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Alt.Latino is a spotlight on the world of Latinx arts and culture through music, stories and conversation.

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    • 4.6, 441 Ratings

Alt.Latino is a spotlight on the world of Latinx arts and culture through music, stories and conversation.

    Natalia Lafourcade Searches For The Soul Of Son Jarocho

    Natalia Lafourcade Searches For The Soul Of Son Jarocho

    The Mexican folk music of Veracruz is a pathway not just to her own cultural and familial roots, Natalia Lafourcade says, but also offers a balm for these times.

    • 42 min
    The Pandemic's Impact On The Latino Community

    The Pandemic's Impact On The Latino Community

    This week, we host a roundtable with reporters covering the coronavirus and how infections have adversely impacted communities of color in the U.S.

    • 41 min
    How Some Indie Musicians Innovate And Improvise During Coronavirus

    How Some Indie Musicians Innovate And Improvise During Coronavirus

    From a virtual songwriting camp to studio session work, we check back with a few musicians about what they're doing to generate some income during quarantine.

    • 29 min
    New Music For Being In And Out And About

    New Music For Being In And Out And About

    Hit play on new songs from Chicano Batman, Lido Pimienta and Helado Negro for your indoor and socially-distanced outdoor activities.

    • 38 min
    Cándido Camero, Latin Jazz Pioneer, Turns 99

    Cándido Camero, Latin Jazz Pioneer, Turns 99

    Hear an interview with the great Cuban percussionist as he remembers Havana nightlife in the 1940s and the pulsing streets of New York just after World War II.

    • 29 min
    Listener Picks: Songs Of Hope And Calm

    Listener Picks: Songs Of Hope And Calm

    If there was ever a need for the healing power of music, now is that time. We put out a call for the songs helping you cope and, on this episode, we play your picks.

    • 56 min

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4.6 out of 5
441 Ratings

441 Ratings

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It’s a romance. Ever since I first heard this podcast its brought me peace, and so much happiness. Every single episode is didactic, culturally respectful and so tasteful. Thank you all for your work putting together this masterpiece.

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