1. doomandgloomfromthetomb:

Bitchinville’s Love & Rockets Locas Mix
Very cool! Thanks to Sean Howe for pointing it out — “a mixtape of every song sung/played/talked about/heard in the original fifty issue run of Love & Rockets “Locas” stories by Jaime Hernandez.” 

Rad! Hear an interview with the Hernandez brothers on Alt.Latino. 

    doomandgloomfromthetomb:

    Bitchinville’s Love & Rockets Locas Mix

    Very cool! Thanks to Sean Howe for pointing it out — “a mixtape of every song sung/played/talked about/heard in the original fifty issue run of Love & Rockets “Locas” stories by Jaime Hernandez.” 

    Rad! Hear an interview with the Hernandez brothers on Alt.Latino

  2. This Guy Could Be Mexico’s Johnny Cash 

  3. Looking for some Cinco De Mayo jams? Alt.Latino's got you covered

  4. Introducing Mi Casa Es Tu Casa, a new documentary series from NPR’s Alt.Latino and Fusion about musicians in Mexico filmed in their homes. First up, the love-sick, doo-wop lovin’ garage-rock band Los Romanticos de Zacatecas

  5. 
We are so f—— up and so amazing at the same  time. We can kill and make war and at the same time we make love and make babies. 

— Chilean rapper Ana Tijoux in a live SXSW interview with NPR’s Alt.Latino 
Photo: Lizzie Chen for NPR

    We are so f—— up and so amazing at the same  time. We can kill and make war and at the same time we make love and make babies. 

    — Chilean rapper Ana Tijoux in a live SXSW interview with NPR’s Alt.Latino 

    Photo: Lizzie Chen for NPR

  6. Saudade. It’s an untranslatable, but an undeniably potent word that embodies a particular mix of melancholy, longing and loss. Alt.Latino explores the Portuguese and Galician concept, and how it plays out in music

  7. "His guitar strums, they sounded like his machete whacks." That’s how musician Fredi Vega describes his grandfather’s guitar work in this week’s Alt.Latino, which is all about the Mexican music style known as Son Jarocho.
Illustration: Alec Dempster

    "His guitar strums, they sounded like his machete whacks." That’s how musician Fredi Vega describes his grandfather’s guitar work in this week’s Alt.Latino, which is all about the Mexican music style known as Son Jarocho.

    Illustration: Alec Dempster

  8. This Alt.Latino starts with Los Macuanos, a DJ trio from Tijuana who taught us how to properly drink tequila. You’re going to want to tune in to hear Jasmine Garsd try to say “theremin” after a shot of tequila. 

  9. We’re joining you in the struggle to recover from New Year’s partying. To do that, NPR’s Alt.Latino called upon DJ Oscar Nñ, a friend of the show and emcee to some amazing New York parties, to get us started on the right foot. Here’s to 2014!

  10. NPR’s Alt.Latino looks back at a diverse, exciting and adventure-filled year in Latin Alternative music, with supreme cuts by Bosnian Rainbows, Mala Rodriguez, La Santa Cecilia and more. But, most of all, hosts Jasmine and Felix are thankful for you: Every day, you send us amazing music, stories, ideas, criticism and praise that makes this more than a podcast; it makes it a dialogue about who we are as Latinos, where we’ve been and where we’re headed.