Music made Cohen rich and famous, but it deprived us of the brilliance of his poetry
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How a Canadian-Jewish-Mohawk Indian became the voice of poor white Americana
The latest album from the London trio is a throwback to the glory days of disco
The record industry dynast talks music, family, and doing drugs with the Rolling Stones
The latest album by singer-songwriter Max Clarke offers folky ‘pop essentialism’
The former first son of Saskatchewan channels Johnny Cash
Morrissey loves Israel—and Israel loves him back
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A new concept album puts tragedy on repeat
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Janelle Monae’s latest is a laid-back middle finger to our culture’s new Puritans
The indie star’s latest is a Bakersfield sound-drenched ode to self-destruction. Don’t say she didn’t warn you.
I look back to the heady days of anything-goes postmodernism, when I was a rock star with a taste for fascist drag. Why did I do it?
With her appearance in Eurovision, the Israeli pop diva is trying to take the West through sheer force of will
A new documentary traces the life and death of the Patiphone, Tel Aviv’s most beloved indie club of the 2000s