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The Israel Beat blog is a place for poetry submission, concert announcemnets, upcoming shows and musings on Jewish music. The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast brings you live in-studio performances with up and coming Israeli musicians as well as interviews with the stars of the Jewish music world. Plus your music requests and the free CD give-away air live on the show. Past interviews have included Matisyahu, Avraham Fried, and Miri Ben-Ari. The Beat with Ben Bresky broadcasts live every Sunday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Israel time on Arutz Sheva - Israel National Radio. For more info email email@example.com.
I have been influenced by so many awesome blogs and podcasts out there. When I started blogging about Jewish music there were few. Now there are many. I hope they will continue to grow. Here is some of my favorites. If I missed some, let me know.
Israel Music Events on Facebook - A great update for new Jewish music in Israel.
Klezmer Podcast - In depth interviews with klezmer and other world beat Jewish musicians around the world.
Shir Bliss - A new podcast and live radio show from Florida from what appears to be a young hippy hasid who plays a mix of rap and Carlebach inspired new Jewish music.
KlezmerShack - The original klezmer blog with plenty of information on klezmer and Yiddish music.
Blog in Dm - A blog that cheerfully disects hasidic and yishivish music including the famous wedding peeps section of indiosyncratic people you meet at a Jewish wedding.
Metal Israel - A great resource for Israeli and Jewish heavy metal.
Shemspeed - Concert promoters, record label and blog that promotes and awesome mix of great new hip Jewish music including rap, rock and jazz.
The Cool Jew - Lots of awesome videos of Avraham Fried and other hasidic musicians.
Jewish Music Review - great reviews of religious, hasidic musicians.
Mostly Music - Buy CDs of hasidic and other musicians here.
Israel-Music.com - buy CDs of Israeli musicians here. A wide selection.
Sameach Jewish Music Podcast - A great podcast that plays religious and hasidic music and smoozes about music, food and more.
Paul Weider - In depth interviews with Jewish musicians.
Klezmer Guy - A new blog from the wry and funny Yiddishe Cup Klemzer Band leader.
Metal Jew - Jewish heavy metal blog
Jewish Music YahooGroups - Email list that discusses new Hasidic and religious Jewish music.
Israel Music YahooGroups - Email list that announces awesome concerts in Israel from journalist and editor Yehudit Singer.
Kfar Center - Concert promoter and great resource for new music.
A Simple Jew - a blog that often has CD reviews of Carlebach inspired and other religious musicians
Nextbook - Podcasts including the awesome Matthue Roth's msuic blog.
Spin Magazine's Spin Earth Israel - Spin's new global music site's Israel section.
Jewish Community Radio - A great radio show that often interviews musicians.
Jewish Community Radio CD reviews - Some classic CD reviews.
Psycho Toddler - An American Jewish musician that often blog about Jewish music.
Gruntig! - A blog that posts great videos of hasiidc and religious Jewish music.
Life of Rubin - A blog with great CD reviews of hasidic, religious and Carlebach inspired music.
The Beat with Ben Bresky - A great podcast and live internet radio show about new Jewish music featuring live interviews from diverse musicians.
Israel Beat Blog - A blog about Israeli and Jewish music.
Ben Bresky music article archive - a list of all my articles to date.
Let me know if I missed any in the Talkback section!