Alt.Latino's Favorite Music Of 2017 (So Far) : Alt.Latino Felix Contreras joins NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro to share three standout Latin-alternative albums from the first half of the year.
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Alt.Latino's Favorite Music Of 2017 (So Far)

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Alt.Latino's Favorite Music Of 2017 (So Far)

Alt.Latino's Favorite Music Of 2017 (So Far)

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Making Movies' latest album, I Am Another You, is one of Alt.Latino's favorites this year. Brian Slater/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Making Movies' latest album, I Am Another You, is one of Alt.Latino's favorites this year.

Brian Slater/Courtesy of the artist

We've nearly reached the year's midpoint, and Alt.Latino is taking the opportunity to look back at all the new music that's come out so far in 2017. Our little corner of the music business, the Latin-alternative world, is always full of artists who push (or even ignore) boundaries, take risks, make us think and make us feel — and it's all well outside of the mainstream spotlight. So far this year, the music lives up to that promise.

Hear the conversation with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro at the audio link, and listen to three of our favorites below.

Hear The Songs

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ÌFÉ

  • Song: Preludio (Ejiogbe)
  • from IIII + IIII
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Song
IIII + IIII
Album
IIII + IIII
Artist
ÌFÉ
Label
Discos Ifá
Released
2017

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Making Movies

  • Song: Tell Me The Truth
  • from I Am Another You
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Song
I Am Another You
Album
I Am Another You
Artist
Making Movies
Released
2017

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Lara Bello

  • Song: Sikame
  • from Sikame
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