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Argentine singer La Yegros' new album is called Viene De Mi.

Listen New Latin Songs To Make You Move

May 2, 2013 – Kick back with Alt.Latino for Argentine cumbia, Venezuelan rock, Chilean pop and Mexican jarocho.

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A worker collects coffee beans at a farm in Cuatro Esquinas, on the outskirts of Diriamba.

Listen Azuquita Pa'l Cafe: What Coffee Songs Mean To Latin America

April 25, 2013 – Coffee runs through the veins of Latin America. On Alt.Latino, hear songs the drink has inspired.

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California poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.

Watch Guest DJ: California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera

April 18, 2013 – Alt.Latino celebrates National Poetry Month with Herrera, who discusses the songs that shaped him.

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Thousands of immigration activists gather in front of the U.S. Capitol on April 10, 2013, in Washington, D.C.

Listen 5 Stories About Immigration, In Song Form

April 11, 2013 – Alt.Latino talks to people affected by immigration law, and plays songs that reflect their story.

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Venezuela's La Vida Boheme (left to right): Rafael Perez, Henry D'Arthenay, Daniel De Sousa, Sebastian Ayala.

Listen Guest DJ: La Vida Boheme Spins An Essential Venezuelan Soundtrack

April 4, 2013 – For Alt.Latino, Henry D'Arthenay highlights his country's greatest music, from salsa to punk.

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Fado singer Ana Moura stole our heart this week.

Listen Fresh Flavor For Your Ears: 7 New Latin Songs

March 28, 2013 – Our favorite new music includes Portuguese fado, Brazilian electronic music, and a Chicano anthem.

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Fans at the Vive Latino 2013 Music Fest at the Foro Sol in Mexico City.

Listen Vive Latino 2013: Who Rocked The House?

March 21, 2013 – Alt.Latino co-host Jasmine Garsd returns from the three-day extravaganza to share some highlights.

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Cafe Tacvba performs at Stubb's during SXSW 2013.

Listen From Austin, Con Amor: Our Favorites From SXSW

March 15, 2013 – The hosts of Alt.Latino share discoveries from Austin's annual musical blowout.

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Argentine musician Gustavo Santaolalla has won two Academy Awards for Best Original Score for the films Brokeback Mountain and Babel.

Listen Guest DJ: Oscar-Winning Composer Gustavo Santaolalla

March 7, 2013 – This week on Alt.Latino, the Oscar-winning Argentine composer discusses some of his favorite music.

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Antonio (Luke Ganalon) and Ultima (Miriam Colon) in the film Bless Me Ultima, based on the classic Chicano book of the same name.

Watch School's In Session: Guest DJ Actress Miriam Colon

February 28, 2013 – The Puerto Rican star stops by Alt.Latino to discuss her role in the new film Bless Me Ultima.

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Jasmine Garsd is from Argentina and Felix Contreras is Mexican-American. They love Latin Alternative music and thought NPR listeners would, too.

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