The flashy, globally inspired pop duo is ready to bring the Tel Aviv party worldwide
A compilation of the past week’s stories on notable Israeli musicians—from the pioneering Mizrahi star Kobi Oz to rappers spitting bars about skipping mandatory IDF conscription—and a playlist to go with it
Kobi Oz might be the most influential musician in Israel. His songs brought Mizrahi stylings into the mainstream, painting a vivid portrait of a place coming to terms with its Middle Eastern identity.
With a coveted Billie Eilish endorsement in her pocket, Israel’s leading indie artist arrives in the States this month for her American festival debut
Uncovered: the earliest known version of the Hebrew song
Imagine if the Red Hot Chili Peppers grew up not in Los Angeles but in Tel Aviv and you have a sense of Elai Botner
A musical celebration of Yom Ha’Atzmaut
Lola Marsh and Oren Lavie win over fans, awards in Austin
Love of men, love of women, love of God, love of sex: It all sounds better in Lashon HaKodesh
Amir Fryszer Guttman’s life was a roller-coaster of personal struggle and public advocacy
Banai, who died yesterday at 55, was part of a wave of Israeli artists who derived meaning and inspiration from religious texts their secular Zionist forebears had spurned
The Israeli singer, with his Middle East Groove All Stars, is worth catching in performance on a rare U.S. trip this week
Watch Lipa Schmeltzer sing a touching rendition of ‘Ein Li Eretz Acheret’ with Corinne Allal, the song’s composer
Hadara Levin Areddy’s “What About Us?” is the song you need today
Israeli band’s new album showcases distinctive mix of rock, klezmer, and funk
Right-wing artist’s snub sets off a firestorm about free speech and art
Gabriel Balachsan, found dead this week at age 37, turned a troubled interior life into powerful art
When an Israeli artist reinvented a Radiohead classic as Arabic music, some cried racism. They missed the point.
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