Israeli band’s new album showcases distinctive mix of rock, klezmer, and funk
New ‘Morning Phase’—six years after his last album and 21 since becoming a loser, baby—shows the Gen-Xer just getting started
On ‘Modern Vampires of the City,’ the frontman wrestles with Jewish questions, calling to mind a personal Kol Nidre
Sorry, guys. Bulletproof Stockings—drummer Dalia Shusterman and singer-songwriter Perl Wolfe—plays for women only.
The music mogul and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer talks about his faith in God, rockstar Kabbalah, and the soundtracks of life
The genius of Steely Dan talks blacks, Jews, and Lenny Bruce—and his new record, Sunken Condos
Half-Jewish rocker to make an extended first stay
Richard Meltzer’s new album is as timeless and immediate as his 40-year-old classic, The Aesthetics of Rock
A round-up of five very different albums from 2011 worth giving and keeping, including the latest from Drake, Wild Flag, and more
Israeli singer Shmulik Kraus wrote a classic of psychedelic rock while sitting in a jail cell in the 1970s. His album deserves another listen.
On the late Lou Reed’s 69th birthday, Elizabeth Wurtzel explained that contrary to the assertions of Philip Roth and others, the problem with Jewish male artists is not that they are too nice
Thirty years ago, two Jewish kids from Toronto swore they’d never stop rockin’. They never did.
Annette Ezekiel Kogan tells all about punk-klezmer band Golem’s latest album
Music that borrows from different eras, people, and places
Sex, drugs, and . . . the Holocaust?
Reconsidering Bill Graham, the war refugee turned Summer of Love impresario who forever changed concertgoing
With a little self-invention and a lot of talent, Doc Pomus left his mark on rock ‘n’ roll