Sid Yiddish

Expect the Unexpected

Dr. Nothing: Collaborator

Posted by on Nov 6, 2021

What began as a routine request for a photograph from a 2009 Chicago music festival, has continued as a great friendship and collaboration well over a decade. From the amusing conspiratorial DOCTA film series (2012-2016), to contributing musician in Sid Yiddish And His Candy Store Henchmen, spontaneous music, parody and video productions and everything else in between. I look forward to many...

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Wes Heine (previously known as Cousin Bones): Collaborator

Posted by on Nov 6, 2021

I met Westley Heine in 2004 while he was still a student filmmaker in Chicago. He cast me in a student film as a drunken news anchor. That same week I met him over drinks, he showed me his poetry and prose. it was good. Damn good. Soon after, we began hanging out together at open mics and before long, we formed the band $2 Cockroach, a poetry jug blues band. The band lasted a total of two years,...

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Hectic Head: Collaborator

Posted by on Nov 5, 2021

Although I met Australian Hectic Head in 2011, we didn’t begin our formal collaboration until 2017 when my mother was passing away. The limited edition cassette tape, Adolts Only, was the result. I’ve since contributed to a few other compilation projects of his, with hopes of a return engagement in the near future.

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Torque Monks (2012)

Posted by on Jun 11, 2021

A serendipitous moment in time brought this trio (Sid Yiddish, Dr. Nothing & Wednesday Dalmatian) together briefly for 12 months. While the trio performed mostly in bars and festivals, its purpose mostly leaned toward modern day conspiracy idealism and free association performance. The band produced a total of three albums as a unit.

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Sid And His Minions (2010)

Posted by on Jun 11, 2021

This two-man band gave one performance only during an art festival in Chicago on May 31, 2010 & was a prelude to the present day Sid Yiddish And His Candy Store Henchmen. While Sid ranted and otherwise performed, Yitn Mitn Fidl accompanied Sid on violin.

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Clean Boys 2010-Present

Posted by on Jun 11, 2021

Technology. It’s what drives all of us in one form or another, having said that, Denmark was the least likely place I thought I would end up as the result of technology! The year was 2007 and I was still on MySpace. Six months earlier, i had just opened a YouTube account and uploaded my first video; a throat singing song of mine entitled Mykel Board Weasel Squeezer. It was sometime in late...

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