Peter Checks in with Update on New Eyelids Record


Hey this is Peter.  I’m in the studio with one of my favorite bands, Eyelids.  As you might remember I produced their last record, “Or.” This recording is a super exciting experience because the lyricist is Larry Beckett who is not only a published poet but co-writer of many of Tim Buckley’s greatest songs.  He’s written … Continued

Limited Print by Michael to Support the Arts


HELLO EVERYONE and happy end of 2018!!! Below you will find a link to a photographic print that I have made, in an edition of 25, to support the great work of PARTICIPANT INC, a not-for-profit gallery in NYC. Each print is stamped on the front with the name of the gallery, and signed verso. … Continued

A Quick Look Back at R.E.M.'s Final Concert


Today is the 10th anniversary of the band’s last-ever live performance. On this night, the guys performed 26 songs at the Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City. The clip we’ve shared here features the entire encore from the conclusion of the 2008 Accelerate Tour: “Supernatural Superserious,” “Losing My Religion,” “I Believe,” “Country Feedback,” “LIfe And How … Continued

Early murmurs of Monster, part 1


A year from #Monster25 but the anniversary of that period’s already started for me and my memory bank— right about 25 years ago, we went down to Mexico to have the inevitable discussion we had to have— tour next record (which didn’t exist yet but some songs were in the works)? …Warners, for whom the … Continued

Mills-McDuffie Concerto Slated for Buffalo This Weekend


Mike and Robert McDuffie are in Buffalo this weekend for concerto performances Friday and Saturday with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Visit this link for show info, tickets, and other details. http://bit.ly/millmcbuffalo

Peter, Scott, & Ben Gibbard Team Up For Minus 5 Track


Check out the video premiere of The Minus 5’s new song “Christmas in Antarctica” performed by Scott, Peter, Benjamin Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie (lead vocals and co-writing) and Joe Adragna on drums. Watch “Christmas In Antarctica” Here

Peter, Scott, & Ben Gibbard Team Up For Minus 5 Track


Check out the video premiere of The Minus 5’s new song “Christmas in Antarctica” performed by Scott, Peter, Benjamin Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie (lead vocals and co-writing) and Joe Adragna on drums. Watch “Christmas In Antarctica” Here

Michael Says Vote Progressive on Nov. 6


R.E.M. has been based in Athens GA since earliest times, when they were all students at the University of Georgia. In this video for People For the American Way, Michael Stipe weighs in on voting for progressive candidates in Tuesday’s midterm elections, including Stacey Abrams in the critical campaign for governor here in Georgia. Abrams has a the … Continued

Michael Says Vote Progressive on Nov. 6


R.E.M. has been based in Athens GA since earliest times, when they were all students at the University of Georgia. In this video for People For the American Way, Michael Stipe weighs in on voting for progressive candidates in Tuesday’s midterm elections, including Stacey Abrams in the critical campaign for governor here in Georgia. Abrams has a the … Continued

R.E.M. in Retrospect


The Atlantic’s James Parker takes a look at the ingredients of greatness that infuse the band’s music in the midst of the recent release of R.E.M. At The BBC: Read it here