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Bomba Estéreo Take Us Track-by-Track Through Their New Album Deja

One of the most iconic bands in Latin America is back with a new long-awaited album. Li Saumet and Simón Mejia join KEXP's Albina Cabrera to talk about Deja, and the impact their KEXP sessions has had throughout their career.


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Helado Negro Goes All Out on New Album, Far In (Live on KEXP at Home Premiere)

The prolific Ecuadorian American songwriter returns with his seventh album, Far In, out today via 4AD Records.


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RIYL: Aquí y Ahora

To finish off Aquí y Ahora: Without Borders, KEXP's month-long programming celebrating the music of the communities of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Latin and Latinx diaspora around the world, we've made a little guide for those of us who want to discover Latinx artists but don't know whe...


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Here and Now, Sin Fronteras: A Look at KEXP's Aquí y Ahora Celebration and Beyond

Why Here and Now? A tour of our October special programming and the future.


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Meet The Women Fanning The Flames Of Protest In Latin American Rap

Music journalist and radio host Richard Villegas joins Aquí y Ahora as a collaborator to narrate the new scene of women in Latin American hip hop and trap.


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KEXP and Ruidosa Present the Multidimensional Spectrum That is Kali Uchis

The Colombian-American artist discusses her first album entirely in Spanish, paying homage to the music of her youth, and the blessing of being called to music.


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KEXP Presents: 'El Sonido Best of 2020' Mixtape'

Join El Sonido DJs Chilly and Albina as they reflect on the year through their favorite releases and discuss big moments in Latin music.


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Helado Negro, The Music in Many Possible Existences

Helado Negro looks back at 2020, his solo music, and making it through a very tough year


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Helado Negro: Música en muchas existencias posibles

Bajamos la persiana del 2020 conversando abiertamente con el compositor y cantante Roberto Carlos Lange, mas conocido como Helado Negro. Su proceso creativo, la política actual, la música que lanzó este año y su deseo de colaborar algun día con Juana Molina y Maria Marquez, son algunas de las co...


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Sub Pop 30th Anniversary Count-Up

In 2018, KEXP celebrated the 30th anniversary of local record label Sub Pop with a four-month retrospective, "counting up" every catalog number in their vast discography of over 1,200 releases. Dig into the archives of our catalog coverage, featuring in-depth coverage on the history of their releases.


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