The Latin Alternative
The Latin Alternative Show 2108

The Latin Alternative Show 2108

June 3, 2021

This week is all about the new música! We spotlight tunes from talented singer-songwriter Raye Zaragoza, electronic wizard Mexican Institute of Sound, former Ojos de Brujo vocalist Marinah, Colombian rock band Diamante Electrico, and much more!

The Latin Alternative Show 2106

The Latin Alternative Show 2106

May 20, 2021

We explore Latin Jazz, past and present (including jazzy hip-hop). Featured artists include Cubanismo, Tito Puente, Dizzy Gillespie and Willie Bobo, plus jazz loving MC's like Ana Tijoux and Santi Mostaffa.

The Latin Alternative Show 2105

The Latin Alternative Show 2105

May 5, 2021

This week is all about the new música! Highlights include new tunes from Argentine rock icon Fito Paez, Run The Jewels remixed by Mexican Institute of Sound, and the soulful Nuyorican hip-hop of Princess Nokia.

The Latin Alternative Show 2104

The Latin Alternative Show 2104

April 20, 2021

When people think "prog rock", they think of artists like Yes and Genesis. But did you know that the genre also thrived (and continues to do so) across the Americas? This week we spotlight Latin progressive rock, including music from Zoé, Mars Volta, Banda Nueva, Zurdok, Sacramento and Liquits. 

The Latin Alternative Show 2107

The Latin Alternative Show 2107

April 5, 2021

This week is a special takeover episode with Camilo Lara, the cultural instigator behind three brilliant and completely distinct musical projects: electronic act Mexican Institute of Sound, the Morrissey-meets-mariachi crew Mexrrissey, and the cumbia hip-hop group Compass.

The Latin Alternative Show 2103

The Latin Alternative Show 2103

March 19, 2021

This week is all about the new música! Ituana surprises us with a bossa nova cover of '80s classic "Talking In Your Sleep", while rising Argentine rock artist Conociendo a Rusia collaborates with legendary countryman Fito Paez. We also highlight new releases from La Vela Puerca, Akwid, Henry Mena, Juan Perro, Sara Valenzuela and more.

The Latin Alternative Show 2102

The Latin Alternative Show 2102

March 4, 2021

This week we take the musical time machine fifty years back to 1971, an incredible year for Salsa, Latin Soul, Chicano Rock and Psychedelia. Featured artists include Hector Lavoe, Elis Regina, Santana, Cheo Feliciano, Ray Barretto, Totem Uruguay and more.

The Latin Alternative Show 2101

The Latin Alternative Show 2101

February 18, 2021

New year, new música! This week we spotlight our favorite new releases from Latina R&B star Kali Uchis, Colombian rockers Diamante Electrico, Chilean indie band Los Bunkers, Mexican hip-hop veterans Akwid and more. 

The Latin Alternative Show 2033

The Latin Alternative Show 2033

February 3, 2021

In an otherwise terrible year, Latin music shines brightly in 2020! This week we spotlight new releases from Akwid & Santi Mostaffa, Cimafunk, Marinah, Diamante Electrico and more.

The Latin Alternative Show 2009

The Latin Alternative Show 2009

January 19, 2021

This week we take the time machine thirty years back to 1990. The year was marked by the 'Rock en Español' of Caifanes and Soda Stereo, Latin ska and reggae from Los Fabulosos Cadillacs and Los Pericos, plus salsa from Joe Arroyo, Grupo Niche and more!

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