Hadassah Magazine covers Downtown Jewish music. Via the KlezmerShack.
Jewschool posts an mp3 of Israeli band Yeladujazz's splicing of Brubeck's "Take Five" with the traditional Chanukah song, "Sevivon". Sagol 59 raps. Fun! Is this available here?
Here are some disappointed comments by someone who's heard an advance copy of Matisyahu's forthcoming album, "Youth".
House of Joy has thought of an interesting solution to the fact that her observance of Kol Isha prevents her from performing in public. The answer... performing in, er, women-only clubs.