Global Rhythm article on Boom Pam, exciting new Israeli Band
If there is an Israeli band that I am eager to hear, this is the one. I have missed them at least twice here in the States. Last spring, Global Rhythm did a great write-up:
Here in the States, wedding bands get a bad rap. The term is a surefire punch line and cultural shorthand for “cheesy,” conjuring up images of tuxedoed mediocrity, canned schmaltz and Adam Sandler. But Israeli surf-rockers Boom Pam are proud to wear their schmaltz on their sleeves, taking their name from a 1969 pop hit that’s become a perennial favorite at Israeli weddings—and recording a version of their own that went straight to the top of their homeland’s charts last year….