Tag: Leonard Cohen
FLOOD Essentials: November 2019 feat. Jim Sullivan, FKA Twigs, Deerhoof, and More
Our recommendations from turkey month.
The 2010s: The 10 Most Fantastic Farewell Albums of the Decade
Listing the swan songs of those who are gone but certainly not forgotten.
Leonard Cohen, “Thanks for the Dance”
In some ways, it’s more like Adam Cohen’s love letter to his father’s artistry than a final statement from the late poet.
Whitney Plays Wilco, Bill Callahan and HAIM Play Leonard Cohen, and More Covers Released Today
In addition to a full LP of Tom Waits covers, we’re getting more than our fill of new takes on classics this morning.
PLAYLIST: Ada Lea’s Sun and Moon Songs
Working with the same dichotomy that inspired her debut, the Montreal songwriter lists ten astrologically bent influences.
WATCH: Trailer for Leonard Cohen Doc “Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love”
The legendary lothario’s enduring relationship with Marianne Ihlen is chronicled in the new film from Nick Broomfield.
In Nick Broomfield’s “Marianne & Leonard,” Cohen’s Muse Finally Gets Her Day in the Sun
The documentarian speaks about his deep-dive into the famous couple’s fraught romantic history.
Hey, New York Times: Leonard Cohen’s Lyrics Are as Good as Any Poetry
A “New York Times” poetry review said this guy’s words are no good. Here’s why that’s crazy.
Montreal Shines Light on Leonard Cohen’s Legacy With “A Crack in Everything”
The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal exhibit commemorates Cohen with mixed-media installations ranging from a replication of the artist’s work space to interactive Wurlitzers.
PLAYLIST: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Present Songs About Objects
None about buildings or food, though.
All My Life: Vic Chesnutt at the Limit
Singing the praises of the undersung singer-songwriter.
Flo Morrissey & Matthew E. White, “Gentlewoman, Ruby Man”
On their covers LP, Morrissey & White stand shoulder to shoulder with classics from Sinatra & Hazlewood and Sonny & Cher.
FLOOD’s Best Records of 2016
Great year for music, terrible year for everything else.
Preserving the First-Place Legacy of Leonard Cohen, A Man Forever Confined to Second
In a year overwhelmed with dramatic departures, the profundity of Leonard Cohen’s exit was a little washed over—and may have been all the more appropriate for it.
Leonard Cohen: A Wandering Canadian
The 1980 film “The Song of Leonard Cohen” offers a small, quiet glimpse of the songwriter’s life in Montreal.
RIP: Leonard Cohen (1934–2016)
He was our man.
Leonard Cohen, “You Want It Darker”
Rumors of Leonard Cohen’s desire for death have been greatly exaggerated.
PLAYLIST: C. W. Stoneking Shares the Songs that Influenced “Gon’ Boogaloo”
From Ethiopian jazz to Hank Williams to Kanye West.