• Posted on Macromantics feature

    By Esther Werdiger Not that I’m such a purist, but it’s sort of easy to be cynical about a Jewish girl from Sydney putting out a hip hop record. So …

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  • Posted on Kosha Dillz feature

    Feature by Matthue Roth Kosha Dillz has a rock on his shoulder the size of Gibraltar. The New York-based M.C. lets loose his political views and gets out his anger …

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  • Posted on Mr. Green Interview

    by Guy Emanuel It’s hard to believe that Shemspeed is Mr. Green’s frist interview. After all he has produced tracks that feature C Rayz Waltz, Kosha Dillz and Matisyahu all …

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  • Posted on Matisyahu – No Place to Be/Live in Israel DVD

    By Matthue Roth Remix albums and concert DVDs are often seen as a record company gimmick…mostly because they are. With little to no actual new material, they’ve developed an entirely …

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  • Posted on Madonna – The Confessions Tour/I’m Going to Tell You a Secret

    By Matthue Roth On Madonna’s new documentary I’m Going to Tell You a Secret– one of two DVD/CD packages she’s put out in the past 8 months–she finishes her tour …

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  • Posted on TA SHMA – Come Listen

    Ta Shma is a supergroup of sorts—Hasidic MC and beatboxer Chunah Silverman, previously best known for freestyling on every corner of the C.H. [is that a commonly recognized abbreviation?] of …

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  • Posted on KLEZMATICS – Wonder Wheel

    When Woody Guthrie, the godfather of American folk music, died, he left the lyrics to hundreds of songs, along with some pretty big boots to fill. The author of such …

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  • Posted on Regina Spektor – Begin to Hope

    by Matthue Roth I don’t want to say this prematurely — and I definitely don’t want to rush into things — but I think I found my new Tori Amos. …

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