Softcore Express – Synthango
ES 2320

 

Eternal Sunday presents an amazing album: Synthango, by Softcore Express, an album that compiles instrumental versions  of 11 of the best known tango pieces in the Universe produced with a synthpop/ synthwave sound, made with vintage analog synthesizers.

Electronic tango or electrotango became popular as a genre around the year 2000, but was mostly a combination of tango classic sounds, especially the bandoneon/ tango accordion, with loops and electronic percussion (not always produced in good taste). This is not what Synthango is: there’s no bandoneon/ tango accordion or any other acoustic instrument in this album, everything was replaced with pulsating lines of analog synthesizers that create a surprising sound collage that was never done before, very catchy and overflowing with naïve freshness.

Synthango is both an homage to tango from Buenos Aires and to the synthpop sound of the pioneer producers that developed electronic music based on synthesizers during the 70s and 80s. The sound and arrangements evoke legendary producers and artists like Kraftwerk, Giorgio Moroder, Cerrone and synthpop pioneers like Yazoo, SoftCell o Depeche Mode, giving as a result a tango album that’s unique, revolutionary and apt for a global public and market.

 

 

ES 2320 Softcore Express – Synthango
Artist: Softcore Express
Release: Synthango
Release date:
Genre: synthpop, electropop, synthwave, tango, electrotango, crossover
Label: Eternal Sunday
Catalog #: ES 2320

Tracklist:
01 La Cumparsita
02 El Choclo
03 Por Una Cabeza
04 Milonga Sentimental
05 Volver
06 Adiós Muchachos
07 Yira Yira
08 A Media Luz
09 Caminito
10 Mi Buenos Aires Querido
11 El Día Que Me Quieras

Written by: 01 Matos Rodriguez/ Maroni/ Contursi; 02 Villoldo/ Santos Discépolo/ Marambio Catán; 03, 05, 10, 11 Gardel/ Le Pera; 04 Manzi/ Piana; 06 Sanders/ Vedani; 07 Santos Discépolo; 08 Donato/ Lenzi; 09 Filiberto/ Coria Peñaloza.

 

 

 

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