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
Four new singles by Israeli pop artists range the gamut from fresh trash to an abandonment of irony
Ester Rada was once said to be one of the great promises of Israeli music. She has now delivered on that promise
Scott, performing at the upcoming Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat, represents jazz’ place in popular music, 'which is better now than it used to be,' he says
Tarantino, Look No Further: The Perfect Tunes for Pulp Fiction Director's Wedding With Israeli Fiancée
In a mysterious coincidence, the classic Greek tune 'Misirlou' - best known from Pulp Fiction - got two Israeli covers the same week Tarantino and Daniella Pik announced their engagement
In his final album, the burden on his shoulders is lighter and it's almost possible to see the thin smile on his lips as he makes his way, in typically funeral tempo, to the finish line.
Carlos Santana’s performance in Tel Aviv Saturday night was low on the blend of Latin percussion and wailing guitar that has been his secret sauce for 50 years.
Scottish singer's managers claim dispute over contract led to last-minute cancelation, but local producers say otherwise.
The J.D. Allen Trio jumped among styles and Duo Ras Dashen did not repeat its amazing debut.
Keren Peles' new single, 'Only God Will Judge Me,' suffers from overuse of the word 'I'; Riff Cohen tries to keep things light but doesn't impress; and Kutiman creates a contemporary groove that's quickly forgotten.
With all the desire to get a carried away in the fire and brimstone, 'What Happened' has too many elements that leave you out of it all.