Wednesday, March 15, 2006

3/15/06 Link Dump pokes fun at MBD.

Pianist Jeremy Denk has posted a touring quiz.

Look Out! MC Hammer's got a blog!

The Jewish Standard writes on Jorma Kaukonen's searches for his Jewish soul. Via Tzvee.

INR's Ben Bresky has created a MySpace page with a blog. He's posted reviews of Arkady's "The Other Side" album, interviews with the Klezmatics, Shuly Nathan, King Django, Yossi Piamenta, and more.

Canonist takes on Slate's Jody Rosen. I'm Haaretz, Ph.D. thinks Rosen's article was lifted... from her. DovBear comments.

Pair 'o music posts over at Beyond BT: "Led Zeppelin & Frum Culture" and " Bob Dylan and Me."

Heichal HaNegina has posted part two of his Purim nigunim roundup.

Yesterday, the NY Times reported"Hasidic Reggae Singer Surprises His Managers." Mobius comments here.

Speaking of Matisyahu, here's an interview.

AVC: There is some Jewish pop music, though.

M: Within Orthodox circles, there are Jewish artists. They're not very popular, but there is a little niche there.

AVC: Do you ever listen to any of that?

M: I've never been into it. I've tried to listen to it, but I've never felt it was of quality.
Hirhurim is apologizing to Matisyahu.

Finally, those of you who have never been to a Mitzvah Tanz might be interested in seeing this video clip of the Bobover Rebbe dancing a Mitzvah Tanz.