The band’s extended love for the area around Lake Geneva began in 1995 when Bill Berry’s brain surgery occasioned a month-plus on the shores both in Switzerland (Lausanne) and in France (Evian les Bains). We got to know the late great impresario and founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival Claude Nobs, and he had us … Continued
Longtime R.E.M. friend Steve Wynn has a pair of shows coming up on the West Coast this week which fans will not want to miss. He’ll be playingMcCabe’s Guitar Shop in LA and also The Chapel in San Francisco accompanied by Linda Pitmon, Mike Mills & Robert Lloyd. “I think they’ll be a couple of … Continued
Dressy Bessy‘s new album KINGSIZED is out on February 5, 2016 through Yep Roc / Burger Records featuring guest performances from Peter Buck, Mike Mills, & Scott McCaughey. For more information about the new album & current tour check out their website: http://www.dressybessy.com/
R.E.M. By MTV, Alexander Young’s fascinating documentary chronicling 30 years of the band’s history, airs at 7:00pm EST on MTV Live (formerly Palladia) this Wednesday, February 3rd. R.E.M. By MTV tells the band’s story in their own words, through three decades of performances and interviews R.E.M. gave to MTV channels in the USA and around … Continued
Rolling Stone has published an online article on the evolution of Peter’s music festival in Todos Santos. Check it out here.