Once again KEXP’s El Sonido will be representing in Austin, Texas for this year’s SXSW. We’ve teamed up with our friends at Epicentro to bring you an amazing showcase of modern Latin artists from around the world. On Friday, March 16th at The Townsend we co-present an official SXSW Showcase with a diverse and exciting mix of talents from Spain, Latin America, and Canada.
To get you ready for the action we've compiled a collection of tracks from all the artists on the bill:
As always, SXSW has a ton of Latin artists all festival long. El Sonido's Chilly and Aarin Wright have put together a playlist of many of the Latin artists that are performing this year so you can prepare for the festival or just discover some new sounds.
Not merely content to whisk listeners all over the Latin music world every Monday night, KEXP's DJ Chilly is bringing El Sonido to Austin, Texas, for a series of SXSW showcases. If you are in town for the festival, don't miss these rare opportunities to catch these acts on our shores.
During SXSW this year, KEXP returned to Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop and teamed up with Distiller Promo, Sub Pop Records + Hardly Art, and Merge Records for three days of free showcases featuring Dum Dum Girls, Wye Oak, Black Lips, La Luz, Hurray for the Riff Raff and many others. Between sets, we a...