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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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Schmekel: Your Friendly Neighborhood All-Jewish, All Transgender Punk Band

Schmekel: Your Friendly Neighborhood All-Jewish, All Transgender Punk Band
By October 7, 2010

According to the bio on their Facebook page, “Schmekel is New York City’s only All-Jewish All-Transgender Polka-Punk band. Their music sounds a bit like The Kinks crashed a Bar Mitzvah,while their lyrics combine bawdy humor and critical awareness, encouraging audiences … Read More

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Top Ten Guilt Songs

Top Ten Guilt Songs
By September 16, 2010

We all know that sometimes saying sorry just doesn’t cut it – that’s why you need to provide full orchestration and three-part harmony! In the spirit of Yom Kippur, a playlist to help you get down with your self-denying self. 1. … Read More

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The “Dude You Have no Quran” Guy Gets an Autotune Remix

The “Dude You Have no Quran” Guy Gets an Autotune Remix
By September 16, 2010

The jury is still out if the guy who saved a Quran from getting charred is a MOT.  We were looking at the evidence (somewhat Jewish name, good at merchandising), but then got distracted by this autotune remix of his … Read More

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