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Nonstop Grooves With Guest DJ Novalima

On Alt.Latino, the band spins music and discusses mixing electronic beats with Afro-Peruvian folk.

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Piñata Protest. From left to right: Jose Morales, JJ Martinez. Foreground: Alvaro del Norte, Marcus Cazares courtesy of the artist. hide caption

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'I Could Fall In Love': Selena's Legacy, 20 Years Later

It's been 20 years since the "Queen Of Tejano Music" was murdered. Alt.Latino looks at her legacy.

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Wilfrido Vargas, a man of great love-related suffering, is featured on this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Most Imperfect Union champions the progress and ideals of the U.S. while recognizing its missteps. Lalo Alcaraz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gilberto Gil, pictured here on the cover of Luar (A Gente Precisa Ver o Luar), is one of the many artists we listen to this week to understand the concept of "saudade." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Carlos Santana uses music to reflect on his career in this week's episode of Alt.Latino. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images hide caption

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In Music, Carlos Santana Seeks The Divine

The guitarist says he sees music as a "positive thought that creates a million positive vibrations."

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Gustavo Cerati: Listeners Look Back At A Latin Rock Legend

Alt.Latino celebrates the singer-songwriter and Soda Stereo leader, with guest host Ernesto Lechner.

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Starting in the 1930s, Mario Moreno played Cantinflas, a scrappy but witty guy from the streets of Mexico City. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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DJ Miss Mara is one of Alt.Latino's favorite new DJs of 2014. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Danay Suarez was Alt.Latino's favorite LAMC discovery. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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