Live interview from Mexico with Dan Saks: lead singer of indie-rock band DeLeon who’ve toured with Balkan Beat Box, Ozomatli, Os Mutantes and Gogol Bordello. DeLeon are the only kids around singing pop rock in Ladino (aka Judeo-Espagnol). So Sephardic and so sexy! Also an interview with Israeli Qawwali singer Shye Ben Tzur. Qa-what? Tune in to find out.
Check out what’s happening in the world of Jewish music this summer. With The Montreal Jewish Music Fest and Ash Kenaz Music Festival in Toronto, this is your chance to get hip to some sweet sounds from around the world.
And there’ll be plenty more to check out on Shtetl on the Shortwave’s Facebook page. So if you love alternative Jewish music,”like Shtetl on FB!”
Keep it chill in the last weeks of summer for as the Talmud says “Life is short; we must move very slowly.”