Wed 10 July 2019 | 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Radio EPGB - Shadal Street 7, Tel Aviv,
Due to the intriguing balance between elegance and brutality, Tamar Afek – a singer, guitarist and producer – broke into the alternative music scene A few years ago and became a key figure in it. “Carousel”, the ensemble under her leadership, was engraved in the rock and roll book of the alternative scene, mainly because of the unforgettable performances that turned every club in the city into a crime scene of wild and explosive energy. Afek, for a moment, softly whispers to the microphone, and in the second moment pruning the guitar with the guitar, was called “the local guitar question that performs things that are quiet for them.”
Since then, Afek has played with Carousel, Shoshana and Balda in several successful performances in the US and Europe. She has performed in stages with artists such as M. Ward, The Editors, Deerhof and has performed at major festivals such as SXSW, Treefort Festival, CMJ, DreamGaze festival , Barreiro festival, DunaJam Festival and more.
minded much celebrated for its share of the soundtrack of the Israeli film “a week and a day” award winning “Gan Foundation” at Cannes and many other festivals in the world.
recently completed work on a new solo album of her.
a moment after returning from a tour In Spain and Portugal and just before they go to tour in the US, Tamar and the band will perform in a number of places and events throughout the country.
This is a new composition whose musical style is defined by Afek as “Jazz & Roll”: “At a time when rock is eulogized and compared to its lost jazz brother,
The new ensemble includes Tamar in singing and guitar, David Gorenstein: drums and vocals, I was a bastard: bass, keyboards and vocals. Together they will play Tamar’s first solo album, a carousel and songs from the new album that will be published in 2019, which moves elegantly between rock ‘n’ roll, jazz and world music rhythms.
“Tamar Aphek’s score, a combination of modern percussion and more classical rhythms, musically evokes the imbalance and longing for a return to normal that the characters are feeling and working on. ”
– Hollywood Reporter
” A magnetic stage presence. There was a decent amount of hair flicking and head bobbing, but that was not the sole reason why she was good. On top of some pretty intense guitar chords her voice carried out beautifully. ”
“Psychedelic intense rock power.”
– Time Out Lisbon
״Alison Mosshart is an angel compared to the Israeli goddess of sharp guitar riffs.”
“Tamar Aphek gave a burning warm up show. On a black chair made of wood, she expressed the rage inside of her, while experimenting different kind of sounds carrying a distant look. She could have been a wonderful partner to Ward, known for his collaborations with Zooey Deschanel, Calexico, Bright eyes and Norah Jones”