Latin Roots: Psychedelic South America : World Cafe Catalina Maria Johnson, the host of Beat Latino, shares her favorite sensory-expanding sounds from Latin America.
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Latin Roots On Latin Psychedelia

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Latin Roots: Psychedelic South America

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Latin Roots On Latin Psychedelia

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Playlist

  • Juaneco y su Combo, "El llanto de ayaymama"

  • La Mecanica Popular, "Arbol"

For our first Latin Roots of the new year, Catalina Maria Johnson, the host of Beat Latino in Chicago, is back to explore Latin Psychedelia. Sometimes known as neo-tropical or jungle cumbia, the music on today's segment comes from Peru and elsewhere in South America. Check out her Spotify playlist for more trippy sounds from Latin America.