Our friend Sandra-Lee Phipps is holding her annual R.E.M. print sale just in time for the holidays! Check out her prints here: http://remprints.sandraleephipps.com/
Rolling Stone has a recap of Michael’s appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert including a clip of “It’s the End of the Year As We Know It” with Stephen, James Franco, and Michael bidding a fond adieu to 2016:
Picture Postcard from the end of the year at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
What a great time back in the Ed Sullivan Theatre on Times Square where Stephen Colbert hosted Michael last night— (http://bit.ly/2hOx8fB) Michael and Stephen enjoy a great rapport and the night was enjoyable and fun for all, and funny.
Big Star’s Jody Stephens, violinist Robert McDuffie, chef Hugh Acheson, and director James Ponsoldt have submitted playlists on the occasion of Out Of Time turning 25 this year and the Bitter Southerner has posted them. Check it out: http://bittersoutherner.com/folklore-project/rem-out-of-time-25th-anniversary
uDiscover’s Album by Album series concludes with Tim Peacock’s look at “The Final Years” of R.E.M.
As part of uDiscover’s famed 12 Days Of Christmas countdown they have dedicated a day to R.E.M. offering up a handy festive bundle including LPs, CDs & merch for subscribing to the ‘Best Of’ playlist on Spotify (or just entering) Day 2 of the @uDiscover Christmas Competition features a huge R.E.M. Prize Bundle. Details here: … Continued
This past week Michael exhibited three pieces of his recent work at the opening of the CFHILL exhibition space in Stockholm at a group show called “Mentors.”
On December 12, 2012, Michael was a guest on the Colbert Report where he joined Stephen Colbert and Mandy Patinkin for a rousing rendition of Christmas carol “Good King Wenceslas.” Also on that same date, Michael took part in 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief where he and Coldplay‘s Chris Martin performed “Losing My Religion” … Continued
Our good friend Buck Williams who booked the the band’s tours throughout their career is featured in this interview at Atlanta Business Chronicle: http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2016/12/09/q-a-the-progressive-global-agency-president-buck.html
Enter Discount Code LASTCHANCE2016 to receive 20% off on all apparel items & accessories in the R.E.M. Merchandise store leading up to the holiday shipping cutoff date (see below). For Out Of Time fans, we’ve just added Shiny Happy People tees in our Originals’ section. https://store.remhq.com/collections/originals Ordering for Christmas 2016Below are our … Continued
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