A short clip of Peter playing dulcimer in the studio in Vancouver has been posted on the R.E.M. channel at youtube.com. Check it out by clicking here.
3rd week in . . . lots of tunes and takes . . . pictures worth stories . . .5 weeks til Dublin
R.E.M will begin their recording sessions with producer Jacknife Lee in Vancouver, BC, next week. The band and Lee will spend a few weeks in Canada and will then set up shop in Ireland, where they will continue to record as well as perform a five-night stand of
Patti Smith’s new record, Twelve, hits stores today, April 24th. Twelve, which includes covers of twelve songs by various artists, including Neil Young, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, and Nirvana, also features an exclusive bonus track of R.E.M.’s Everybody Hurts available at iTunes and Target
Michael will appear on Sirius Radio’s program Jane, channel 102, Friday at 6pm ET. Jane Pratt, founder of Jane Magazine, will chat with Michael live from Athens, so please be sure to tune in. You can get more information on Jane’s show right here.
We are saddened to learn of the passing of film editor and artist James Lyons. Michael wrote, “Jim was an amazing artist, editor and friend. His death is an enormous loss to the arts community and countless people he inspired.”
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Michael is one of fifteen artists to join Spanish singer/songwriter Miguel Bose on his duets album, Papito, celebrating Bose’s 30-year career.
The album, which consists of duets of Bose’s past hits, was released in March and has already reached number one in Spain and Mexico.
Warner Music Spain executive Adriana Gonzalez says
R.E.M is one of 15 artists featured on KCRW’s newly released CD: “Sounds Eclectic: The Covers Project,” available at hearmusic.com. R.E.M. covers John Hartford’s Grammy-award winning classic “Gentle On My Mind,” made famous by Glenn Campbell in 1967. The CD was spearheaded by KCRW
Tickets for R.E.M ‘s residency at the legendary Olympia Theatre in Dublin this summer for a five-night “Working Rehearsal.” have sold out. The shows will occur on June 30th, July 1st, July 3rd, July 4th, and July 5th.
We are excited to announce that R.E.M will take up residency at the legendary Olympia Theatre in Dublin this summer for a five-night “Working Rehearsal.” The shows will occur on June 30th, July 1st, July 3rd, July 4th, and July 5th.
As previously announced on remhq.com, R.E.M.