Alt.Latino (NPR)

A voyage across the world in search of the best new Rock en Espanol and Latin Alternative music releases. Co-hosts Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd also pay tribute to the pioneers of the genre.

Alt.Latino's SXSW 2018 Preview: Amara La Negra, Balún, Bad Gyal And More (3/2018)

Some artists we can't wait to see at the annual music conference in Austin, Texas, representing a wide spectrum of styles and genres.

SXSW 2018 Dispatch: Live Performances From The Marias And Amara La Negra (3/2018)

Alt.Latino hosts our first SXSW Showcase with two bands that show off distinct styles and approaches to Latin music.

Pre- Oscar Spotlight on Two Indie Latino Films (3/2018)

Latino film makers create compelling histories of two Chicano civil rights figures in their new films to air on PBS.

Guest DJ Jorge Drexler: Uruguayan Music That Shaped His Vision (2/2018)

Jorge Drexler shares music from his native Uruguay that influenced his own music.

Reggaeton In The Age of #MeToo (2/2018)

This week, we have a thoughtful discussion of the genre's sometimes controversial depiction of women.

For Black History Month, A Look At New Music With Afro-Latinx Roots (2/2018)

All the music in the show this month has a musical or cultural tie to Africa, in celebration of Black History Month.

The Alt.Latino Interview: Rita Moreno On Her New Show, Life and Accents (2/2018)

The iconic actress Rita Moreno talks about her new role on One Day At A Time on Netflix and offers lessons about life.

The Alt.Latino Interview: Louie Vega, A Life In Service To The Groove (1/2018)

The pioneering DJ and member of Masters At Work talks about his recent Grammy nomination, growing up in the Bronx, and a new collaboration with some of the Cuba's finest musicians.

New Music To Kick Off Your 2018 (1/2018)

We've already featured some great on the blog — now we add even more great music on the podcast.

Amidst Political Tumult, Salvadoran Artists Across The Country Discuss Their Work (1/2018)

Four artists with roots in El Salvador discuss their art and the threat to the country's immigrant community.