L.A. soul, Chilean hip-hop, Colombian cumbia and more (Audio)
After months of traveling, taping special shows and other diversions, Alt.Latino co-host Jasmine Garsd and I were finally able to start exploring the CDs waiting for us at home. The first batch we opened was quite an eclectic mix and we offer them as our first new music show in a while.
Jasmine gets her groove back with two serious dance tracks: “Party Life” by the California-born Miguel and “La Niña” by Meketrefe. It’s one thing to appreciate the musicality of a track from just listening; it’s something completely different to “hear” it through your body as you move.
I was impressed again by the musical vision of Estrella Sanchez and World Hood from my hometown of Sacramento, Calif. They offer great music and artistic activism via their non profit arts group Sol Collective.
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