Chucho Valdés and the Afro-Cuban Messengers' new album, Border-Free, comes out July 9. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Congadanza
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Buika's new album, La Noche Más Larga, comes out June 4. Javi Rojo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Buika, 'La Noche Más Larga'
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A Kind Of Magic: New Latin Music, Sprinkled With Discovery Dust
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Guest DJ: California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera
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5 Stories About Immigration, In Song Form
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Molotov, Live In Concert: SXSW 2013
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Bajofondo's new album, Presente, comes out March 5. Picky Talarico/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sandra Velasquez's new album is titled Dig Deeper. Shirley Rodriguez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mad Musical Scientists: Latin Musicians Who Dare To Experiment
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Cooking Tamales For The Beatles: Guest DJ Sandra Cisneros
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