Alejandro Cohen w/guest Gil Karpas – Tradition & Transition: Voices of a New Israel, episode 5

Tuesday, December 19 2017
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Tradition and Transition is a six part radio program series exploring the voices of a new Israel. In each episode, your host, Alejandro Cohen and co-host Chris Kissel will explore the creative process, and the path of Israeli artists in discovering and finding their identity in a nation that is young yet holds ancient traditions as part of its heritage.

On this episode we are in conversation with Gil Karpas, a journalist and event promoter based in London, also a respected expert on the evolution of Israeli popular music. We spoke with him about how immigration has shaped the sound and diversity of voices in Israeli music since the country’s founding seven decades ago.

Tune in daily starting December 14th through December 19 from 9am to 9.30am to catch each episode live on or find it on demand in the dublab archives. where additional materials can be found.

Tradition and Transition is made possible by a grant from Asylum Arts, supporting contemporary Jewish culture on an international scale. Presented via Los Angeles radio station DUBLAB. Theme music by Cohenbeats, artwork by Pilpeled, sound editing by Bennett Shaeffer, and web programming by Brennan Mackay. Thank you for listening
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