Alt.Latino Guest DJ: Getting Down With Quetzal : Alt.Latino Members of the Grammy-winning Chicano roots band Quetzal share an eclectic mix of what they're listening to, from Palestinian rap to Morrissey and The Smiths.

Alt.Latino Guest DJ: Getting Down With Quetzal

Alt.Latino Guest DJ: Getting Down With Quetzal

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Quetzal plays guest DJ on this week's Alt.Latino.
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Being in a band is fun, and not just for the obvious reasons. I'm talking about how a collection of disparate individuals, usually with their own musical tastes and preferences, come together to create a unique sound built from all of those influences.

Such is the case with our Guest DJs this week: three members of the Grammy-winning SoCal band Quetzal. While the band is known for its almost 25 years of performing Mexican roots music, there isn't a single acoustic folk song among the six tracks that Quetzal Flores, Martha González and Tylana Enomoto picked for today's show.

To hear what they're listening to, check out the show in the player above.

AltLatino Guest DJ: Getting Down with Quetzal

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Quetzal

  • Song: Pillow People
  • from The Eternal Getdown
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Kendrick Lamar

  • Song: BLOOD.
  • from DAMN.

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The Smiths

  • Song: Cemetry Gates
  • from Ask
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Chicano Batman

  • Song: Friendship (Is A Small Boat In A Storm)
  • from Freedom Is Free
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Freedom Is Free
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Chicano Batman
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ATO Records
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2017

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Little Simz

  • Song: Wings
  • from Curious Tale of Trials + Persons
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Little Simz
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Georgia Anne Muldrow

  • Song: Roses
  • from Umsindo
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Shadia Monsour

  • Song: AL KUFIYYEH 3ARABEYYEH
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