Birthday wishes go out to the one and only Mr. Peter Buck on the special occasion of his 60th birthday. May the road rise up to meet you and may you celebrate many, many more. Your friends at REMHQ
Mike recently spoke to Pop Matters about his concerto, tour, and collaboration with friend Robert McDuffie. Check it out here:
Mike & Michael talk to Matt Everitt of BBC Radio 6 Music during their recent interview for the Out Of Time 25th Anniversary reissue. Listen to the interview here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08541fx#play
Alejandro Escovedo will be on Austin City Limits at 9pm (ET/8pm CT) tomorrow night, 11/30/16 with Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, and Co. in tow: Stream at http://acltv.com (catch it on TV in January!) Alejandro will be playing tracks from his new album, BURN SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL.
Check out these playlists from our Friends & Family in tribute to the release of the band’s 25th Anniversary edition of Out Of Time
Watch Michael Stipe and Mike Mills discuss the impact of “Losing My Religion” in this video clip:
BBC Radio 6 Music’s interview with the guys is now streaming… Listen as they tell the story of Out Of Time with help from narrator Billy Bragg: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08541fx
Use discount code HOLIDAY2016 to receive 25% off on REMHQ apparel items (excluding media) through Monday, November 28. All orders over $50 will receive a bonus R.E.M. logo patch or sticker.
When you grow up in rural Georgia in a small town like I did, then the radio can be one of the few windows to an outside world. That and a collection of cassette tapes that you purchased over time at Turtle’s or Record Bar in Athens, GA when you went to the orthodontist or … Continued
Mike’s Interview with Craig Haverhurst was recorded before a live audience at Nashville’s City Winery on Oct. 7, 2016. The conversation explores the career of REM and the 25th anniversary of the landmark album Out of Time.
BBC’s Radio 2 documentary on Out of Time— we hope to have it available for REMHQ social listening early next week after it airs on the BBC this coming Sunday night…
We’re excited about a series of special playlists curated by our Friends & Family… fellow musicians, novelists, chefs, and others who took the time to put together their list of favorite R.E.M. tunes on Spotify. This week features Dave Eggers, Tabitha Soren, and Patterson Hood. Future spottifiers include Brian Molko of Placebo, tennis pro … Continued
When R.E.M. finished the lengthy tour supporting their 1988 album, Green, a sea change took over the group. “I was a little bored with guitar,” Peter Buck tells Rolling Stone in a confident, resolute tone. “I had been playing it eight hours a day for all of my life.”
Check out Michael’s interview with Willie Geist on the Sunday edition of the Today Show: http://www.today.com/video/r-e-m-singer-michael-stipe-on-losing-my-religion-s-success-i-couldn-t-go-anywhere-813548099890