This week we're joined by the legendary singer/songwriter Andres Calamaro, considered by many to be the Latin music answer to Bob Dylan. Calamaro shares stories about his latest multi Grammy-nominated album 'Cargar La Suerte,' as well as his iconic hits "Mil Horas," "Alta Suciedad" and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.