Felix Contreras appears in the following:
Thursday, October 08, 2015
The twin sisters bring a long playlist to Alt.Latino, turning this week's episode into a singalong.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
It's true: Some of us do still get our music from CDs. Alt.Latino has a stack of new ones to share.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
The Austin singer-songwriter performs with intense openness, directness and warmth. Watch Chavez perform three songs live in the NPR Music offices.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Three Latino dads listen to children's music from the past and present.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
There are no guidebooks for aging rockers who want to stay creative after countless tours, recording dates and songwriting sessions. But Los Lobos could probably write one.
Thursday, September 10, 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.
Thursday, September 03, 2015
Guest DJ and Latitudes writer Anastasia Tsioulcas joins Alt.Latino for some globe-trotting recommendations.
Thursday, August 20, 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.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra's perfectly timed collaboration between U.S. and Cuban musicians features cutting-edge works by a carefully selected group of composers.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
For those who can't get to New York City, Alt.Latino samples the festival's diverse lineup.
Friday, July 24, 2015
When mariachi musician Nato Cano died last year, the world lost a true cultural warrior. Hear a track from his posthumous album.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Three festivals featuring Latin alternative music in one weekend speak to the growing popularity of the genre.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Twenty-two years after La Candela Vive, the Colombian vocalist reimagines her seminal album with Tambolero.
Sunday, July 05, 2015
Famous for its live jams, the band also benefited from spontaneity in its business dealings — especially once it realized fan loyalty could be used to create new fans.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
On Alt.Latino, the band spins music and discusses mixing electronic beats with Afro-Peruvian folk.
Thursday, June 25, 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.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
The Afro-Peruvian band builds a marvelous listening experience out of layers of sound and history.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Let this previously unreleased recording from Yes' 1972 tour take you back to when the band meshed jazz and rock in fresh, loud, exciting ways.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Y La Bamba's lead singer teams up with the head of the thrilling neo-mambo band Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkesta. The result is somehow even greater than the sum of its parts.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
In a performance of "Prédio," recorded live on the streets of Austin, the Brazilian band coaxes beautiful sounds out of a children's bicycle and other found objects.