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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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KEXP ft. Marilina Bertoldi en La Cúpula

La artista argentina Marilina Bertoldi graba su sesión KEXP at Home desde la impresionante Cúpula del Centro Cultural Kirchner, en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, como resultado de una alianza musical entre KEXP, CCK y el Ministerio de Cultura de Argentina.


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KEXP Features Marilina Bertoldi in La Cúpula, Buenos Aires, Argentina

As part of #LatinxHeritageMonth, in one of the most difficult times in modern history, KEXP partners with the Argentine Ministry of Culture and the impressive Kirchner Cultural Center to pay tribute to the new musical generation of the country. Welcome to Live on KEXP at Home with Marilina Bertoldi


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Latinx Heritage Month: Testimonials and Recommendations from Latinx Artists, Writers, Industry Professionals, and More

Over the course of a month KEXP will celebrate not so much the “heritage”, nor the fundamentals of “Hispanic”, “Latino” or “Latinx”; but rather the celebration of a month of exchange, of sharing/giving airtime with/to the voices that are building the new alternative music scene in Latin America.


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Latinx Heritage Month: voces y recomendaciones de artistas, gestores y profesionales de la nueva escena latinoamericana

No celebramos una herencia o una cultura, inauguramos un mes de intercambio musical con lo mas fresco de la nueva generación de sonidos y artistas latinoamericanos. El Latinx Heritage Month convocó a personas claves de la escena alternativa latina para hablar de música y algo más.


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Celebrating Ibero-American Pride Every Day

June is pride month and we know that it’s an agenda that should be incorporated 365 days a year. At KEXP the music and voices of LGBTQIA+ artists from Latin America and Spain are in our podcasts, sessions, live programming, and weekly on El Sonido. Since we know there is so much to share and cont...


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Todos Los Dias, Orgullo Iberoamericano

June is pride month and we know that it’s an agenda that should be incorporated 365 days a year. At KEXP the music and voices of LGBTQIA+ artists from Latin America and Spain are in our podcasts, sessions, live programming, and weekly on El Sonido. Since we know there is so much to share and cont...


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From the Archives:

Top 8 Most Read Articles in 2020

Maybe you missed them the first time around, or maybe they were so good you just want to read them again: below, we've compiled KEXP's Top 8 Most Read Articles in 2020. Revisit some articles, interviews, and more from the KEXP Archives below, and stay tuned for more great content in 2021:

A powerful piece from Associate Digital Content Producer Martin Douglas.

DJ/writer Albina Cabrera checks in with the Chilean singer-songwriter.

Jasmine Albertson talks to the former Thee Oh Sees member about her debut solo album.

Dusty Henry talks to the Belgian garage rockers during Iceland Airwaves.

Columns

Jasmine Albertson talks to Death Cab For Cutie, Phantom Planet, and more.

Janice Headley talks to local independent record stores about ways we can support them during the current stay-at-home order.

Features

Martin Douglas tells the story of how three rock ‘n roll bands from Japan became influential American touchstones.

Interviews

Watch the Icelandic band's performance from Kex Hostel Iceland Airwaves 2019 and read an exclusive interview.

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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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