Monday 1:00am - 3:00am

Hosted by: Gonzalo Aburto and Ruben Lopez

La Nueva Alternativa is the only radio show in the Tri-State area about Rock en Espanol, or Rock Latino.

All over the world this new genre has been an instrument for the new generation to talk about how they live and the issues that affect them. La Nueva Alternativa presents the most important singers and bands from all over Latin America, Europe and the US.

Manu Chao, one of the most outspoken artists against globalization, has played live on La Nueva Alternativa with some members of his band Radio Bemba. They performed songs from his latest album, Proxima Estaci´┐Żn Esperanza, before the CD was recorded.

Gonzalo Aburto is the executive producer and host of La Nueva Alternativa.

Born in Mexico City, Gonzalo moved to New York in 1987, and one year later he joined WBAI. He started working at Alternativa Latina, a weekly radio magazine focused on the culture and politics of the Latino community in New York and the US.

Gonzalo is the Editor in Chief of POZ en Espanol, a magazine about HIV/AIDS for the Spanish speaking population of the US. He is a columnist for El Diario La Prensa, the oldest Spanish language daily in the country, where he writes about music and culture.

Gonzalo is also is a writer for Urban Sofrito, a bilingual monthly magazine for young people. And he is one of the founders of HoMoVISIONES, a media organization based in NY that produces a TV show focusing on lesbian, gay, bi and transgender Latino issues.

Phone Number: (212) 209-2942