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&#039;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

  • Quetzal

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    "Pillow People"

    From 'The Eternal Getdown'

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  • Kendrick Lamar

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    "BLOOD."

    From 'DAMN.'

    This song is available to hear in the full version of the podcast — hit the play button at the top of this page.

  • The Smiths

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    "Cemetry Gates"

    From 'Ask'

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  • Chicano Batman

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    "Friendship (Is A Small Boat In A Storm)"

    From 'Freedom Is Free'

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  • Little Simz

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    "Wings"

    From 'Curious Tale of Trials + Persons'

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  • Georgia Anne Muldrow

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    "Roses"

    From 'Umsindo'

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  • Shadia Monsour

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    "AL KUFIYYEH 3ARABEYYEH"

    From 'AL KUFIYYEH 3ARABEYYEH'

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