• Your Mid-July Treat: Vibe with the Hottest Israeli Song of the Summer

    4 monthes ago - By Tablet Magazine

    Elai Botner is the sort of musician you want to believe still exists, an immensely talented song-writer who climbed his way to fame by working hard and building a loyal audience. Now that he's arrived, his dominance is absolute: His song Hachi Karov Elayeich , is burning up the Israeli radio playlists.
    If you want to know what it's about, imagine if the Red Hot Chili Peppers were raised not in Los Angeles but in Tel Aviv, which means not only the sort of syncopation that mimics stop-and-go traffic but also the funk that comes from living in a country where every encounter has the potential...
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