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Time Is Art (self-released)

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The third album from this eight-year-old paragon of progressive Bay Area Latin music is a fresh, mid-tempo assemblage of reggaetón, cumbia, mambo, samba, salsa, rock, and more. Using the cover art to equate their music to a slow drag from a cigarette was bold, but smart; like the two-minute guitar solo in "Seductor," it bolsters the band's laid-back vibe and the philosophy Time Is Art.

At La Peña Cultural Center (3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley) on October 3. 9 p.m., $8-$10

At Coda (1710 Mission St., San Francisco) on October 4. 8 p.m., $7

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