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Program Directory

  • Latin Explosion!

    The orig­i­nal LATIN EXPLO­SION radio show (19721982) goes back to Chica­go at the peak of the Sal­sa music explo­sion! First launched as a mid­night show sev­en days a week on WEDC 12.40AM, the pro­gram’s last years were on anoth­er Chica­go sta­tion, WOJO FM 105.1 week­day after­noons and final­ly late night.

    Incred­i­bly, we were able to get LATIN EXPLO­SION on the air again after mov­ing to Sara­so­ta. In June 2018 LATIN EXPLO­SION launched as a two hour show Fri­day morn­ings 7 – 9AM Thank you, WSLR 96.5FM Sara­so­ta Com­mu­ni­ty Radio and Sara­so­ta music fans!

    Big thanks to the lis­ten­ers, music lovers and sup­port­ers across North Amer­i­ca that tune in week after week to hear the best in 20th Cen­tu­ry Sal­sa, Latin Jazz and Afro-Cuban music!

  • Latin Waves

    Latin Waves was born almost 10 yrs ago when Sylvia Richardson’s pas­sion for social change hit the radio air waves. The show was start­ed as a resource to edu­cate the pub­lic about the extra­or­di­nary changes and social move­ments that are hap­pen­ing in Latin Amer­i­ca, there is a lit­er­al black­out in the Cana­di­an main stream media around these his­toric changes. Short­ly after the show start­ed Stu­art Richard­son joined as co-pro­duc­er chan­nelling his pas­sion into jour­nal­ism and research, with such an over­whelm­ing amount of crit­i­cal news not being cov­ered prop­er­ly in the main stream media Latin Waves decid­ed to open its spectrum.

    Our orig­i­nal man­date to cov­er Latin Amer­i­ca still stands but we have expand­ed our cov­er­age into local/​national and inter­na­tion­al issues mak­ing those crit­i­cal polit­i­cal con­nec­tions, we bring our lis­ten­ers in-depth cov­er­age of issues with a focus on the his­to­ry of an issue and what that his­to­ry means for us today and most impor­tant­ly what we can do to move soci­ety for­ward in a healthy way.

    In short our show is focused on build­ing com­mu­ni­ty across bor­ders, pos­i­tive social change has only come through com­mu­ni­ties of inter­est work­ing together.

  • Live on KEXP

    Live Music record­ed local­ly and dis­trib­uted around the world. Brought to you by KEXP.

    Under the Nee­dle is a week­ly series fea­tur­ing the best of KEXP’s live in-stu­dio per­for­mances. With finan­cial sup­port from the Cor­po­ra­tion for Pub­lic Broad­cast­ing, KEXP is mak­ing this week­ly series avail­able at no cost to col­lege and com­mu­ni­ty sta­tions from across the coun­try. Each show is also archived and avail­able on this site. KEXP hosts over 400 in-stu­dio ses­sions each year, includ­ing a range of gen­res and a mix of well-estab­lished and up-and-com­ing artists. Kevin Cole and his staff choose among these ses­sions to bring an eclec­tic mix of incred­i­ble live per­for­mances to Under the Needle.

  • Lizard Music

    Search­ing the end­less seas of record­ed music for the good stuff”… empha­sis on strange and unique music, but real­ly, any­thing goes… songs that your lizard might enjoy.

  • Lost In Bass

    Join me, T‑23, for a con­tin­u­ous mix of House, Tech-House, Tech­no and beyond.