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The 10-piece salsa band has burnished its reputation on dance floors, where it never fails to make people move. So push some furniture out of the way, press play on this video, and enjoy.

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Sylvan Esso, 'Hey Mami' (Live)

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The duo showcases an entrancing mix of folk and electronica during a live performance in the studio.

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Avi Buffalo, 'So What' (Live)

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The indie-pop band performs "So What" from At Best Cuckold, the bold follow-up to a debut album released while Avi Buffalo's members were still in high school.

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Garage-Rocker AJ Davila Unplugs In A Hair Salon

An exciting underground music scene has sprung up in Puerto Rico, and Davila is at its helm. Just in time for fall, watch him perform a summery song called "Es Verano Ya."

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The Jezabels, 'Time To Dance' (Live)

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Watch the Australian indie-pop band perform "Time To Dance" at Brighton Music Hall in Allston, Mass.

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With his drummer son Spencer, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy performs three songs from their new album, Sukierae — plus a cover of "You Are Not Alone," which the elder Tweedy wrote for Mavis Staples.

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Strand Of Oaks, 'Shut In' (Live)

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Philly songwriter Tim Showalter performs a cathartic single, "Shut In," from his new album Heal.

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Chris Staples, 'Hold Onto Something'

Chris Staples' American Soft is one of the discoveries of the year. This video captures the song's feeling of being unsettled as it follows a trio of characters who roam the streets in slow motion.

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Little Dragon, 'Klapp Klapp' (Live)

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Watch the Swedish pop group perform its single "Klapp Klapp" live for Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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First Aid Kit, 'My Silver Lining' (Live)

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Watch the folk-pop duo perform "My Silver Lining" — from First Aid Kit's third album, Stay Gold — for a sold-out crowd at Boston's Paradise Rock Club.

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Shara Worden On Q2's 'Spaces'

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My Brightest Diamond's busy and enigmatic singer, songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist is a dizzying blur of creativity. Watch Q2 visit with Shara Worden in her Detroit home.

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Luluc

The duo's music marries graceful singing and storytelling with guitars and textures that help create an unforgettable aura.