Latin Alternative archive
Listen Latin Roots: Nueva Trova WXPN
Watch KCRW Presents: Ana Tijoux
Listen Moshing In The Rain: Alt.Latino Takes Mexico City
Read Calle 13, On Being Loved And Hated In Latin America
April 5, 2014 – The Puerto Rican rap duo is one of the most controversial bands in Latin music today.
Listen Latin Roots: Rachel Faro On Candombe WXPN
Read 14 Can't-Miss Bands At Vive Latino
Listen Latin Roots: Grupo Fantasma WXPN
Read Not in Austin? Hear Alt.Latino's SXAmericas Mix
Listen Alejandro Escovedo On World Cafe WXPN
Read First Listen: Ana Tijoux, 'Vengo'
Watch From Recife, Brazil, 3 Rhythms Get The Carnival Party Started
February 28, 2014 – One style of music is even said to make the blood boil.
Listen Saudade: An Untranslatable, Undeniably Potent Word
February 28, 2014 – We explore the Portuguese and Galician concept of saudade, and how it plays out in music.
Listen Latin Roots: Jibaro Music is Puerto Rican Country Music WXPN
February 27, 2014 – Puerto Rican jibaro music hails from the countryside and is about love, work, and celebration. WXPN
Read First Listen: Calle 13, 'Multi_Viral'