It's not every day that I learn about a new band that plays for dancers, and today I have. Let's have a listen!
This weeks' tanda features four instrumental tangos recorded by Pedro Laurenz in the 1940s.
Solo Tango Orquesta heard my pleas and released their earlier reportoire on Bandcamp - hurray!
These three instrumental milongas are guaranteed to swallow you whole ... and spit you out after seven minutes, forever imprinting a silly smile on your face.
A new live album by Solo Tango Orquesta just came out. Have a listen!
After years of neglect, I return to Caló's singer Raúl Iriarte and remind myself why I used to hold him in the highest regard.
It's easy to find modern covers of the better known hits of Juan D'Arienzo - primarily from his Golden Age era. His career spanned three additional decades, however, and the new album by Los Herederos del Compás contains several songs you have probably never heard in their original form. Plus a few new ones!
Look at that: Osvaldo Fresedo got the Andariega treatment! How did it go? Come find out!
Hear, hear: the Cachivaches are back, this time with an album filled with vocals!
Finnish tango is a known quantity, albeit somewhat exotic. Have you heard about Danish tango, though? No? Here's your chance.