Hamakor def.: The Source [sawrs, sohrs] - any thing or place from which something comes, arises, or is obtained; origin. [*] A new sound is growing out of the hilly plains of central Israel. Just as the name indicates, Hamakor is the origin of a unique blend of and Rock n' Roll & Electronica, with a roots-like Jewish message. Through the combined voice of a diverse group of talented musicians from different backgrounds, a soulful, inspiring, and complex musical message is put forth. Songs are lyrically appealing and melodically charged, leaving the listener feeling energized. Messages such as finding your own path and the winding paths life take us, anchor the futuristic sound to a universal meaning. Nachman Solomon's acoustic rhythms and sublime vocals tie the listener in to the band's rock and folk roots. Jason Reich's lead guitar, drawing on jazz, world, and trance influences add a high voltage to the mix, and the electric and fusion elements of the band begin to take shape. Enter Ben Frimmer, the synthesizer and samples master, and the music takes a sharp turn to electronic realm of psy-trance and techno. Behind it all, bassist Jonathan Fialka and drummer Jono Landon plant the ever escalating melodies in a tight groove that keeps the crowd dancing from the first note to the last. Hamakor has been conquering crowds in clubs in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and at music festivals throughout Israel. With their heartfelt performance and inspiring music they have left no attendee dissatisfied. The entire band bounces with the groove and rhythm of their own music and never look happier then when they are on stage sharing their music with their listeners. [*] Dictionary.com.
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