Read Michael’s “Life and Style” Q&A with the Guardian here. #michaelstipe #theguardian
In case you missed his announcement last week, here’s a new message from Michael. Head to michaelstipe.com to download his new single and video, with all his proceeds going to Pathway to París Watch Michael’s message HERE
Tickets are on sale for Peter’s upcoming shows with Luke Haines in support of their forthcoming record Beat Poetry for Survivalists which is due out in March on Omnivore Recordings in the USA and Cherry Red Records in the UK. In addition to their 3 scheduled gigs listed below, the pair will also be playing The Garage in Glasgow on April 12 … Continued
Michael’s new single “Drive to the Ocean” is available exclusively on MichaelStipe.com. For 365 days, all his proceeds from the download will go to Pathway To Paris.
Michael Stipe will start the new decade by releasing his second solo single, “Drive To The Ocean,” on January 4th, 2020.
These are photos of the amazing Bar Electrolite in Lichtervelde, 🇧🇪 where the tunes are always great and the cocktails are named after some of our favorite songs. If you’re in town from December 27-31st, stop in for an R.E.M. themed concoction. As proprietor @loosemike says, “Bar Electrolite is a place where we talk about our passion … Continued
This previously unpublished photo of Michael taken by David Belisle (Michael’s studio mgr.) is being featured in an exhibit by NYC group, Exhibition A.
Hey everyone, My friend Ian McNabb who I collaborated with on his last LP is doing some American dates. His record is great. You should check him out live! Take Care, Peter p.s. watch the video for Ian’s song “Aquamarine” which Peter played guitar on: http://bit.ly/2Et8slV
Peter has produced a Lou Reed tribute EP by John Cameron Mitchell and @musicofEYELIDS called Turning Time Around.
Creating a legendary album is one thing, but making sure the music translates to the stage is equally as important. As we continue to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Monster, hear Michael and Mike talk about the tour that accompanied the album (as well as shaved heads and Nudie suits!) in this clip from their … Continued
We just got the good word from Chris of Eyelids that they have a new video out for the single “Found at the Scene of a Rendezvous that Failed” which Peter Buck played bass on. Chris wanted us to let everybody know it’s a song written by Larry Beckett and Tim Buckley from 1966. Needless to say, … Continued
Our good friend Sandra-Lee Phipps is holding her annual R.E.M. print sale to coincide with the holiday season. These are custom printed editions of photographs from the early days of R.E.M. taken in Athens, GA. As she says on her site, “These photographs are part of my collection of archival images of the band R.E.M. that I … Continued
What’s the one holiday hymn or hit you can’t get enough of? Michael weighs in with his choice at the link below: http://bit.ly/2Lfb76u
“I have no hierarchy between high art, low art, not-art, nature, manmade—they’re all the same to me. My early fascination with folk art and what we now call outsider art—to me it was all equal to the greatest paintings or sculptures ever made in the Renaissance.” ~Michael Stipe Check out Michael’s interview with ARTnews which takes an … Continued
Peter has a new album out called Beat Poetry For Survivalists which he collaborated on with Luke Haines of the Auteurs.