Aug 21, 2014 — Writer and radio personality Catalina Maria Johnson explores a musical movement in Argentina. She first heard the music through visual arts and describes it as ecological, spiritual and organic.
Aug 10, 2014 — A soft, breezy summer record, Tudo lives up to Gilberto's status as a member of Brazilian musical royalty. It strikes the perfect mix of chill and melancholy that's become her specialty.
Aug 9, 2014 — World music DJ Betto Arcos returns to spin his favorite new collaborations between female singers and guitarists.
Aug 9, 2014 — With her musical partner Carolyn Cardoza strumming a ukulele intently, Diaz conjures a place where emotions run deep and beauty is unmistakable. Watch them perform four songs in the NPR Music offices.
Aug 9, 2014 — The jazz singer and flamenco guitarist paired up for the new album Dawn, which features both American and Latin jazz standards, as well as classic Mexican folk songs.
Aug 8, 2014 — A gloriously unexpected cover of Ricky Martin's "She Bangs" is just one surprise on this week's episode of Alt.Latino.
Aug 2, 2014 — The East L.A. band's mix of old and new sounds from across Mexico and the U.S. will penetrate the intellect even as it makes your hips sway. The resulting sound inspires as much as it entertains.
Jul 27, 2014 — La Edad de la Violencia — "the age of violence" — is a pretty dire name for an album of upbeat synth-pop. Mexican-born singer Ceci Bastida says that's the point.
Jul 24, 2014 — Amarante is well known in his home country of Brazil as part of Los Hermanos and, here in the states, he made a name for himself as a member of LA group Little Joy. Watch him perform "Mana" at KCRW.
Jul 23, 2014 — The Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler, a former doctor, is known as a literate and introspective musician. But then he wondered how his brainy musings would translate to music for the body.