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Alih Jey was one of the artists interviewed on Alt.Latino at this year's SXSW. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino Food Truck Chats: Musicians Tell Their Own Stories At SXSW 2019

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The Cuban band Cimafunk performs onstage for NPR's Alt.Latino showcase during SXSW 2019. Hutton Supancic/Getty Images for SXSW hide caption

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Alt.Latino's SXSW 2019 Wrap-Up

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Vocalist Rosalia earned the Alt.Latino critics' top spot in 2018. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Best Music of 2018

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Jeremy Dutcher, photographed at the conclusion of his performance during the 2018 Polaris Prize ceremony on Sep. 17, 2018, where he was given the evening's top prize. Dustin Rabin/Polaris Prize hide caption

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Jeremy Dutcher, The Newest Light In Canada's Indigenous Renaissance

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Alice Bag had one of the best songs and albums of the year so far. Greg Velasquez/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's 12 Favorite Latin Songs Of 2018 (So Far)

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Radio Jarocho's latest album is called Rios de Norte y Sur. Mar Joya/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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La Vieja

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The members of La Mecánica Popular eloquently cross genres on their new album. Mariano Paul/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Part 1 Bienvenido by La Mecánica Popular

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