Tango Argentino > New to argentine tango, introductions and seeking good music

Discussion in 'Tango Argentino' started by Dren, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. opendoor

    opendoor Well-Known Member

    I don´t want to press the like button, but I fear you´ve got a point here.
  2. piimapoika

    piimapoika Member

    Try Hugo Diaz. There are two performers of that name: a black guy who plays the mouth organ and a white bearded guy who plays the bandoneon. They are blasts from the past as well, but both are well worth listening and dancing to.
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  3. bordertangoman

    bordertangoman Well-Known Member

    and recorded in an echoey church
    and if you listen to the real 'oldies' you'll find non-tuned orchestras, musicians who couldnt keep time..

    the drum thing is just a red herring...
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  4. opendoor

    opendoor Well-Known Member

    There are by far more poor old tangos than good ones. But only a few have the courage to speak this fact out loud. And also a lot of DJs who should know better simply put the music on the organizers wants to hear.
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  5. bordertangoman

    bordertangoman Well-Known Member

    I'm sure that's true of most music genres....
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  6. dchester

    dchester Moderator Staff Member

    While it is true (that there are more poor tangos than good ones), not many DJ's play a lot of the bad ones (personal preferences aside).

    BTW, a DJ that doesn't play what the organizer wants, is a lot less likely to return there to DJ again. It seems to me your issue is with the organizer, and not the DJ.
  7. opendoor

    opendoor Well-Known Member

    No, only want to name the dilemma!
  8. Zoopsia59

    Zoopsia59 Well-Known Member


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