Josh Reichmann

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Josh Reichmann is a Canadian indie rock singer-songwriter.

Biography[edit]

Formerly associated with the band Tangiers,[1] since that band's breakup he has performed under the stage name Jewish Legend. He released his debut album as Jewish Legend, Telepathy Now!, in 2006.

Tangiers first record - Hot New Spirits was named in the top 10 Canadian records of the decade by Maclean's Magazine.[citation needed]

His song "Tigris River" reached number one on CBC Radio 3's weekly chart show, The R3-30, in January 2007.[citation needed]

He went on to release the 2008 Life is Legal EP as Josh Reichmann Oracle Band and followed this with the full-length Crazy Power in 2009, both on the Paper Bag Records label.

In 2009 he covered Bat for Lashes' song "Daniel" for The Seven Year Itch, a Paper Bag Records cover compilation.[2]

Reichmann released the record After Live on Hand Drawn Dracula in 2011 to local and national critical acclaim.

In 2011 Reichmann opened the clothing boutique and cultural hub "Ruins" with his partner Mikey Apples on Queen St. West in Toronto. The store featured clothes by Opening Ceremony, Patrek Ervell, Thomas and Assembly NYC and other forward looking international brands. Ruins launched its own in house clothing line in 2012. Ruins closed in 2013 as Reichmann moved into other media projects including screen writing and motion pictures.

In 2012 Reichmann wrote the feature screenplay Tenzin with well-known playwright and Griffin Prize recipient David Young (who also wrote for the children's show Fraggle Rock). As of 2013 Tenzin was in development and pre-production.

He attended Etobicoke School of the Arts (ESA).

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