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Monday, January 20 2014

Beware Soaring Yarmulkes! Jon Madof and Zion8 Are Making World Music for a New World

With Zion80, Jon Madof is not making a departure so much as a logical, if inspired, continuation of the ground he’s covered the past decade.


Monday, September 9 2013

Barbez - “Bella Ciao” (stream) (PopMatters Premiere)

“Bella Ciao” is the oft-interpreted rallying cry from the anti-Fascist Italian resistance during World War II, reimagined to fit an aesthetic that’s all the NYC experimental outfit’s own.


Wednesday, April 13 2011

Pitom: Blasphemy and Other Serious Crimes

By the end of Blasphemy and Other Serious Crimes you should be exhausted by the experience, but you mostly feel rejuvenated, aware that something meaningful has happened.


Tuesday, August 24 2010

Archie Shepp: The New York Contemporary Five

Archie Shepp's free-jazz all-star band was unstoppable... until they stopped themselves.


Thursday, August 13 2009

Rashanim: Healing Music for Unrighteous Times

Rashanim's work is quite clearly grounded in tradition (both religious and musical), but their invocation of other places and times are very rooted in a modern sensibility: it’s definitely jazz and it is certainly imbued with a distinctively Jewish sensibility. Above all, it rocks.


Tuesday, March 31 2009

John Zorn: Rebel with a Cause


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