Juanes reflects on lessons learned from the world-wide pandemic, how Latin music has changed in the last ten years and his love of Metallica and Bruce Springsteen.
Juanes Turns Inward
"I have found metal to be very descriptive of the horrors that we've lived in the Dominican Republic under dictatorships, [slavery]," Rita Indiana says. "Our history is a horrorosa."
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These conversations with Lila Downs and Gina Chavez explore identity, the power of language and listening to our ancestors for guidance.
Lila Downs And Gina Chavez: Two Mujeres With Messages
George Floyd's death by police force has sparked world-wide protest. Alt.Latino digs into it archives for an episode about protest music and its power.
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If there was ever a need for the healing power of music, now is that time. We put out a call for the songs helping you cope and, on this episode, we play your picks.
Listener Picks: Songs Of Hope And Calm
Alt.Latino's video chat with musicians affected by the coronavirus crisis. Top row, left to right: host Felix Contreras, Enrique Chi. Bottom row, left to right: Davíd Garza, Rocio Marron.
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