Twanguero, Danilo Torres, and Moises Baqueiro perform onstage for NPR Alt. Latino throughout the 2019 SXSW Festival at Flamingo Cantina in March 2019 in Austin. Hutton Supancic/Getty Photos hide caption
Twanguero, Danilo Torres, and Moises Baqueiro perform onstage for NPR Alt. Latino through the 2019 SXSW Festival at Flamingo Cantina in March 2019 in Austin.
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This week on Alt. Latino, the newest Latin tracks on our radar embraced the concept of reconnecting back once again to intimate, past experiences. A self-reflection in the wake of romance or a reminder of where one started whether it be a homecoming after weeks of travel. In this week’s music roundup, hear Las Nubes reiterate its femininity that is post-punk in’s hardcore scene, Twanguero go back to philosophical origins and VINILOVERSUS duet with Tessa Ia with what is like hazy nostalgia.
As constantly, as an element of a variety of NPR musical’s favorite Latin songs, we created a Spotify playlist to come with the tracks we reveal. Browse and listen to the newest on Alt. Latino below.
Woman Ultra, “Ella Tu Y Yo”
Mexico City singer woman Ultra is one of several designers coming in Finesse Records, the label that launched Jesse Baez and it is becoming similar to the romantic, wavy noise of this CDMX R&B. Yet Mariana de Miguel’s impacts are distinct and far-reaching from those of her peers. The video clip for “Ella Tu Y Yo” blends the colorful technology fiction movies for the ’80s and ’90s (specifically Videodrome, she informs Noisey) with all the lush synthetics of these modern soundtracks, while de Miguel inhabits the high drama associated with the feminine sci-fi (and golden age Mexican, as she informs Remezcla) protagonist. Read more