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Glaring Omissions: The Music We Missed In 2018

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Vocalist Rosalia earned the Alt.Latino critics' top spot in 2018. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Best Music of 2018

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East L.A.'s Whittier Boulevard in 2018, seen from inside a classic Chevy. Mandalit del Barco/NPR hide caption

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The Story Of 'Whittier Blvd.,' A Song And Place Where Latino Youth Found Each Other

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New music from Juracán is featured on this week's show. Vance Walstra/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pre-Winter New Music Extravaganza

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Guest DJ Arturo O'Farrill: Making Music And A Statement At The Border

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Rosalia's latest album, El mal querer, mixes flamenco traditions with R&B, pop and electronic sounds. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Flamenco Fusion: Rosalía Offers A Modern Take On Spanish Traditions

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Dia de los Muertos commemorates those who have passed. Irene Contreras hide caption

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Alt.Latino Lays Out A Sonic Altar For Dia De Los Muertos

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Alt.Latino host Felix Contreras interviews jazz musician Jerry González in 2015. Suraya Mohamed/NPR hide caption

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Requiem For A Jazz Man: Jerry González, The Last Pirate Of The Caribbean

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Musician Rubén Blades' new album contains jazz and rumba. Lawrence Sumulong/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Rubén Blades Swings Big Band Jazz And Rumba On New Album

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Alejandro Escovedo On World Cafe

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