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Video Roundup: Gringo de Mayo 2016

It's Cinco De Mayo, or as we call it here at KEXP, "Gringo de Mayo." (Read our history lesson on the KEXP Blog here.) DJ Chilly, host of our Latin music show El Sonido, has rounded-up another excellent mix of new music from Mexico, covering many different genres! Discover even more on El Sonido, ...


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El Sonido: ¡Chile-po!

This week in El Sonido guest writer Aarin Wright recommends some of her favorite artists from Santiago de Chile. (¡in English y en español!):


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El Sonido: AJ Dávila, iLe, Lauphan, Los Crveles

This week in El Sonido we’re going to share a variety of new music from Puerto Rico to Argentina, Costa Rica to right here in Seattle, Washington.


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El Sonido: Carnaval de Bahidorá

This week in El Sonido we review Bahidorá. Rana San and I traveled to the festival this February to check it out, here's what we found. Text by Rana San:


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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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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: 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: 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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