Matt's Blog

Weblog of New York City based Jewish Musician.

Sunday, July 20, 2003

Sorry for the lack of updates. The YIVO summer Yiddish Program has been keeping me very busy, but it is worth every second of the day that I spend going to classes and studying. Now if only the Cubs can get back in the race all will be good.

The Hasidic Rebel had a great posting on Thursday July 17th about Hasidic Music. I have to completely agree with him that the classic, recordings from 1950 to the mid 1970's, are much more interesting musical than modern Hasidic recordings. For some reason though, which I have yet to be able to figure out why, the hasidic music scene skipped the 1960's Beat sound, and went right towards Disco and 'Rock Ballad' styles.

More later, back to Yiddish Language and Culture.


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