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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 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

Watch Car Seat Headrest Cover Leonard Cohen’s “Field Commander Cohen”

Will Toledo is a big fan of the late, great Leonard Cohen, of course, and his band Car Seat Headrest paid tribute to the musician…
James Rettig | November 14, 2016 - 3:46 pm

Leonard Cohen’s Son Adam Writes Tribute To His Father

Since we learned of Leonard Cohen's passing last week, many artists and luminaries have done what they could to pay tribute to the man's towering…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2016 - 10:43 am

James Taylor & Yo-Yo Ma – “Suzanne” (Leonard Cohen Cover)

Leonard Cohen passed away this week. Lana Del Rey and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have shared tributes to the late legend, and Okkervil River,…
Peter Helman | November 13, 2016 - 5:39 pm

Watch A Tribe Called Quest Perform, Kate McKinnon’s Hillary Clinton Cover Leonard Cohen On SNL

A Tribe Called Quest were the musical guests on last night's Dave Chappelle-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live. They performed two songs, "We The People..."
Peter Helman | November 13, 2016 - 10:40 am

Okkervil River – “Anthem” (Leonard Cohen Cover)

Okkervil River are in the UK right now, wrapping up a European tour in support of their new album Away. Yesterday, at their show in…
Peter Helman | November 12, 2016 - 4:29 pm

Watch Coldplay Cover Leonard Cohen’s “Suzanne” In London

Leonard Cohen passed away this week, and now it's time for the world to pay tribute to another musical legend. During their concert at the…
Peter Helman | November 12, 2016 - 10:47 am
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