Felix Contreras

Felix Contreras appears in the following:

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

Friday, March 22, 2019

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

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First Listen: Grupo Fantasma, 'American Music Vol. VII'

Thursday, March 21, 2019

The nine-piece Latin funk band's new album is a perfectly executed bi-cultural statement, made for the millions of people who love mariachi as much as James Brown.

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Tiny Desk Family Hour: Gina Chavez

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

In this performance of "The Sweet Sound Of Your Name," a song of devotion from 2014, the Austin singer-songwriter finds magic in the intimacy of a communal setting.

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The 'Search' For New Music Continues: Our Favorite Latin Songs This Week

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

This week's Alt.Latino roundup includes a flute-looped reggaeton dance between Sean Paul and J Balvin, Mula's lush production and a Santana jam produced by the legendary Rick Rubin.

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Alejandro Escovedo: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The veteran rocker and a backup band from Italy play songs from their album The Crossing, chronicling an American Dream of rock and roll and Beat poetry.

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Alt.Latino's SXSW 2019 Wrap-Up

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.

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SXSW 2019: How The News Is Affecting Artists From Brazil And Venezuela

Friday, March 15, 2019

Some Latin artists at the SXSW Music Festival come from Brazil, Venezuela and other countries where speaking out can be dangerous.

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Show 'All Your Colors': Our Favorite Latin Songs This Week

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

This week on Alt.Latino, explore Piñata Protest's new twist on conjunto punk, Los Tigres del Norte's tribute to legendary mariachi singer Vicente Fernandez and a diasporic folk ballad from La Doña.

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Guest DJ Helado Negro Explores New Album And Shares His Influences

Friday, March 08, 2019

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

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'Tal Vez Te Guste': Our Favorite Latin Songs This Week

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

This week's playlist additions include an exclusive video premiere from Yawners, VINILOVERSUS' recent headbanger and an altruistic sentiment to Ambar Lucid's "Younger Self."

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Can't Say It's A Party Without 'Balloons': Our Favorite Latin Songs This Week

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Hear a swinging Brazilian rock single from Tagua Tagua and a party anthem off Amara La Negra's debut EP, Unstoppable.

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New Compilation Features Music Inspired By 'Roma'

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Tonight at the Oscars, the film Roma is nominated for several awards. Director Alfonso Cuarón asked artists to contribute to a compilation album, Music Inspired by the Film Roma.

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

Thursday, February 21, 2019

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

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Identidad 'Vieja' Y Nueva: Our Favorite Latin Songs This Week

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

On this week's Alt.Latino, expect a self-loving R&B track from Noa Sainz, Tomasa del Real's heart-wrenching reggaeton and an electro-trap tune by La Dame Blanche.

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The Pedrito Martinez Group: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Afro-Cuban percussionist mesmerizes with his almost otherworldly talent on congas.

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Alt.Latino: The Many Shades of Latinx Culture

Friday, February 15, 2019

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.

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'Besos De Mezcal' Is An Intoxicating Valentine's Treat From Flor De Toloache

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Enjoy this sneak peek from an upcoming album by the mariachi femenin, produced by mastermind Camilo Lara.

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Beaus, Boleros And Bachata: Our Favorite Latin Songs This Week

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Celebrate love with this week's Alt.Latino playlist, stacked with romantic sentiments, a touch of bachata and breezy Cuban ballads.

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Music And Democracy In Brazil: A Tradition Of Speaking Truth To Power

Friday, February 08, 2019

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

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Marvin Gaye's Unreleased Album 'You're The Man' To See The Light Of Day

Thursday, February 07, 2019

The album's songs have long since ended up in other places, but have never been released in the way that Gaye had intended — hear a single from the album now.

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