Category Archives: El Sonido

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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Song of the Day: Mateo Kingman – Sendero Del Monte

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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Fall Fundraising Drive: You Help Chilly Outsmart Robots

Without DJ Chilly—and music lovers like you—I’d be helpless at the mercy of tiny robots. And algorithms. Ah, science and math, my old nemeses. *shudder* I appreciate Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlist—but it’s only as good as the hints you feed it. Repeat-play one Missing Persons track in a moment of nostalgic tomfoolery and your feedRead more…

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Live Video: Boogarins

The psych- and Tropicalia-inflected rock of Boogarins is so intriguing that when their earliest recordings had been picked up by music fans all over the globe, in early 2013, the band hadn’t even played any gigs. Fortunately, becoming a live band only just shortly afterwards didn’t prevent the Goiânia, Brazil, quartet from quickly adapting toRead more…

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El Sonido: Conciertos de Verano

This week in El Sonido, guest writer Aarin Wright recommends some upcoming modern Latin concerts in Seattle. (¡in English y en español!): Summer has come to Seattle (though the persistent rain and gray would beg to differ) and the concert boom is upon us. And for us fans of modern Latin music, the boom isRead more…

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