Felix Contreras

Felix Contreras appears in the following:

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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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PBS To Rebroadcast Its Remarkable 'Latin Music USA' Series From 2009

Friday, April 28, 2017

AltLatino Extra presents a Q&A with the co-creator and Supervising Producer of the seminal PBS music documentary series, Latin Music USA.

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Antonio Lizana: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, April 28, 2017

The traditions of flamenco and jazz are disparate, but in the hands of a few Spanish jazz musicians, these two worlds commingle and find common ground.

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Alt.Latino Guest DJ: Getting Down With Quetzal

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Members of the Grammy-winning Chicano roots band Quetzal share an eclectic mix of what they're listening to, from Palestinian rap to Morrissey and The Smiths.

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Alt.Latino's Spring New Music Roundup

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hear what's new in the world of Latin music with 22 albums that run the gamut from roots to electronic, rock, hip-hop, jazz and folk — and all the things that fall in between.

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Chicano Batman: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, April 17, 2017

Chicano Batman comes with a sound that perfectly captures dark lounges, quinceñera dances, car shows and backyard parties.

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For Mongo Santamaria's 100th Birthday, Hear 5 Of His Best

Friday, April 07, 2017

The great percussionist and bandleader's former student, Dario Rosendo, selects five standout tracks to celebrate Santamaria's centennial.

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Music Magazine: Sergio Mendoza, Vinyl Collectors And Tejano Punks On Film

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Hear three mini-profiles of musicians and filmmakers whose art captures Latinx culture and identity — in three very different ways.

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'As I Walk Through The Valley' Captures South Texas' Vibrant Music Scene

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The film is a love letter to the music scene in the Rio Grande Valley, made by two artists who live there themselves.

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Latin Musicians Bring A Message Of Resistance To SXSW

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A spirit of protest motivated many Latin bands at this year's festival. Hear thoughts and music from some of the artists who performed, including Gina Chavez and members of Ozomatli and Fea.

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First Listen: ÌFÉ, 'IIII+IIII'

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Puerto Rican band injects Yoruban devotional songs with electronic production to form one of the more exciting releases of 2017.

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