Azealia Banks is an unpredictable musician and though her Tel Aviv show was only 45 minutes, it was a great performance
Netta Barzilai's 'Toy' isn’t exactly a song; it’s more like something spewed out of a particle accelerator
There's Axl singing and playing the piano, and here's Slash playing his solo, and then a dramatic break - and then there it is, that fabulous outro. Live. It was great to be alive
Britney’s main weapon: She’s Britney, bitch. But that wasn't enough
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
Scottish superstar sticks to his routine pop shtick in Israel and rarely stirs any deep emotions at Yarkon Park concert
TootArd's new direction works particularly well in its instrumental tracks
Liraz has said she’s been getting excited reactions from Iranian listeners, but our music critic wasn't impressed
The performance reflected what happened to the singer's career over the last two years - he was rescued just before he hit rock bottom
Shallow and patronizing imagery of women and Mizrahi pop clichés are abundant in Eyal Golan's new album, but this won't put off his die-hard fans
Tamer Nafar, star of 'Junction 48,' laments that it's hard to sing love songs when you're a Palestinian in Israel
Sarit Hadad’s new album has a pretty silly title, but she does know how to belt out a tune.
Danny Sanderson’s new album isn’t as good as his previous one, but even if it’s not a bullseye, it’s definitely on target.
Finally, now that the stardust has settled, we can focus on Ninet Tayeb's music.
Israeli singer Talya Eliav's new album is dedicated to the work of French singer Barbara, who lived through the Holocaust as a young Jewish girl.
Eviatar Banai’s lyrics outshine his melodies.
Hadad is the opposite of a drama queen. What’s great about her voice is its clarity. She never makes an effort to excite. She doesn’t lie.
The BBC’s reggae guru has praised the collaboration of Asaf and Ilan Smilan with Jamaican legends from the 1970s.
At least three albums released in recent weeks showcase the different aspects of local jazz trios.
At the age of 46, and after a period of self-doubt and writer's block, Karolina found herself working with some of the biggest names in U.S. hip-hop, including Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad. She also has an important message for Morrissey.
Chava Alberstein’s new album contains a sequence of five songs that may well be the most beautiful of her entire late career.
An musician who is searching and not treading water deserves praise. But does Benayoun’s new approach measure up?
Balkan Beat Box’s latest album is quite relevant for the start of the Trump era; there are moments that seem to have been written about the possibility that all the liberals’ worst nightmares could come true.
Buttering Trio says its songs get more airplay in France than in Israel, but the members hope their new album, 'Threesome,' will change the situation.
Ahuva Ozeri introduced raw emotion to national sound that hadn’t been there before.
The transition between the the 20th and 21st centuries - between two planes of time and experience - is precisely where Eran Zur’s new album takes place.
The Canadian minstrel still sometimes goes a bit heavy on the ennui, but his new album shows he remains a master of the spirit and the flesh.
Maureen Nehedar’s transition from Hebrew to Farsi allows her to express additional sensibilities and hues of her amazing vocal talent.
The new album by The Aprons might seem like a routine derivative of the dream-pop aesthetic, but the picture is much clearer than that.
There's no doubt Bob Dylan deserves the highest form of recognition, but awarding him literature's most prestigious award threatens to deepen an existing distortion of his work: That he is a great writer who is also a singer.