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Songs from the best albums of 2011, as chosen by NPR.
From the streets to your headphones, a mix of old school and new school tunes from the biggest names in Latin Hip-Hop.
An exploration of the Latin 'indie' scene through the songs of popular bands as well as emerging acts.
A collection of some of the best protest punk to celebrate a fundamental democratic tradition: revolutionary political dissidence.
The So So Glos,
Montreal has inspired generations of musicians with its artistic, multicultural character. Today the city's musicians blend indie, alt-folk, electronic, and post-rock influences to create Canada's most intriguing music scene.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor,
Black Ox Orkestar,
Plants And Animals,
We Are Wolves
Listen to the reggaeton and Latin dance pop anthems that are currently rocking today's sexiest dance floors.
Alexis & Fido,
A nice, relaxed dinner party needs a nice, relaxed soundtrack. Enjoy the best female jazz singers from the '40s to today, singing standards and forgotten favorites. Pass the wine, please.
Nothing pairs better with good weather than Latin jazz. Enjoy this playlist with the sun on your face and a mojito in your hand.
Spanish Harlem Orchestra,
Each year, a group of journalists and broadcasters nominate the best albums by Canadian artists, regardless of sales figures. Here are the best tracks from the albums that have made the short list of nominees since the award's establishment in 2006.
The Besnard Lakes