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
Relix has an excellent interview with Peter and Joseph Arthur on their new project and release. The pair discuss their self-titled album track by track. Read it Here.
My old friend Ian McNabb has a new record coming out called Our Future in Space. Whilst in the process of catching up with each other, we wrote a couple of songs, one of which is on the new LP. It was very cool to write with someone who has made a pretty great body … Continued
Peter and Georgia singer-songwriter Jack Logan have collaborated on a new song, “Mermaids Purse,” which you can now stream at Jack’s site, Jack Logan’s Mysterious Basement. Many of you will remember Jack’s Pete Buck Comics (cover above) from the 80’s in which he depicts Peter as a super-hero (you can also find those at Jack’s … Continued
Clash Magazine has an interview with Peter which you can read here: Clash Mag
Here’s the latest feature from Q1043.com from Peter and Joseph Arthur’s recent appearance on Out of the Box with Jonathan Clarke. It includes an all new article on Arthur Buck, the entire HD video interview/performance, the official video for “Are You Electrified” and a photo gallery. Watch the clip
Watch Peter and Joseph Arthur of Arthur Buck perform the first single from their new album; it’s called “I Am The Moment” and they played a stripped down version for Q1043’s Out Of The Box with Jonathan Clarke: watch here
Hey Arthur Buck fans: Today is the big day! Don’t forget to support your local record store! Go pick up Arthur Buck’s self-titled record on CD, LP or limited edition colored vinyl. The split color vinyl is exclusive to indie shops; Record Store Day