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Watch R.E.M. By MTV Feb. 3rd on MTV Live


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

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“Losing My Religion” Documentary Released


“Losing My Religion” is the subject of a new documentary which recently aired in Sweden and Norway. The program is part of a series called “The History of the Hit Song” produced by the Scandinavian public broadcasters NRK and SVT. The producers were kind enough to send us a version where the narrative has been … Continued

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The X-Files Returns


The X-Files is back after a 14-year hiatus with a six-part mini-series and to get in the game we’re featuring a track from the soundtrack Songs In The Key Of X with R.E.M. and William S. Burroughs: Watch here…

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Michael to Perform at Bowie Tribute Concert at Radio City


From the New York Times: Shortly before David Bowie’s death, Carnegie Hall announced a concert honoring the singer on March 31. Now, the event, part of the City Winery founder Michael Dorf’s annual tribute series, will be reframed as a memorial concert, and a second show has been added at Radio City Music Hall, with Michael Stipe, Laurie Anderson and … Continued

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Mike Mills Remembers David Bowie


“I was lucky enough to sit next to David Bowie at dinner at our friend Claude’s home in Switzerland in 1999. He was kind, funny, friendly and shared some fascinating and unusual thoughts on the upcoming millennium, and how he had become a devotee of things digital, doing all his writing and art on his … Continued

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David Bowie: 1947-2016


DAVID BOWIE Right now, it feels as if the solar system is off it’s axis, as if one of our main planetary anchors has lost it’s orbit.  That said—I am certain that wherever Bowie is now—I want to be there someday. —Michael Stipe

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Todos Santos Festival in the LA Times


We’re less than a month away from the 2016 Todos Santos Music Festival in Baja, Mexico.  The LA Times has an article on the festival including comments from Peter about the early days & the latest iteration. Check it out here.

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Peter Buck Talks About Todos Santos


Check out Peter’s interview with the San Diego Union Tribune in which he talks about the upcoming Todos Santos Festival which gets going in January:   San Diego Union Tribune

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R.E.M. Taps Concord Bicycle to Handle Group’s Warner Bros. Catalog: Exclusive


The band has entered into a multi-year, worldwide licensing agreement with Concord Bicycle Music for their catalog recorded from 1988 to 2011. “The band and all at REMHQ are very happy to be joining with Concord Bicycle Music for this next phase of curating and extending R.E.M.’s recorded legacy,” said longtime R.E.M. manager Bertis Downs in … Continued