Here is a tango playlist that I created for the music label Danza y Movimiento. It features an opinionated selection of Golden Age music and has a format of a traditional milonga set with tangos, valses, and milongas.
Here is a traditional tango playlist that I played on a weekly 3-hour milonga in Prague on August 1, 2022.
The summer is coming to a close, and I have to figure out whether I'll be dancing in the fall.
Back in 2013, I started writing a Windows app to help me while DJing. I called it Embrace then, and after a prolonged pause, I am bringing it back as "Bewitched."
Public service announcement: a new label, Tango Time Travel, has released the complete recordings of Pedro Laurenz in various digital formats. It's a treasure trove of music that used to be for the most part only available as second-rate transfers.
Public service announcement: a new initiative by Argentine tango promoters gives the spotlight to contemporary tango bands that play for dancers. 'Grupos y Orquestas de Tango Milonguero' is a wonderful new project that I'm going to cover with each new release.
I feel compelled to come clean and admit that I've re-joined the tango community and have thereby reversed my prior decision not to.
Prague is opening up, and with it the tango scene. I am staying home. Why? Nothing has changed, not really.
Tango! It would be hard to find a hobby less practical in an event of a global pandemic.
I share my playlist and a few comments on a cross-over milonga I organized, called Nuevo Tango Bar.