Tuesday, 12 July 2011

DJ La Rubia

A very welcome Argentine visitor at Carablanca a few Fridays ago. Maybe it was knowing where she was from that made the sound quality seem unusually good, and it's hard to say exactly why it was such a great evening. The sound quality: it reminded me of how strong the music can sound without being actually deafening in volume. The choice of music was endlessly excellent: not always familiar, but always great for dancing. Without doubt a DJ with an vast knowledge of the music, who pays constant attention to the mood of the milonga and knows how to keep people moving. It was appreciated by everyone I spoke to. Generally, I think, London tangueros don't know their tango that well in the sense of being able to distinguish between orquestas, but they are well aware when good music for dance is being played, and I think that's what really matters. I hope she'll be back, and I'm sure her name will be a future draw.


Anonymous said...

I will gladly pay extra for a good DJ and music, but not for "performances">

Tangocommuter said...

Better save on the performances and put the money towards good DJs!

msHedgehog said...

I always want to ask for a discount when there's a flipping performance. I want to dance! I agree she was really good, and on top of what you say, she obviously knew how to work her equipment and the hall's equipment properly, and had good files, etc etc. It was loud but I didn't have a problem with that. Loud but good.