R.E.M.: Kings of Comedy

“In addition to their creative output, part of R.E.M.’s appeal is that, from Day 1, they played by their own rules, made music they wanted to make, refused to do things simply because ‘That’s what you do.’” Larry Fulford of Medium has penned a really interesting read on the thread of comedy in the band’s … Continued

Interview with Mike at Atlanta Magazine

Read the @atlantamagazine interview with @lordmillsey , @chuck_leavell and Robert McDuffie as they prepare to kick off “A Night of Georgia Music” this Sunday in Atlanta. http://bit.ly/2mo7UIp Ticket information for opening night: http://bit.ly/2kWWX04

A Night of Georgia Music Kicks off in Atlanta in One Week

We’re just a week away from the start of A Night of Georgia Music at Atlanta Symphony Hall featuring Mike Mills, Robert McDuffie, and Chuck Leavell on Sept. 29! They’ll perform the songs of some of Georgia’s most beloved musicians: Ray Charles • The Allman Brothers Band • Outkast • Gram Parsons • Gregg Allman … Continued

Peter’s Mercy Corps Message

The band is sharing previously unreleased song “Fascinating” to benefit global organization @mercycorps ‘ Hurricane Dorian relief and recovery efforts in the Bahamas. Peter, Mike, and Michael recorded the song in 2004 at Nassau’s Compass Point Studios. Peter gave a message about the song and the relief effort today which was posted on the band’s social media: … Continued

Download of Live EP: Chicago ’95 #Monster25

Today, in honor of #Monster25, we’re happy to release an advance live EP recorded in Chicago in 1995. Stream and download the live tracks now and pre-save #Monster25. Get it here

Listen to Mike on the Georgia Bulldogs Extra Podcast

From GBEX Podcast: “Is there anything more Athens than R.E.M. and Georgia football? Both are rolled into one on the latest Bulldogs Extra Podcast as Mike Mills, bassist and much more for famed Athens rock artists R.E.M. joins the show. A big Georgia Bulldog fan, Mills gives his take on the current state of the … Continued

Previously Unreleased Song “Fascinating” to Raise Funds for Mercy Corps’ Hurricane Relief Efforts in the Bahamas (Update: 9/13)

The band is sharing previously unreleased song “Fascinating” to benefit global organization Mercy Corps’ Hurricane Dorian relief and recovery efforts in the Bahamas. Peter, Mike, and Michael recorded the song in 2004 at Nassau’s Compass Point Studios. It’s now available for download for the first time via http://remhq.bandcamp.com. You can stream the song for free … Continued

Revival: Celebrating Georgia’s Historic Theatres Concert This Friday in Atlanta

Just a reminder that there are two big shows coming up in Atlanta this month featuring members of R.E.M (Bill & Mike). The first is the Revival benefit concert at the The Fox Theatre on Friday, Sept. 13, which will celebrate Georgia’s historic theatres. The all-star cast includes Drive-By Truckers, Drivin N Cryin, Michelle Malone, and our very own Bill … Continued

Scott Litt Talks About His New Monster Mix

R.E.M.’s longtime producer Scott Litt discusses his new remix of Monster, created 25 years after the album’s original release.Watch in full: https://found.ee/rem-monster25-scottlitt-yt-r


Craft Recordings is excited to announce a 25th anniversary reissue of R.E.M.’s acclaimed ninth album, Monster. Remastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound, the title will be available on various physical formats, as well as digitally, on November 1. A five-CD, one-Blu-ray deluxe box set will include the original album, a special 2019 remix from … Continued

R.E.M. Gets Here From There

Atlanta Loop has an interesting read on the band and one of the more obscure references in an R.E.M. song… the little hamlet of Philomath, located in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, name-checked in “Can’t Get There From Here” from Fables Of The Reconstruction. Check it out here.

Get Your Tickets for Revival: Celebrating Georgia’s Historic Theatres, Sept. 13th

Update on the lineup for the REVIVAL show at The Fox Theatre on September 13th. In addition to Drive-By Truckers, Drivin N Cryin, Dodd and the Councilmen ft. Bill Berry of R.E.M, Atlanta rocker Michelle Malone has just joined the bill. Read more about the show Celebrating Georgia’s Historic Theatres, ticket details, and the silent auction. Ticket … Continued

Message from Peter About Janet Weiss’s Go Fund Me

Hey Everybody… here’s a message from Peter about good friend Janet Weiss who was in a serious car accident last month. If you can help out, please visit the link below: “I wanted to let you all know about a Go Fund Me Page for Janet Weiss the former drummer for Sleater-Kinney,and current member of Quasi, who … Continued

Peter & Scott to Guest with Eyelids in Portland, Aug. 24

Portlanders: the Eyelids upcoming record release show at Mississippi Studios on August 24th in PDX will feature guest appearances throughout the evening by a whole host of luminaries including Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Jay Gonzalez, Jonathan Segel, Victor Krummenacher, & Patterson Hood. Eyelids main man Chris Slusarenko gives us the lowdown below: “Eyelids wanted to pull out the … Continued