The progressive tango mix #6

The progressive tango mix #6

I give you ~ 3 hours of contemporary tangos, milongas, and valses, to dance to at home or just listen to as you wrap up your work-week. The the last one was by far my most popular content in March, and I strive to please, so here you go.

I kept the tandas to 3s even though I usually play foursomes. Bear in mind that this is a playlist for home use. If you happen to dance to it, I think the 3-piece tandas will give you a better sense of variety, since you won't waste the first song looking for a partner - he or she is right there with you! 😂

You need to be on Spotify to enjoy my mixes. Unfortunately, there's no other way that would not severely limit my choice of bands and orchestras. Even there, some of my beloved bands are missing, e.g. Roulotte Tango.


This time, I was even more fearful that I'd run out of fresh music. I don't want to repeat myself in this series. My goal is to do this as long as I can without much repetition so that I can see for myself whether the library of modern tangos is plentiful enough to replace the classic repertoire.

Neither one of those things would be a concern to me in live milongas. I reuse songs with abandon and when I have a favorite, people hear it often. And I do play tango standards for dancing, and it usually takes up about 50% of my sets.

I ended up with a playlist that only contains 5 tracks that were already present in an earlier progressive mix. Not too bad. I am almost ready to throw in the towel with valses and milongas though. There just aren't all that many good ones around in any period, let alone the modern one.


Ríe, payaso * Orquesta Silbando, Sebastián Rossi (2018)
Bien pulenta * Orquesta Villa Crespo, Ariel Varnerin (2018)
Dime mi amor * Orquesta Romantica Milonguera, Ximena Gimenez (2020)

A la gran muñeca * Pablo Valle Sexteto (2017)
El ingeniero * Cuarteto Rotterdam (2018)
Comme il faut | Como debe ser * Quinteto Ángel (2014)

Cuando florezcan los rosales * Sexteto Cristal, Guillermo Rozenthuler (2018)
Noches de invierno * Sexteto Cristal, Guillermo Rozenthuler (2018)
Vals del recuerdo * Sexteto Cristal, Guillermo Rozenthuler (2018)

Solamente ella * Orquesta Típica Andariega (2019)
Buscándote * Sexteto Andiamo (2019)
Jamas retornarás * Sexteto Andiamo (2019)

Pan comido * Dúo Fuertes Varnerín (2014)
Alma de loca * Dúo Fuertes Varnerín (2014)
Pregonera * Dúo Fuertes Varnerín (2014)

La milonga de Buenos Aires * Solo Tango Orquesta (2020)
Estampa de varón * Quarteto Sol Tango (2018)
De pura cepa * Los Milonguitas (2017)

Yumba * Otros Aires (2007)
Tangwerk * Otros Aires (2010)
Essa * Otros Aires (2010)

Lapin tango * Tango Pohjan Tähden, Elina Koivusaari (2013)
Satumaa * Tango de Minas, Ursula Cuesta (2018)
Puolimatka * Tango Pohjan Tähden, Elina Koivusaari (2013)

La Vida Azul * Orquesta típica Mala Pinta (2015)
Una triste verdad * Quarteto Sol Tango (2018)
Alma, corazón y vida * Quinteto Ángel (2020)

Invierno * Orquesta Romantica Milonguera, Marisol Martinez, Roberto Minondi (2017)
Sin sabor * Orquesta Romantica Milonguera, Marisol Martinez, Roberto Minondi (2017)
Mi serenata * Orquesta Romantica Milonguera, Marisol Martinez, Roberto Minondi (2017)

Canaro en París * Los Herederos del Compás (2018)
Más grande que nunca * Bandonegro (2020)
Este es el rey * Bandonegro (2020)

De todas las cosas * Piraña, Romina Grosso (2019)
Milonga del litoral * Cuarteto Tafí, Lëila Martial (2018)
Nací para Molestarte * China Cruel (2016)

Everybody Hurts * El Cachivache Quinteto (2020)
Berlin * El Cachivache Quinteto (2020)
Como la gente * El Cachivache Quinteto (2020)

Felicidad * Sexteto Fantasma / Rodrigo Perelsztein (2018)
Recuerdo malevo * Sexteto Fantasma / Rodrigo Perelsztein (2019)
Marión * Sexteto Fantasma / Rodrigo Perelsztein (2019)

El vals y tu * Orquesta Silbando (2018)
Ángela * Tango Spleen Orquesta (2018)
Gira Gira * Sexteto Andiamo (2019)

Tristeza de la calle corrientes * Tango Bardo, Cucuza Castiello (2018)
Tibieza * Tango Bardo, Cucuza Castiello (2018)
Garúa * Tango Bardo, Cucuza Castiello (2018)

Yapeyú * Orquesta Silbando (2015)
El internado * Los Herederos del Compás (2018)
Loca * Orquesta Silbando (2015)

Milonga sentimental * Tango Spleen Orquesta, Mariano Speranza (2018)
Pena Mulata * Tango Spleen Orquesta / Malena Muyala (2015)
Silueta porteña * Tango Spleen Orquesta, Mariano Speranza (2018)

Bomboncito * Orquesta Romantica Milonguera, Roberto Minondi (2017)
Todo es amor * Orquesta Romantica Milonguera, Roberto Minondi (2017)
Adiós corazón * Orquesta Romantica Milonguera, Roberto Minondi (2017)

Here is the first, second, third, and fourth edition. Next one's coming in ~ 2-4 weeks. Abrazos!

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