Narcotango is an Argentine music group integrated by Carlos Libedinsky, Fernando del Castillo, Marcelo Toth and Mariano Castro. Since its creation in 2003, Narcotango had made 20 international tours in America and Europe, received 2 nominations to the Latin Grammy Awards (2009 and 2010) and the Gardel Prize (2009), and released 3 studio CD’s: Narcotango (2003), Narcotango 2 (2006), Limanueva (2010), and a DVD + CD Live, Narcotango Live (2008).
On August 2003, they released their first CD “Narcotango”, with original music where electronics and tango intertwine, thus creating a bridge between traditional and tango of the 21st century, and becoming part of the contemporary urban soundtrack. In May 2006 is edited “Narcotango 2”. The significant impact of this new trend taking tango roots to become a contemporary expression, built a fresh and modern trend, deeply rooted in the history of Buenos Aires, extending the idea of a renaissance.
“Narcotango en VIVO”, first DVD of the group is published in July 2008 through the independent label, TADEMUS, and it represents the consolidation of the Narcotango concept. This work received Nomination to the 2009 Gardel Awards for Best Electronic Tango Cd, and the 2009 Latin Grammy for Best Tango Album.
Narcotango music has been choreographed by important artist choreographers from Argentina like Iñaki Urlezaga and Maximiliano Guerra.
In 2010, the group published its 3rd studio CD titled “Limanueva”, marking a fundamental change as it is the result of group compositions and arrangements. This CD was nominated to the Latin Grammy Awards 2010, and performed in more than 15 countries of America and Europe during 2010 and 2011.
In 2011, Narcotango composed and recorded the soundtrack of the feature film “WYGRANY”, of the Polish director Wieslaw Saniewski. In 2013 the music group had composed, arranged and produced its latest work titled “Cuenco”. They are currently touring Europe performing this CD, as well as releasing renewed arrangements of their previous titles. The unique, solid, inspiring, and creative art of this group is displayed throughout the film.
Images courtesy of Narcotango © 2014