David Meir Grossman is a writer living in Brooklyn. His Twitter feed is @davidgross_man.
The debut album from Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood’s newly formed band is a moody, cathartic take on our modern dystopia
The band’s latest album, ‘WE,’ offers an escape plan for the end of an empire—and a dream of rebuilding anew
CNN host visits Yad Vashem and Auschwitz for the network’s ‘Roots’ series
A week visiting my family in Israel
Headlining Knoxville’s Big Ears avant-garde music festival, the composer passes a baton to Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood
Talking to lead singer Louisa Solomon about the band’s canceled DC JCC gig
Abel Meeropol’s ‘Strange Fruit’ gets remixed into Yeezus in a manner worthy of its creator, for song of the year
Radical self-reliance runs through the band’s latest album, The Garden
As Matisyahu tours on ‘Spark Seeker,’ will his pop fans snuff out the spiritual fire that lifted him to the top of the charts?
The Russian-Jewish indie star headlines a benefit for HIAS, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, an aging philanthropy seeking new attention
It’s time we update our pantheon of Emotional Canadian Jews: Like Leonard Cohen and Drake, William Shatner lays his soul on the track with abandon
Feminist rock collective Permanent Wave gathers a powerful music scene around a core of activism. Just don’t call them riot grrrls.
A round-up of five very different albums from 2011 worth giving and keeping, including the latest from Drake, Wild Flag, and more
Jewish rappers Mac Miller and Drake are both at the top of the charts, but they’re at opposite sides of the music business
What do you do if you were too young and Jewish to catch the early-1990s Pacific Northwest rock scene? You listen to Wild Flag now.
Sadat X rapped about Jewish control, and Kanye West compared himself to Hitler. It’s time for Jews to proclaim their place in hip-hop history.
The works that shaped my imagination
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