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
R.E.M.’s 25th Anniversary Edition of Out Of Time is available now.
Mike and Michael did an interview with the Guardian in London at the Borderline this morning in conjunction with the release of the 25th Anniversary Edition of Out Of Time. Watch the interview here:
R.E.M.’s 25th Anniversary Edition of Out Of Time is officially released today. Check out our latest newsletter for more information on the reissue plus some new designs in our merchandise store: bit.ly/2f7Arc4
As we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Out Of Time (due out Nov. 18), trace the haunting sounds of Michael’s vocals for “Losing My Religion” at John Keane’s studio in Athens, GA.
Unboxing video for 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of Out Of Time
Check out Michael Stipe’s interview with Alec Baldwin for WNYC’s Here’s The Thing:
Last time The USA elected a new president, in 2008, the band was on the last fortnight of their touring career—a fun night was had by all in Santiago:
As we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Out Of Time, go inside the studio to hear a clip from Michael’s vocals for “Losing My Religion.”
“Michael Stipe stops in mid-sentence. Something is bothering him. “I’m gonna fix your collar,” he says. “It’s gonna drive me crazy. I wouldn’t think of anything but your collar for the rest of my life.” He stands up, walks around the table from his side to mine, and – as every fibre of my being … Continued
Website TulipFrenzy.com calls Alejandro Escovedo’s new release, Burn Something Beautiful, one of the highlights of 2016. With Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, and Alejandro at the helm, what’s not to love? Check out the article here
UDiscoverMusic has posted the first installment in their series, R.E.M. Album By Album. The first entry–including music, videos, history, and visuals–covers the IRS years and can be viewed at https://uDiscover.lnk.to/REM-TheEarlyYears