“The Latin Alternative,” an hourlong weekly radio show devoted to highlighting acts such as Manu Chao, Café Tacvba and Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, will debut July 4 on public radio station WEXT 97.7 FM in Albany, N.Y.

Hosted by former Nacional Records VP Josh Norek and journalist and author Ernesto Lechner, the program will include not only rock but also electronic and hip-hop acts on the Latin alternative scene.

In addition to artists from abroad, “The Latin Alternative” will spotlight U.S.-based Latin alternative acts. The show can be heard every Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on the air and live online at www.exit977.org.

“The Latin Alternative” is also available for syndication; interested parties can contact Josh Norek at josh@jnmediagroup.com.