Portlanders: the Eyelids upcoming record release show at Mississippi Studios on August 24th in PDX will feature guest appearances throughout the evening by a whole host of luminaries including Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Jay Gonzalez, Jonathan Segel, Victor Krummenacher, & Patterson Hood. Eyelids main man Chris Slusarenko gives us the lowdown below: “Eyelids wanted to pull out the … Continued
Make your plans to join Atlanta music nonprofit ATL Collective on SAT 8/10 as they relive Automatic for the People at the Atlanta History Center. Their musical guests for this show are a collective of artists from Athens and ATL: Palace Doctor, Thayer Sarrano, Reuben Bidez,Aslyn, The Tin Man + many more. Tickets available at atlcollective.org
Peter’s Twitter Statement: It has recently been brought to my attention that somebody calling himself Peter Buck has been impersonating me on Twitter. There are a couple of legitimate Peter Bucks out there; one seems like a cool surfer dude and another owns the Subway sandwich chain. Neither of them has mentioned R.E.M. The particular … Continued
See the new 180-gram pressing of In Time: the Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003 in action, plus learn about the inspiration behind “Bad Day” and more, via Craft Recordings’ Spin Class series. https://found.ee/rem-badday-spincass-yt-r P.S. Pick up an exclusive blue 2-LP edition of In Time at Barnes & Noble as part of #BNVinyl weekend sale (7/12–7/14).
MICHAEL STIPE ON THE FUTURE OF MASCULINITY AND WELL-BEING “I set out on this fantastic adventure, and it actually worked out,” former R.E.M. front man Michael Stipe says, a bit surprised himself. In this candid conversation, Stipe talks about who he became after his band got famous, why he decided to speak up about his … Continued