The latest session of ‘NIGUNIM IN CLAVE’ with Zion80’s Marlon Sobol and Jon Madof and very special guest Yoshie Fruchter (Zion80, Sandcatchers).
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Chant Records will be launching soon! It will be the home not only of Zion80 but many bands including The Fugu Plan. Jon sat down with Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz and Yuka to discuss the band, the Chant Festival and more. Check it out, and stay tuned!
Zion80’s percussionist Marlon Sobol has been setting Hasidic songs (known as ‘nigunim’) to Afro-Cuban rhythms. This is very much in the spirit of Zion80, combining Jewish music with other genres and flavors. Here’s the second video in the ‘Nigunim in Clave’ series with Marlon and Jon Madof. Stay tuned for more!
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Zion80 recently gathered in Brooklyn along with filmmaker Saul Sudin and actor Simon Feil to film our first official video for the song ‘Pardes.’ Here are some photos from the shoot – enjoy!
Ok folks, this is it. Over 200 pledgers funded the WARRIORS project. We took it to the next level with the Zion80 Vinyl Challenge. And now there’s just ONE DAY LEFT to preorder your copy of WARRIORS on 12″ vinyl LP. We’re getting there, but we need to meet our target of 50 preorders by tomorrow, June 30, in order to manufacture the album on vinyl.
For just 25 bucks (add five more and we’ll sign it for you), you’ll get the vinyl along with a pre-release download of the music and instant access to exclusive downloads like Zion80 live tracks and other goodies. PLUS you’ll get a special inside look at the brand new label Chant Records, which will be releasing WARRIORS and a whole lot of other great music.
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Zion80’s amazing percussionist Marlon Sobol has been setting Hasidic songs (known as ‘nigunim’) to Afro-Cuban rhythms. This is very much in the spirit of Zion80, combining Jewish music with various other genres and flavors. He and Jon made their first video in what will hopefully be an ongoing project called ‘Nigunim in Clave.’ Enjoy!
And don’t forget to join us in the Zion80 Vinyl Challenge. In order to release WARRIORS on vinyl, we need 50 preorders by June 30. Help us get there by pledging today and sharing with friends. Here’s the link: http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/zion80/items/210297