Music

The Sad Breakdown of Jewish/Muslim Hip-Hop Relations

The Sad Breakdown of Jewish/Muslim Hip-Hop Relations
By September 2, 2010

People don’t normally think of hip-hop when they think “Mideast Peace Talks,” but a lot of people didn’t think outside the box quite like Muslim rapper Mazzi, and Israeli rapper Sneakas did with their collaborative effort, Most Hated. While it’s … Read More

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Six Degrees of Julie Klausner Makes This Ted Leo Post Kosher

Six Degrees of Julie Klausner Makes This Ted Leo Post Kosher
By August 24, 2010

If you’re ever in New York, and you happen to stop by Jewcy HQ, there is a slight chance you will walk into us blasting a song written by the great Ted Leo.  Mr. Leo is universally loved by the … Read More

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Jewish Guy Makes Rap Video with Lil’ Wayne

Jewish Guy Makes Rap Video with Lil’ Wayne
By August 20, 2010

Have we ever mentioned how happy we are that Drake’s a Jew?  It gives us clearance to post things like his newest video off Thank Me Later,“Miss Me” (featuring Lil’ Wayne). Drake “Miss Me” from John W on Vimeo.

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Revenge of the WASP Queen: Vampire Weekend Gets Sued

Revenge of the WASP Queen: Vampire Weekend Gets Sued
By July 16, 2010

Oh no!  How is Ezra Koenig going to buy his Fall clothes from the L.L. Bean catalog?  The model used on the bands most recent album, Contra, is suing the band: The lawsuit filed on Wednesday identifies the band, their … Read More

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Jewcy Interviews: Jesse Michaels of Operation Ivy

Jewcy Interviews: Jesse Michaels of Operation Ivy
By July 1, 2010

When I was twelve I got in trouble for credit card fraud, among other things and was faced with the choice of facing serious trouble, or having to go to a boot camp like program for delinquent kids.  Music was … Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Gabriel Roth, Musician/Producer, Daptone Records

The Big Jewcy: Gabriel Roth, Musician/Producer, Daptone Records
By June 7, 2010

The kingpin and genius behind the re-surgence of new soul music, Gabe Roth aka Bosco Mann is the bassist, songwriter, and producer of the band Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings. Gabe is also responsible for starting the Brooklyn based … Read More

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Ezra Koenig Makes Me Look Like the Baal Shem Tov

Ezra Koenig Makes Me Look Like the Baal Shem Tov
By May 27, 2010

I always knew the day would come when I’d have to bow down to the Vampire Weekend lead singer and say, “dude, you are the King of Jewish WASPs.  Mazel Tov.” That day has come via the bands newest video … Read More

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Pwning The Music Industry: An Interview with Jeff Rosenstock AKA Bomb The Music Industry

Pwning The Music Industry: An Interview with Jeff Rosenstock AKA Bomb The Music Industry
By May 26, 2010

Who knows how most people get into the music that they do these days?  MTV has all but gotten out of the music business.  Mainstream radio is unquestionably terrible and practically the only place to buy CD’s is Best Buy.  … Read More

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