Catalina Maria Johnson appears in the following:
Thursday, April 29, 2021
The regular Alt.Latino chingonas talking about our 12 favorite acts from this year's virtual SXSW, including Vocal Vidas, Yasser Tejeda & Palotré, Ruido Rosa and more.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Ten artists from Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean recorded tracks using birdsong from their country, with all profits of the vinyl and digital release going to bird conservation projects.
Saturday, September 07, 2019
Ella Fitzgerald's musical genius and influence is still being felt today. Latinx musicians Mabiland and Daymé Arocena explain how Fitzgerald inspires their music.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Alt.Latino hits the road to visit RuidoFest in Chicago, NuevoFest in Philadelphia and the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) in NYC.
Friday, March 22, 2019
Over breakfast tacos and barbecue, Team Alt.Latino sat down with musicians at SXSW for interviews about their music.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
The five nights of discoveries at SXSW 2019 served as a reminder that music can heal, challenge and change the world we live in.
Monday, December 10, 2018
It's been another watershed year for Latin music. Alt.Latino's Felix Contreras, Stefanie Fernández, Catalina María Johnson and Marisa Arbona-Ruiz round up the year's best.
Monday, September 24, 2018
Dutcher spent five years researching, writing and recording his brilliant and ambitious debut album, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa -- now, it has earned one of Canada's most prestigious prizes.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
A new single and accompanying video spotlights an independence movement massacre to make a plea for understanding.
Monday, August 13, 2018
Collins is no stranger to protest songs. The storied folk singer weighs in on the current immigration debate with a personal, new song.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
We laugh, we cry, we celebrate the best of the year so far with everything from bugalú to boleros to Latinx punk.
Monday, June 11, 2018
Argentine producer Pedro Canales conjures dance-worthy musical spells on his new album as Chancha Via Circuito.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
The latest video from the California-based Mexican folk fusion band imagines a new existence for immigrants.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The Colombian band stretches their boundaries across the decades, expanding on its swing and jazz-indebted sound with a pop sensibility.
Friday, May 18, 2018
The quartet, from four different countries and brought together through a collaboration initiative from the State Department, stitches the sounds of their homes into wholly new cloth.
Friday, May 11, 2018
The band's sophomore album, Rios de Norte y Sur, pays loving homage to a music born of the collision of indigenous, African and Spanish cultures in colonial Mexico.
Monday, May 07, 2018
The bandleader skillfully mixes classical, jazz and hip-hop in a powerfully creative statement about Cuban music.
Friday, April 27, 2018
In honor of ÌFÉ's Tiny Desk concert, a primer on West African ceremonial music and the band's role in bringing it to life.
Thursday, April 12, 2018
With hints of chicha and electrified Miles Davis, La Mecánica Popular makes the ancient sound like the future on their new album, Rosa Cruz.
Friday, July 28, 2017
The band's members grew up on both sides of the Rio Grande. Its fronterizo music is both a sensitive reflection on living with danger and a defiant celebration of life.