Video Première: Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra – "Young Folks"

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Known for remaking their indie rock favorites into a brand new fusion of traditional Latin rhythms, these music masterminds give us a live take of the cool essence of alt-salsa. Lead by percussionist/arranger Gianni Mano and fronted by Argentine chanteuse Solange Prat, the 11-piece band have bravely taken on heavyweights like Arcade Fire, Santigold, The Mars Volta, Animal Collective, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, LCD Soundsystem to name a few, and next the classic “Young Folks” by Peter, Bjorn & John gets the pick for this lovely music video premiere. Directed by Gianni himself, the clip feels like you’re hanging out with the Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra during their rehearsal for a personal performance, as you then swarm with all your friends to show off your salsa moves along this contagious ditty. Heck, you’re not too far off from that. If you happen to be along the NYC area, swing by The Paper Box on February 14th with your Valentines date (or find one there), and enjoy a night of steamy, fun and groovin’ salsa music. Click HERE to purchase tix in advance and visit for more info. Enjoy!

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