Peter in the Lineup for Eyelids Record Release Party in Portland

Chris from Eyelids reported this news today regarding the Eyelids upcoming album release party on February 29th: “We always like to make our record release shows special one of a kind nights so we are proud to announce that we will be joined throughout the evening by Colin Meloy of The Decemberists, PeterBuck of R.E.M. ; the amazing Kyleen King & our lyricist … Continued

Peter Checks in on New Eyelids Video

I was sitting in my local kava bar, listening to the soundtrack of The Harder They Come, when I was informed that Eyelids have a new video. The song is called “Accidental Falls,” the title track of their new LP, available in February. It’s a record I produced. It’s a great record,with lyrics written by Larry … Continued

Télérama Features “Drive to the Ocean”

French arts weekly Telerama featured Michael’s “Drive to the Ocean” as La Chanson, aka “The Song,” in its weekly picks this week. In other news, Michael will be appearing on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday, January 30 at 11:35/10:35CT on CBS. A Also on the 30th, Michael’s second single, the aforementioned “Drive … Continued

Any Answers: Michael Stipe–British Journal of Photography

This month’s British Journal of Photography features Michael in its “Any Answers” series. The photo of Michael was taken by Michael Grieve (@grievefoto) who also conducted the questions. Here’s an excerpt from the article which you can read here. “Before REM, the band he fronted for more than three decades, there was photography. Michael Stipe … Continued

Michael to Guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (1-30)

Be sure to tune into CBS this Thursday to catch Michael’s appearance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” Michael will discuss his new music including his most recent single “Drive to the Ocean.” You can find more information on the show here.

John Cameron Mitchell, Eyelids, & Peter Buck In Store Event in Athens

John Cameron Mitchell and the guys from @musicofeyelids (along with producer Peter Buck) are doing an in store record signing 11:00-1:00 today at @wuxtryathens in support of their new EP Turning Time Around. Proceeds from the event go directly to JCM to offset his mother’s Alzheimer’s care. Head on out and support this great cause and get some limited … Continued

New LP Coming This Spring from The No Ones

New music from The No Ones— Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Frode Strømstad, and Arne Kjeisrud Mathisen—will hit the streets and www on March 27, 2020.

Michael’s Guardian Q&A

Read Michael’s “Life and Style” Q&A with the Guardian here. #michaelstipe #theguardian

Get Your Tickets for Peter Buck’s April UK Shows with Luke Haines

Tickets are on sale for Peter’s upcoming shows with Luke Haines in support of their forthcoming record Beat Poetry for Survivalists which is due out in March on Omnivore Recordings in the USA and Cherry Red Records in the UK. In addition to their 3 scheduled gigs listed below, the pair will also be playing The Garage in Glasgow on April 12 … Continued

Bar Electrolite Open to the Public in Belgium for the Holidays

These are photos of the amazing Bar Electrolite in Lichtervelde, 🇧🇪 where the tunes are always great and the cocktails are named after some of our favorite songs. If you’re in town from December 27-31st, stop in for an R.E.M. themed concoction. As proprietor @loosemike says, “Bar Electrolite is a place where we talk about our passion … Continued