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Argentine Funk, Mexican Pop And Puerto Rican Hip-Hop

The hosts of NPR's Alt.Latino podcast stop by Weekend Edition Sunday to share some favorite new music from the Latin world.

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The Latin Alternative Music Conference Preview

Raul Campos joins Alt.Latino from Santa Monica to highlight upcoming bands from the LAMC.

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Hosted in Mexico City, Vive Latino is one of Latin America's most important music festivals. Jasmine Garsd hide caption

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

From Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Guatemala and the US, here's some artists we look forward to this year.

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