Do you feel like you want to punish the floor real bad, perhaps out of frustration from the prolonged tango desert? If so, I've got some beats for you.
It's Labor Day in Europe, which means nobody is working. Imagine you've walked into a chill afternoon milonga / tango café, dressed casually and not expecting too much drama. Welcome! I give you a mixed tanda of valses to get you started.
An easy walk through a park to the beats of Francisco Canaro.
This week's tanda is progressive. Enter four bands with four contemporary-sounding expressions of tango.
What I want from a milonga are razor-sharp edges and a relentless drive forward. D'Arienzo delivers just that. A tanda from 1961-62.
Do not listen to this tanda when quarantined at home and having nobody to embrace. It will crush your heart.
Tango Bardo is cocaine for the dance floor. Given in the right amount it releases a magnificent outburst of energy to behold. Take too much and you are in trouble.
These Pugliese valses start on a positive note then dive deep into more lyrical waters.
We almost made it through another Friday the 13th, and so to calm our nerves, here is a soothing, warm tanda for our empty embraces.
This week's tanda delivers a powerful lyrical narrative for the mature audience.