This week we travel forty years back in the Latin Alt time machine to 1980. We spotlight classic salsa, chicano rock and disco-infused Latin funk that still stands the test of time. Featured artists include Tierra, Fania Allstars, Cal Tjader, Joe Bataan and Rita Lee.
This week we're joined by Mexican indie rock band Jumbo, who 20 years into their career are celebrating a recent Latin Grammy nomination. We also spotlight new music from Sergio Mendes, Miranda!, Marilina Bertoldi and Angelique Kidjo.
This week we take the time machine fifty years back to 1970, an incredible year for Latin music that saw tremendous growth for Chicano Rock and Salsa in particular. Featured artists include Santana, Tito Puente, El Chicano, Eric Burdon & War, Roberto Roena and El Gran Combo.
2020 is off to a bright start, as evidenced in our latest New Music episode. We highlight Argentine indie rocker Marilina Bertoldi's award-winning debut album, as well as new tracks from artists including former Los Amigos Invisibles guitarist Cheo, electro-bossanova crew Bossacucanova, and Mexico's rising R&B singer Girl Ultra.
This week is a special takeover episode with CHICANO BATMAN, the Los Angeles based band that mixes psychedelic Latin sounds with rock, indie and funk music. The group is celebrating the release of their latest album 'Invisible People.'
This week is all about the new música! Highlights include the Cuban funk of Cimafunk, Suenatron's collab with Jonaz from Plastilina Mosh, plus new tunes from Flor de Toloache, Santi Mostaffa, Poncho Sanchez, Diamante Electrico and many more exciting artists.