Tune in today to “The Vinyl Lunch” on Acme Radio Live at 12:45 CST for an interview with Bertis and host Tim Tibbs who will be discussing the OUT OF TIME reissue and the upcoming WHO KNEW event on October 7th at City Winery in Nashville. Bill Lloyd of The Long Players, Tom Truitt of … Continued
Throughout the band’s thirty-one years together Peter’s mother, Violet, kept a series of scrapbooks chronicling the band’s numerous achievements and mentions in the press. Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be sharing some of them on remhq.com and social media. Here’s the first… a photo of the review Sassy Magazine did of OUT OF TIME. … Continued
Check out the latest video clip from the NRK documentary on “Losing My Religion” on the band’s Facebook page:
As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of “Out Of Time,” Mike discusses the bass line he crafted for “Losing My Religion” with a nod to Fleetwood Mac’s John McVie in this clip by our friends from NRK in Norway (check out their documentary on “Losing My Religion”: nrk.no/rem). Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxeNgkTqrFU Stay tuned for other clips … Continued
Our friends at NRK in Norway have put together a great documentary on “Losing My Religion,” and we’re featuring clips from it over the course of the next few weeks in celebration of the release of the 25th Anniversary Edition of OUT OF TIME. The first clip, “The Mandolin in Losing My Religion,” features Michael … Continued
Mike and Robert McDuffie recently met up with Bill Nigut at the GPB studios in Atlanta to discuss their collaborative work on Mike’s Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra.
Mike’s concerto is featured in this article at the Wall Street Journal online:
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Watch Michael’s video urging others to join him in taking a stand for Chelsea Manning, You can sign the petition at… FreeChelsea.com Watch the video here: http://bit.ly/2cHtekc
From West Virginia Public Broadcasting: “R.E.M. made a historic visit to Charleston, WV on April 28, 1991 to perform on Mountain Stage. Now, 25 years later, the music is being commercially released for the first time as part of an expansive reissue of the band’s critically acclaimed album “Out of Time.” The Mountain Stage recording … Continued
Salon’s Annie Zaleski takes a look at R.E.M.’s last album with Bill Berry in an article entitled “A Road Album Without Borders.”
Mike will be on hand for a WHO KNEW Celebrates event at City Winery in Nashville on October 7. Tickets go on sale September 8. Mike will be interviewed by Craig Havighurst, and Nashville’s The Long Players will perform songs by R.E.M. Including OUT OF TIME. The 25th Anniversary edition of the band’s album will be released on November 18.
NPR’s All Songs Considered premiered R.E.M.’s demo for “Radio Song” earlier this week. The track is from the 25th Anniversary edition of OUT OF TIME which will be available this November.
Mike, Bobby McDuffie, and Ward Stare are pictured here after working on the recording for Mike’s Concerto for Rock Band, Violin, and String Orchestra. The recording will be released on October 15 so please stay tuned for more news.
The OUT OF TIME 25th Anniversary reissue was announced yesterday and here is some of the press coverage the news has gotten; you can pre-order merch bundles here.