Michael joins David Byrne, U2, Laurie Anderson, Cat Power, Antony & the Johnsons, Thurston Moore & Kim Gordon (Sonic Youth), Danger Mouse and a host of other musicians and artists who are part of Visionaire 53. SOUND, consisting of five 12-inch vinyl records, imprinted with images (picture discs), containing approximately
Visit DCist.com for an outstanding article on Mike’s performance at “Hope for Home” in Washington, DC earlier this week. Mike performed “Wendell Gee,” “Love is All Around,” “Hope for the Fathers,” a song Mike wrote in honor of baseball legend Roberto Clemente, and “Rockville” as part of
Michael hosted the Food Bank For New York City’s Annual Lunchbox Live Auction last night in Manhattan. Over 150 artists, actors, musicians, and personalities have decorated lunchboxes for the fundraiser which will continue through December 21st online.
Michael’s lunchbox went for a whopping $35,000 at the event last
The Future of Music Coalition will host a house party tomorrow night to benefit New Orleans musician Al “Carnival Time” Johnson and Sweet Home New Orleans, an organization that seeks to bring musicians back to the city in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Mike will be on
Local Musicians Sing Woody Guthrieâs Dust Bowl Ballads and Originals
Tuesday, November 27, Athens, GA
40 Watt and Flicker – Two Stages!
FREE ($5 suggested donation)
Doors open at 7pm
In 1940, Woody Guthrie recorded Dust Bowl Ballads, an album about the struggles of common people during the great dust bowl. The album
We are just back from several weeks in Europe. First Michael covered a lot of ground and air in promoting the new LIVE record everywhere from Jools Holland and Radio 2 in London, to the MTV Awards show in Munich. . .with a few whistlestops in between in favorite cities
To find the roots of American music, you need look no further than New Orleans. The city’s rich and vibrant culture has contributed to almost all of our nation’s musical idioms, from jazz and funk to rhythm & blues and rock ‘n’ roll. At the heart of it all are
Our good friend Anton Corbijn, legendary rock photographer and director of Control, is planning on taking over SIRIUSâ Left Of Center channel 26 on November 21 at 10pm EST.
Anton will talk about Control and will play songs that are featured on the filmâs soundtrack. For more information, please visit
Today, as the band puts the finishing touches on the new record, we are pleased to announce that R.E.M. will be appearing at the 6th Annual Langerado Festival at Big Cypress Indian Reservation, (approximately 30 miles west of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida) on March 8th. It looks to be
David Fricke of Rolling Stone has written a review of R.E.M.Live which you can read by clicking here.
Scott McCaughey appears in the Seattle Times as a guest columnist, sharing his experience and opinion regarding the FCC, localism and diversity in radio. Click here to read:
If you didn’t have a chance to read Michael’s Guardian interview when it came out last week, one of our favorite websites, Huffingtonpost.com, has posted a portion of the interview with a link. Click here to read more.
Tony Fletcher, music historian and writer who penned the first book on R.E.M., has posted three interesting articles involving the band which you can read at his website, iJamming.net.