Chant Records has released the EPIC 101-track compilation STRENGTH IN NUMBERS. It features Zion80’s ‘I Lift My Eyes (Esa Einai)’ along with a dizzying array of amazing music from around the world.
Zion80’s Jon Madof sat down with Basya Schechter (Pharaoh’s Daughter) and Eden Pearlstein (aka ePRHYME) of Darshan to discuss their music, Chant Records, being a spiritual gangster and more. Stay tuned!
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!