In time for the holidays, Brooklyn based Producer Diwon, drops a Chanukah club track that sounds like its from outer-space. The track titled, “Gonna Light (Shtetl Chanukah Mix)”, blends a high energy dance club feel with chopped and screwed vocals from multilingual hip-hop pioneer Y-Love, one of the decade’s most dynamic artists and Sarah Aroeste, the international Sephardic Ladino songstress. Imagine Spank Rock does the Hava Nagila with a Judeo-Spanish twist. Shemspeed is releasing the track to the public for a name your own price which means, fans can get it for free or choose to support the movement.
“Gonna Light (Shtetl Chanukah Mix)”, is based around “Ma’oz Tzur” (Hebrew: מעוז צור), which is a Jewish liturgical poem. It is written in Hebrew, and is sung on the holiday of Hanukkah, after lighting the festival lights. The name is a reference to the Hasmonean stronghold of Beth-zur. This Hebrew song is thought to have been written sometime in the 13th century.
ALSO: Get the chance to attend both SMF Mega Events at a discount! The first Mega Event is at 6:30pm on Dec 24th at (le) Poisson Rouge with the Godfather of Israeli music, Miki Gavrielov! This live show will be followed by the second SMF Mega Event, which is Heeb magazine’s infamous HEEBOSNISM party filled with debauchery and holiday spirit and Diwon on the decks with special guests throughout!