Posts Tagged ‘ indie rock ’

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 suit with a white shirt, big black hat, beards and long sidecurls for men, and covered hair, long skirts, and long sleeved shirts for women. But these days, some of those same styles are popular among a very different crowd:…

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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 Kahn in a raspy, Tom Waits-like Yiddish in the…

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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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