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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.
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.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
On this week's playlist, Che Apalache, La Santa Cecilia, Combo Chimbita and Noa Sainz all look inward.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
On this week's playlist, collaborations are front and center with artists who stretch the basic concept of Latinx music.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Riot Grrrl Chicana punk shares the mosh put with classic boleros and Latin jazz on this week's playlist.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, September 13, 2019
As seasons change, we play Cuban music from Canada, Salvadoran/Mexican music from Los Angeles and a Nuyorican protest song.
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.
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.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Psychedelics, mambos, rap and steamy dembow make the playlist this week.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Ani Cordero, Gaby Moreno and La Santa Cecilia take on societal ills through their music on this week's playlist.
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.
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.
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.
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.