Bajofondo is a South American band of musicians from Argentina and Uruguay. Originally called "Bajofondo Tango Club", they changed their name to simply "Bajofondo" as they felt their style had broadened beyond just Tango and should be considered "contemporary music from the Río de la Plata".Gustavo Santaolalla: guitar, percussion, vocals, backup vocalsJuan Campodónico: programming, beats, samples, guitarLuciano Supervielle: piano, keyboards, turntableJavier Casalla: violinMartín Ferrés: bandoneonGabriel Casacuberta: upright bass, electric bassAdrían Sosa: drumsVerónica Loza: VJ, vocals
Bajofondo, formerly Bajofondo Tango Club, is a South American music band consisting of eight musicians from Argentina and Uruguay. The change in the name, more inclusive and with an immediate impact, mirrors the path Bajofondo's music has followed. Often compared to Gotan Project, their music is a fusion of acoustic tango and electronic music, part of an evolving tango genre which is known as "electrotango" or "tango fusion", which is greatly helping to bring tango back into the mainstream.
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Bajofondo is a Río de la Plata-based music band consisting of eight musicians from Argentina and Uruguay. The band, which refers to itself as a "collective of composers, singers and artists", was formerly called "Bajofondo Tango Club", but shortened the name to "Bajofondo" after they felt their style had broadened, as was announced on their live concert in Berlin in April 2008.
Often compared to Gotan Project, their earlier music had blended acoustic tango and electronic music, part of an evolving tango genre which is known as Electrotango, which brought tango back into the mainstream. In addition to the aforementioned mixture of tango and electronica, the band is an innovative form of drum and bass, house music, chill out and trip-hop. Their first record, Bajofondo Tango Club, was launched in 2003 with great success, with a second lone project from pianist/DJ/composer Luciano Supervielle greeted warmly by reviewers in late 2005. More recent music from their third album, Mar Dulce, is a fusion of Latin Alternative with contemporary music forms along the Río de la Plata at the border of Argentina and Uruguay.