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Latin Roots

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This week's show celebrates the concept of collaboration in two very important ways. First, it is the story of the Puerto Rican band ÌFÉ and its innovative, collective approach to the spiritual side of Yoruba culture. Bandleader Otura Mun has assembled a group of musicians steeped in the Afro-Caribbean culture of the drum, and together they have created a sound that is both familiar and completely new. Second, Alt.Latino joins forces this week with the…
The Los Angeles quartet's music is funky and flavorful, with shades of psychedelic pop, soulful Latin swagger and Brazilian tropicalia. Hear a conversation and live performance.
Fusing cumbia rhythms with the 1940s flair of American brass, this band is explosive and undeniably danceable.
The Argentine singer-songwriter combines tropical pop, hip-hop, dancehall, North African folk and Latin rhythms. Hear her perform live.
The husband-and-wife duo's soft-pop debut went top-10 in Peru. Hear the two play a live set onstage in Philadelphia.
Banished from Mexico by her family, Vazquez fought long and hard to earn respect as a female mariachi musician.
Hear the Mexican performer's dramatic indie-pop love songs in this session.
This Portuguese singer might be the new face of fado around the world. Hear some triumphant live concert recordings and a conversation about her impressive career.
The band, from the border-adjacent cities of El Paso and Juarez, straddles borders in its music, too.
The Brazilian singer embraces electronics on her new album, Tropix. In this session, hear her perform live and discuss living in São Paulo.
Beat Latino's Catalina Maria Johnson discusses the music of the Chicano Power movement of the 1960s.
Funk, R&B and hip-hop all coexist in the wildly original music on Rubinos' newest album, Black Terry Cat. Hear her perform a few songs live in the studio.
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