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From Peruvian Jungle Laments To Grand Theft Auto V

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At Alt.Latino, we go out of our way to reflect the incredible eclecticism of Latin music — and this week is no exception, as we feature killer vintage Peruvian cumbia, newer Argentine cumbia, Puerto Rican garage rock and a stunning Mexican rockera who's featured on one of Grand Theft Auto V's soundtracks. We're all over the place, literally.

But there's also a method to our apparent madness: if you pay attention, we're connecting musical dots to trace a history of Latin rock. See what we did there? You get to learn something and get down at the same time!

As always, please pass along your own musical recommendations in the comments section.

From Peruvian Jungle Laments To Grand Theft Auto V

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BeGun

  • Song: Shanghai
  • from Shanghai
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Los Labios

  • Song: Papi Swing
  • from Papi Swing
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Jessy Bulbo

  • Song: Maldito
  • from Maldito
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Abelardo Carbono

  • Song: Se Acaba La Paz
  • from El Maravilliso Mundo De Abelardo Carbono

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Juaneco Y Su Combo

  • Song: Lamento En La Selva
  • from The Birth Of Jungle Cumbia

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Various Artists (Los Ecos)

  • Song: Me Siento Felíz
  • from Peru Maravilloso: Vintage Latin, Tropical & Cumbia
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Song
Peru Maravilloso: Vintage Latin, Tropical & Cumbia
Album
Peru Maravilloso: Vintage Latin, Tropical & Cumbia
Artist
Various Artists
Label
Tiger's Milk
Released
2013

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Las Ardillas

  • Song: ¿Dónde Están?
  • from Linda Niña