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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 The National Cover Leonard Cohen’s “Memories” In Montreal

The National contributed to the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal's recent Leonard Cohen exhibition, and while performing in his Montreal hometown on Thursday, they decided…
Peter Helman | December 10, 2017 - 1:36 pm

Watch Lana Del Rey, Courtney Love, & More Perform At Leonard Cohen Tribute Concert

In the months since the death of Leonard Cohen, Cohen's son Adam has been organizing a huge tribute to his father at Montreal's Bell Centre.
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2017 - 9:18 am

Courtney Love, Seth Rogen, Bettye Lavette Join Leonard Cohen Tribute Concert

In a couple weeks on 11/6, the Leonard Cohen tribute concern Tower Of Song: A Memorial Tribute To Leonard Cohen will take place at the…
James Rettig | October 26, 2017 - 10:19 am

Leonard Cohen – “Leaving The Table” Video

Last year, only a few weeks before he died, Leonard Cohen released You Want It Darker, a profound and thoughtful goodbye album. In retrospect, songs…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2017 - 9:18 am

Lana Del Rey, Elvis Costello, Feist, & More Playing Leonard Cohen Tribute Concert

Later this fall, almost exactly a year after Leonard Cohen's death, a strange and intriguing group of artists will gather at Montreal's Bell Centre to…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2017 - 8:50 am

James Murphy Wanted Leonard Cohen On New LCD Soundsystem Album

LCD Soundsystem released their comeback album American Dream on Friday and James Murphy revealed some of its backstory in a new interview for Crack Magazine.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 4, 2017 - 11:43 am

Delicate Steve – “Hallelujah” (Leonard Cohen Cover)

Back in January, there was a tribute concert to the late Leonard Cohen at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg in New York City called Sincerely,
James Rettig | August 31, 2017 - 11:18 am

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
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