Extreme Jewish music - From Punk-Rock to Heavy Metal

A radio program of the European Institute for Jewish Music hosted by Hervé Roten

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI – MARDI 12 FEVRIER 2019, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H00

Hervé Roten invites Jean-Gabriel Davis lead singer of the band KLUNK, one of the only representatives of Yiddish Punk in France.

Jean-Gabriel Davis will talk about the Jewish electric scene, from Paris to New-York, passing by Tel-Aviv or even Melbourne, with music excerpts from punk-rock, heavy metal and hardcore bands, such as Schmekel, Moschiakh oi, Yidcore, Gevolt, Hasidic new wave et Klunk.

An electrical, surprising and detonating program !

Listen to the broadcast Electric Yiddish: from Jazz rock to punk


Watch Yidcore’s videoclip: If I were a rich man

Musiques juives de l’extreme - Entre punk et heavy metal


Officer of the Ordre of Arts and letters, PhD in musicology at Paris University Sorbonne, prize-winning graduate from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, Hervé Roten is the director of the European Institute for Jewish Music since its creation in 2006.
Ethnomusicologist, he quickly developed an interest in the safeguard and digitization of archives, subjects he taught for several years in Reims and Marne-La-Vallée universities.
Author of many articles, books and recordings related to Jewish music, producer of radio programs, Hervé Roten is recognized today as one of the best specialists of Jewish music in the world.

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