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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

Sundance 2019 Premieres Include Shia LaBeouf & FKA Twigs’ Honey Boy And Documentaries On David Crosby, Leonard Cohen, Miles Davis

A new film by new couple Shia LaBeouf and FKA Twigs is one of the 112 films selected to screen at the 2019 Sundance Film…
Julia Gray | November 28, 2018 - 8:20 pm

Read Leonard Cohen’s Poem “Kanye West Is Not Picasso”

The late Leonard Cohen was at least as well known for his poetry as for his legendary songwriting. He has a new posthumous book called…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2018 - 11:04 am

Posthumous Leonard Cohen Album In The Works

There's a posthumous Leonard Cohen album in the works, according to his son Adam Cohen. In a new interview with CBC Radio (via Pitchfork), his…
James Rettig | September 27, 2018 - 5:40 pm

Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, & Janis Joplin’s Chelsea Hotel Doors Sold At Auction

The legendary Chelsea Hotel has been under renovation since 2011, and a couple years ago a former resident noticed that the construction workers were planning…
James Rettig | April 13, 2018 - 1:14 pm

Kurt Cobain, David Bowie, & Other Rock Stars’ Handwriting Made Into Downloadable Typefaces

The new frontier in rock-star hero worship: fonts.
Chris DeVille | April 9, 2018 - 3:49 pm

Sorority Noise – “Chelsea Hotel No. 2″ (Leonard Cohen Cover)

Sorority Noise's You're Not As _____ As You Think was one of the best albums of 2017 and, as part of a process of revisiting…
James Rettig | February 21, 2018 - 1:00 pm

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
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