Leonard Cohen

Bob Dylan Talks Amy Winehouse, Leonard Cohen, Much More in Rare, Extensive Interview

Bob Dylan doesn’t give many interviews. To make up for lost time, he sat down for a massive Q&A with author Bill Flanagan, which was posted on his website tonight. The piece runs over 8,000 words and covers a wide range of topics. He tells a story about meeting Frank Sinatra and reveals that he …

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Bob Dylan says he is ‘lonesome’ since friends such as Leonard Cohen and Muhammad Ali died

<b>Most of us are agreed that 2016 was a bad year but for Bob Dylan it was particularly awful because he lost a number of his close friends.</b><p>Record Store …

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Posted 03/02/2017 by Tommy Emmanuel | Tags: Tommy Emmanuel, Holiday 2015<p>Over the next few months, I will demonstrate a wide variety of the specific …

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

Hamilton Leithauser appeared on <i>The Strombo Show</i> in honor of his 2016 collaboration with Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij titled <i>I Had A Dream That</i> …

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Sound Takes: You Want it Darker

<b>Leonard Cohen <br>You Want it Darker (Columbia)</b>Some things are hard to write about—forget even speaking about them. Actually, forget just talking to one …

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A Fast Life

Joan Juliet Buck explores how her grandmother's one regret came to shape her own history of romantic entanglements, which led to one long-lasting friendship with Leonard Cohen.<p>In the bar of Badrutt's Palace Hotel in St. Moritz shortly before New Year's Eve 1965, the dazzling British wife of a …

Duke fan parodies ‘Hallelujah’ to create the worst hype video ever made

I am so angry. So very, deeply angry.<p>I woke up today with expectations to go to work and deal with the day’s usual abundance of dumb stuff online. …

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WATCH: New Leonard Cohen Video Released For ‘Traveling Light’

“Traveling Light” is the newest video from Leonard Cohen’s acclaimed final album “You Want It Darker.”

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Watch the Moving Retrospective Video for Leonard Cohen's "Traveling Light" - Noisey

The new lyric video for Leonard Cohen's "Traveling Light," directed by Sammy Slabbinck with the help of Cohen's son, Adam, is a brief but charming retrospective. It pulls together previously unseen footage of the late Cohen, splicing together video from different eras to line up with the You Want …

Dear Canada, Put Leonard Cohen On A Stamp

I recently did a bad bad thing.<p>It happened at McGill University in Montreal. I was delivering a speech to about 200 people in my capacity as Chair of …

‘Traveling Light’ video reveals previously unseen Leonard Cohen footage

A new music video assembled by Leonard Cohen’s son and another longtime collaborator is giving fans an intimate glimpse of the late singer.<p>“Traveling Light,” directed by Sammy Slabbinck, was posted online Thursday and offers an array of archival and previously unseen footage.<p>Its opening scene …

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Leonard Cohen's Son, Collaborator Unveil Chilling 'Traveling Light' Video

Leonard Cohen's gritty and soulful meditation on aging, "Traveling Light," soundtracks a powerful new lyric video filled with archival and previously …

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Watch Leonard Cohen’s “Traveling Light” Video, Featuring Unreleased Footage

Sammy Slabbinck was a collaborator on Leonard Cohen’s excellent 2016 LP <i>You Want It Darker</i>. Today, he’s shared a new memorial video for the record’s “Traveling Light.” He made it with the “excellent guidance” of Cohen’s son and producer Adam. The video begins with Cohen sitting on his porch, …

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Watch Leonard Cohen's 'Traveling Light' Video Featuring Archival, Previously Unseen Footage

The memorial clip was created by his 'You Want It Darker' collaborator Sammy Slabbinck and son Adam Cohen.<p>Leonard Cohen's collaborator on his 2016 …

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CITY DIARY: Lloyd's PR chief amasses shareholding worth £2.2m

Lloyds bank's newly-published annual results reveals its director of corporate affairs, Matt Young, has amassed a shareholding in the bank worth …

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Steve Poltz talks Nashville, Jewel, Leonard Cohen and Donald Trump

As a solo artist, the leader of The Rugburns and Jewel’s early mentor and musical collaborator, Steve Poltz has been such a quintessential part of …

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Watch the Video for Leonard Cohen’s “Traveling Light,” Made with His Son’s Guidance

Sammy Slabbinck, the artist who designed the <i>You Want it Darker</i> cover, has shared a memorial video to the track “Traveling Light.”<p>The video, which, …

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Wanted: Male Leonard Cohen fans for musical tribute

Calling all male Leonard Cohen fans over the age of 65 in the Montreal area who are not shy:<p>The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal is seeking …

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Flashback: Leonard Cohen Stuns With 'Chelsea Hotel #2' in 1985

Leonard Cohen's 1985 <i>Various Positions</i> tour came to Warsaw, Poland during a very difficult time in the nation's history. The communist state was under …

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2016 Artist Survey: Drew MacFarlane of Glass Animals

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their …

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Let's Give Leonard Cohen A Literal Stamp Of Approval

I recently did a bad bad thing.<br>It happened at McGill University in Montreal. I was delivering a speech to about 200 people in my capacity as Chair of …

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Leonard Cohen’s Art of Losing - BLARB

In a 1959 letter to Canadian publisher Jack McClellan, a 25-year old Leonard Cohen characterized his audience as “inner-directed adolescents, lovers …

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Bittersweet Animation Tells the Tale of Leonard Cohen's "Two Went to Sleep" - Creators

A short story from the life of Leonard Cohen offers a moment of respite from mourning the late Canadian legend, thanks in no small part to the clever animation in the latest <i>Blank on Blank</i> from PBS Digital Studios. The series pairs archival interviews with masterful thinkers like Frank Lloyd Wright …

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Give Me A Leonard Cohen Afterworld: 10 Life Lessons I've Learned From Leonard Cohen

On December 10th, 2016 I was privileged to be able to attend Leonard Cohen’s official Los Angeles Memorial Service and afterwards share my favorite Leonard stories with some of his family and friends.<p>With the weight of his passing still on my mind, I’d like to share 10 important life lessons that I …

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Grammys may have missed an opportunity to salute Leonard Cohen and Merle Haggard

Barley an hour after the conclusion of Sunday’s Grammy Awards, an email arrived from a friend expressing disappointment at the telecast making short shrift of the deaths of two of the greatest musical poets of the last century, Leonard Cohen and Merle Haggard.<p>Both were name- and photo-checked in …

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Godflesh Is Still Driven by Implosion (and Leonard Cohen Lyrics) - Noisey

In this particular moment in history, Godflesh is at a point where past, present and future are colliding in a way that allows for reflection. Since their formation in 1988, the industrial metal outfit has been an avatar of change for the metal scene. Back then, they introduced sonic elements that …

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Exploring the Montreal That Leonard Cohen Loved

In the jacket copy of his 1961 poetry collection “The Spice-Box of Earth,” a 20-something Leonard Cohen wrote, “I have to keep coming back to Montreal to renew my neurotic affiliations.”<p>Soon, the city’s cherished son followed his inclinations toward music, and would eventually achieve global-icon …

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Michael Kiwanuka :: Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye (Leonard Cohen)

In a year pock-marked by artistic loss, the passing of Leonard Cohen in 2016 particularly stung. With a body of work spanning 14 albums over the …

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The Shirtless Violinist Performs a Gorgeous Version of ‘Hallelujah’ With an Accompanying Vocal Quartet

After posing a question to his audience about what song they’d most like to hear, the Shirtless Violinist answered with a beautiful performance of …

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What’s going on Wednesday?

You can browse our full <b>NYC show calendar</b> for all of tonight’s shows, but here are some highlights…<p><b>Code Orange, Youth Code, Nicole Dollanganger,</b> …

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