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A voyage across the world in search of the best new Rock en Espanol and Latin Alternative music releases. Co-hosts Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd also pay tribute to the pioneers of the genre.More from Alt.Latino »

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'There Are No Rules': Fea Talks Latina Punk

The Texas punk band joins Alt.Latino to discuss beauty standards and Latina identity — and to share some loud music with a wicked sense of humor.

'There Are No Rules': Fea Talks Latina Punk

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Make Your Own Latin Music Scene

On this week's Alt.Latino, hear new sounds from musicians who fly below the radar in Latin America, as Remezcla music editor Isabelia Herrera shares some key tracks.

Make Your Own Latin Music Scene

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Encore: From Puerto Rican Soul To Ranchero Punk, New Obsessions In Latin Music

In this week's encore presentation, hosts Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras document their eclectic musical passions — including amazing music from the Los Angeles Tropical revival.

Encore: From Puerto Rican Soul To Ranchero Punk, New Obsessions In Latin Music

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Cool Songs For Beating The Midsummer Heat

The music gets very chill this week with smooth Latin soul from the daughter of a Latin music icon and Mexican folk renditions of music from Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell.

Cool Songs For Beating The Midsummer Heat

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Las Mostras: Fierce Women Of Latin Music

In this week's episode of Alt.Latino, hear the music of "Las Mostras": the powerful, talented women of Latin music.

Las Mostras: Fierce Women Of Latin Music

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Three Cities, Four Festivals, One Alt.Latino Weekend

Philadelphia, New York and Chicago hosted four Latin Alternative music festivals within 48 hours of each other. Somehow, we managed to get to all of them.

Three Cities, Four Festivals, One Alt.Latino Weekend

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Guest DJ Agustín Lira: Struggles And Hope

The veteran protest singer reflects on a crucial time for the farm-worker movement when he helped organize workers using music.

Guest DJ Agustín Lira: Struggles And Hope

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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)

We're halfway through the year, and we've already heard so much great music.

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

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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

The recent tragedy in Orlando hit a space that's practically sacred for gay Latinos. This week, Alt.Latino celebrates stories of the dance floor.

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

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

Good music is good music, and it eventually breaks down all barriers. This week we've got Mexican bluegrass, Venezuelan retro and a Honduran crooner who makes beautiful music in Canada.

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

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