Music for the Tanguero

As a culture, the tango community has spread through exoticism with the help of machismo wild fire.  In the midst of cultural clashes between amateurs and professional tangueros, the music of the dance has changed as well.

Here in the first clip is a the newest generation of “Nuevo Tango” music, danced to in the streets of Buenos Aires.  Notice the electronic influence coming in at 0:17?

Much to the upset of the traditional community, many dancers have even gone so far as to cross tango into completely new genres:

To contrast, here’s a clip of some old school for those who are interested:

Strictly for the brave — check out Cellspace for Tango dancing on Wednesday nights (nuevo, alternative, and traditional).

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