ÌFÉ's new album, IIII+IIII, comes out March 31. Mariángel Gonzales/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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IIII + IIII

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Clockwise from upper left: Jason Lytle of Grandaddy, Fragile Rock (an emo puppet band), Lizzo, Aldous Harding, Allison Crutchfield, Anna Meredith Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Why SXSW Matters: The Best Of What We Saw, 2017

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Within SXSW, A Smaller, Latino Conference Has Something To Say About America

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Dayme Arocena's new album, Cubafonía, is out now. Courtesy of the artist/Larisa López hide caption

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06Mambo Na' Mà

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Diana Gameros is one of the Tiny Desk Contest entrants featured on this week's Alt.Latino. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Latin Artists Represent In This Year's Tiny Desk Contest

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RRD - New Music on World Cafe

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Latin Roots: Los Hacheros

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Celebrating Mujeres: Butterflies, Brujas And Bey

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Freedom Is Free is the latest album by Los Angeles quartet Chicano Batman. Left to right: Eduardo Arenas, Bardo Martinez, Gabriel Villa, Carlos Arévalo. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chicano Batman: A Sound And Vision That Could Only Come From Los Angeles

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Latin Roots: Gregorio Uribe Big Band

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The iconic Tito Puente is featured in this week's show as we look back on 100 years of Puerto Rican citizenship. Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Puerto Rico Marks A Century Of U.S. Citizenship And Musical Exchange

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Alt.Latino Extra: Being Unapologetic, Being Afro-Latina

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On Jan. 28, 1948, a plane chartered by U.S. Immigration Services crashed in Los Gatos Canyon. All 32 people aboard were killed, including 28 Mexican nationals, who were buried anonymously. Michael Robinson Chavez/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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'All They Will Call You': A Writer Gives Woody Guthrie's 'Deportees' Their Names Back

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La Yegros' most recent album is Magnetismo. Nora Lezano/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Latin Roots: La Yegros

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Get To Know Afro-Brazilian Music With This Alt.Latino Mixtape

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This week we feature Quetzal's The Eternal Getdown and other Afro-Latino music from Smithsonian Folkways. Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways hide caption

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For Black History Month, Celebrate Afro-Latino Music With Smithsonian Folkways

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Latin Roots: Alejandro y Maria Laura

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