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A Cuban Soul Singer Walks Into A Colombian Party, And The Bass Drops

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A Cuban Soul Singer Walks Into A Colombian Party, And The Bass Drops

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A Cuban Soul Singer Walks Into A Colombian Party, And The Bass Drops

A Cuban Soul Singer Walks Into A Colombian Party, And The Bass Drops

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One of the best things about doing Alt.Latino is the constant conversation we get to have with listeners. It makes the show feel like a club that gets together to share new favorite records.

Usually, it's a piece of cake finding music to share on the show, but recent weeks in Washington, D.C., have been a little hectic, what with work, snowstorms, and then there were some more snowstorms. So I dug into our recent listener suggestions and found some real gems — a mix of Cuban soul, Colombian dance, Mexican-American hip-hop and this way cool mix of vintage Latin pop music that Felix 'discovered' (don't ask).

So keep it coming! Who else should we hear?

Hear The Songs

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Myrlin

  • Song: Mixaca's Alter Ego Walks The Boulevard
  • from Funky Autopsy
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Myrlin

  • Song: I Love You Arizona But
  • from Funky Autopsy
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Dayme Arocena

  • Song: Madres
  • from Madres
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DJ Platurn

  • Song: Siete Galaxias
  • from Mixtape

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Bomba Estereo

  • Song: Fiesta
  • from Fiesta
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Sophia Pfister

  • Song: Snakes
  • from Snakes
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Buyepongo

  • Song: Mulatu Para Ti
  • from Mulatu Para Ti
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