The Rough Guide to Tango Revival: By various
Label: World Music Network
This compilation shows what an international phenomenon tango has become—contemporary performers from the UK, Hungary, Romania, the Netherlands and Germany put their spin on the Argentine art form. Most of these songs are more or less straight-ahead, though Tango Crash and Melingo provide some interesting variations.
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Verge magazine's music columnist, Matthew Forss holds a BA in biology, MS in exercise science, and an MFA in creative writing. Since 2000, he has been writing world music reviews for Edmonton-based Inside World Music.com, while amassing a very large collection of ethnomusicological recordings from every country in the world. Matthew continues to publish music articles and cultural book reviews in various academic journals and magazines and has an acquired taste for Central Asian linguistics (Uzbek, Kazakh, and Tajik).