“Call Me, Cohen??”: Jepsen Says Veteran Singer Should Cover Her Hit

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‘Call Me Maybe’ singer Carly Rae Jepsen has dispensed of all irony and disclosed that she would love Leonard Cohen to perform a cover version of her international hit. In conversation with The Guardian, Jepsen said: “I suspect it’s not totally his genre, but it would be a hoot to watch him perform it! Although, [...]

Listen: The National – “The Rains of Castamere”

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  The National have contributed a song to the hugely popular HBO series Game of Thrones.  The song, “The Rains of Castamere,”will appear on the season two soundtrack, which is to be released on June 19 via Varese Sarabande. George R.R. Martin, the creator of Game of Thrones, wrote “The Rains of Castamere” as a [...]

Tom Jones Announces New Album Details

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Coming off a recent Blue Room session with Third Man Records, Tom Jones has announced a new album for release in May. The album, titled Spirit in the Room, is Jones’ 40th release and will feature covers of the likes of Paul McCartney, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen and more. The album is set for its [...]

Video: Greg Dulli Covers Leonard Cohen’s ‘Paper Thin Hotel’


To celebrate the legend of Leonard Cohen, and his forty years of service to music, a number of artists have taken to covering their favorite Cohen song for a special Rolling Stone tribute entitled ‘Old Ideas With New Friends’. The first track debuted yesterday with an accompanying video of Dulli’s studio performance. Afghan Whigs, Gutter [...]

Salina @ Arlene’s Grocery Friday + Free Download


Salina Sias has a voice that is soothing and smooth. She creates mood and dynamic particularly naturally, weaving stories on top of melodies that rise and flow with careful words. If her self-titled, 10-track debut record (released September 2011 on Eclectic Muse) is any indication, a tastefully crafted show at Arlene’s this Friday is one [...]

Stream Leonard Cohen’s “Old Ideas”


Listen to the new album in it’s entirety.

Listen: Leonard Cohen – “Going Home”

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We have yet another track from Leonard Cohen. We previously streamed Show Me the Place and Darkness,  two singles from Leonard Cohen’s forthcoming album Old Ideas, and now we have a third. Take a listen to ”Going Home” below. (via The New Yorker) Old Ideas drops January 31st on Columbia.

New Album Releases for January 2012


Some of your favorite artist, and possibly some you’ve never heard of are kicking off the New Year with new albums. Listed below are a few you might want to check out. January 3. 2012 Cage the Elephant – Live From the Vic in Chicago January 10. 2012 Alex Chilton – Free Again: The “1970″ [...]