GA Friends: Vote Yes on Amendment 1

GA Friends:. On Nov. 6th, we ask you to consider joining us in support of the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment which protects and preserves our lakes, rivers, streams, and outdoor spaces. It’s something we can all get behind. Join us and Vote Yes on One! #yesonone Longtime friend of R.E.M., Laurie Fowler, environmental lawyer and advocate … Continued

The Future is Voting Tour with Jim James Comes to Athens Monday

“The Future Is Voting Tour,” organized by Jim James of My Morning Jacket and HeadCount, will be in Athens, GA, on Monday, October 15, at the Georgia Theatre in order to promote voter participation. The tour is part concert, part town hall meeting, during which James will perform a solo set alongside performances from Benjamin Booker, Made of … Continued

Tom Sheehan’s Photos at Paste

View Photos from Tom Sheehan’s Career-Spanning R.E.M. Photography Book at Paste Magazine  

Video: R.E.M. At The BBC Quote Card

“A rich alternative history of one of the world’s greatest-ever bands.” ~ Tom Doyle, journalist R.E.M. At The BBC is out on Oct. 19:

Listen to the Gibson Brothers “Reimagining” of “Everybody Hurts” at Paste

(From Paste): Bluegrass duo The Gibson Brothers have shared the video for their cover of R.E.M.’s “Everybody Hurts,” debuting exclusively at Paste today. The cover is off their forthcoming album Mockingbird, out Nov. 9 through Easy Eye Sound, and was co-produced by Dave Ferguson and Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. Check out the track at  

Peter Reflects on His Work with Ian McNabb

Ian McNabb and I have been friends since R.E.M. first played in London. Ian was in the Icicle Works, and we saw them on our first trip over. I’ve always followed his work, even when we weren’t in touch. I got in contact after reading his autobiography, Merseybeast. We have been sending tapes back and … Continued

From Michael re. Kavanaugh: Protest in DC Thursday

A vote is anticipated on the Senate floor to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as early as Friday. It is critical we make our voices heard on the ground in Washington on Thursday. Join the protest in DC this Thursday, October 4th. Protest Kavanaugh Thursday in DC

Visualizer Video at Shortlist: “E-Bow The Letter” with Thom Yorke

Check out this 2004 clip of R.E.M. with Thom Yorke performing “E-Bow The Letter” at St James’s Church, London. Listen to the track in its entirety at the link below! Available as an instant grat. single with digital pre-orders of R.E.M. at the BBC.  

Arthur Buck Tour Wraps Up in Chicago & Minneapolis

Arthur Buck’s fall tour wraps up with shows in Chicago and Minneapolis today and tomorrow. Ticket info below: SEP 23 SUN Lincoln Hall Chicago, IL, United States TICKETS RSVP SEP 24 MON 7th Street Entry Minneapolis, MN, United States TICKETS RSVP

Monkees Christmas Party LP Features Track Written by Peter & Scott McCaughey

Big news from The Monkees & Peter! The band’s first ever holiday album, CHRISTMAS PARTY, will be released October 12, featuring the new classic holiday song “Unwrap You At Christmas!” This collection will feature classic Christmas songs including “Silver Bells,” “The Christmas Song,” and “Wonderful Christmastime” along with new songs written for the band by Peter Buck … Continued