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MICHAEL FEATURED IN AMERICAN PHOTO MAGAZINE


AMERICAN PHOTO MAGAZINE has an article featuring 12 musicians and their photography, including Michael’s. Other artist include Patti Smith, Lou Reed and Perry Farrell. Read more about it here.

READ HOTPRESS AND MOJO INTERVIEWS


Mike and Peter were interviewed by Dublin’s Dave Fanning prior to the recent series of rehearsals in Dublin. Hotpress magazine published the interview and you can read it here.

Also, Mojo features a review of two nights of the Working Rehearsals from the Olympia in this

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R.E.M. INTERVIEW IN UNCUT MAGAZINE


UK music/pop culture magazine Uncut celebrates its 10th anniversary this August with a feature interview with R.E.M., conducted days before the band began their working rehearsals in Dublin.

To read the interview please click here.

Also, if you haven’t seen all of the reviews from Dublin, please check

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R.E.M. ON HOTPRESS COVER THIS WEEK


Ireland’s Hotpress magazine features the band on the cover in their latest issue. The band talks to Dave Fanning about why they chose Dublin for the location of last week’s working rehearsals in a world exclusive interview. For more information, check it out here.

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R.E.M. BACK IN THE STUDIO


R.E.M. head back to the studio this week in Westmeath, Ireland after a successful run of rehearsals in Dublin where they debuted 11 new songs for sell-out crowds over five nights.

The band will continue their work with producer Jacknife Lee who was on hand for the five-night stand at the

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DUBLIN 5: R.E.M. WRAP UP WORKING REHEARSALS IN STYLE


The grand experiment conducted by messrs. Buck, Mills, Stipe, McCaughey and Rieflin at the Olympia in Dublin, Ireland ended on an extremely high note tonight as the band turned in a tremendous performance full of highlights. There were so many memorable lines from Michael that it would be difficult

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POSTCARD FROM DUBLIN (Bertis)


Well, what a week it has been: last Thursday the band was assembling for the rehearsals for the Rehearsals (which are NOT a show in case you hadn’t heard); this Thursday, they are playing their final of five nights that have been beyond anyone’s expectations.

The new

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DAY 4: the photos


Some more of Chris Bilheimer’s photos from the fourth night.

Dublin 4–WORKSONGS AND A FEW NEW OLIVE BRANCHES


R.E.M maintained the momentum and pace of Tuesday night’s juggernaut performance with another strong showing at the Olympia in Dublin Wednesday. Alongside new numbers like “Mr. Richards,” “Accelerate,” and “Until The Day Is Done” –(all working titles)–the band continued to introduce songs from the deepest niche of the back

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Dublin 3–WORKING REHEARSAL RESUMES


Day three of the Dublin working rehearsals witnessed a powerful performance from the band who once again “tried out” eleven new songs as well as several songs from Fables of the Reconstruction and Reckoning. The new songs which include such WORKING titles as “Horse To Water,” “Staring Down the

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MONDAY ROUNDUP FROM DUBLIN


With two shows down and three to go, we’re all enjoying a day off in Dublin, taking tours (the Viking Splash tour is a blast), visiting friends, catching up on rest, nursing slightly “sore” heads, marvelling at the really good Irish weather (where’s the rain been), but more

DUBLIN 2–WORKING REHEARSAL ROLLS ON


Sunday night’s sell-out crowd at the Olympia was witness to another scintillating set from R.E.M. as the band worked their way through 11 new songs including closer “I’m Gonna DJ” as well as such classics as “Wolves, Lower,” “Sitting Still,” “These Days,” “Heron House,” “Second Guessing,” and “Electrolite.”

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