Astor Piazzolla ‎– Astor Piazzolla Remixed

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
301 676-9 Astor Piazzolla Astor Piazzolla Remixed(2xLP, Comp) Chicooligan Recordings 301 676-9 France 2003 Sell This Version
5050466 8338 2 2 Astor Piazzolla Astor Piazzolla (Remixed)(CD) Milan 5050466 8338 2 2 France 2003 Sell This Version
301 676-2 / UN 900 Astor Piazzolla Astor Piazzolla (Remixed)(CD, Promo) Milan 301 676-2 / UN 900 France 2003 Sell This Version
301 676-2 Various Astor Piazzolla Remixed(CD) Milan 301 676-2 France 2003 Sell This Version
M2-36179 Various Astor Piazzolla Remixed(CD, Comp) Milan M2-36179 US 2003 Sell This Version
M2-36019 Various Astor Piazzolla Remixed(CD, Comp) Milan M2-36019 US 2003 Sell This Version

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scoundrel

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January 22, 2006
edited over 13 years ago
referencing Astor Piazzolla Remixed, CD, Comp, M2-36179

The Gotan Project brought tango into the modern world (in a huge way), so it only makes sense to go back to one of the foremost practitioners, Astor Piazzolla, who merged the tango with classical techniques. Here, Piazzolla gets remixed from a bevy of nu-jazz luminaries. Swedish duo Koop take us to a swinging day at the beach with their version of "Vuelvo al Sur." Hi Perspective add some sultry Castillian female vocals to "El Tango" -- nothing's sexier than a woman whispering, "It's the living death... in the tango!" (though Osunlade adding vocals to "Milonga" doesn't add quite the same touch.) Zeb applies a soothing dub touch to "Prelude Fugut VMM," while those searching for deep and mellow can turn to 2 Banks of 4 with "Milonga del Angel" or Nuspirit Helsinki's haunting take of "Verano Porteno." Hip-hop and tango don't sit together comfortably, however, as Nickodemus & Osiris do their best with "Tanguedia III" (it didn't work with the hip-hop mixes of the Gotan Project either). But a house rhythm suits Fantasista's mix of "Resurreccion del Angel" perfectly -- the layering at the start sounds almost baroque. Piazzolla himself would have been proud.