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Lately, in the wake of the master's triumphantly bedraggled new album Old Ideas, lots of people have been covering Leonard Cohen: Cass McCombs, Field Music, Bill Callahan, Bradford Cox, Greg Dulli.…   Read Story »
So that happened. It'll take a few days of drying out and shutting eyes to come to terms with all that transpired in Las Vegas this weekend, though in the spirit of Matador's three-day, boozy, purely…   Read Story »
Carl Newman lives in Woodstock, N.Y., but it really feels like a call back to his Canadian roots when he shows the New York Times how he harvests and preps maple syrup on his property. As the article…   Read Story »
Pair this off with Friday's taste from post-millennial indie rock's other most visible Canadian collective. The New Pornographers' anticipated forthcoming fifth-length Together is due in May, with…   Read Story »
While fellow Pornographer Neko Case was warming up for a show at Times Square's Nokia Theater last night, Carl Newman was across town at Letterman's place with his increasingly frequent vocal…   Read Story »
Sweetheart: Our Favorite Artists Sing Our Favorite Long Songs is the latest in the line of blockbuster compilations that's been crowding up your RSS feeds. This one is special because it benefits the…   Read Story »
Refresher: Starbucks is a company that is in the business of selling $5 cups of coffee. Starbucks is also a company that is in the business of selling music. Basically the best business plan…   Read Story »
DUMBO is a pretty (and now pretty expensive) area of Brooklyn shadowed by bridges. It's where the DUMBO Sessions are recorded. You might recall Department Of Eagles' "1997." In a few months, you…   Read Story »
So far A.C. Newman's offered a listen to "There Are Maybe Ten Or Twelve" from his forthcoming second solo album Get Guilty. Like much of his work, one song doesn't exactly give you a sense of where…   Read Story »
New Pornographer A.C. (Carl) Newman's pop-drenched Get Guilty, the followup to 2004's Slow Wonder, is out at the beginning of '09. You've already heard the opener "There Are Maybe Ten Or Twelve" and…   Read Story »