R.E.M. At The BBC is now available for pre-order! The 8CD+DVD Boxset includes a booklet presenting fascinating accounts from BBC personalities who contributed their own memories of those classic performances and moments with the band as part of a newly written overview of the BBC/R.E.M. relationship by rock journalist Tom Doyle. http://found.ee/REM-atthebbc-box-r
It was a thrill to have the #ArthurBuck gang in Athens, then Atlanta, for a couple of days. Here they are in Atlanta at Music Midtown and Peter & Scott on Friday at home.made in Athens. Photos by Bertis
Our friend the wondrous Tilda Swinton and stylist Olivier Rizzo teamed up to present an unexpected addition to a very chic skirt ensemble, the original Monster tee from the band’s 1995 world tour!
If you’re in Athens tonight, come out the 40 Watt Club and catch Arthur Buck’s big show. The band features Peter Buck, Joseph Arthur, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon, and Gregg Foreman. http://bit.ly/2xckmN6
The #ArthurBuck tour heads South now after the band completed a few dates in the Northwest and in California. You still have a chance to get out there and catch them on one of the nine remaining dates: http://bit.ly/arthurbucktourdates SEP 13 THU 40 Watt Club Athens, GA SEP 15 SAT Music Midtown Festival Atlanta, GA SEP 16 … Continued
Read Billboard’s excellent interview with Scott McCaughey in which he discusses his stroke, the grueling road to recovery, and the outstanding support he’s received from fans, friends, and family during this trying time. Scott is currently out on tour with Arthur Buck in support of their debut album. We’re thrilled that Scott is doing so … Continued
Arthur Buck’s debut performance in San Francisco is Monday at The Independent – September 10th. For Tickets Visit: http://www.theindependentsf.com/…/1699815-arthur-buck-san-…/
R.E.M. grew up with the BBC, and this historic relationship is lovingly celebrated across an incredible collection that beautifully illustrates the career trajectory of one of modern music’s greatest bands. The collection—available as a super-deluxe edition 8-CD/1-DVD box set, as well as 2-CD, 2-LP and digital formats—comprises a treasure trove of rare and unreleased live … Continued
Watch footage of Jeff Martin from the Tea Party at Brisbane’s Tivoli performing “Losing My Religion” at the first of three unique concerts in Australia featuring an all-star line-up of vocalists celebrating the music of R.E.M.
Michael tells the BBC that he plans to leave Instagram soon, shutting down his popular feed. Hear why in this video clip from BBC.com: Michael Stipe – BBC
Peter’s new duo with Brooklyn’s Joseph Arthur–Arthur Buck–kicks off a US tour in Seattle next week (9-7), and tickets are available for what promises to be a dynamic evening of rock ‘n’ roll in support of their acclaimed debut album. Tour dates and ticket options are as follows: SEP 7 FRI The Crocodile Seattle, WA, United States … Continued
Pope Francis In Ireland and Everybody Hurts (special guest post by our intrepid Dublin friend Ken Sweeney— @kensweeney) Pope Francis will get to hear R.E.M.’s Everybody Hurts twice this weekend when he visits Ireland for the first time in many years. Earlier this year Irish priest Father Ray Kelly brought the song to a brand … Continued
Birthday boy Scott McCaughey reports: The Baseball Project is hitting the road for the first time in a couple of years — and with this time it’s a rare occasion featuring the FIVE STAR LINE-UP. Yes, Peter and Mike join forces again, along (as always) with Steve Wynn, Linda Pitmon and Scott McCaughey, playing some favorite … Continued
The Paris Review takes a look at Michael’s art show, “Infinity Mirror,” which is currently running at the The Journal Gallery in Brooklyn. The exhibit is on view at The Journal Gallery until August 12, 2018. Read the article Here
The Guardian has a feature on Michael’s new book of photography, Volume 1, including select images from the series. According to the Guardian, “The REM singer-songwriter is releasing the first in a series of publications focused on his multifaceted approach to art. In Volume 1, images from his 37 years of creating are collected and … Continued