Felix Contreras

Felix Contreras appears in the following:

Danay Suarez's 'Preguntas' Video Weaves A Story Of Wonder

Friday, June 30, 2017

The Cuban rapper and vocalist's new video, for a song from her stunning second album, Palabras Manuales, is one of her strongest statements yet. The song features Cuban jazz pianist Roberto Fonseca.


Guest DJ Raul Midón's Eclectic Influences Make Perfect Sense

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The multi-instrumentalist and vocalist blends jazz, Latin music and soul seamlessly on his new album, Bad Ass And Blind. His musical touchpoints range from Paco de Lucía to Mercedes Sosa.


The Empire State Building Synced Its Lights To The Grateful Dead's 'Touch Of Grey'

Monday, June 26, 2017

A partnership between the building's realty trust, reunion outfit Dead & Company and Citi Field had the Empire State Building's lights dancing along with the crowd of thousands.


Guest DJ Ozomatli Covers Mexican Classics With A Reggae Groove

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The globetrotting SoCal band shares tracks from its new album Non-Stop: Mexico>Jamaica, bringing music and laughs to the studio.


Bomba Estéreo Returns With 'Duele,' A Hypnotic Portrait Of Heartbreak

Friday, June 16, 2017

With undulating rhythms and a beguiling vocal, the Colombian band's new song evokes a subtle sense of tradition and spirituality. The surreal video unfolds like an animated Dalí painting.


These 3 Latinx Artists Are Challenging, Changing And Reclaiming Culture

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Alt.Latino's summer music magazine features three artists — the band Making Movies, the writer Gabby Rivera and the singer Natalia Lafourcade — whose work reflects the reality and joy of life.


Writer Gabby Rivera Is A True Superhero

Thursday, June 15, 2017

She might not leap off tall buildings or stop bullets, but Rivera is breaking down gender stereotypes with America Chavez, the new Marvel Comics character she's helping create.


Natalia Lafourcade's Heartfelt Return To Her Roots

Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Mexican vocalist followed up a hugely successful album with an acoustic-based sound that is close to her heart.


Making Movies: 'We Need To Be The Most Human That We Can Be'

Thursday, June 15, 2017

The members of the Kansas City band spend their time offstage working with youth in their city's underprivileged neighborhoods.


Alt.Latino's Favorite Music Of 2017 (So Far)

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Felix Contreras joins NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro to share three standout Latin-alternative albums from the first half of the year.


Las Robertas: California Flower Power Via Costa Rica

Friday, June 09, 2017

Meshing shoegaze with psychedelia and surf-rock, the trio led by Mercedes Oller shows a new maturity on its third LP, Waves Of The New. Hear "California Feeling."


Guest DJ: Chicano Batman's Musical DNA

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Hear how the members of this SoCal band developed the funky, one-of-a-kind sound that's helped propel it to national success.


The Ramblin' Blues Of Gregg Allman

Saturday, May 27, 2017

One of the most recognizable voices of his generation, Allman was one of the namesakes of a band that pioneered Southern rock — yet his music was always haunted by a sense of mortality and loss.


A Rock Star In Space: Juanes Seeks The Universal On 'Mis Planes Son Amarte'

Friday, May 26, 2017

The Colombian superstar's new visual album is a collaboration with director Kacho López Mari. Juanes stars as a character in search of eternal love and self-knowledge.


Meet Me At The World Cafe: ÌFÉ Performs Live In Philadelphia

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Alt.Latino joins forces with WXPN'S World Cafe to host an electric performance by the Puerto Rican band. Back in the studio, we speak with the band about its innovative approach to Yoruba culture.


ICYMI: On His Solo Debut, 'Fantasmas,' Zavala Is A Messenger Of Relief

Saturday, May 20, 2017

The Chicago producer ventures into instrumental electronic music that evokes both his home city and the openness of nature.


Troker: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, May 19, 2017

Mexico may not be known for its jazz, but the young lions of Troker are a promising hope to make the country and its capital city a destination.


Guest DJ: Café Tacvba, Mexico's Musical Philosophers

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

To celebrate its new album, Jei Beibi, the iconic Mexican band visits Alt.Latino to play guest DJ — and talk about everything but the album.


First Listen, La Santa Cecilia, 'Amar Y Vivir'

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Stream the Los Angeles-based band's live album of traditional Mexican boleros and rancheras. Each track was recorded live to tape at historic spaces in Mexico City.


Guest DJ Antonio Lizana: Flamenco Jazz On Voice And Saxophone

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

The Spanish musician joins Alt.Latino for a bilingual show exploring the common roots of flamenco and jazz.