Wednesday, February 04, 2009

2/4/09 Link Dump

Matthue Roth wirtes "Jewish Music: How the Other Side Lives."

Jewcy posts "Jazz Is the New Klezmer: An Interview with Yoshie Fruchter."

The Life-Of-Rubin Blog posts a couple of YouTube clips of the late Megama Duo.

Here are a bunch of YouTube clips of the recent Pioneers for a Cure concert. I like the idea of concept events like this.

This rubs me wrong on so many levels.

Here's an audio clip of Lipa Schmeltzer's latest.

Here's a post titled "Lipa Is Not A Loser, So Therefore He Won't Back Out Of This Show!"

The Jewish Music Report posts an Exclusive Audio Interview with Lipa Schmeltzer.

Mo Kiss writes "Songwriter’s Woes in Jewish Music." It's a guest post over at the new Jewish Music Report.

It's a machlokes! Ron Rosenbaum writes "The Awfulness of Billy Joel, Explained." Joe Malchow writes "I Rise to Defend Billy Joel."

Rav Shlomo Aviner: Rock Songwriter.

I'm way late on this one, but it's still worth posting. I love Chilik Frank's clarinet playing and Teruah posted a video of Frank playing a Breslov melody for Maoz Tzur this past Chanukah. Check it out!