April 12, 2009

Broadcast Date: 
Apr 12 2009

Beyond the Pale launches a monthly music show, hosted by Hip Hop Hoodios bandleader Abe Velez; the first episode features the music of The Sway Machinery and a report on Aharit Hayamim, a band with roots in the West Bank settler movement.

Episode segments
  • The Sway Machinery
    Music, Arts & Culture
    Jeremiah Lockwood is the leader of the The Sway Machinery
    Abe Velez

    Beyond the Pale launches its new monthly music show with the music of The Sway Machinery whose new CD, Hidden Melodies Revealed, has just been released. The Sway Machinery's influences range from Jewish cantorial music through jazz and blues to Afro-pop and beyond.


  • Aharit Hayamim (End Of Days)
    Music, Arts & Culture, Occupation
    Josh Nathan-Kazis

    A report on the NY appearance of Aharit Hayamim ("End of Days"), an Israeli band with such deep roots in the settler movement that they've been called "the houseband of the hilltop youth," the young neo-hasidic and radically ideological second and third settler generation.