Yonatan Gat

Yonatan Gat’s Expansive Universalists Is a Spiritual Journey Without Borders

In the 1940s and beyond, American ethnomusicologist and folklorist Alan Lomax dedicated his life to cataloging unknown singers. His practice became a passion, preserving folk…
Dale Eisinger / May 15, 2018

Holding Out for a Guitar Hero: The Uncertain Future of the Six-String

For the next week, SPIN will be venturing into the great unknown to attempt to answer some questions (or at least hazard some guesses) about…
Andrew Unterberger / October 22, 2015

Yonatan Gat Offers Another Highwire, Steve Albini-Aided Single, ‘1’

Ex-Monotonix guitarist Yonatan Gat has used his solo career to craft unpredictable six-string compositions that run amok with snipped brake lines and later this week…
Colin Joyce / September 15, 2015

SXSW 2015: The 21 Best Things We Saw in Austin

Now that Austin's South By Southwest is wrapped up and (nearly) out of our systems, we should take a moment to reflect on the massive…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2015

SXSW 2015: The Six Best Things We Saw on Day Three

Despite an impressive one-two punch during its first two days, 2015's South By Southwest reached even higher heights on Thursday. Think about it like this: On…
SPIN Staff / March 20, 2015

Yonatan Gat Travels the Globe in the Dynamic Guitar-Showcase ‘North To South’

Yonatan Gat's latest track from his upcoming release Director is hard to classify. Even from just a casual listen you can tell that "North to South"
James Grebey / February 11, 2015

Five Artists to Watch in February 2015

From a trap-happy Australian DJ to a psych-rock savior to a handful of West Coast-based pop-punks, here are the five artists you need to know…
SPIN Staff / February 2, 2015

Ex-Monotonix Guitarist Yonatan Gat Gets Psychedelic on ‘Iberian Passage’ EP

After years of playing guitar for Monotonix (an outfit SPIN once called "the most exciting live band in rock'n'roll"), New York-based composer Yonatan Gat took…
Colin Joyce / May 21, 2014