fly below the radar in Latin America, as Remezcla music editor Isabelia Herrera shares some key tracks.

Encore: From Puerto Rican Soul To Ranchero Punk, New Obsessions In Latin Music

29:47 | Aug 4th, 2016

In this week's encore presentation, hosts Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras document their eclectic musical passions — including amazing music from the Los Angeles Tropical revival.

Cool Songs For Beating The Midsummer Heat

34:33 | Jul 28th, 2016

The music gets very chill this week with smooth Latin soul from the daughter of a Latin music icon and Mexican folk renditions of music from Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell.

Las Mostras: Fierce Women Of Latin Music

35:00 | Jul 22nd, 2016

In this week's episode of Alt.Latino, hear the music of "Las Mostras": the powerful, talented women of Latin music.

Three Cities, Four Festivals, One Alt.Latino Weekend

49:09 | Jul 15th, 2016

Philadelphia, New York and Chicago hosted four Latin Alternative music festivals within 48 hours of each other. Somehow, we managed to get to all of them.

Guest DJ Agustín Lira: Struggles And Hope

28:55 | Jul 7th, 2016

The veteran protest singer reflects on a crucial time for the farm-worker movement when he helped organize workers using music.

Alt.Latino Picks The Best Of 2016 (So Far)

48:16 | Jun 30th, 2016

We're halfway through the year, and we've already heard so much great music.

'I Feel Like I'm Free When I'm Dancing There': Love And Pride On The Dance Floor

31:48 | Jun 23rd, 2016

The recent tragedy in Orlando hit a space that's practically sacred for gay Latinos. This week, Alt.Latino celebrates stories of the dance floor.

Encore: The Honduran-Canadian Singer And The Swedish Band: An Alt.Latino Love Story

41:30 | Jun 16th, 2016

Good music is good music, and it eventually breaks down all barriers. This week we've got Mexican bluegrass, Venezuelan retro and a Honduran crooner who makes beautiful music in Canada.

A Guided Tour Of Colombian Music, From The Mountains To The Coasts

40:32 | Jun 9th, 2016

Veteran radio host Betto Arcos has just returned from a trip to Colombia, and he comes to Alt.Latino bearing gifts — including a deep dive into the country's best folk and contemporary music.

We Are Everywhere: Latin Alternative Music In Unexpected Places

39:22 | Jun 3rd, 2016

As Latino populations grow in locations far from large urban centers, local music scenes are thriving. This week, Alt.Latino showcases a few artists from places off the beaten path.

Thelma & Luis: An Alt.Latino Road Trip With Attitude

33:02 | May 26th, 2016

The lure of the open road was too much to resist this week, so Alt.Latino turns the volume up on a collection that includes Central American heavy metal, Cuban guitar jazz and Brazilian DJs.

Alt.Latino Goes Classical: Orchestral Music From Latin America

33:37 | May 20th, 2016

Hear re-imagined pre-Colombian music and arias from the jungles of Brazil and beyond, chosen with the help of Tom Huizenga from NPR Music's Deceptive Cadence.

Guest DJ Junot Diaz: 'It Takes Guts To Be Alive'

47:09 | May 12th, 2016

An encore presentation of an all-encompassing conversation with award-winning author Junot Diaz. Diaz also picks an exciting assortment of bachata and urban merengue to play on the show.

Remixing Classics: Fania Opens Its Vaults

35:41 | May 5th, 2016

This week on Alt.Latino, we discuss how and whether to remix legendary recordings — and, along the way, feature a new album of remixed salsa classics.

6 Young Music Producers Who Shape Latino Identity With Sound

38:17 | Apr 29th, 2016

Alt.Latino offers a view from inside the mixing room, featuring talents you should know.

Caetano Veloso And Gilberto Gil: Living History

31:10 | Apr 29th, 2016

This week on Alt.Latino, the two iconic Brazilians discuss history and music.

Carlos Santana Breaks Down His Band's Trailblazing Sound

30:59 | Apr 14th, 2016

The original Santana made music history nearly 50 years ago. As the band reunites for a short tour this spring, the guitarist tells Alt.Latino how he and his collaborators did it.

Cultural Give-And-Take With Guest DJ Daymé Arocena

39:29 | Apr 7th, 2016

In a fun and vibrant conversation with Alt.Latino, the Cuban singer makes it clear that her country's political isolation from the U.S. didn't apply to music.

Take Alt.Latino's 'Ladies Of Spring' Mix For A Spin

41:33 | Mar 31st, 2016

Cuban disco, Colombian love ballads, breezy Honduran-American anthems and winding Brazilian hip-hop: Meet the women who are here to start the season off right.

SXAméricas 2016: An Embarrassment Of Riches

45:17 | Mar 24th, 2016

The festival-within-a-festival at Austin's SXSW featured more than 200 Latin bands. Choosing just six to highlight was a challenge Alt.Latino cheerfully accepted.

The Blossoming Of Guest DJ Kat Dahlia

39:22 | Mar 17th, 2016

The pop singer's recent live shows reveal a performer who's finally hitting her stride. She joins Alt.Latino to talk about her musical influences and her latest album, My Garden.

Discover Latin Musicians From The 2016 Tiny Desk Contest

49:32 | Mar 10th, 2016

This week on Alt.Latino, hear an incredible range of Latin sounds from this year's entrants.

Guest DJ Seu Jorge's Musical DNA

31:38 | Mar 4th, 2016

The Brazilian singer and actor reveals how his music has been shaped by samba, funk and David Bowie.

#OscarsSoWhite, But Here's How To Break Hollywood's Rules

30:15 | Feb 25th, 2016

NPR film critic Bob Mondello joins Alt.Latino to discuss actors and filmmakers who are showing the industry what diversity looks like.

The Revolution Will Be Televised: Inside 'Bordertown'

30:58 | Feb 18th, 2016

Two of the Fox sitcom's writers, Lalo Alcaraz and Gustavo Arellano, sit down with Alt.Latino to discuss creating culturally relevant comedy and making history.

Love Stories In Union Square

33:04 | Feb 11th, 2016

Alt.Latino puts aside its hatred of Valentine's Day to hear New Yorkers' tales of love lost and found.

Sidestepper: Richard Blair's Timeless Great Idea

33:38 | Feb 4th, 2016

The Colombian band has a long history of widespread influence and electronically enhanced grooves. Hear the band's founder in a music-filled discussion with Alt.Latino.

Alt.Latino's Midwinter Pick-Me-Up Mix

35:04 | Jan 29th, 2016

Ever have one of those days when the world is conspiring against you? When even your dog isn't your biggest fan? This mix ought to help lift your spirits.

Getting Personal With Alt.Latino Guest DJ Natalia Clavier

45:32 | Jan 21st, 2016

The Argentine singer makes her own music when she's not working with the band Thievery Corporation.

This Week On Alt.Latino: New Music, And Remembering A Legend

39:02 | Jan 14th, 2016

Hear new music from around the world, as well as a batch of songs that pay homage to David Bowie.

In Cuba, Musicians Redefine The Classics

44:32 | Jan 7th, 2016

Cuba has a rich tradition of both Afro-Caribbean and classical music. Now, vibrant young musicians are re-imagining both.

Ring In The New Year, 'Screwmbia' Style

37:37 | Dec 31st, 2015

Pump up your New Year's Eve dance party with help from Alt.Latino and Texas "screwmbia" DJ Luis Espada, better known as King Louie of the Peligrosa collective.

Festivo Alt.Latino: Gaby Moreno In Concert

58:02 | Dec 17th, 2015

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.

Los Mejores: Alt.Latino's Favorite Musicians Of 2015

49:20 | Dec 10th, 2015

Colombian soul singers, Miami bad girls, Mexican crooners and many more: Hear the music that rocked our world.

Bagels And Bongos: The Jewish-Latin Music Connection

35:32 | Dec 3rd, 2015

With Hanukkah around the corner, Alt.Latino explores the huge influence Jewish musicians have had on Latin music. Yes, that includes a Celia Cruz performance of "Hava Nagila."

Guatemalan Hip-Hop, Argentine MCs, Puerto Rican Soul And More

36:52 | Nov 19th, 2015

This week on Alt.Latino, hear a wide variety of sounds and styles from across the Latin music world.

A Life Of Storytelling: Guest DJ Soledad O'Brien

30:38 | Nov 12th, 2015

The award-winning journalist visits Alt.Latino to share some of her favorite stories and music.

De Película: The Best Latin Film Soundtracks Ever

34:13 | Nov 5th, 2015

Latin America continues to make an impact on audiences around the world. This is just our first show looking at Latin American cinema.

Día De Los Muertos: Alt.Latino's Sonic Altar

46:47 | Oct 29th, 2015

Once a year, to celebrate Day Of The Dead on Nov. 2, we pay tribute to those we've lost with the help of music and listeners.

Alt.Latino's Horror-Movie Mixtape

36:50 | Oct 22nd, 2015

Hope you had a light breakfast, because we're set to pump up the music and run for our lives.

Hear 6 Latin American Artists Who Rock In Indigenous Languages

37:12 | Oct 15th, 2015

This week, Alt.Latino plays songs sung in indigenous Latin American languages: Mapuche, Tzotzil, Guarani, Quechua and Tz'utujil from Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Guatemala and Mexico.

Twice The Fun With Guest DJ Ibeyi

39:08 | Oct 8th, 2015

The twin sisters bring a long playlist to Alt.Latino, turning this week's episode into a singalong.

Guest DJ Rita Moreno On Fighting Back And Winning

47:33 | Oct 1st, 2015

The iconic actress and singer joins Alt.Latino to discuss the life of a Latina in Hollywood, as well as what the original West Side Story lyrics said.

New Tunes, Old-School Delivery

39:57 | Sep 24th, 2015

It's true: Some of us do still get our music from CDs. Alt.Latino has a stack of new ones to share.

Cruising In El Minivan: Alt.Latino Surveys The State Of Kids' Music

34:47 | Sep 17th, 2015

Three Latino dads listen to children's music from the past and present.

Speed Dating With Alt.Latino

33:30 | Sep 10th, 2015

With so much new music from Colombia, Venezuela, Spain and more, it took some split-second matchmaking to get through all of this week's diverse, exciting picks.

Latitudes And Longitudes: Latin Music From Around The Globe

28:54 | Sep 3rd, 2015

Guest DJ and Latitudes writer Anastasia Tsioulcas joins us in the studio for a little globe-trotting.

Disfruta La Fruta: Songs About Fruit

37:21 | Aug 27th, 2015

From the Chiquita Banana Girl to the Banana Republic, Alt.Latino takes a knife to the rich, fruit-themed songs that pervade Latin music.

A Witness To History: Guest DJ Arturo O'Farrill

49:17 | Aug 20th, 2015

Alt.Latino talks to a bandleader with deep roots in Cuban music and a role in current events. O'Farrill just released a new album called Cuba: The Conversation Continues.

Silk-Robe Songs: A Decadent Alt.Latino Playlist

41:31 | Aug 13th, 2015

A mixtape for when you're leaning out onto your balcony, looking melancholy and pretending to be a classic Hollywood dame.

Tijuana's Daughter: Guest DJ Ceci Bastida

40:50 | Aug 6th, 2015

The prolific musician joins Alt.Latino to discuss her life and times with Tijuana No! and Julieta Venegas, as well as her solo career.

An Explosion Of Music From Brasil Summerfest 2015

38:40 | Jul 30th, 2015

For those who can't get to New York City, Alt.Latino samples the festival's diverse lineup.

No Sleep Until NYC, Chicago And Philly: A Latin Alternative Feast

37:01 | Jul 23rd, 2015

Three festivals featuring Latin alternative music in one weekend speak to the growing popularity of the genre.

Narcocorridos: Telling Truths, Or Glorifying An Escaped Drug Lord?

32:40 | Jul 16th, 2015

Alt.Latino looks at popular songs chronicling the escape of Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo this week. Some describe his getaway admiringly, while others mock his perceived collusion with authorities.

Keep It Moving: New Dance Music From Latin America

32:38 | Jul 9th, 2015

Guest DJs Sami Yenigun and Otis Hart stop by Alt.Latino to share some of their favorite dance-music finds from across the Spanish-speaking world.

Nonstop Grooves With Guest DJ Novalima

36:10 | Jul 2nd, 2015

On Alt.Latino, the band spins music and discusses mixing electronic beats with Afro-Peruvian folk.

The Livin' Is Easy: A Summer Solstice Mixtape

30:24 | Jun 25th, 2015

From the EDM clubs of Lima to the hip-hop dance halls of Fresno, Alt.Latino slides into summertime with a slick mix of new music.

In The Name Of Love: A Mixtape For LGBT Pride Month

33:07 | Jun 18th, 2015

One of our resident DJ's, Oscar Nñ, is in the house! We asked him to curate a playlist of songs to celebrate LGBT Pride.

Learning To Fly: A Mixtape For The Airplane-Averse

51:14 | Jun 11th, 2015

Some of us aren't so keen on flying. From Alt.Latino, here's a collection of songs to get you from takeoff to landing, with something for every little bump in between.

Dreaming En Español: Latin Music To Soothe Your Summertime Soul

30:00 | Jun 4th, 2015

This week on Alt.Latino: a survey of the soft and airy, from Cuban remixes to fluffy Mexican pop.

So The Punk Says To The Ranchero, 'You Should Listen To Piñata Protest'

31:27 | May 28th, 2015

Piñata Protest, this week's Alt.Latino Guest DJ, combines two sounds to make some of the coolest music in the world.

The Pachanga Files: Rockanroleando In Austin

54:20 | May 22nd, 2015

If you couldn't make it to one of Alt.Latino's favorite Latin music festivals, don't sweat it: Here's music from the show that we recorded live.

Pop Picks From Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico And Beyond

52:00 | May 14th, 2015

This week on Alt.Latino, co-host Jasmine Garsd tries to play only songs by Miguel, but is thwarted.

Happy Cinco De Morrissey!

41:54 | May 5th, 2015

Instead of throwing a typical Cinco De Mayo party, Alt.Latino creates a new holiday to celebrate an icon who's become a Mexican obsession on both sides of the border.

The Honduran-Canadian Singer And The Swedish Band: An Alt.Latino Love Story

41:30 | Apr 30th, 2015

We're doing one of our favorite things: sharing new music with our listeners. We've got Mexican bluegrass, Venezuelan retro and a Honduran crooner who makes beautiful music in Canada.

Grab Your Bionic Chanclas: Alt.Latino's Mixtape For The Robot Apocalypse

30:30 | Apr 23rd, 2015

You knew this was going to happen eventually—might as well face it with a mix of great music.

'I Could Fall In Love': Selena's Legacy, 20 Years Later

36:13 | Apr 16th, 2015

It's been 20 years since the "Queen Of Tejano Music" was murdered. Alt.Latino looks at her legacy.

Fried Neckbones With Sazón: An Ode To Latin Soul

44:54 | Apr 9th, 2015

Alt.Latino spins essential Latin soul records and showcases new artists who are continuing the tradition in Puerto Rico, Colombia, Miami and points beyond.

Alt.Latino's Grown And Sexy Mixtape

39:52 | Apr 2nd, 2015

Champagne, chocolates, silk sheets - and this Alt.Latino mix of sensual songs, with music from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil and Argentina. No romantic evening would be complete without it.

Surviving SXSW, With An Assist

44:46 | Mar 26th, 2015

Alt.Latino's hosts called on others to help them wade through the talented Latin artists at this year's festival, including Buraka Som Sistema, Gina Chavez and Macaco.

It's Beginning To Feel A Lot Like Spring: An Alt.Latino New Music Mix

33:07 | Mar 19th, 2015

Hosts Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd bring you great new music from across the Spanish-speaking world.

A Cuban Soul Singer Walks Into A Colombian Party, And The Bass Drops

38:21 | Mar 12th, 2015

We dug into our recent listener suggestions and found some real gems: a mix of Cuban soul, Colombian dance and Mexican-American hip-hop.

Hear 6 Latin American Artists Who Rock In Indigenous Languages

37:12 | Mar 5th, 2015

This week, Alt.Latino plays songs sung in indigenous Latin American languages: Mapuche, Tztotzil, Guarani, Quechua and Tz'utujil from Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Guatemala and Mexico.

Alt.Latino Picks Its Favorites From NPR's Tiny Desk Contest

56:06 | Feb 19th, 2015

NPR Music received roughly 7,000 videos from artists looking to perform behind the Tiny Desk. Here, we take a look at some of the best Latin entries.

What's Love Got To Do With It: Alt.Latino On The Villains Of Valentine's Day

46:29 | Feb 12th, 2015

Following the time-honored Alt.Latino tradition of hating Valentine's Day, the show revisits the greatest villains of Latin love songs.

A Bolivian Folk Singer Walks Into A Portuguese Dance Club...

30:36 | Feb 5th, 2015

This week, we've got some odd combinations that turn out fantastically well, including Bolivian indigenous folk and electronic music, Mexican ranchero pop love songs and more.

This Week On Alt.Latino: Chilean Rock, Colombian Soul And Some Texas Punk

29:25 | Jan 30th, 2015

Alt.Latino's first new music show of 2015 features a fierce new track by Chilean singer Camila Moreno.

History Goes To The Illustrators: 'A Contrarian History Of The United States'

0:00 | Jan 16th, 2015

Lalo Alcaraz and Ilan Stavans' new book isn't just hilarious; it's also important. Like all good history books, it makes a point to say something important about the present and the future.

Saudade: An Untranslatable, Undeniably Potent Word

0:00 | Jan 8th, 2015

The Portuguese term saudade, which embodies a particular mix of melancholy, longing and loss, has no direct equivalent in English. But it does find full expression in bittersweet music. Singer Luciana Souza and producer Beco Dranoff join Felix and Ja...Show More

Starting 2015 On The Right Foot: An Alt.Latino Dance Mix

0:00 | Jan 1st, 2015

NPR's Otis Hart stops by to spin some hot new Latin electronic dance music.

An Alt.Latino Christmas, With Cantigas In Concert

0:00 | Dec 24th, 2014

Celebrate the season with songs from across the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking world. D.C.-based choral group Cantigas joins us live in NPR's Studio 1 for a program of holiday music that's a perfect soundtrack for digesting 2014 and celebrating the...Show More

The Best of 2014: Alt.Latino Listeners' Picks

0:00 | Dec 20th, 2014

Listeners chime in with their own favorites of the year, including Chicano Batman and Helado Negro.

Hear The Songs Alt.Latino Missed In 2014

0:00 | Dec 11th, 2014

So much fantastic music comes across Felix's and Jasmine's desks that a lot ends up getting left out of the weekly show. This week, they share some of the artists they feel they unfairly neglected in 2014.

Alt.Latino's Favorite Latin Music Of 2014

0:00 | Dec 5th, 2014

Hear an eclectic batch of highlights, from a young Colombian soul singer to a Puerto Rican rocker.

Alt.Latino's Thanksgiving Mix: Music For Thought

0:00 | Nov 27th, 2014

We bring you music that will help you dance and digest the holiday meals, but we also are bringing you songs to tune into while we all try and digest what's been going on in the world recently, whether it's a Mexican hip-hop group performing in the m...Show More

'World Music' With A Kick

0:00 | Nov 21st, 2014

NPR's Anastasia Tsioulcas recently returned from the international world-music festival WOMEX. Here, she joins Alt.Latino to share some of her thrilling finds.

The Latin Grammys: Mexican Romance, Uruguayan Mellow And More

0:00 | Nov 21st, 2014

With the help of Billboard's Judy Cantor-Navas, Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd find gems among this year's Latin Grammy nominees, from a flamenco legend to a laid-back troubadour.

In Music, Carlos Santana Seeks The Divine

0:00 | Nov 12th, 2014

Santana's message as an Alt.Latino Guest DJ is simple: Stay true to your light. He says he sees music as a "positive thought that creates a million positive vibrations."

Alt.Latino Lays Out A Sonic Altar For Dia De Los Muertos

0:00 | Oct 30th, 2014

Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd celebrate the holiday (and, by extension, lost loved ones) with laughter, tears and music.

Cafe Tacvba's Groundbreaking Influence, Then And Now

0:00 | Oct 24th, 2014

Alt.Latino celebrates a Latin rock legacy, plays new music, and discusses the film The Book Of Life with NPR's Mandalit Del Barco.

'Midnight In Mexico': The Alt.Latino Interview With Journalist Alfredo Corchado

0:00 | Oct 16th, 2014

Alfredo Corchado covered the Mexican drug war during its bloodiest peak. He joins Alt.Latino to discuss his book Midnight In Mexico and the music he enjoyed while writing it.

New Cuban Hip-Hop Meets Old Cuban Soul

0:00 | Oct 9th, 2014

Alt.Latino takes a trip into the vault to remember Graciela, the Queen Of Latin Jazz, but also showcases a great new Cuban jazz singer and rapper named La Dame Blanche.

From Puerto Rican Soul To Ranchero Punk, New Obsessions In Latin Music

0:00 | Oct 2nd, 2014

This week on Alt.Latino, hosts Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras document their latest musical passions, including amazing music from the Los Angeles Tropical revival and new Latin soul.

For The Love Of Ricky Martin: In Praise Of Latin Pop

0:00 | Sep 25th, 2014

Vocal coach Ximena Mor (of The Voice Mexico) joins Alt.Latino's Jasmine Garsd to discuss why Latin pop stars don't always get the credit they deserve.

Gustavo Cerati: Listeners Look Back At A Latin Rock Legend

0:00 | Sep 18th, 2014

Alt.Latino celebrates the singer-songwriter and Soda Stereo leader, with guest host Ernesto Lechner.

Remembering Gustavo Cerati With The Artists He Influenced

0:00 | Sep 15th, 2014

This week on Alt.Latino, we play new music rooted everywhere from Colombia to Los Angeles and beyond. All the artists we play — on this week's show and elsewhere — owe a debt to Latin music legend Gustavo Cerati.

Ahi Esta El Detalle: Remembering Cantinflas, "The Charlie Chaplin Of Latin America"

0:00 | Sep 4th, 2014

Mario Moreno was one of the funniest comedians in Latin America, and his character, the goofy but witty Cantinflas, made Spanish speakers across the world laugh.  We discuss his impact on Latin culture.  (Please note there is no music in this episode...Show More

Songs As Soundtracks To The Story Of Latin Life

0:00 | Aug 28th, 2014

This week on Alt.Latino, hear more new music including a Mexican legend, a mesmerizing French-Cuban duo and much more.

Puerto Rican Princesses And Mexican Centaurs

0:00 | Aug 22nd, 2014

This week hear a wide-ranging mix of new music, with everyone from young Nuyorican performer Princess Nokia to Brazilian legend Sergio Mendes.

On The Turntables: Guest DJ Miss Mara

0:00 | Aug 19th, 2014

Alt.Latino sometimes invites DJs to come on and spin records.  This week: Miss Mara, who spins fun, eclectic mixes at a popular Mexico City bar called El Imperial.

The Undeniable Strength Of A Great Song

0:00 | Aug 19th, 2014

All of our featured artists this week speak to us in distinct musical settings: cumbia, electronica, downtempo and even a 1970s funk remake. It's a powerful reflection of just how broadly Latin music is being expanded, but what all these selections h...Show More

From Alt.Latino, Five Conversations With Latin Music's Finest

0:00 | Aug 7th, 2014

Hear five different conversations with artists from the Latin music scene including Rene Lopez, Los Rakas and more!

A Tour Of Spanish Harlem, Birthplace Of Boogaloo

0:00 | Jul 24th, 2014

On this show, we walk through New York's Spanish Harlem alongside DJ Turmix. He gives us a tour of El Barrio and one of the amazing musical genres born there: Boogaloo.