Jasmine Garsd

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Gustavo Cerati: Listeners Look Back At A Latin Rock Legend

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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


Controversial Mexican Musician Temporarily Retires From Drug Ballads

Monday, September 15, 2014

Alfredo Rios, aka El Komander, is the Jay Z of Mexican drug balladeers. He says government pressure, in the form of fines and banned or canceled concerts, is forcing him to think about retirement.


Remembering Gustavo Cerati With The Artists He Influenced

Thursday, September 11, 2014

This week on Alt.Latino, we listen to new music and consider the legacy of a man who opened doors for countless Latin rock musicians. Cerati died on Sept. 4 at age 55.


Gustavo Cerati, Leader Of Latin Rock's Soda Stereo, Dies At 55

Friday, September 05, 2014

The Argentine singer and producer's band helped make the Rock En Español movement a reality in the 1980s and '90s. Cerati suffered a stroke in 2010 and had been in a coma until his death on Thursday.


The Man Who Made The Spanish-Speaking World Laugh

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Alt.Latino discusses Mario Moreno, who performed as the goofy but witty movie character Cantinflas beginning in the 1930s, and assesses his impact on Latin culture.


Cantinflas, With His Puns And Satire, Is Back (And Still Relevant)

Friday, August 29, 2014

Mexican actor Mario Moreno, known as Cantinflas, made dozens of films between the 1930s and 1980s. A biopic about the comic, whose humor tweaked the rich and powerful, opens in the U.S. this weekend.


Songs As Soundtracks To The Story Of Latin Life

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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


On The Turntables: Guest DJ Miss Mara

Thursday, August 14, 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.


First Listen: Bebel Gilberto, 'Tudo'

Sunday, August 10, 2014

A soft, breezy summer record, Tudo lives up to Gilberto's status as a member of Brazilian musical royalty. It strikes the perfect mix of chill and melancholy that's become her specialty.


A Tour Of Spanish Harlem, Birthplace Of Boogaloo

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Join us as 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.


Treasure Hunt: Discoveries From The Latin Alternative Music Conference

Friday, July 18, 2014

Hear some of the best up-and-coming artists Alt.Latino found at this year's event, from a hypnotic Dominican singer to a dramatic Chilean pianist and a Cuban crooner.


Kickin' It In NYC: The Latin Alternative Music Conference At 15

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Join us as we head to the annual gathering of up-and-comers and true legends. This year we also spoke to key decision-makers in the business.


Immigrant Voices: Writers Share Stories Of Coming, Staying, Going Back Home

Friday, July 04, 2014

In the new book Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories, writers from around the world explore the immigrant experience. Hear their stories — and music from Cuban pianist Omar Sosa.


On Being Gay, And Socialist, In Cuba Today

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Isbel Diaz Torres sees his LGBT rights activism as an extension of Cuba's socialist revolution. Attitudes are changing, but he's still struggling to find a place in the island's political landscape.


Tourism Money Flows Into Cuba, Bringing Economic Hopes And Fears

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Tourism is an essential part of Cuba's economy. But as the industry grows, some worry it will create a gap between the haves and have-nots in a throwback to pre-revolution days.


Cuba's Mariel Port: Once An Escape, Now A Window To The Future

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

In the 1980s and '90s, thousands of Cubans fleeing to the U.S. passed through Mariel port. Today, it's the site of an ambitious special economic zone that is filling many locals with optimism.


Cuba's Budding Entrepreneurs Travel A Rocky Road Toward Success

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Cuba's communist government has allowed the creation of small private businesses in recent years. An estimated 1 million Cubans have taken the plunge, making progress in fits and starts along the way.


A Bear On The Loose In Washington

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

There's a bear roaming the streets of the nation's capital. Not an actual bear, just a president who describes his recent efforts to escape the White House bubble in ursine terms.


The New Sounds Of Brazil: Artists To Watch

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Over the next month, TV announcers will guide World Cup viewers through the soccer world. But if you're more interested in the sounds of host country Brazil, Alt.Latino has you covered.


Even When We Chill Out, We Rock Out: Spanish Punk, Puerto Rican Hip-Hop And More

Saturday, June 07, 2014

Join us for a listening session that includes a lovesick Puerto Rican rapper, wild Spanish punk rockers and some globe-trotting Uruguayans.