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Alt.Latino Playlist: Where Cuban Funk, Latin Urban, And Dream Pop Rub Elbows

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Once you hear La Doña's mujer-powered "femmeton," Cuba's Cimafunk and Junior Mesa's mellow moods, you'll be won over, too.


Alt.Latino Playlist: A Trap Corrido, New Music From A Cuban Pioneer and Latin Jazz

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Two head-turning collaborations dominate this week's playlist, but we also have a bit of Latin jazz and something new from Cuban hip-hop pioneer X Alfonso.


Alt.Latino Playlist: Electro Cumbia, Latin Soul, A Love Song Cycle And A Dream

Thursday, October 24, 2019

On this week's playlist, Che Apalache, La Santa Cecilia, Combo Chimbita and Noa Sainz all look inward.


Alt.Latino Playlist: A Travelogue With Stops In Guyana, Puerto Rico, Mexico And India

Thursday, October 17, 2019

On this week's playlist, collaborations are front and center with artists who stretch the basic concept of Latinx music.


Alt.Latino Playlist: Fall Music To Match Any Mood

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Riot Grrrl Chicana punk shares the mosh put with classic boleros and Latin jazz on this week's playlist.


Alt.Latino Playlist: Slow Grooves To Close Out Summer

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The end of summer brings things to a shimmer and a simmer, with new music by Luis Muñoz, Ambar Lucid, Estereomance and Girl Ultra.


Alt.Latino Playlist: Bronx Urbano, Spanish Swing And Brazilian Psych-Rock

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Fat Joe teams with Cardi B, a multicultural band plays Spanish swing and members of two Brazilian psych-rock bands unite.


The World Of Celia Cruz: A Turning The Tables Playlist

Monday, September 16, 2019

Cruz remains matchless in meeting the pain of exile and immigration with as full and joyous a song as she sang. Hear a playlist of her best songs, plus music by the artists she inspired.


Music For Fall: Daymé Arocena, Devandra Banhart And Alex Cuba

Friday, September 13, 2019

As seasons change, we play Cuban music from Canada, Salvadoran/Mexican music from Los Angeles and a Nuyorican protest song.


Alt.Latino Playlist: Looking Forward To Fall With New Music

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

From Panamanian reggaeton artist Dimelo Flow to Reyna Tropical's electro-cumbia, big names and indie stalwarts release new tracks this week.


Voices Of The Past: Questions For Poet Renato Rosaldo

Sunday, September 01, 2019

As a kid in Tucson in the 1950s, anthropologist and poet Renato Rosaldo ran with a crew called the Chasers. 50 years later, he interviewed them at a reunion and created prose poems in their voices.


Alt.Latino Playlist: Summer Winds Down, But The Music Heats Up

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Psychedelics, mambos, rap and steamy dembow make the playlist this week.


Alt.Latino Playlist: Catching Up After A Short Summer Getaway

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

We've got more songs than usual this week as we make up for being away for a brief summer break.


Alt.Latino Playlist: From Up North To Down South

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Preservation Hall Jazz Band pays tribute to the music of Cuba, Residente releases some insurgent reggaeton and Winnipeg's Mariachi Ghost delves into Latin soul.


New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out July 26

Friday, July 26, 2019

Our list of the week's best albums includes Cuco's highly anticipated Para Mí, a Spoon greatest hits compilation, rapper YBN Cordae's debut LP, devotional music from Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and more.


Alt.Latino Playlist: Songs That Shout Protest

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Ani Cordero, Gaby Moreno and La Santa Cecilia take on societal ills through their music on this week's playlist.


Alt.Latino Playlist: Cuban Funk, Mexican Blues, Brazilian Reggaeton

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Cimafunk sees the future of Cuban funk, Chilean vocalist Mon Laferte sings a "Chilango Blues" to her adoptive hometown of Mexico City and Anitta drops a verse on Ozuna's new track.


Alt.Latino Playlist: J Balvin & Bad Bunny's Ukulele Jam, Bruja Energy, More

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

A slice of J Balvin and Bad Bunny's Oasis, a new track from Spain's La Mala and a nice samba party from Rua de Pretas.


Alt.Latino's Best Music Of 2019 (So Far)

Friday, June 28, 2019

Six months into 2019, we highlight dream pop, electronic fantasies, West African Cuban music and Latin rock from a salsa icon.


J Balvin And Bad Bunny Surprise Us With, And On, 'Oasis'

Friday, June 28, 2019

The Latin trap wunderkind and the current centerpiece of urbano have released a short suite of much-anticipated music, striking a balance between appeasement and experimentation.