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First Listen: Leonard Cohen, 'Popular Problems'  |   

Cohen's 13th album creates a space for slow-moving reflection that expands with each listen. The tarpit-voiced raconteur's songs unfold like dirty canticles, with room for both jokes and profundities.

The Good Listener: Do You Ever Just Get Sick Of Music?  |   

Ugh, all of those notes. What's a listener to do when music no longer soothes, enthralls or excites the way it once did?

The New Pornographers, Live In Concert At The Brill Building  |   

Watch the Canadian indie supergroup play ecstatic, harmony-laden songs from its new album, Brill Bruisers, in a one-night-only concert at New York's famed Brill Building.

Remembering Biggie Smalls And 'Ready To Die' 20 Years Later  |   

The writer dream hampton knew the rapper personally, and sat in on the studio sessions for his debut album.

The 2014 Americana Music Honors & Awards  |   

Watch Loretta Lynn, Jason Isbell, Jackson Browne, and more of the most revered artists in roots music perform live from Nashville's Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday, Sept. 17.