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This week on Alt.Latino, Jarina De Marco casts a spell.

Listen You Are What You Create: 7 Brand New Latin Musical Inventions

October 10, 2013 – This week on Alt.Latino, hear new music from Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, Chile and New York.

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Mala Rodriguez on stage at the Mulafest Festival in Madrid in June.

Watch Mala Rodriguez And The Women Of Latin Hip-Hop

October 10, 2013 – The genre has some of the most creative and politically savvy female personalities in the industry.

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Cachao.

Listen Latin Roots: The Cuban Style Of Charanga WXPN

October 3, 2013 – Hear Grammy award-winning producer Aaron Levinson delve into charanga, a Cuban style of music. WXPN

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Los Gaiteros De San Jacinto

Listen Cumbia: The Musical Backbone Of Latin America

October 3, 2013 – On Alt.Latino, explore the Colombian beat that shape-shifts to reflect a variety of Latin cultures.

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Celia Cruz, the queen of salsa.

Listen 5 Latin Songs, Engineered To Cheer You Up

September 27, 2013 – Alt.Latino listeners recommend Latin songs they seek out when they're feeling low and need a boost.

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José José.

Read Latin Roots: The Evolution Of Balada WXPN

September 19, 2013 – Hear Ernesto Lechner of The Latin Alternative discuss a nostalgic and romantic Latin genre. WXPN

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This week on Alt.Latino, My Midnight Heart has us mesmerized.

Listen Chilean Rebels, Costa Rican Romance And Young Grasshoppers

September 12, 2013 – Once a week we bring you the hottest new jams from across the Spanish-speaking world.

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Andrea Echeverri of Aterciopelados.

Read New Latin Music That's Rocking The Americas

September 8, 2013 – The hosts of Alt.Latino share some favorite new songs from Mexico, Colombia and more.

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Colombian singer Lido Pimienta.

Listen Menéalo: New Music From Chile, Mexico And Beyond

September 6, 2013 – A favorite Chilean band gets remixed by a Guatemalan DJ and a son of salsa royalty breaks out.

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Natalia Clavier.

Read Natalia Clavier On World Cafe WXPN

September 4, 2013 – No longer just a guest vocalist, Clavier performs songs from her new album, Lumen. WXPN

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The Argentine DJ duo Frikstailers.

Listen Guest DJ: Frikstailers

August 30, 2013 – The Argentine DJ duo picks out a spectacularly eclectic mix of favorites.

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Tremor's new album, Proa, comes out Sept. 3.

Read First Listen: Tremor, 'Proa'

August 25, 2013 – The Argentine trio's new album creates a mash-up of South American traditions and electronic music.

Petrona Martinez.

Read Latin Roots: The Caribbean Coast Of Colombia WXPN

August 22, 2013 – Hear two songs that demonstrate the traditional and modern sounds emanating from the region. WXPN

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Elastic Bond.

Read Elastic Bond On World Cafe WXPN

August 20, 2013 – Hear a studio session from Venezuelan producer Andres Ponce and Honduran singer Sofy Encanto. WXPN

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Irene Diaz's debut EP is titled I Love You Madly.

Watch Irene Diaz: Crafting Songs In Dreamy Black And White

August 17, 2013 – The 26-year-old singer discusses her noirish debut EP, I Love You Madly.

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