Zion80’s Jon Madof and Marlon Sobol are back with a brand new video for the ‘Nigunim in Clave’ project, mixing traditional wordless Hasidic melodies (‘nigunim’) with the clave rhythms of Afro-Cuban music. They’re joined by very special guest vocalist Eitan Katz. Enjoy!
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Zion80’s Jon Madof sat down with Leo Sidran for his awesome podcast ‘The Third Story.’ The conversation covered a variety of subjects – how music and spirituality are related, what it means to create your own kind of authenticity, the difference between a job and a mission, and whether or not an artist’s work can be separated from their personal behavior – a theme that is particularly resonant today. Listen Here »
Zion80 returns to The Stone NYC one last time on December 2 before the beloved venue closes for good in 2018. It’s part of the Jon Madof Residency happening 11/28-12/3. Other shows include the experimental post-rock of House of Wisdom on 11/28, Ruthless Cosmopolitans on 11/30 (a new project with Eden Pearlstein aka ePRHYME) and more. Go to thestonenyc.com for more info »
Recorded at Bill Laswell’s legendary studio, Zion80’s new album WARRIORS finds the band delving deeper into their singular mix of deep Afrobeat grooves, mystical Jewish melodies and improvisational madness. Out now on Chant Records.
There’s just a few days left to pre-order Zion80’s new album WARRIORS. When you order you’ll get instant access to updates, videos, song downloads and more. Plus, you’ll get a full download of the music before it’s released to the public on November 1. And we have lots of other goodies available including signed CDs, t-shirts, VIP concert tickets and more.
On October 28, Zion80 will be playing in the 2017 Chant Festival at Nublu in NYC. The Festival runs October 26-29 and includes a ton of amazing music. See below for the full lineup, and go to nublu.net for more info.