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This Is a Good Time to Read Leonard Cohen's Poem, "Kanye West Is Not Picasso"

It appears in 'The Flame' a posthumous collection of Cohen's lyrics and poetry, released last week.
Alex Robert Ross
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Leonard Cohen Will Always Capture Hearts and Remain Relevant

Celebrities, politicians, and pop stars gathered in Montreal on the first anniversary of Cohen's death, giving the icon the public memorial he—and we—deserved.
Sharonne Cohen
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Feist’s Faithful “Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye” Might Make You Cry

The Canadian indie artist's cover of Leonard Cohen's 50-year-old ballad doesn't build much on the original, but it's hard to ignore the care behind it.
Alex Robert Ross

Lido Pimienta's Necessary Win Forces the Polaris Prize into a New Age

Fellow revolutionary Tanya Tagaq also gave a transcendent performance and tribute was paid to the late, great Leonard Cohen.
Phil Witmer

Why Your Grief Over a Celebrity’s Death Feels So Real

We spoke to experts on why we feel the way we do when a famous person dies.
Luke Ottenhof
New music

Here's "Valley Boy," a Song from Wolf Parade's First Album in Seven Years

'Cry Cry Cry' is out October 6.
Phil Witmer

Some Monster Set a Duke Hype Song to "Hallelujah"

This is the worst thing that's ever happened.
Patrick Sauer

What It's Like to Shoot Portraits of Obama and Trump

We talked to celebrity-portrait shooter Chris Buck about the narcissism of politicians and inviting Justin Trudeau to a strip club.
Amil Niazi
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

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

It was put together by Sammy Slabbinck, who designed the artwork for 'You Want It Darker.'
Alex Robert Ross
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

An Incorrigibly Courteous Liar's Last Act: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The Dean reviews Leonard Cohen's final album and a trio of records from Jens Lekman.
Robert Christgau

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

Outside their first Mexico City performance, industrial metal godfathers Justin K. Broadrick and G.C. Green talk icons and influences
Marcos Hassan

Listen to the First Single from Behemoth Frontman Nergal's Sinister Folk Project, Me and That Man

Watch the NSFW video for "My Church is Black," taken off the upcoming album, 'Songs of Love and Death'
Kim Kelly