Posts Tagged ‘ indie rock ’

This Cult Classic Indie Rock Album is a Surprising Tribute to Anne Frank

July 18, 2016
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This Cult Classic Indie Rock Album is a Surprising Tribute to Anne Frank

  Neutral Milk Hotel is the kind of band that one either fanatically loves or has never heard of. Their 1998 folk rock magnum opus “In the Aeroplane Over the Sea” is a cult classic and continual object of fascination — and not just among bearded flannel-wearing types. Despite the…

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Hasid or Hipster

September 12, 2012
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Hasidic men and women are usually pretty easy to spot—they are known for wearing a particular uniform: black…

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Silver Jews Ride into the Sunset

June 21, 2012
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These days, writer and musician David Berman is getting more mileage out of his bizarre New Yorker-like…

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Rakhmones afn Tayvl

May 14, 2012
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“Ich bin un Mentsch mit chutzpah und gelt,” sings Daniel…

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The Inspiration for ‘The Dictator’

May 11, 2012
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In his new film The Dictator, Sacha Baron Cohen plays “a…

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For Not Making Me a Woman

May 4, 2012
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One of the most puzzling–and, often, infuriating–prayers appears…

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Biblical Straight Edge

May 3, 2012
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In contrast to the risky excesses that one…

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Shlemiels and Shlemazels

November 30, 2011
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“A shlemiel,” explains Matthew Menachem Feuer at the beginning…

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Love Songs for Anne Frank

December 9, 2010
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The band Neutral Milk Hotel only recorded two…

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