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Leonard Cohen

  • Music

    October 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Blake Mills: Fiona Apple's Guitarist Makes Killer Pop on His Own

    Blake Mills isn't a household name, but like classic sidemen of lore (David Lindley, Ry Cooder, Leon Russell), he's makes an impact wherever he shows up. As a guitarist in Fiona Apple's band (he's performing with her on Tuesday, September 18, at Mesa Arts Center), Lucinda Williams, Cass McCombs, B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Cults at Rhythm Room, 3/19/12 (VIDEO)

    Cults Rhythm Room Monday, March 19, 2012 Better Than: Sweating buckets or inhaling copious amounts of secondhand smoke at previous Cults shows. Being "Internet famous" can come as a mixed blessing, but Cults has now played three sold out Arizona shows thanks to hype from the blogosphere. The b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    What's Selling: Hoodlums Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week

    Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. Adele came up big at the Grammy's Sunday, but she's nowhere to be seen on Hoodlums list of weekly top-sellers. It's quite possible ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    What's Selling: Stinkweeds Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week

    First Aid Kit​Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. Stinkweed's shoppers are kicking it folk-style, listening intently to First Aid Kit's new release, The Lion's R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Metallica Should Collaborate With These Five Old White Guys Next

    ​Are you ready for some new Metallica? You bet you are, because while plenty have made valiant and noble attempts to enjoy it, Lulu, the band's collaboration with rock 'n' roll animal/poet Lou Reed was a tough one to get through. You can't fault the band's ambition, and it is cool to imagine 14- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Decker: Love, God, and Sex in Sedona

    decker.​The music of Brandon Decker, who records as decker. has proven to be a pleasant surprise. Primarily based in Sedona, an area known more for snoozy New Age, smooth jazz, and coffeehouse folk, Decker's third record, Broken Belts, Broken Bones doesn't sound unlike something you might hear ove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Christopher Danowski, What Are You Listening To?

    Christopher Danowski​Christopher Danowski Danowski is the co-conspirator of Theater in My Basement, which is working on a new series of performance/video/installations on the nine muses and planning for the next Teatro Caliente festival in January 2011.When you put your key in the ignition and tur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Dancing With the Stars' Most Upsetting Covers

    ​I can just picture it now. Thirteen seasons ago, each member of the Dancing With the Stars backing band hopped off a bus in Hollywood with stars in their eyes. Little did they know, they'd have the asses of chubby D-list stars in their peripheral sooner than they'd think. It's another one of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Bjork Details Upcoming iPad Album

    ​​Bjork has finally started dishing out the details of her upcoming iPad-inspired album, Biophilia, according to Paste.The Icelandic singer made her initial announcement about the album back in March but didn't say much about it at the time. Now she has revealed that the album was partially ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Red Hot Chili Peppers' Upcoming Album Gets a Title

    ​The Red Hot Chili Peppers have proudly announced the title of their upcoming album, which was influenced by something one of the Anthony Kiedis' friends said while on an acid trip, according to NME.Dr. Johnny Skinz's Disproportionately Rambunctious Polar Express Machine-head is currently set to b ... More >>

  • Music

    August 26, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    'American Idol' Live! at US Airways Center Last Night

    Luke HolwerdaAmerican Idol Live​American Idol Live! August 12, 2010US Airways CenterFor Valley residents who always wanted to make it out to the American Idol studios but never did, last night at US Airways Center was their opportunity to see the top 10 contestants from 2010's season perform on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Wyclef Jean to Run for President of Haiti?

    Could you be looking at the next president of Haiti?​When Arnold Schwarzenegger became the governator in California, and Jesse Ventura was elected to the same post in Minnesota, it became publicly apparent that the lines would be forever blurred between entertainers and should-be serious politicia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Blitzen Trapper at The Clubhouse on 6/28/10

    Shawn AndersonBlitzen Trapper's Eric Earley.​It's been my experience that many times fans of a particular band tend to have a propensity to take after the band that they love. Whether it's their general attitude, the way they dress, the way fans (particularly male fans) subconsciously copy the hai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Leonard Cohen and the Most Overlooked Live Album of 2009

    ​Leonard Cohen Live at the Isle of Wight 1970 is not just some re-mastered re-issue. It ain't no run-of-the-mill recording. This is the first time that Cohen's entire performance at the historic festival has been released. Why is this exciting and noteworthy, you may ask? For several reasons.& ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Top Ten Musicians Spawned From Other Musicians

    Bob Dylan's canceled show in Glendale tonight got us thinking about his son, Jakob Dylan, who is still young and fit enough to perform in just over 100 degree weather. He's less at risk for heatstroke, sure, but, of course, the number of folks who will shell out cash to see Jake is definitely not in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Coachella, Franz Ferdinand, Scottsdale Culinary Festival, Phoenix Improv and More Over the Weekend

    Best of Coachella 2009 The festival's tenth anniversary took place again this past weekend in the Indio desert with Paul McCartney, M.I.A., Leonard Cohen, My Bloody Valentine. Food and Fights: Highlights of the 2009 Scottsdale Culinary Festival Everyone who's anyone in the Phoenix metro culinary ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 9, 2009
  • Music

    April 9, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Perfection on Stage, Leonard Cohen Captivates Audience at Dodge

    There are few artists in the same league as Leonard Cohen. Even Lou Reed has placed the poet and songwriter in the "highest and most influential echelon of songwriters." There are few as respected as revered Cohen and yet he has been able to maintain an air of distance and mystery between himself an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Simon & Garfunkel Plan Long Awaited Reunion Tour

    It makes sense these days for some older acts to get out on tour and start playing some shows. Just looking at this past weekend in the Valley, we saw Springsteen, Lou Reed and Leonard Cohen all unravel some shows well in the twilight of their respective careers. Paul Frederic Simon and Ira Arthur G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2009

    Country Thunder 2009: Where My 'Necks At?

    I've spent the last year telling everyone who'll listen that Country Thunder is the premier music festival in Arizona. Whether you like country music or not, you should recognize that compared with any other festival in the state Country Thunder's acts are bigger, the crowd crazier, the part wilder. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Concert Calendar for This Weekend: Lou Reed, Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, Country Thunder, Tempe Music Fest, and Much More

    Art PerryLou Reed and Laurie Anderson are scheduled to perform on Sunday at the Chandler Center for the Arts. If you're the type who bitches how nothing ever goes on in Phoenix, please feel free to grab a nice steaming cup of STFU. We've been referencing all week long on this very blog about how h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Flier of the Week: The Yucca's Open Mic Night

    This weekend is probably the biggest three days of music I can remember in my time in the Valley, with two multi-day festivals (Country Thunder and Tempe Music Fest) along with Bruce Springsteen, Lou Reed, Fall Out Boy, Leonard Cohen, Bonnie Prince Billy and Calexico all coming to town.Think you'll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    April 2 In Blogs: 287(g), Ryan Avery, Prado and More

    We understand that in the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. Worry not! We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Valley Fever: Valley Photographer Says Cops Harassed Him for Taking Pictures in Down ... More >>

  • Music

    April 2, 2009
  • Calendar

    March 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Flier of the Week: Danse Macabre

    There's not a ton of live music in town this weekend -- especially compared to next weekend's musical bonanza of Country Thunder/Tempe Music Fest/Springsteen/Bonnie Prince Billy/Calexico/Leonard Cohen -- so this week's flier is for a dance night. Not just any Dance night though, as Benjamin Leatherm ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Just Announced: Leonard Cohen, Depeche Mode, Forever the Sickest Kids

    Today Dan Gibson, a Phoenix-based contributor to Idolator, e-mailed me about two shows we haven't mentioned here yet, but which are definitely worth telling you about.Leonard Cohen is coming to Dodge Theatre on April 5 (presale tickets Tuesday) and Depeche Mode is coming. We didn't get the Depeche M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2008

    Kings Of Leon’s New Album And Leonard Cohen's Old Albums Are What's Selling Big-Time At Hoodlums New Store

    By Benjamin Leatherman Much like the mythical bird from which our ‘burg draws its name, popular record store Hoodlums has risen – quite literally – from the ashes. As Steve Jansen wrote in this week’s issue, the music emporium’s former location on the ASU campus was gutted by a tragic fir ... More >>

  • Music

    September 11, 2008

    The Walkmen

    You & Me
    (Gigantic)

  • Music

    September 11, 2008
  • Calendar

    September 11, 2008
  • Music

    November 29, 2007

    Psych 101

    Attachment Disorder
    (self-released)

  • Music

    November 15, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    April 26, 2007
  • Music

    April 12, 2007

    Street to Nowhere

    Come and listen to their story

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    Fall Out Boy

    Infinity on High
    (Island)

  • Music

    February 15, 2007

    Madeleine Peyroux

    Falling over in the forest

  • Music

    November 30, 2006

    Chasing Cohen

    He's covered

  • Music

    January 26, 2006

    Rob Dickinson

    What a beautiful mourning

  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    Low

    The Great Destroyer
    (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    November 4, 2004

    Leonard Cohen

    Dear Heather
    (Sony)

  • Music

    July 3, 2003

    Man of Steel

    Joe Pernice flashes two personas. The one on record has the quiet heart.

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    Touch of Evil

    History tells us that musicians who turn to the written word are just asking for trouble. Occasionally, though, something special sneaks through.

  • Culture

    June 24, 1999

    Blanket Indictment

    King of Pop ill-served by bedraggled Tapestry

  • Film

    February 9, 1995
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