Our friends at NRK in Norway have put together a great documentary on “Losing My Religion,” and we’re featuring clips from it over the course of the next few weeks in celebration of the release of the 25th Anniversary Edition of OUT OF TIME. The first clip, “The Mandolin in Losing My Religion,” features Michael … Continued
Mike and Robert McDuffie recently met up with Bill Nigut at the GPB studios in Atlanta to discuss their collaborative work on Mike’s Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra.
Mike’s concerto is featured in this article at the Wall Street Journal online:
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Watch Michael’s video urging others to join him in taking a stand for Chelsea Manning, You can sign the petition at… FreeChelsea.com Watch the video here: http://bit.ly/2cHtekc
From West Virginia Public Broadcasting: “R.E.M. made a historic visit to Charleston, WV on April 28, 1991 to perform on Mountain Stage. Now, 25 years later, the music is being commercially released for the first time as part of an expansive reissue of the band’s critically acclaimed album “Out of Time.” The Mountain Stage recording … Continued
Salon’s Annie Zaleski takes a look at R.E.M.’s last album with Bill Berry in an article entitled “A Road Album Without Borders.”
Mike will be on hand for a WHO KNEW Celebrates event at City Winery in Nashville on October 7. Tickets go on sale September 8. Mike will be interviewed by Craig Havighurst, and Nashville’s The Long Players will perform songs by R.E.M. Including OUT OF TIME. The 25th Anniversary edition of the band’s album will be released on November 18.
NPR’s All Songs Considered premiered R.E.M.’s demo for “Radio Song” earlier this week. The track is from the 25th Anniversary edition of OUT OF TIME which will be available this November.
Mike, Bobby McDuffie, and Ward Stare are pictured here after working on the recording for Mike’s Concerto for Rock Band, Violin, and String Orchestra. The recording will be released on October 15 so please stay tuned for more news.
The OUT OF TIME 25th Anniversary reissue was announced yesterday and here is some of the press coverage the news has gotten; you can pre-order merch bundles here.
R.E.M. Announces 25th Anniversary Reissue Of ‘Out Of Time,’ Out November 18th Via Concord Bicycle “Arguably Their Most Important Record” (Pitchfork) Includes Unreleased Demos, Rare Live Performance, Blu-Ray Versions Of Music Videos, ‘Time Piece’ Promo Film and more Pre-Order OUT OF TIME Merch Bundles A quarter of a century after ‘Out Of Time’ helped break … Continued
Monday night in Athens was an evening marked by exciting reunions on stage during Kevn Kinney and Peter Buck’s MacDougal Blues anniversary show. The set featured guest performances by John Keane, David Barbe, and Amanda Kapousouz along with members of Drivin’ n Cryin’. Bill Berry manned the drums on a handful of songs during the middle … Continued
33 Years Ago Today: R.E.M. at Shea Stadium One of the most iconic shots ever of a young R.E.M. was taken 33 years ago on August 18, 1983. Here’s the story behind the photograph, as told by the photographer Michael Plen, our dear old friend and the guy who got R.E.M. on the radio in … Continued
One of the Most Iconic Shots Ever of a Young R.E.M., 1983, 33 Years Ago August 1983 Here’s a story behind the photograph, as told by the photographer Michael Plen, our dear old friend and the guy who got R.E.M. on the radio in those early IRS days: “My mom had just returned from Japan … Continued