News featuring Leonard Cohen

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  • A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen

    This is a portrait of an artist attuned to notions of justice, lust, longing, loneliness, and redemption, and possessing the sort of voice and vision commonly reserved for the prophets.

    Excerpted from A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen by Liel Leibovitz (footnotes omitted). Copyright © 2014 by Liel Leibovitz. With permission of the publisher, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reprinted, reproduced, posted on another website or distributed by any means without the written permission of the publisher. Chapter One “Looking for the Note” Life as Leonard Norman…

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Wednesday 30th April

  • The Paper Sound: Trajectories

    Detroit quartet serves up a record of nostalgia-tinged darkness surrounded by a corona of light.

    In one of his rare moments of backhanded optimism, Leonard Cohen sang, “There is a crack in everything / That’s how the light gets in.” It’s a theme Detroit quartet the Paper Sound run with on Trajectories, in that for all the nostalgia-tinged darkness that pervades the record, it comes with a corona of light surrounding it. The 10 tracks then don’t lose themselves in some oppressive gloominess; rather, there is an immediacy and fought-for…

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Tuesday 29th April

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Friday 25th April

  • Jenn Grant Collaborates with Buck 65, Covers Leonard Cohen on 'Clairvoyant' EP

    Canadian songwriter Jenn Grant will be playing some shows in Europe this spring, and when she heads across the pond, she'll bring a new EP containing an assortment of material. Clairvoyant will be out on May 9. It will be available on CD in Europe and through Grant's Bandcamp page elsewhere. It includes six tracks. Two of these are previously released songs from her side-project AquaAlta. There's also a collaboration with Buck 65 called "Spades," a new tune called "No One's Gonna Love You (Quite Like I Do)," a cover of Leonard Cohen's "Lover Lover Lover," and a new rendition of...Read More

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Saturday 22nd March

  • Q&A: Martin Creed

    'My dream dinner party? I hate dinner parties. I don't even like dinners. I hate eating because I am scared of most food'

    Martin Creed was born in Wakefield and raised in Scotland. After art school at the Slade, he went on to win the Turner prize in 2001 with Work No 227: The Lights Going On And Off. Millions participated in his Work No 1197: All The Bells, which opened the 2012 Olympics. Mind Trap is his new CD, and his composition for the restoration of the Royal Festival Hall organ has its premiere on 30 March. His performance of music and dance takes place at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on 8 April, and his retrospective, What's The Point Of It?, continues at the Hayward Gallery until 27 April.

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  • Wild Beasts, Darkside, Angel Olsen: this week's new live music

    Wild Beasts | Darkside | Angel Olsen | Salsa Celtica | Trilok Gurtu | Royal Opera & Shakespeare's Globe: L'Ormindo

    Wild Beasts, Manchester & Glasgow

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