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Latin Roots: Chicano Activism

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Ojos Del Sol

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'There Are No Rules': Fea Talks Latina Punk

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On 'Siete Raíces,' Dengue Dengue Dengue Fuses Techno And Tradition

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Latin Roots: Xenia Rubinos

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Make Your Own Latin Music Scene

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As The Rio Olympics Get Underway, Alt.Latino Shares Its Love For Brazilian Music

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Latin Roots: Quiero Creedence

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Los Pericos played at Ruido Fest in Chicago's Addams/Medill Park on July 10. Maria Madrigal/Courtesy of Ruido Fest hide caption

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Three Cities, Four Festivals, One Alt.Latino Weekend

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In Colombia, Preserving Songs That Tell Stories

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Guest DJ Agustín Lira

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Latin Roots: New Cuban Electronica

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Carrie Rodriguez's Lola is one of Alt.Latino's favorite albums of the year so far. Sarah Wilson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino Picks The Best Of 2016 (So Far)

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What's Past Is Present On Two New Puerto Rican Albums

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The tragedy in Orlando compels us to consider and celebrate spaces of gay Latin pride — especially the dance floor. Monika Graff/Getty Images hide caption

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'I Feel Like I'm Free When I'm Dancing There': Love And Pride On The Dance Floor

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The Honduran-Canadian Singer And The Swedish Band: An Alt.Latino Love Story

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Lakou Muzik

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You're likely to come across these sombreros vueltiaos on your Colombian tour — the hat is a national symbol. Luiz Barucke/Flickr hide caption

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A Guided Tour Of Colombian Music, From The Mountains To The Coasts

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Latin Roots: Joe Bataan

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We Are Everywhere: Latin Alternative Music In Unlikely Places

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Thelma & Luis: An Alt.Latino Road Trip With Attitude

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