This weeks' tanda features four instrumental tangos recorded by Pedro Laurenz in the 1940s.
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.
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.
I love, love D'Arienzo's work from the 1960s. It's bright, energetic, pumps you up. The sound is much cleaner than his Golden age output, thanks to the superior recording technology of the day. And it's not as overbearing as his last period from the 1970s.
This week's tanda features valses sung by Jorge Valdez in the late 1960s.
This week's tanda features slower instrumentals recorded by Florindo Sassone in the early 1970s.
This week's tanda gives the spotlight to Alberto Podestá and his collaboration with the orchestra of Alberto di Paulo in the 1980s.
This week's tanda features instrumental milongas from the 1960s.
Last week, I challenged myself to put together a good starter tanda. Well, this ain't it. It can break your heart, however. Would you accept that instead?
This week's tanda features instrumentals recorded in 1961 by the orchestra of José Basso.