Watch Courtney Barnett’s MTV Unplugged Cover Of Leonard Cohen’s “So Long, Marianne”

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Courtney-Barnett-on-MTV-UnpluggedIn October, Australian guitar hero Courtney Barnett taped an MTV Unplugged special in Melbourne for the Aussie version of MTV. Today, she’s released the live version of that EP, which is just called MTV Unplugged. On the EP, Barnett duets with peers like Paul Kelly, Marlon Williams, and Evelyn Ida Morris, and she covers songs … More »

Bill Callahan – “If You Could Touch Her At All” (Lee Clayton Cover)

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Bill CallahanCallahan released his new album Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest earlier this year. And now, he’s taking a well-deserved victory lap with the release of a new digital-only single featuring two covers. One is a new rendition of country singer Lee Clayton’s “If You Could Touch Her At All,” famously performed by Willie … More »

HAIM – “If It Be Your Will” (Leonard Cohen Cover)

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HAIM - "If It Be Your Will" (Leonard Cohen Cover)Hanukkah+, a compilation inspired by Yo La Tengo’s annual Hanukkah residency, is out today. It’s intended to expand the canon of Hannukah music via tracks from artists like the Flaming Lips, Jack Black, and Yo La Tengo themselves, who shared their original “Eight Candles” earlier this … More »

Stream Leonard Cohen’s Posthumous Album Thanks For The Dance

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When Leonard Cohen died in 2016, he left behind an incredible final missive in the form of You Want It Darker, which came out only a few weeks before he passed away. But today the first Cohen posthumous album is being released, and it’s called Thanks For The Dance. The nine … More »

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

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When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file — it’s ephemera, on every streaming service and available to hear in myriad ways. For better and worse, the song (and the single) have become the norm for the general public’s music consumption. More »

Leonard Cohen – “Happens To The Heart” Video

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Leonard-CohenLeonard Cohen died three years ago, but we’re about to get a new Leonard Cohen album anyway. When he died, Cohen left behind sketches of nine unreleased songs. His son Adam Cohen fleshed those sketches out into complete songs, and he got help from people like Beck, Feist, Bryce Dessner, and Daniel Lanois, … More »

Watch Lana Del Rey Play The Hollywood Bowl With Chris Isaak, Sean Ono Lennon, Jack Antonoff, Adam Cohen, Weyes Blood, Zella Day, & The Neighbourhood’s Jesse Rutherford

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Lana-Del-Rey-and-Chris-IsaakRight now, Lana Del Rey is on tour behind her soul-shattering new album Norman Fucking Rockwell! On her tour, she’s already done some big things — singing with Joan Baez, covering Joni Mitchell. And last night, Del Rey played the Hollywood Bowl. This was not just another show for … More »

New Leonard Cohen Album Thanks For The Dance Out This Fall

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Leonard Cohen - Thanks For The DanceYou Want It Darker, the final album from late, great poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, was as good a finale as you could have wanted for his distinguished career. The album concluded his discography with profound musings on the end of life set to haunting music ideally suited for his gravelly baritone grumble. More »

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

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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 Festival, along with documentaries on David Crosby, Leonard Cohen, and Miles Davis. Honey Boy, starring LaBeouf and FKA, is written by LaBeouf and directed by Alma Har’el. It follows a … More »

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

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Leonard CohenThe late Leonard Cohen was at least as well known for his poetry as for his legendary songwriting. He has a new posthumous book called The Flame: Poems Notebooks Lyrics Drawings out now, and the collection includes a poem called “Kanye West Is Not Picasso.” … More »