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by tomsakic
Fri May 11, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: News
Topic: TEN YEARS 2008-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 338

TEN YEARS 2008-2018

Today, May 11 2018, marks exactly ten years of Leonard Cohen's "comeback". The world tour (his first since 1993) started on May 11 2008 in Fredericton in Canada, and as we all know, the history of popular music changed when tour finished only on December 21, 2013, five years later - and we can say, ...
by tomsakic
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: New film (video installation) by James Benning "L. Cohen"
Replies: 0
Views: 412

New film (video installation) by James Benning "L. Cohen"

The legendary US filmmaker and video artist James Benning has new work entitled "L. Cohen". The film premiered at 2018 Berlinale Film Festival and in Paris at the Cinéma du réel film festival. The Berlinale website categorises it as a " single-channel video installation, 45 min. Without dialogue ". ...
by tomsakic
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Pitchfork names "Songs Of Leonard Cohen" 11th best album of the 1960s
Replies: 0
Views: 560

Pitchfork names "Songs Of Leonard Cohen" 11th best album of the 1960s

Pitchfork has published the list of 200 best LPs of the 1960s, according to the votes of their stuff (more than 50 contributors). Songs of Leonard Cohen are on #11: http://pitchfork.com/features/lists-and-guides/the-200-best-albums-of-the-1960s/?page=10 Many jazz LPs on the list, and in rock or pop,...
by tomsakic
Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested
Replies: 43
Views: 16408

Re: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested

Komboloi (worry beads), it is Greek "rosary", but totally secular thing (not religious) - old men in Greece used it to pass their time, as far I know (I saw taxists numbering beads while driving or on traffic lights in Athens). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worry_beads LC apparently took the habit o...
by tomsakic
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested
Replies: 43
Views: 16408

Re: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested

http://www.leonardcohenfiles.com/billboard.jpg New issue, Volume 128, Issue 30 Plerase let us know what's inside the magazine. Billboard's feature is now online at http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/magazine-feature/7580513/leonard-cohen-friends-remember-legend - Remembering Leonard Cohen: Clos...
by tomsakic
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:55 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Has Passed Away
Replies: 694
Views: 124799

Re: Leonard Has Passed Away

http://www.salon.com/2016/11/19/i-already-knew-leonard-cohen-was-dead-on-election-day-then-things-got-worse/ Saturday, Nov 19, 2016 10:30 PM UTC I already knew Leonard Cohen was dead on Election Day — then things got worse Our greatest poet died just before Election Day; it felt like an omen, and it...
by tomsakic
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: You Want It Darker
Topic: Exclusive Edition of the New Album Coming in the USA
Replies: 16
Views: 4952

Re: Exclusive Edition of the New Album Coming in the USA

Thank you.

I am happy that vinyl is coming out (both versions are now scheduled for December 9). Hoping it will include the CD as Old Ideas did - that makes it easier:)
by tomsakic
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:40 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Has Passed Away
Replies: 694
Views: 124799

Re: Leonard Has Passed Away

loki17ie wrote:https://www.instagram.com/p/BM4Zlwwg2r6/?hl=en
Last photo of Leonard?
Actually not, as all photos taken at the LA album launch event were taken one month later.
by tomsakic
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New book: Tangle of Matter & Ghost
Replies: 8
Views: 3125

Re: New book: Tangle of Matter & Ghost

Announcement and contents are avaiable at the publisher's site (still without front cover): http://www.academicstudiespress.com/forthcoming/tangle-of-matter-ghost-leonard-cohens-post-secular-songbook-of-mysticisms-jewish-beyond?rq=cohen Tangle of Matter & Ghost: Leonard Cohen’s Post-Secular Songbook...
by tomsakic
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New book: Tangle of Matter & Ghost
Replies: 8
Views: 3125

Re: New book: Tangle of Matter & Ghost

Table Magazine has published Elliot R. Wolfson's afterword/postface (his analysis of Come Healing) to Aubrey Glazer's book, titled "The Wisdom of Brokenness in Leonard Cohen’s ‘Come Healing’ (Mourning the poet, the troubador, the rabbi)": http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/music/217897...
by tomsakic
Sat Nov 19, 2016 1:15 am
Forum: You Want It Darker
Topic: Exclusive Edition of the New Album Coming in the USA
Replies: 16
Views: 4952

Re: Exclusive Edition of the New Album Coming in the USA

So, what's "lyric bundle"? Real booklet? Any photos for us collectors?
by tomsakic
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:53 am
Forum: News
Topic: New Unauthorized DVD
Replies: 2
Views: 1852

Re: New Unauthorized DVD

Aren't they fast.
by tomsakic
Fri Nov 18, 2016 11:25 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested
Replies: 43
Views: 16408

Re: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested

NIN is on its way to you, and the title says "Leonard Cohen: a Life emerged in Doubt", an article written by Vladislav Bajac, Leonard's old friend, translator of his books in 1980s, and recently his Serbian publisher in Geopoetika publishing house (they put out Beautiful Losers and Favourite Game re...
by tomsakic
Mon Nov 14, 2016 11:16 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: The Guests - mixing/mastering error?
Replies: 3
Views: 1679

Re: The Guests - mixing/mastering error?

From 4.15 to 4.35and then 4.46 to 4.52 I only hear the instrument as it should be, like bass string being pulled. It was always there, and I believe that intrument plays thru whole song and never was obtrusive to my ears. Here, between these seconds, it is more prominent in the arrangements (and/or ...
by tomsakic
Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:58 pm
Forum: You Want It Darker
Topic: Darker Album in the charts
Replies: 75
Views: 26699

Re: Darker Album in the charts

In its 2nd week You Want It Darker keeps its place at #1 in Croatia. The official chart by HDU (Croatian Discography Union) available at http://www.hdu-toplista.com/ Note: The latest released chart is for week 24-30 October, so before Leonard's death. Also of notice that Live in London and The Essen...

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