REMHQ reports that The Baseball Project and Minus 5 have announced two shows this August: Thursday, 12 August 2010 in Brooklyn, NY at Southpaw Saturday, 14 August 2010 in North Adams, MA at the Solid Sound Festival The lineup for these shows will be Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn, Linda Pitmon and Mike Mills, who will [...]

29 June 2010

Fables, Pre-construction – UPDATED

While R.E.M. and their producer Jacknife Lee are busy in Berlin, working on the band’s as-yet-unnamed 15th album, the media hype machine is now focused on the upcoming 25th anniversary 2CD special edition of their fantastic third album, Fables of the Reconstruction, scheduled for release on 13 July. As y’all know, CD 1 will contain [...]

Many thanks to Charky for letting us know that Howard Libov’s award-winning independent feature film Favorite Son is now available for preorder on Amazon! As we have informed you previously, Mike Mills contributed his beautiful song “Gift of the Fathers” to the soundtrack. A live recording of this song (performed by The Baseball Project) can [...]

25 June 2010

Mike Mills, With Or Without R.E.M.

As y’all already know, in the MMT universe, no news = more site updates. Thus, many thanks to the awesomely efficient Karin, who has retyped two more 1987 interviews for our Press Archive: the first interview features Mike Mills solo, and for the second, Mike is joined by Peter Buck and Bill Berry (plus a [...]

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Our gallery of photos from R.E.M.’s 2008 Accelerate world tour has just been updated with over 60 photos of Mike Mills and his R.E.M. bandmates; the images were taken by Oliver a.k.a. Sad Professor, who attended no less than six shows in various European cities. Well done Oliver! Also, many thanks to Conni Freestone for [...]

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Looks like we have entered another newsless period, but fear not dear R.E.M. and Mike Mills fans, there’s still plenty to do around here. First of all, many thanks to the awesome Karin who has retyped two lenghty features from the Document era for our ever expanding Press Archive, which now hosts almost 100 interviews [...]

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19 June 2010

Get Up And Be Mine!

Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Ivana’s Piano Extravaganza! But before that, for your reading pleasure, I have scanned and uploaded more interviews from the Rolling Stone R.E.M. Files book. There are four articles from 1988, 1988 again, 1989 and 1994 awaiting you here: start from thumbnail No 19 and read away! Also, [...]

15 June 2010

Filed Under R.E.M. – UPDATED

Apologies for the lack of updates in the last few days; it’s been a busy week. Anyway, I’ve just updated the Quotes and Quotes About Mike pages, and uploaded the first batch of scans from the R.E.M. Rolling Stone Files book, i.e. a compendium of interviews, articles and reviews published by the Rolling Stone and [...]

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Finally some news – and great news indeed! R.E.M.HQ reports that on Monday 7 June the band received the prestigious Phinizy Spalding Preservation award for their numerous contributions to historic preservation and preservation advocacy in Athens. Mike Mills and Bill Berry (yay!) accepted the award at the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation’s annual awards ceremony held at [...]

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04 June 2010

Quotes, Reconstructed

Dear R.E.M. and Mike Mills fans, hope you didn’t think that your hard working MMT crew had suddenly turned into slackers? Hell no – in fact, we have used this slow news period to update several areas of the website. First of all, a big thank you to the lovely Karin, who has retyped three [...]

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