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The Best Of 2014: Alt.Latino Listeners' Picks

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The Best Of 2014: Alt.Latino Listeners' Picks

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The Best Of 2014: Alt.Latino Listeners' Picks

The Best Of 2014: Alt.Latino Listeners' Picks

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In 2014, Alt.Latino listeners loved the L.A. band Chicano Batman. Itzel Alejandra Martinez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In 2014, Alt.Latino listeners loved the L.A. band Chicano Batman.

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One of the best things about doing Alt.Latino is that every day, Alt.Latino co host Felix Contreras and I get to talk to people from around the world who love music as much as we do. We both got into journalism for many reasons and one is that while we love talking to people. Alt.Latino give us a great excuse to seek out like minded music fans.

It's also a great way to learn about music. We've found out about some of our favorite musicians through recommendations from Alt.Latino listeners.

A few weeks ago we premiered our Favorite Latin Music Of 2014 show. But as always, Alt.Latino is a dialogue, so we asked listeners to write in and recommend the best music we missed. To the surprise of no one, you guys had some fantastic suggestions.

Of course, the conversation at Alt.Latino never ends, so let us know what other music blew your minds in 2014.

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04Myself On 2 U

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    Myself On 2 U
    Album
    Double Youth [Limited Edition] [LP]
    Artist
    Helado Negro
    Label
    Asthmatic Kitty
    Released
    2014

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Helado Negro

  • Song: Myself On 2 U
  • from Double Youth [Limited Edition] [LP]

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Double Youth [Limited Edition] [LP]
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Double Youth [Limited Edition] [LP]
Artist
Helado Negro
Label
Asthmatic Kitty
Released
2014

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14Para Agradecer

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    Para Agradecer
    Album
    Cycles Of Existential Rhyme
    Artist
    Chicano Batman
    Label
    El Relleno Records
    Released
    1969

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Chicano Batman

  • Song: Para Agradecer
  • from Cycles Of Existential Rhyme

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Cycles Of Existential Rhyme
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Cycles Of Existential Rhyme
Artist
Chicano Batman
Label
El Relleno Records

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06Lloverá

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    Lloverá
    Album
    Si Agua
    Artist
    Mia Maestro
    Label
    Nacional
    Released
    1969

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Mia Maestro

  • Song: Lloverá
  • from Si Agua

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Si Agua
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Si Agua
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Mia Maestro
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Nacional

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06La Joya

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    La Joya
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    Otra Era
    Artist
    Javiera Mena
    Released
    1969

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  • Song: La Joya
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02Gás Neon

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Marya Bravo

  • Song: Gás Neon
  • from Comportamento Geral

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05Tired Oak

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    Tired Oak
    Album
    Secret Evil
    Artist
    Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas
    Label
    Instant Records
    Released
    2014

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  • Song: Tired Oak
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Secret Evil
Album
Secret Evil
Artist
Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas
Label
Instant Records
Released
2014

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La Santa Cecilia

  • Song: Strawberry Fields Forever
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Someday New
Album
Someday New
Artist
La Santa Cecilia
Label
Universal
Released
2014

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