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Guest DJ Junot Diaz: 'It Takes Guts To Be Alive'

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Latin Roots: The 15th Latin Alternative Music Conference

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The Big Apple Gets A Taste Of Latin Music

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Alex Anwandter is one of the musicians KCRW's Raul Campos is looking forward to seeing at the Latin Alternative Music Conference in New York. Anwandter's new album, Rebeldes, came out on June 26. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Latin Alternative Music Conference Preview

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Lido Pimienta's "A Quien Amas En Realidad Es A Mi" made our best of the year list. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Best Latin Alternative Music Of The Year, So Far

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¡Mami! Four Latin Songs For Mother's Day

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Ana Tijoux: Addressing Global Unrest In Rhyme

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Audio Only: Ana Tijoux's Tiny Desk Concert

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Algo Nuevo: 8 Releases Alt.Latino Is Looking Forward To In 2012

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Ana Tijoux On World Cafe

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Alt.Latino: Hot New Songs For The Dog Days Of Winter

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Adios 2010: Alt.Latino Salutes The Albums Of The Year

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This Week On Alt.Latino: Guest DJ Ceci Bastida

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Ana Tijoux blends her French-Chilean background with myriad other influences in "1977," a crazy quilt of rap, rhythm, strings and sentiment. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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1977

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Hip-Hop Artistry Knows No Borders

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