‘Banai – A Musical Journey from Persia to Jerusalem,’ at the Tower of David Museum, focuses on the clan’s influence on the city
Dylan’s ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’ features 15 minutes of genius amid its 70 minutes, but ‘Homegrown,’ recorded in the mid-’70s, is the real grower
From joie de vivre to a fear of death: ‘Harsh,’ the new album by the band Deaf Chonky, is contemporary Israeli rock at its peak
In normal times, it is unlikely the world would stop to listen to an almost 17-minute-long song. But the times are not normal and Dylan’s fascinating ballad 'Murder Most Foul' sends listeners back to the murder of JFK
How an Israeli experimental musician found himself completing a movie score by Johann Johannsson, the superb Icelandic composer who died at age 48 of a lethal mix of cocaine and flu medicine
Well before her death in 2000 of AIDS, Haza's incredible talent and embrace of her Yemenite roots took her from a local pop success to an international star
To be a flamenca is to fulfill your burning desires with complete abandon. It’s a personality thing, a way of life, says Noa Drezner, and she knows whereof she speaks
Cohen talks about how motherhood changed her music and learning to accept her 'Bedouin child' voice
Israeli-born Stephane Legar rose to stardom after singing about how everything in this country is 'Comme Ci Comme ça'. Now he is dying for people to stop talking about the color of his skin
She may not be the hottest name on the pop market but over 50,000 fans attended her concert, reminiscing her old time hits
Pop music has always been a game of influences and references, but now, when a new song comes out in Israel, it often sounds like something we’ve heard before
A month after Israeli-French singer Mike Brant took his own life, his mother and brother flew to Paris to collect his belongings. What they managed to retrieve, after fighting sneaky managers, can now be seen at a new exhibition
'Nana Banana' very quickly turns into one-dimensional, superficial pop
One of the founders of a new musical scene, Muqata’a and his colleagues are breakthrough artists in the context of contemporary Palestinian culture
Yariv Alter had two lives: one as a young musician in Tel Aviv in the alternative band DXM, and another as an artist and a teacher in Amsterdam. Artists, friends and former bandmates reflect on a tortured but uniquely talented soul
Does the fact that Israeli musician Ellyot composed a soundtrack for a German classic have anything to do with the Holocaust?
'What’s the Alternative – to Join the Forces of Evil?' Israeli Singer Noa's Revolution Against 'Trumpism'
The singer talks with Haaretz about her new album, Bach, the Israeli cross she has to bear and how to survive in the era of Cardi B.
The Eurovision winner’s new song ‘Bassa Sababa’ could become an international hit. It mixes languages and melodies from various continents, the genre that ousted American pop from the top of the charts
The 24-year old played a rendition of Cole Porter and Frank Sinatra while competing in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition in Washington, D.C.
Passion and politics were at the fore, particularly on the first night of the three-day InDnegev festival
Black pride, Israeli receptiveness to African music and an explosion of talent have combined to catapult a new generation of local singers and rappers to center stage
Haaretz's music critic Ben Shalev picked the best singles and albums of the past year
Lana Del Rey canceled her show at the Israeli Meteor Festival due to BDS pressure, but here are some of the hottest and most intriguing local and international artists that do intend to perform there
In ‘Employment Office,’ the late Moroccan-Israeli singer Jo Amar describes the humiliation a moment before the fury erupted
The Spanish singer was great at striking a pose, not so good at delivering a tune in gig at Harkon Park on Sunday
A long overdue collection of Jackie Shane's songs introduces a new generation to this dazzling performer
Israelis came to worship, and they were not disappointed with a performance by the Australian rock legend that was almost unbearably good
Almost a decade ago, Yael Naim starred in an ad for Apple. Now, it’s Noga Erez’s turn, but this time dismembered and apocalyptic sounds replace sweet and innocent melodies
Girafot is an endangered species in Israeli music, a vestige of a bygone world
Georgia-born Daniel Antopolsky wrote 400 songs for more than 40 years before recording his first album, which helped connoisseurs forget the obsequious, soft variety