Tunes & Thoughts II featuring Life the Griot and JD Bertis (Nov. 30) @ Foundry

Tunes & Thoughts is one unique way for Athens to celebrate its diversity through music and friendship. Two friends sharing some tunes and thoughts— a song-for-song swapping of music and attempts to surprise each other, and maybe the audience too. As the country struggles to mend its racial division, Tunes & Thoughts helps us recognize … Continued


New R.E.M. Originals in Merch Store

Check out new designs of R.E.M.Originals, as well as some favored Throwbacks, all in the newly redesigned Merch Store:


Black Friday “Originals” In Store

In addition to a new batch of “Originals” recently unearthed from our tour archives that we’ve added to the online store, we’ve also got Throwback shirts that you won’t want to miss this Friday, November 27th, in the REM Store. Join us this Friday at REMHQ where a host of shirts, including “Monkey on a … Continued


Michael Plen Photos of R.E.M. (1983)

Longtime friend and colleague Michael Plen took these shots, portraying some key early R.E.M. history—never before available for sale. The Reckoning sleeve shot is the master image of Michael in Paris: Nov 24th, 1983 at the club Baines-Douches, the band’s first concert on the continent of Europe. The other is from the stage as the … Continued

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Ice Station Vadsø‬ Recap

Since returning from Norway last week, Peter, Mike and Bertis and some at HQ keep being asked: “What were they doing up there/what was that festival about!?” Well, here goes: now that we’ve had a few days to reflect on that amazing time last week at ‪#‎IceStationVadsø‬—the music, the scenery, and the generous people of … Continued