May 18, 2013 — In the 1980s, he was Robi Rosa, the lead singer of Menudo at the boy band's peak of popularity. Rosa went on to write hits for bandmate Ricky Martin and develop a solo career. When Rosa was diagnosed with cancer several years ago, some of the biggest names in Latin music assembled to support him.
May 16, 2013 — This week on Alt.Latino, we highlight amazing young artists from Argentina, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Mexico. Highlights include Raquel Sofia, a future star who currently sings backup for Juanes, and a new solo work by Thievery Corporation vocalist Natalia Clavier.
May 12, 2013 — The band embraces the century-old traditions of Mexican music its members encountered while growing up in south Texas. But it also freshens classic sounds with an ear toward punk energy and reckless, intense power.
May 10, 2013 — This week on Alt.Latino, the Guatemalan author joins us to discuss his latest book, The Polish Boxer. Hear a conversation about Guatemala, Judaism in Latin America and, of course, music.
May 2, 2013 — Kick back with Alt.Latino for Argentine cumbia, Venezuelan rock, Chilean pop and Mexican jarocho.
Apr 28, 2013 — The inventive, politically inclined Venezuelan group has done well in establishing itself — not as a rock band, not as an alternative band, not as a punk band, but as a band that does whatever it pleases.
Apr 25, 2013 — Coffee runs through the veins of Latin America. This week on Alt.Latino, hear some of the songs the drink has inspired.
Apr 18, 2013 — Singer-songwriter and Grammy-nominated producer Rachel Faro explores a Portuguese tradition.
Apr 18, 2013 — Alt.Latino celebrates National Poetry Month with Herrera, who discusses the songs that shaped him.
Apr 12, 2013 — In Caracas, emotions run high and there's noise to match. Supporters of both major candidates for Venezuela's president have created soundtracks that are a constant presence on the city's streets.