Filthy Friends Interview


Peter’s new band, Filthy Friends, with Corin Tucker of Sleater-Kinney fame, has an album coming out on August 25th.  The pair did an interview recently with the Willamette Week which you can read Here     

Glenn Campbell Tribute: “Wichita Lineman”


R.E.M.’s take on Jimmy Webb’s classic “existential country song” “Wichita Lineman” (1994) made famous by Glenn Campbell who recorded the song in 1968. This post is a tribute to Campbell who passed away Tuesday at the age of 81.

New Fischerspooner Song Produced by Michael is Out on iTunes


In a post on his Instagram page (@michaelstipe) tonight, MIchael announced that the new single by Fischerspooner, which he produced, is out and available on iTunes: “HAVE FUN TONIGHT the new song by Fischerspooner is out now on iTunes ! Produced and cowritten by me…” This is the first single off the new album Sir … Continued

Find Of The Week: R.E.M. At Stitchcraft, Inc. 1983


Hidden Gem Uncovered! Here’s a photo from September 30, 1983, taken by our old friend and early R.E.M. photographer Laura Levine which she says she never saw until earlier this week: “I found it on one of my contact sheets of R.E.M. rehearsing at Stitchcraft, Inc, a former sewing factory in Athens, where they played … Continued