Los Frikis

How a group of 80's Cuban misfits found punk rock and went into exile without ever leaving home.

2015 / Tim Howard / Luis Trelles / WNYC, USA

How a group of 80's Cuban misfits found punk rock and went into exile without ever leaving home.

Producers Luis Trelles and Tim Howard bring us the story of the "frikis," a small band of outsiders who took an unthinkably extreme measure in order to find refuge - and rock out.

Los Frikis is a collaboration between Radiolab and the podcast Radio Ambulante. It is hosted by Jad Abumrad.


produced by

Tim Howard

Tim Howard is the senior producer at Reply All , from Gimlet Media in Brooklyn, NY.

Luis Trelles

Luis Trelles is a filmmaker and journalist based in San Juan, Puerto Rico.


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