The Latin Alternative
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.

The Latin Alternative Show 1913

The Latin Alternative Show 1913

July 11, 2019

This episode is all about the HITS, those Latin Alternative songs that transcended borders and become global smashes. Highlights include chart-topping songs from Manu Chao, Bomba Estereo, Rosalía, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Tribalistas, Sergio Mendes and Julieta Vengas.

The Latin Alternative Show 1920

The Latin Alternative Show 1920

June 24, 2019

In celebration of the new Santana album 'Africa Speaks,' we are joined by the legendary Carlos Santana for a special one hour takeover episode. Santana tells us the story behind his new songs, classic hits, and working with producer Rick Rubin

The Latin Alternative Show 1912

The Latin Alternative Show 1912

June 6, 2019

The bumper crop of incredible new music continues well into 2019! This week's highlights include new music from Santana vocalist Andy Vargas, plus Ximena Sariñana, Ozomatli, Fémina and Barrio Manouche.

The Latin Alternative Show 1909

The Latin Alternative Show 1909

May 20, 2019

In celebration of our 300th episode, co-hosts Josh Norek and Ernesto Lechner open up about the songs that influenced them and shaped their love of Latin Alternative music. Featured artists include David Byrne, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Hector Lavoe, Roberto Carlos and many more.

The Latin Alternative Show 1908

The Latin Alternative Show 1908

May 3, 2019

Sometimes it's all about the concert experience! Our inaugural Live Music episode highlights live recordings from Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Fania All-Stars, Soda Stereo, Julieta Venegas, Kinky and more.