From boob-tubes to Tamagotchi, human history is littered with ill-advised crazes. Rhodri Marsden looks back in wonder – and imagines what our future holds
With his creation of "nuevo tango" in the 1950s, Astor Piazzolla revolutionised the Argentinian tango in a manner which not even his self-imposed semi-exile during the Videla dictatorship could quell.
Trouble ahead? Then grab a partner, face the music and try dancing with the old-time party animals who are flocking to wild jive nights and afternoon tea waltzes all over Britain
The very opposite of an exactly-what-it-says-on-the-tin band, Cajun Dance Party aren't particularly danceable, and their sound is more Primrose Hill than New Orleans.