For a summer change of pace, this week Latin Pulse travels to New York City for the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC). The program explores both musical and cultural issues linked to the conference, and highlights music from various countries and regions including: Mexico, Argentina, Panama, and Puerto Rico. The program traces the roots of alternative music from salsa through rock and rap. The news segment covers the latest complaints from Latin American governments regarding the revelations of Edward Snowden regarding NSA spying on various governments in the region.
The program includes in-depth interviews with:
Felix Contreras & Jasmine Garsd of NPR's Alt.Latino.
The program also includes shorter sound clips from artists:
Ruben Blades & Carla Morrison.
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell
Associate Producer: Curt Devine.
(To download or stream this podcast, click here.)
(For a complete list of song excerpts used in this podcast, click here.)
(The program is 30 minutes in length and the file size is 42 MB.)
Afro-Latin American culture