DJs Ophir Toubul and Gal Kadan are in the business of making music to break down borders. Culling sounds from all corners of the world, the duo (known as Laissez-Passer) strings together everything from Mizrahi music to Jamaican dancehall to Kanye West. Most of all, they just want you to dance. By Ophir Toubul and Gal Kadan Playlist: Diblo Dibala - Laissez-Passer (Excerpt) Stromae - Papaoutai Major Lazer - Watch Out for This (Bumaye) Eyal Golan - Hazak Mimeni Mahendra Kapoor & Suresh Wadekar - Sada Vasda Raje Punjab (Uproot Andy RMX) Rima - Sidi Mansour (feat. Rayan) M.I.A. -…Read More... | 4 Comments
Watching the new Jay Z and Kanye West video, this quote from one of my favorite teen movies, Clueless, popped into my head. “So, okay,” chirps Alicia Silverstone as Cher Horowitz, “the attorney general says that there’s too much violence on TV and that should stop. But even if you took out all the violence on shows, you could still see the news. So until mankind is peaceful enough not to have violence on the news, there’s no point in taking it out of shows that need it for entertainment value.” Romain Gavras’ video for No Church In The…Read More... | 7 Comments
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