From Rollingstone.com: “Beethoven and I share a birthday,” Mike Mills says with a laugh. “I have a big bust of Ludwig on my piano glaring at me to practice more.”
As we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Out Of Time, Michael and Mike talk about lyrics.
Watch NRK’s documentary on “Losing My Religion” at nrk.no/rem
The band has contributed a live version of “World Leader Pretend” to 30 Songs, 30 Days, a voter initiative comprised of tracks the Washington Post calls “A Playlist of songs that Donald Trump will hate.” “World Leader Pretend” is #9 and premiered today. Check it out here: http://www.30days30songs.com/9
Longtime friend and R.E.M. collaborator Damien Schaefer has passed away after a long battle with cancer. Damien came on board to help us with our fledgling website in 2001 and has helped us with everything online ever since. From building remhq.com from the ground up to grand experiments like the supernaturalsuperserious video site and non-R.E.M. sites like Michael’s … Continued
Look inside our latest newsletter for Out of Time & Concerto News… Out Of Time Deluxe & 25th Anniversary Edition Contents Revealed Here are the contents for the various packages of the Out Of Time 25th Anniversary releases… all of which feature the remastered album, 19 previously…
Video clip of The Origin of the title “Losing My Religion”
Good news from Chelsea Manning today who reports being ok and in the groove of things after not having been heard from in nearly a week.
Mike’s “Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra” with Robert McDuffie will be released on October 14 on Orange Mountain. Their tour kicks off on October 20 in Miami, Florida.
News of Mike’s concerto album, CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN, ROCK BAND, AND STRING ORCHESTRA, and upcoming tour with Robert McDuffie and band, the Fifth House Ensemble, has been abuzz of late in the press (we’ve got a round up of the latest articles just below for your reading pleasure) and for good reason…
R.E.M. will be among several acts (including Filthy Friends, Peter Buck’s project with Corin Tucker, Kurt Block, Scott McCaughey, and Bill Rieflin) contributing songs to 30 Days, 30 Songs, an independent website that will release one song per day from October 10 until Election Day.
NO ONE HAS SPOKEN TO CHELSEA MANNING FOR OVER 6 DAYS NOW. WHERE IS CHELSEA MANNING? Please repost #whereischelsea on twitter and www.freechelsea.com
It’s just about showtime here in Nashville for The Who Knew celebration of Out of Time featuring Mike Mills interviewing and the Long Players rendering of the record. Mike is doing a little press right now. photo by Bernard D
iTunes Pre-orders are now available for MIKE MILLS: CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN, ROCK BAND, AND STRING ORCHESTRA (due out October 14 on Orange Mountain) featuring Robert McDuffie and various artists. Pre-order here: http://apple.co/2dkIbHx #MillsMcDuffieConcerto The Concerto Tour kicks off on October 20. More info here: http://www.cami.com/?webid=2505
As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of OUT OF TIME, listen to Michael discuss his vocal performance on “Losing My Religion” in this clip
Mike’s new piece “Sonny Side Up” from his upcoming album premieres today at Rolling Stone.