Audio: Ben Epstein's New Tunes for Levite Psalms

Interview with Aspaklaria's Ben Epstein on his new CD Shirei HaLeviim, exploring the Song of the Day
11/24/2009, 7:35 PM

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Ben Epstein of Aspaklaria talks about his new album Shirei HaLeviim, a collection of chilled out rock songs based on the Songs of the Day. Hear about his passion for aliyah and why he took supposedly mundane psalms and turned them into groovy new tunes.

Plus, David Levy a.k.a. Omen X talks about his background as a Jewish Afro-Caribbean from England living in Israel seeking to mix Torah and rock.

Also, Hanukkah Gone Metal, Shlomo Carlebach, Para Aduma and more.

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Ben Bresky is a music journalist and recording engineer living in Jerusalem. He hosts The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviewing a wide range of Jewish and Israeli musicians from Carlebach to klezmer, from hasidic to trance. For full archives visit
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