Read Mike’s Interview with The Athletic

Check out this great interview with Mike and David O’Brien of The Athletic, on sports, fandom, rock ‘n’ roll, learning to play the banjo during quarantine, and a lot more.

Watch Michael on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon TONIGHT

Michael will be a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night (6.23) for a performance of the new single “No Time For Love Like Now” with Aaron Dessner of Big Red Machine and The National. The show airs at 11:35e/10:35c. Hope you can tune in!

R.E.M. Song Featured in HBO Documentary

“Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn” premieres Thursday, 6/18 at 9pm EDT on HBO with an apropos song from R.E.M. in the soundtrack.

New Music From Michael

We’re so pleased to share a powerful new song from Michael Stipe & Big Red Machine, out now on The collaboration came about when Aaron Dessner shared a folder of new Big Red Machine music with Michael last year.

“The One I Love”: Bertis Chats with the R.E.M. Timeline

To celebrate the Top 100 R.E.M. Most Played Live Songs Countdown, Chris and Darryl from the R.E.M. Timeline caught up with Bertis Downs to discuss the No.1 played song “The One I Love” &  the band’s “amazing live history.”

Michael Celebrates The Power of Reading with the NYPL

Happy 125th anniversary to the New York Public Library —Michael is one of 125 people celebrating #NYPL125 by sharing the books that made us #LoveReading. Watch the longer video here:  

Bill Berry Chats with “In Weird Cities”

Check out this great interview Bill did with the new podcast In Weird Cities. Kara Zuaro, who spoke with Bill, says, “I hope this brings a little happiness to my fellow R.E.M. fans during these hard and confusing times.”

Listen to Mike’s Sirius XM Interview with Julie Mason

In case you missed it, here’s Mike’s full interview with Julie Mason of POTUS Press Pool, SiriusXM Politics from yesterday. The pair chat about the resurgence of “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine),” Bono’s recent letter to the band, the state of the music industry during the pandemic, … Continued

Video: Michael Reads David Wojnarowicz Poem

Michael reads “29. Untitled For Peter Hujar” from Primary Information’s recent publication “In the Shadow of Forward Motion” by David Wojnarowicz. This is the second in a series of readings that Primary Information will feature in the next month so stay tuned to their IGTV archive to see the latest. Watch the video.