Oi Va Voi is a band from London, United Kingdom which plays music inspired by Eastern European rhythms and melodies. The name of the group is Yiddish and roughly translates to "oh' dear god...". The band has five core members and works with a variety of guest vocalists.KT Tunstall was a regular performer with the band until her solo career in 2004. Yes dude.. Oi Va Voi are:
Nik Ammar (Guitars, Vocals, Production)
Josh Breslaw (Drums, Percussion, Production)
Johann Strauss I (German: Johann Strau
Chicks on Speed are a female electroclash band, born when Alex and Melissa met at the Munich Art Academy in 1997. Chicks on Speed's core members are Melissa Logan (Upstate NY, USA) and Alex Murray-Leslie (Bowral, Australia), who collaborate with amongst others Anat Ben-David (Tel Aviv, Israel), Kathi Glas (Berlin, Germany) and A.L. Steiner (NY, USA). Around Chicks on Speed there is grouped a large and ever-changing collective of musicians, producers, fashion and graphic artists, designers, film and video makers, and so on.
Natalie Portman (Hebrew: נטלי פורטמן; born June 9, 1981) is an Academy Award winning Israeli-American actress. Portman began her career in the early 1990s, turning down the opportunity to become a child model in favor of acting. Her first role came in the 1994 independent film Leon: The Professional, however her breakout role did not come until she was cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy.
Maile Colbert is a filmmaker, video, and sound artist recently relocated from Los Angeles, US to Lisbon, Portugal. She is currently working for the art organization Binaural (http://www.binauralmedia.org/).
She holds a BFA in The Studio for Interrelated Media from Massachusetts College of Art, and a MFA in Integrated Media/Film and Video from the California Institute of the Arts.
She has had multiple screenings, exhibits, and shows, including The New York Film Festival, LACE Gallery, MOMA New York...
There are at least two artists named Roberto Rodriguez: 1. A Finnish deep house techno artist. 2. A Jewish Cuban musician with several releases on John Zorn's Tzadik label. The techno artist named Roberto Rodriguez was born in Helsinki 1975.
Started making music in 1987 with his Commodore Amiga 500. Inspired by the "new" crazy music called "Acid House". Started Deejaying in 1992 by playing in various warehouse partys. By 1994 he had become a master of the four-track "tracker" software Pro-Tracker.
Avram Noam Chomsky (born December 7, 1928) is the Institute Professor Emeritus of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Chomsky is credited with the creation of the theory of generative grammar, often considered the most significant contribution to the field of theoretical linguistics of the 20th century. He also helped spark the cognitive revolution in psychology through his review of B. F.
Chantal Claret is the front woman, lead singer and co-composer for a power pop and post punk revival band named Morningwood. She was born on a sunny Sunday afternoon on 2/21/1982 in Berkeley, California. She has also lived in Texas, but has spent most of her life in New York City. In summer 2007 she moved to California where she lives in a suburb of Los Angeles. She was married to James Euringer (lead singer, composer for the industrial/punk band, Mindless Self Indulgence) on January 18, 2008.
Welcome to the eclectic world of master mixer, cratedigger, musical continent-spanner SoCalled, AKA Josh Dolgin. Looking beyond the usual pantheon of samples for hip hop artists, Socalled explores the shtetls of Eastern Europe and the Yiddish vaudeville stages of 2nd Avenue for inspiration. Armed with his Akai MPC, heritage and love for genre-bending music, SoCalled is a yiddish rapping, accordion wielding, klezmer hip hop maestro. Heralded by jewish, Klezmer, and hip hop musicians alike, he builds Jewish music from the bottom-up.