Bertis Discusses OUT OF TIME on The Vinyl Lunch Today at 12:45 CST

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

From the Scrapbook of Peter’s Mom

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 and social media.  Here’s the first… a photo of the review Sassy Magazine did of OUT OF TIME. … Continued

Video Clip: What Would John McVie Do? Mike Mills on “Losing My Religion”

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”: Watch here: Stay tuned for other clips … Continued

Video Clip: The Mandolin in “Losing My Religion”

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

Chelsea Manning update From Michael: Urgent

Michael has updated his Chelsea reporting to reflect her current situation, please sign the petition at and tell all your friends across all media.   Watch the video here:    

Out Of Time Anniversary Release to Include Mountain Stage Performance

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

WHO KNEW: Mike to Take Part in Nashville Event on Oct. 7

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.

Mike Works on Concerto Recording

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.