KCRW's Sonic Trace

KCRW's Sonic Trace

  • Keeping Aztec Dancing Alive in Los Angeles

    Apr 21, 2014 | 3 min
    An undocumented student finds herself in an ancient tradition.
  • From La Burbuja: Aura

    Apr 09, 2014 | 2 min
    A Guadalajara native reminisces about her home country.
  • From La Burbuja: Mauricio

    Apr 01, 2014 | 2 min
    A migrant travels aboard the infamous freight train, "The Beast."
  • From La Burbuja: Evelyn

    Mar 24, 2014 | 2 min
    LA-born Evelyn goes to El Salvador to learn Spanish and upon her return, she becomes an outcast.
  • From La Burbuja: Alex

    Mar 18, 2014 | 3 min
    Los Angeles' multi-culture shapes a young man's Latino identity.
  • From La Burbuja: Marcelina

    Mar 10, 2014 | 2 min
    Marcelina leaves everything in Mexico and starts over in US.
  • From La Burbuja: Pepe

    Mar 03, 2014 | 2 min
    Pepe talks about being undocumented and the separation of family.
  • From La Burbuja: Marisol

    Feb 24, 2014 | 3 min
    An Angelena teen is forced to live in Mexico, but ends up loving it.
  • From La Burbuja: Rocio

    Feb 18, 2014 | 3 min
    A young woman doesn't fit in Guatemala or in LA as a typical "American."
  • From La Burbuja: Miguel

    Feb 03, 2014 | 2 min
    Miguel Ramirez grew up Southern California, but experienced Mexico in his backyard.
  • From La Burbuja: Lizandro

    Jan 29, 2014 | 2 min
    School in Mexico proves to be a difficult transition for Lizandro.
  • From La Burbuja: Susana

    Jan 21, 2014 | 3 min
    A mother's challenge to teach American culture to her daughters.
  • From La Burbuja: Neidi

    Jan 13, 2014 | 3 min
    Neidi Dominguez returns to her native country, Mexico, but it wasn't home anymore.
  • From La Burbuja: Jose

    Jan 06, 2014 | 3 min
    José migrates from Torrance, California to Tijuana, Mexico.
  • From La Burbuja: Celia

    Jan 06, 2014 | 3 min
    Before reaching the US, Celia and her family become moneyless at the border.
  • From La Burbuja: Dillan

    Jan 06, 2014 | 3 min
    A family settles into MacArthur Park, a grandson learn about his multicultural background.
  • From La Burbuja: Devi

    Dec 16, 2013 | 3 min
    A seven-year-old girl crosses the border and is left alone when "la migra" comes.
  • From La Burbuja: Gladis

    Dec 09, 2013 | 2 min
    To provide for her family, a mother makes a sacrifice and leaves her son behind.
  • From La Burbuja: Victoria

    Dec 05, 2013 | 2 min
    Victoria Dominguez is brought to the US as a child. Does she fit in with her peers?
  • The DREAM9 Are Home, What's Next?

    Dec 04, 2013 | 10 min
    A group of immigration activists test US immigration laws.
  • Life in Las Casitas, Newbury Park?s Immigrant Community

    Dec 04, 2013 | 9 min
    Immigrants live in a unique housing situation to be close to work ? in suburbia.
  • For Chivas USA Fans, No Place Like Home

    Dec 04, 2013 | 7 min
    Chivas USA fans showcase the multi-culture of Los Angeles.
  • Immigration Fraud: One Survivor's Story

    Dec 04, 2013 | 9 min
    Maria Guiterrez spent over $80,000 to fix her immigration status, but it was all a legal scam.
  • Raul Campos

    Dec 21, 2012 | 3 min
    A profile of KCRW DJ Raul Campos, recorded in Sonic Trace's portable sound booth, "La Burbuja."
  • Teresa de Jesus Rivera

    Dec 21, 2012 | 3 min
    A profile of Teresa de Jesus Rivera, recorded in Sonic Trace's portable sound booth, "La Burbuja."
  • Janet Lopez

    Dec 21, 2012 | 2 min
    A profile of Janet Lopez recorded in SonicTrace's portable sound booth, "La Burbuja."
  • Paulina Lopez

    Dec 21, 2012 | 2 min
    A profile of Paulina Lopez recorded in Sonic Trace's portable sound booth, "La Burbuja."
  • Gustavo Arellano

    Dec 21, 2012 | 2 min
    A profile of KCRW correspondent Gustavo Arellano recorded in Sonic Trace's portable sound booth, "La Burbuja."
  • Eric Garcetti

    Dec 21, 2012 | 2 min
    A profile of LA City Councilman Eric Garcetti recorded in Sonic Trace's portable sound booth, "La Burbuja."
  • sn121221Norma_Medina

    Dec 21, 2012 | 2 min
  • Octavio Olivas

    Dec 21, 2012 | 2 min
    A profile of Octavio Olivas recorded in SonicTrace's portable sound booth, "La Burbuja."
  • Mercedes Moreno

    Dec 21, 2012 | 2 min
    A profile of Mercedes Moreno, recorded in Sonic Trace's portable sound booth, "La Burbuja."
  • Aldo Velasco

    Dec 20, 2012 | 2 min
    A profile of Aldo Velasco, recorded in Sonic Trace's portable sound booth, "La Burbuja."
  • Dia de los Muertos

    Nov 14, 2012 | 6 min
    In this story, producer Anayansi Diaz-Cortes looks to find meaning during this year's Day of the Dead celebration.
  • Julian: Tavehua, Los Angeles and Tavehua, Oaxaca

    Oct 01, 2012 | 9 min
    Julian Gonzalez, a teenage tuba player from LA, heads back to the village of Santa María Tavehua to celebrate his musical heritage and to search for his mom.
  • Nico: Raised on the Streets of Los Angeles

    Sep 27, 2012 | 5 min
    Nico is a Mexican-born Zapotec raised on the streets of Los Angeles, who finds he can go home again.
  • Elsa: Ceramic Bunny Artisan in Oaxaca

    Sep 27, 2012 | 9 min
    Sonic Trace follows a ceramic figurine, a trombone-playing rabbit, from the hands of her creator in the highlands of Oaxaca, into the global marketplace.
  • Jocelynda: Koreatown Turns Korexico

    Sep 27, 2012 | 8 min
    Sonic Trace introduces us to Jocelynda Salvador. Born and raised in Koreatown, she is the first in her family to go to college.

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