haha, I gave some examples earlier about what I meant by "hardcore" and how I personally differentiated between romantic->middle->hard. OK, I'm listening to it as I'm typing... It makes me think of a band rehearsal which was cancelled, except no one told the percussionists or the bass player not to come. So, since they were already there, they decided to practice their parts without the rest. hehehe. But, hey, we're getting into a different topic of what one actually considers salsa. To be fair though, in my iTunes library I did classify it as "mambo" at some point in time Hey, it's all good, no matter what you call it!!