The Latin Alternative
The Latin Alternative Show 1926

The Latin Alternative Show 1926

January 13, 2020

Mexico is a powerhouse of Latin-Alt music, and this week's music more than proves it. Featured artists include Ximena Sariñana, Cafe Tacvba, C-Kan, Niña Dioz, Nortec Collective, Natalia Lafourcade and many more. 

The Latin Alternative Show 1924

The Latin Alternative Show 1924

December 27, 2019

This week we spotlight our favorite Brazilian songs of all time, including bossa nova, rock, hip-hop and funk. Featured artists include Lenine, Bebel Gilberto, Pato Fu, O Rappa, MC Marcinho, Seu Jorge and more.

The Latin Alternative Show 1922

The Latin Alternative Show 1922

December 10, 2019

This week is all about the best new Brazilian music, from contemporary bossa nova and modern rock, to soul and hip-hop. Featured artists include Mano Brown, Lino Krizz, Mallu Magalhaes, Paulinho Moska and more.

The Latin Alternative Show 1923

The Latin Alternative Show 1923

November 19, 2019

So much great new music, so little time! This week we spotlight our favorite new releases, including the trippy tropical sounds of Mr. Tropical, a new wave-flavored collab from Jenny and The Mexicats & Vetusta Morla, and African-inspired rumba from Puerto Rican chanteuse iLe.

The Latin Alternative Show 1919

The Latin Alternative Show 1919

October 28, 2019

It was 10 years ago today....this week we take the Latin-Alt time machine back to 2009, a banner year for the genre. Highlights include the Latin electronic fusion sounds of Mexican Institute of Sound and Pacha Massive, the explosive breakthrough debut of Bomba Estereo, and the welcome return of veterans Los Fabulosos Cadillacs and Los Amigos Invisibles.

The Latin Alternative Show 1927

The Latin Alternative Show 1927

October 9, 2019

This week we celebrate the 20th annual Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) with interviews and music from Colombian rockers Diamante Eléctrico and Thievery Corporation vocalist Natalia Clavier, plus a special guest DJ session from LAMC co-founder Tomas Cookman. 

The Latin Alternative Show 1918

The Latin Alternative Show 1918

September 23, 2019

This week our co-host Josh Norek visits Uruguay, the pint-sized powerhouse nation with vital indie rock and hip-hop scenes. Joining us for interviews are the psychedelic power pop band Boomerang, and the rising Latin hip-hop star Santi Mostaffa.

The Latin Alternative Show 1917

The Latin Alternative Show 1917

September 4, 2019

So much great new music, so little time! This week we spotlight brand new releases including a welcome comeback from Santana, plus Mexican alt-pop diva Ximena Sariñana, Venezuelan rockers Viniloversus and Argentine vocal hip-hop trio Fémina.

The Latin Alternative Show 1915

The Latin Alternative Show 1915

August 15, 2019

Today we're gonna party like it's 1999! We travel 20 years back in the Latin-Alt time machine to a seminal year for the genre. Highlights include music from Cafe Tacvba, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Jaguares, Zuco 103, Ana Torroja and Molotov.

The Latin Alternative Show 1914

The Latin Alternative Show 1914

July 29, 2019

This week is a New Music episode chock full of great new Latin Alt tunes. Highlights include the welcome return of Uruguayan rockers No Te Va Gustar (ft. Julieta Venegas), as well as music from feminist rap crew Fémina, gypsy jazz swing group Barrio Manouche and the browned-eyed soul of LA's Thee Lakesiders.