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Nonstop Grooves With Guest DJ Novalima

On Alt.Latino, the band spins music and discusses mixing electronic beats with Afro-Peruvian folk.

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Betto Arcos shares a modern protest anthem from Chile, a re-purposed Peruvian slave song, and more new music from Latin America.

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Join us as we share our guilty Mexican pop pleasure, pay our respects to an iconic Argentine rocker, groove to an afro-Peruvian ode and rock out to Brazilian grunge.

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