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El Sonido: Aquí Estamos

This week in El Sonido, guest writer Aarin Wright recommends some of her favorite Latin artist from the USA. (¡in Enlgish y en español!):


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SXSW El Sonido

El Sonido: SXSW 2016 Latin Recommendations

South By Southwest is a music lover’s wonderland with a magnificently overwhelming amount of bands and DJs to check out. You'll have the chance to see some of your current interests, old favorites, and maybe most importantly discover brand new sounds. Austin is a multicultural city and SXSW alway...


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Immigrant Songs Live Video Local Music El Sonido

Immigrant Songs: Elia

Elia is the most recent project of Seattle-based singer, musician and producer Ignacio Izquierdo. The name comes from Elia Liut, an Italian aviator, who was the first person to fly over Ecuadorian territory. This reflects both Ignacio's home city of Quito and his life of movement. A son of a dipl...


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El Sonido

El Sonido: Vive Latino

This week in El Sonido, we’ll be talking about Vive Latino, a great music festival that happens every year in Mexico. It’s a wonderful way to see a wide variety of genres from Latin America mixed with artists from all over the world. Plus, it’s an outstanding excuse to visit the historical center...


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Win a Trip to Vive Latino! Memories from Mexico City

You only have a few days left to enter KEXP’s 2016 Vive Latino flyaway and seize the opportunity to win a free trip to two for this awesome music festival in Mexico City, April 23 and 24. KEXP asked last year’s winner to share a few of her memories from Vive Latino 2015, and here’s her enthusiast...


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El Sonido: Chicano Batman, Algodón Egipcio, Los Blenders, La Yegros

This week in El Sonido, we’ll check out superheroes from L.A., party in the desert, rock out alone in our room and dig some experimental electronic pop from planet D.F. via Venezuela.


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El Sonido: Solamente Mujeres

This week in El Sonido, guest writer Aarin Wright recommends some of her favorite female artists. (¡in Enlgish y en español!):


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El Sonido: Quarto Negro, Rafi eL, Mujercitas Terror, Cocofunka

This week in El Sonido we'll be traveling to psychedelic Brazil, funky Costa Rica and the Andes of Los Angeles before we hit a party in Argentina on our way to some classic Latin sounds mixed up in Portland, Oregon.


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Live Video El Sonido

El Sonido: Terror Amor, Buyepongo, Triángulo de Amor Bizarro, Frikstailers

This week in El Sonido we’ve got some rock and roll and some electronic styles to share - taking us from Spain to Puerto Rico, Los Angeles to planet Klajnak.


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Immigrant Songs Live Video El Sonido

Immigrant Songs: La Santa Cecilia

“We carry it now as a badge of honor,” says Miguel Ramirez, percussionist of Los Angeles group La Santa Cecilia, “to say that we are immigrants or children of immigrants.” After the band had stopped by KEXP a few months earlier to perform live I reached out over the phone so we could talk a bit m...


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El Sonido: Edna Vázquez, Lulacruza Remixed, Fumaça Preta

This week in El Sonido we'll be traveling to South America, Europe, the Pacific Northwest and then all around the world discovering a wide variety of folk, electronics and gritty rock and roll.


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Music That Matters El Sonido

Music That Matters: Los Bajos Vibran En Mi Pecho

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists.


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