Category Archives: El Sonido

Video Roundup: Spooky Latin Halloween

It’s once again time for our eeriest of holiday seasons. And what better way to celebrate than with a collection of spooky, scary or Halloween-flavored Latin videos from around the globe compiled by El Sonido host DJ Chilly? And tune in tonight, Monday, October 30th, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM PT, for our annual ElRead more…

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El Sonido: Primavera Sound

This week in El Sonido, I’ve got a video round-up and mixtape preview of Primavera Sound 2017. First though, a quick recap of my favorite things from last year. Hands down I have to say my favorite performance from 2016’s edition of Primavera was PJ Harvey. I’ve been a super fan since the early 90s,Read more…

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Video Roundup: Gringo de Mayo 2017

It’s Cinco De Mayo today, or as we’ve coined it “Gringo de Mayo.” (Read our history lesson on the KEXP Blog here.) In addition to DJ Cheryl Waters’ on-air celebration on The Midday Show on KEXP, we’re spotlighting some of favorite bands from Mexico with a round-up below. You can always discover more fantastic LatinRead more…

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¡El Sonido va a SXSW!

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. First up, on Wednesday,Read more…

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El Sonido: Female Indigenous Artists

This week in El Sonido, guest writer Aarin Wright recommends some of her favorite female indigenous artists: In belated celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we’re thankful for and want to spotlight some truly inspiring artists. Indigenous women are creating some of the strongest music up and down North and South America. Whether utilizing native languages,Read more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Chilly

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Song of the Day: Elia – Libertad, Cultura, Fe

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we are featuring songs by Latin American artists, as selected by Chilly, host ofRead more…

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Song of the Day: Los Crveles – Desastre

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we are featuring songs by Latin American artists, as selected by Chilly, host ofRead more…

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Song of the Day: Ságan – Oceánico

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we are featuring songs by Latin American artists, as selected by Chilly, host ofRead more…

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Song of the Day: Little Jesus – La Magia

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we are featuring songs by Latin American artists, as selected by Chilly, host ofRead more…

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