Felix Contreras Felix Contreras is host of Alt.Latino, NPR's program about Latin Alternative music and Latino culture.

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From "Mambo Belahu," (Peraza) from George Shearing, The George Shearing Quintet Featuring Armando Peraza, 1958.

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Grupo Fantasma poses with their award during the 53nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California on January 31, 2010. They won for Best Latin Rock, Alternative Or Urban Album. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images) GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chocquibtown perform onstage during the 11th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on November 11, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kevin Winter/getty images hide caption

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Activision produced many versions of the game, including Metallica, Aerosmith, Van Halen, Warriors of Rock and Modern Hits. Courtesy of Activision hide caption

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No More Windmills: Activision Kills 'Guitar Hero'

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Master Percussionist Plays To The Human Heartbeat

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This Week On Alt.Latino: Nothing Is What It Seems

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Rita Indiana is an artist from the Dominican Republic. Her electronic merengue is often played on Alt.Latino. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino: Addressing The Cultural Divide Through Music

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