The July Shambhala Sun is coming soon, but in the meantime, our May magazine is still available and loaded with great reads. So we’ve shared longer excerpts of two of its features: Andrea Miller’s interview with Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman, and Pico Iyer’s meditation on Leonard Cohen. Click here to read “The Dude and [...]
Thanks to the efforts of Gerald Leonard Cohen, the world now knows where the word “jazz” came from, why certain types of sausages came to be called “hot dogs” and how New York got the nickname “The Big Apple.” Related posts: Cohen’sShow More Summary
The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of "Hallelujah" Alan Light pp. 288 ISBN: 1451657846 Atria Books 2012 For ages musicologists, psychologists, producers and people alike have tried to decipher...Show More Summary
Canvas Media For Bahamas "it's nice to be nominated" isn't just a press platitude. It actually really was nice to be nominated -- particularly where the prestigious Songwriter of the Year category at the Juno Awards was concerned. "I...Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: James Blake, Gang Colours Song: Just Friends (Nicolas Jaar & Sasha Spielberg) - Avalanche [download here] What's so good? If you heard Nicolas Jaar’s Essential Mix last year, you might remember...Show More Summary
CARAS The Juno Awards catch a lot of heat for being too predictable and too mainstream, but this year's slate of nominations -- and several of Saturday and Sunday's wins in Regina, Saskatchewan -- were yet more proof that Canada's Grammys...Show More Summary
In recent weeks, Lana Del Rey has kept herself busy releasing pretty-good covers of classic songs by Leonard Cohen and Nancy Sinatra on YouTube, but now she’s gotten back to the business of releasing potentially enraging big-budget originals. LDR is one of the many, many famous people who have contributed songs to the soundtrack of [...]
Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen and Leonard Cohen were the big name winners at Canada’s 42nd annual Juno Awards on Sunday night. Held at Regina, Saskatchewan’s Brandt Center and hosted by Michael Buble, the Juno Awards are Canada’s equivalent to the Grammy Awards. Raising a firm finger at the Justin Bieber’s bad press of late, [...]Show More Summary
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The Weeknd, Grimes, and Mumford and Sons also honored at the Juno Awards.
The televised Michael Bublé-hosted portion of the 2013 Juno Awards in Regina may be The Big Show, but Saturday's non-televised gala dinner is where many...
We’re smack in the middle of another Lana Del Rey media blitz! Did you guys enjoy that, oh, three-month hiatus? We sort of did, but we’re glad it’s over, because first we got her lovely, out-of-nowhere cover of Leonard Cohen‘s “Chelsea Hotel No. 2.” Then came the teases of unreleased material and her Great Gatsby contribution to whet our appetite.... More »
Requested by AnonN? • Compiled by mcnosiyface ‘Walking in the rain with a cigarette I keep forgetting to smoke’ could be my epitaph. 01. Cloud Nothings - “No Future No Past” (Attack on Memory) 02. Leonard Cohen - “Going Home” (Old Ideas) 03. Show More Summary
Lana Del Rey – Summer Wine – Official Video via Rickey.org Following an epic cover of Leonard Cohen's "Chelsea Hotel No. 2," Lana Del Rey duets with boyfriend Barrie-James O'Neill on Nancy Sinatra's "Summer Wine"! The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - Prince, Leonard Cohen and Marcus Miller will headline the Montreux Jazz festival in July, expanded by the opening of a third concert hall "Lab", organizers said on Thursday.
It is heartening to know that in this time of spectacle and trivia, of celebrity voyeurism and gangsta rap, there are still plenty of those who are moved by what can only be described as a class act.
Leonard Cohen is kneeling as he sings. This might make sense for a song like "If It Be Your Will." But Leonard Cohen is on his knees when "Dance Me To The End Of Love" starts the show. He returns to this position throughout the night. Show More Summary
words and photos by Dominick Mastrangelo Leonard Cohen @ Radio City Music Hall 4/6/2013 On the first night of a two-night stand at Radio City Music Hall on Saturday (April 6), Leonard Cohen -- singer-songwriter, poet, living legend -- promised...
Leonard Cohen at Barclays Center 12/20/2013 (more by Gretchen Robinette) today in NYC Ozomatli @ Stage 48 Gary Lucas @ Joe's Pub The So So Glos @ C-PAC Elysian Fields @ Joe's Pub Living Colour...
What a good idea: SPIN magazine has created an in-depth list of the The Top 100 Alternative Albums of the 1960?s. It’s quite smart, and in one fell swoop dismantles the idea (one that a surprising amount of people seem to subscribe to) that all music of that decade was made of samey-same flower-power kind [...]