• Posted on Win a Shemspeed iPOD

    das right! We started the raffle at Jewzapalooza where Shemspeed had a table with our favorite CDs and the official Shem Shirts. DJ Balagan, Y-Love and handler were in the …

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  • Posted on The King!

    by Guy Emanuel King Django is a world renown Ska artist who runs his own label, Stubborn Records.  Back in 1997, way before Matisyahu, Y-Love, Idan Raichel, and all the …

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  • Posted on Marissa Nadler: Songs III: Bird on the Water

    by Matthue Roth Marissa Nadler is, to some extent, a diva in the Björk/Bonfire Madigan/Diamanda Galas mold. A straight-ahead singer who sings elusive, haunting songs; whose weapon of choice is …

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  • Posted on Beastie Boys All Mixed Up

    by Guy Emanuel “The Mix Up” begins with the Beastie Boys talking in that classic “We Are in The Studio” style, where before you play any instruments you talk about …

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  • Posted on Sarah Aroeste Band: Puertas

    by Matthue Roth In 1492, Sarah Aroeste’s family was one of thousands of Spanish Jewish families who were forced into exile when the Inquisition hit the fan. A little more …

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  • Posted on Rooftop Roots a Jdub mixtape

    by Guy Emanuel The Rooftop Roots “mixtape,” which is not mixed in the true mixtape sense at all, starts off with Balkan Beat Box’s “Digital Monkey.” Tomer Yosef proclaims to …

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  • Posted on Not Another Musty Klezmer Cover Band

    by Lori Finkel Klezmer Juice is not another musty klezmer cover band. With the help of digital samplers, Gustavo Bulgach spins a new age Sephardic rhythm with a dusty Ashkenazi …

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  • Posted on With Apologies to Lenny Bruce

    By Esther Werdiger Jewdar. You know, that thing that sort of starts buzzing when I spot someone who looks vaguely Semitic, somebody who’s surname ends in a …man, …stein or …

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