In Roy Kafri’s innovative music video for “Mayokero,” we discover what your album covers do when nobody’s looking: They form an all-star beatboxing posse. The video seamlessly animates classic covers like the Beatles’ Revolver, David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane and Bob Dylan’s Nashville Skyline and Highway 61 Revisited to give the appearance that they’re collectively singing the Kafri track (Rolling Stone)
Eugene Berger is a professional progressive rock, fusion and funk guitarist. He also works as a studio and recording artist, as a composer, as a song arranger, as a music producer and as a guitar teacher. He was born in St. Petersburg and moved to Tel Aviv in 1992. Listen to his piece “Triple Core”:
Balkan Beat Box is a world music group that was founded 2003 by Ori Kaplan, Tamir Muskat and Tomer Yosef.
Co-founders Ori Kaplan and Tamir Muskat both met in Brooklyn, New York City, New York as teenagers.( in the german wiki they say they both grew up in Israel and first met in Brooklyn ) Both had grown up with music; Kaplan had been a klezmer clarinetist (Gogol Bordello ) , while Muskat was a drummer in a punk rock band.. They established their own unique sound by fusing the musical styles of Mediterranean and Balkan traditions with hip hop and dancehall beats.
Here is their song “Bulgarian Chicks ”
(thx to Peter Glaser http://glaserei.blog.nzz.ch/)
here is the original song , it´s based on a bulgarian folk song called “Ladunyo”
and a live clip from the band
Their song “hermético” was sampled by Jason Derulo for the song “Talk Dirty”.
Producer, composer and singer-songwriter, Adi Ulmansky, has established herself as one of the promising names of the Indie-tronic / Alternative / pop music scene. Ulmansky, originally from Tel Aviv and now based in London, is currently working on her debut solo album, as well as performing live and collaborating with a variety of musicians including the successful dubstep producer BORGORE. This is her latest single “My Heart.”
Asaf Avidan (Hebrew: אסף אבידן) (born March 23, 1980) is an Israeli singer-songwriter and musician. He is also the creative force and front-man of Asaf Avidan & the Mojos, an Israeli folk rock band that he established in 2006 in Jerusalem.
This guy is improvising on an israeli battle tank.
“No more war. No more bloodshed.”
Shimshai, an US-american fusion and reggae singer and musician with his song “Pure”, live in Israel:
Shotei Ha’nevua, also known as Fools of Prophecy was a music group frim Israel which was selected as Band of the Year 2005 in Israel. Their songs are a great mix from Dub, Reggae and dance. Here’s a great remix by DJ Oliver Van hammee of their song “Kol Galgal”:
Coolooloosh , a band from Jerusalem / Israel
Coolooloosh is one of the most diverse, innovative and successful bands to emerge from Israel to the international music. Formed in 2003 by five extremely talented musicians initially based in Jerusalem, Israel.Rapper Joel Covington (AKA Rebel Sun) joined in 2004 as the band perfected their style and released their debut album (‘Coolooloosh’) in early 2005.(homepage)
Cooloolosh are currently on Tour around Germany , released their second album “Elements of Sound”
Ramzi Aburedwan, born in Betlehem , is a concert performer, bandleader of Ensemble Dal’Ouna, musical director of the Palestine National Arabic Music Ensemble, composer and arranger. Here is his song