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The So So Glos Channel Fred Astaire

The So So Glos Channel Fred Astaire
By November 2, 2010

Brooklyn mainstays, The So So Glos, have a new video for the song “Fred Astaire,” off their album Low Back Chain Shift. The video has some great Singing in the Rain style shots of a guy dancing through what looks like … Read More

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JDub Is The Selector: New Orleans Beat Box

JDub Is The Selector: New Orleans Beat Box
By November 1, 2010

New Orleans bounce, Klezmer, Hip hop, and Balkan DJ crew, Gypsyphonic Disco drop a new mix. Read More

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The Smooth Soul Of An Anti-Semite

The Smooth Soul Of An Anti-Semite
By November 1, 2010

Just when you though Jimmy ‘The Rent is too Damn High’ McMillan was simply an anti-Semitic one trick pony, you find out he’s got a softer side.  Jimmy “the artist” will be on display when he releases his album, The … Read More

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Will Nick Hornby Write a Musical About PunkTorah?

Will Nick Hornby Write a Musical About PunkTorah?
By October 18, 2010

Tonight in Atlanta, a pairing we didn’t really expect to see: British author Nick Hornby will read, and Can!!Can, fronted by Jewcy contributor Patrick Aleph, will rock. Hornby is on the road after a brief stint supporting the record that … Read More

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Kanye, A-Trak, Questlove, Ezra Koenig and Friends pay Tribute to Barbra Streisand

Kanye, A-Trak, Questlove, Ezra Koenig and Friends pay Tribute to Barbra Streisand
By October 14, 2010

Just due to a few of the folks who appear in this video for Duck Sauce’s “Barbra Streisand,” it could be considered the most Jewish dance track of the year:  A-Trak, Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend, and well, Questlove could … Read More

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Yes, Even Solomon Burke Had Jewish Roots

Yes, Even Solomon Burke Had Jewish Roots
By October 13, 2010

Solomon Burke, one of the great soul singers from the 60’s, died on Monday from natural causes in Amsterdam. Burke was a major musical innovator, mixing blues, soul and gospel with his own personal flourishes at a time when rock … Read More

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Reviewed: “Girls to the Front” by Sara Marcus

Reviewed: “Girls to the Front” by Sara Marcus
By October 12, 2010

Many punks in the 90s incorporated politics as much as they did guitar and drums. But of all those punks, none had an impact quite like the ones Sara Marcus covers in Girls to the Front. Read More

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Insane Clown Posse are Mad Crazy into Jesus, Yo.

Insane Clown Posse are Mad Crazy into Jesus, Yo.
By October 12, 2010

When you think “strong Christian values,” is the first thought that crosses your mind the Gathering of the Juggalos? According to Perez Hilton, the duo that have influenced so many brilliant minds are really in the whole “horrorcore” game simply … Read More

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