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PANORAMA GENERAL: EL 2022 HABLA ESPAÑOL

Un breve recorrido por algunos de los 42 álbumes del 2022 en la música Latinoamericana, en español y en spanglish curado por Albina Cabrera, Latin American Content Producer y co-host de El Sonido. Para esta entrega, convocamos a los periodistas musicales Richard Villegas y Nuria Net, para que dibuj…


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The Big Picture: Looking Back at the Best Latin American Music of 2022

Latin Ameerican Content Producer and El Sonido co-host Albina Cabrera curates a brief overview of 42 albums in Latin American music. For this installment, we called on music journalists Richard Villegas and Nuria Net to help us illustrate the big picture of this past year.


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Reflecting on The Smile's Performance at KEXP

Writer Ijeoma Oluo shares her impressions on the band's set and the willingness to embrace change.


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Interviews Sound and Vision

Cellist Lori Goldston on Her Career From Nirvana Through Her New Solo Album 'High and Low'

Cellist Lori Goldston has been carving her own path in the world of rock music for over three decades. She’s performed and recorded with some iconic artists like Nirvana, David Byrne, and Cat Power among many others. She is also an unsung hero of Seattle’s music scene, continuing to work with new a…


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Remembering Mimi Parker

On November 5, we learned the horrible news that Mimi Parker of the band Low had lost her battle to ovarian cancer. Mimi was only 55 when she passed, but had done so much in her life as a mother, as a musician, and as a human. She was married to Alan Sparhawk, her bandmate. They met in grade school…


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Sound & Vision: Zoon’s Daniel Monkman Connects with their Ojibway Heritage and Community through Moccasin Gaze Music

Daniel Monkman makes music under the name Zoon, blending shoegaze with traditional First nations. sounds like a tribal drum. KEXP’s Dusty Henry spoke with Zoon to learn how making music brought them closer to their Ojibway heritage.


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Desert Collage: Tacoma's J.R.C.G. on Alejandro Jodorowsky, Ajo Sunshine, and the Intergenerational DIY Spirit

Ahead of a performance alongside a screening of 'El Topo,' Justin Gallego talks about his latest solo album and the intersection of music and visual art.


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“Grief is Love With Nowhere to Go”: Rocky Votolato Finds Healing Amidst Tragedy on Wild Roots

The Seattle songwriter pens songs for his family and grieves the loss of his child on his latest album.


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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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