Kfar Sava band Kerach 9 is often linked to '90s groups Pulp and Suede. But its roots are a bit noisier than that.
Uri Zer Aviv
Itay Dailes started out in a punk band but now offers a club-like beat. You can catch him Wednesday night at Tel Aviv's Reality Rehab Center.
Nekudat Mifgash unites two groups of veteran musicians. This joint ensemble is the fulfillment of musician Shlomo Bar's dream: a group that performs songs composed by poets, in styles that combine ethnic elements with Western music.
An eclectic hybrid of inspirations, the Botimzog band spreads love through musical chaos around the kumzitz campfire.
From 'Punk Jews' to cholent parties for ex-Orthodox hipsters, across New York City, ultra-religious Jewish youngsters are redefining themselves and their relationship to God.
Ben Sela, aka Ben the Drummer, is attracting fans - and fines - while playing on the street.
An event organized at a trendy Tel Aviv concert venue celebrates Jewish renewal, especially in the minds of its young and secular organizers.
Jerusalemite wins competition at Tel Aviv's Levontin 7 club.
Former fashionista Nimrod Peled has gone from a solo music maker to a duo who care more about the sound than the clothes.
Seven years after Melechet broke up when a few of its members became religious, two of the original bandmates are back with an ambitious rock trilogy.
Music duo Polar Pair are an unlikely couple - one was a boundary-breaking club DJ with a show on Army Radio when the other still had military service ahead of him. Many years later, the pair has released an album.
Israeli-born singer and songwriter Kama Vardi does away with all conventions, including the way she has packaged her first solo album.
All indications are that the In-D-Negev Festival program, featuring a slew of musical styles and an intriguing reunion of Habiluim, will be an intriguing event.
The American Lollapalooza music festival is coming to Israel next summer. Lollapalooza Israel will be held on August 20-22, 2013, in Tel Aviv's Yarkon Park.
Baba Zula was established in Istanbul in 1996 and made it big in 2005 in the documentary 'Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul.'
Already making a name for itself in Europe, Danish trio WhoMadeWho brings its mix of melancholy rock and electric highs to a show in Tel Aviv next week.
Israeli duo Echo & Tito stand out for creating dance music that is dark yet joyful..
An album of medleys of songs that were never too successful to begin with has proved to be a surprise runaway hit.
Another titillating taste of the Israeli band's debut album.
You can love them or leave them, but you can hardly ignore the raucous local band, Drunk Machine.