Felix Contreras appears in the following:
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.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
In "El Gigante," the Uruguayan band blends many sounds — including the Americana to its north.
Friday, May 01, 2015
See a singer called "the Sinatra of flamenco," a musical game changer whose expressive style draws on jazz and a range of other genres.
Monday, April 20, 2015
This clever medley superimposes one of Duke Ellington's sacred works over a Led Zeppelin classic.
Friday, April 17, 2015
The singer's lyrics reflect deeply felt emotions in this sophisticated, passionate performance with cellist Daniel de Jesus.
Thursday, March 26, 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.
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Accompanied by traditional Garifuna musicians and an electric guitar, Aurelio weaves together intricate layers of acoustic guitar to capture the polyrhythms of West African music.