Curated R.E.M. Playlists by Friends & Family at Spotify

    We’re excited about a series of special playlists curated by our Friends & Family… fellow musicians, novelists, chefs, and others who took the time to put together their list of favorite R.E.M. tunes on Spotify. This week features Dave Eggers, Tabitha Soren, and Patterson Hood. Future spottifiers include Brian Molko of Placebo, tennis pro … Continued

Rolling Stone’s Oral History of OUT OF TIME

When R.E.M. finished the lengthy tour supporting their 1988 album, Green, a sea change took over the group. “I was a little bored with guitar,” Peter Buck tells Rolling Stone in a confident, resolute tone. “I had been playing it eight hours a day for all of my life.”

Video: Michael & Mike’s Interview on the Today Show

  Check out Michael’s interview with Willie Geist on the Sunday edition of the Today Show:

Watch the Guardian Interview with Mike & Michael

Mike and Michael did an interview with the Guardian in London at the Borderline this morning in conjunction with the release of the 25th Anniversary Edition of Out Of Time. Watch the interview here: