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"Freydele" from Tanz
Sample Track 2:
"Tanz" from Tanz
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More About Golem

Klezmer-rock band Golem was founded by Annette Ezekiel Kogan in New York City, and since then, the band (Annette Ezekiel Kogan, Aaron Diskin, Jeremy Brown, Curtis Hasselbring, Taylor Bergren-Chrisman and Tim Monaghan) has become a leading re-interpreter and innovator of Yiddish and Eastern European music, pushing tradition forward into the 21st century. Golem performs nationally and internationally, from the east coast to the west, and from Paris to Mexico City to Stockholm to Warsaw. After self-released album, “Homesick Songs,” they released two albums, “Fresh Off Boat” and “Citizen Boris” on independent Jewish label, Jdub Records. Their new release, “Tanz” on Corasón Digital, marks a conscious move into new territory, with mainly original material created by the band. Golem’s rock edge is given new emphasis by legendary Brooklyn producer Tony Maimone (Pere Ubu, They Might be Giants) who was able to capture their raucous energy. The album also features virtuoso New York guitarist Brandon Seabrook on three songs, including the traditional “Tum Balalaika.” With the release of Tanz, Golem forges forward with big plans for 2015, including festivals in Mexico, Europe and Serbia. Golem is known for its theatricality and fearless wild energy, combined with a boundless love of tradition. Golem is “not your father’s klezmer band, unless of course your father was Sid Vicious” (Jewish Week).