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2016 In Review

You Want It Darker: 2016’s Musician Deaths & Where We Go From Here

At the tail end of last year, Lemmy Kilmister died. You could see that one coming, between recurring reports of the man’s failing health and…
Ryan Leas | December 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016

This has been such a bullshit year. We've seen gun massacres. We've seen wild political turmoil across the world. We've seen countless icons, musical and…
Stereogum | December 1, 2016 - 9:30 am

Counting Down

Leonard Cohen Albums From Worst To Best

Several years ago, The Atlantic published a controversial essay by a healthy, middle-aged oncologist who hoped to die at 75. Among his reasons -- the…
Zach Schonfeld | November 15, 2016 - 10:14 am

More Leonard Cohen stories

Watch U2 Cover Leonard Cohen In Toronto

U2 are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their landmark album The Joshua Tree by touring internationally this summer. The band performed in Toronto on Friday,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 26, 2017 - 1:09 pm

The National, Sufjan Stevens, Moby To Perform At Leonard Cohen Tribute Concert

Le Musée d’art contemporain in Montreal will present a tribute to Leonard Cohen starting 11/9. The exhibition will include visual and performance art, and it…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 15, 2017 - 1:05 pm

Brian Williams Criticized For Praising Syrian Air Strikes With Leonard Cohen Lyrics

Last night, the US military launched dozens of missiles at Syria, in response to new reports that Syrian president Bashar al-Assad had authorized the use…
Jeremy Gordon / Spin | April 7, 2017 - 1:26 pm

Watch Feist Cover Leonard Cohen At The 2017 Juno Awards

The Juno Awards, Canada's answer to the Grammys, were held in Ottawa tonight. In addition to winning Artist Of The Year and Album Of The…
Peter Helman | April 2, 2017 - 9:51 pm

Stream Mark Kozelek Night Talks EP

Mark Kozelek, the Sun Kil Moon leader whose recent records have trended toward quasi-spoken-word memoirs, has a new EP that he's recorded under his own…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2017 - 8:43 am

Hamilton Leithauser – “Came So Far For Beauty” (Leonard Cohen Cover)

Hamilton Leithauser appeared on The Strombo Show in honor of his 2016 collaboration with Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij titled I Had A Dream That You
Margaret Farrell | March 15, 2017 - 3:17 pm

Leonard Cohen – “Traveling Light” Video

Before he passed away last year, Leonard Cohen gave us his stirring, heavy, moving goodbye album You Want It Darker. Cohen's son Adam, along with…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2017 - 12:14 pm

Watch Will Oldham & Joan Shelley Cover Leonard Cohen

On Friday night, a number of Kentucky musicians gathered at Louisville's Headliners Music Hall to pay tribute to the late Leonard Cohen, covering his music…
Tom Breihan | December 27, 2016 - 2:37 pm

Watch Chris Martin Cover Drake, Beatles, Leonard Cohen, & More At Intimate Surprise Benefit Show In NYC

Last night, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin played a surprise last-minute benefit show at the small New York venue Mercury Lounge, raising money from the Manhattan…
Tom Breihan | December 22, 2016 - 9:21 am

Watch Beth Orton Cover Leonard Cohen At Carnegie Hall

Electro-folk musician Beth Orton performed one of her two North American tour dates last week in Zankel Hall at NYC institution Carnegie Hall. As Brooklyn
Margaret Farrell | December 9, 2016 - 3:18 pm

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016

This has been such a bullshit year. We've seen gun massacres. We've seen wild political turmoil across the world. We've seen countless icons, musical and…
Stereogum | December 1, 2016 - 9:30 am

Watch Mark Kozelek, Christopher Owens, Tim Cohen, & More Cover Leonard Cohen At San Francisco Tribute

The music world is still reeling from the loss of Leonard Cohen. And last night in San Francisco, many of the city's leading rockers gathered…
Tom Breihan | November 28, 2016 - 8:58 am

Mark Kozelek, Christopher Owens, Tim Cohen To Play Leonard Cohen Tribute In San Francisco

The great Leonard Cohen passed away a little over a week ago, continuing an unrelentingly shitty 2016. Since his death there has rightly been a…
Collin Robinson | November 18, 2016 - 5:22 pm

Leonard Cohen’s Manager Reveals Cause Of Death

Leonard Cohen died last week. Although he had been open about his recent health problems, no official cause of death was given at the time.
Peter Helman | November 16, 2016 - 7:32 pm
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